Madballs in…Babo: Invasion Offers Free Limited Edition Skin

OTTAWA, CANADA– Aug. 19th, 2009 - Playbrains, an independent game development studio specializing in the digital download arena, announced today that their first DLC Skin Pack for Madballs in… Babo: Invasion, the Limited Edition Obsidian Magmor skin, is now available from Xbox LIVE® Arcade, free of charge.

The Limited Edition Obsidian Magmor skin gives Magmor a snazzy new look, and players who haven’t yet unlocked Magmor will get automatic access to the character upon downloading this content. Bonus!!

The Obsidian Magmor skin will only be available for a limited time, so download it today!

About Madballs in...Babo:Invasion

A gameplay rich, feature laden "casually hardcore" action shooter, Madballs in...Babo:Invasion (MiBI) is that rarest of gaming commodities: a genuinely unique title. Featuring the recently re-released Madballs™ characters, Oculus Orbus™ and Horn Head™, from the popular 1980's toys best remembered for their outrageously bad looks and graphically colorful names, MiBI is an arena-based 3D shooter where players are able to design their own combat maps almost instantaneously by placing a combination of map tiles to create a never-before-seen map before gameplay starts. Truly, no two games are ever the same.

Offering players a satisfying and immersive experience in both single-player and multiplayer, Madballs in...Babo:Invasion has a plethora of features and game modes such as 4-player online co-op along with, never-before-seen in an Xbox LIVE Arcade title, being able to incorporate your Xbox LIVE Avatar into multiplayer combat via the 'Avatar Attack' mode. Yes, Xbox LIVE Arcade combat just got personal. And with up to 16-player multiplayer support, MiBI will be one of the few Xbox LIVE Arcade games to support more than 8 players at a time, and the only avatar-based game to support 16 players.

About Playbrains

Playbrains is an independent game studio that works with leading entertainment property owners to bring PC and console games to market. Playbrains specializes in digitally-distributed fun, and has three titles currently in development, including "Madballs in...Babo:Invasion", a fast-paced, 3-D shooter game set for Summer 2009 release for Xbox Live Arcade and PC that promises mayhem-filled action. For more information, visit

Madballs, Oculus Orbus and Horn Head are trademarks of Those Characters From Cleveland, Inc., and owned by American Greetings Properties.

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Editor’s Note: MiBI art, screenshots and movies are available for your use at: inside the“Madballs” folder

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