LEAD CRYTEK DEVELOPER JOINS RED 5 STUDIOS

Laguna Hills, CA – December 9, 2011 – Red 5 Studios™ announces its newest addition to the “tribe”, former Crytek team lead, Ury Zhilinsky. As Senior Graphics Programmer, Ury is the latest AAA developer to join the studio’s talented team – which includes former WoW, Tribes, and MAG developers.

Ury brings more than 10 years of experience, including leadership and development roles at Crytek, Germany, where he was Senior R&D Graphics Programmer and R&D Manager. He specializes in next-gen engine development, having worked on Crysis 2 and the world renowned, CryENGINE 3.

“We’re still a relatively small team here at Red 5 Studios because we’ve been very selective when choosing ‘tribe’ members,” said Red 5 CEO, Mark Kern. “It’s not just about talent, it’s about what happens when you put together a group that shares the same commitment to quality, community, and fun. Ury’s skill and experience make him an asset that any team would be happy to have, but it’s his development philosophy that makes him a fit for the ‘tribe’.”

Red 5 Studios is currently recruiting top programmers. It’s looking for the best and brightest to work on its first blockbuster undertaking, Firefall, and an unannounced new project based in cloud server technology, Stage 5.

Firefall Job Opportunities: http://www.red5studios.com/jobs/

Stage 5 Job Opportunities: http://stage5.tv/

About Red 5 Studios

Red 5 Studios is an online game developer located in California, founded by Mark Kern, former team lead for World of Warcraft. Red 5 Studios is dedicated to bringing together millions of gamers across the world by creating immersive worlds, intriguing stories and compelling characters. They believe that online games and persistent worlds are the future of video games. Visit www.red5studios.com for more information.

Firefall, Red 5 Studios and all associated logos and designs are trademarks or registered trademarks of Red 5 Studios, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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