Multiplayer Space Combat Reaches New Heights in PlayStation®Home with Novus Prime: Escalation

(Austin, TX)– Hellfire Games proudly announces Novus Prime: Escalation, the exciting new content expansion for Novus Prime, the hit multiplayer space combat game in PlayStation®Home for the PlayStation®3 system. Novus Prime: Escalation launches in North America and Europe on March 31, 2011.

The expansion delivers never-before-seen missions, enemies, weapons, bot companions, and virtual items, effectively doubling the game’s content. Novus Prime: Escalation also offers a new personal space: the Officer’s Quarters, with zero-gravity simulation and access to a private hangar. Additional updates to the Novus Prime space station and its improved spacewalk feature should thrill new recruits and veteran players alike.        

“Without a doubt, this is our biggest and best update yet,” said Jeff Posey, President of Hellfire Games.“We’re constantly listening to our fans, and Novus Prime: Escalation absolutely delivers what the community has been asking for.”

Since launching in December 2010, the Novus Primespace in PlayStation Home has seen nearly one million visitors. Novus Prime players can buy and personalize their own ships, join the fight with friends in cooperative multiplayer missions, earn new outfits and gear for their avatars, collect exclusive robot companions, compete for leaderboard positions, and team up to experience an epic space combat adventure like no other.

Novus Prime is free to play, and requires only a PlayStation 3 system and an online connection. Now with more thrilling content than ever before, there’s never been a better time to join the fight! For more information, visit www.NovusPrime.com.

About Hellfire Games

Headquartered in Austin, Texas, Hellfire Games boasts an accomplished management team with over 45 years of combined experience in the technology and game development industries. After leading the programming teams on several major MMO properties, the company’s founders formed Hellfire Games in 2009.The studio’s flagship property, Novus Prime, delivers fast-paced multiplayer space combat to the PlayStation®Home platform on the PlayStation®3 system. For more information, please visit www.NovusPrime.com.

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CONTACT:

Jeff Posey

President, Hellfire Games

jposey@hellfiregames.com

(972) 839-0489

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Ben Lewis

Marketing/Community Manager

Hellfire Games 


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