Irvine, Calif., (September 9, 2009) -- True Games Interactive, an international multi-player online game publisher, and award-winning developer, Petroglyph, announced today the first-ever Fan Site Contest for Mytheon ( www.Mytheongame.com), their upcoming online multiplayer action-strategy game due in early 2010. To encourage its growing community, this special contest will reward creators of the best Mytheon fan websites with exciting prizes and top honors.
Fan sites will be judged on creative design, innovative features and novel community promotion. In addition to bragging rights and recognition, winners will receive closed beta access grants, in game credit up to $50 and a link to their newly created site from the official Mytheon site. The first-place winner will also receive an exclusive interview with one of the Petroglyph developers working on Mytheon.
"We can't wait to see what our creative fans comeup with for this contest and who can build the most compelling fan site," said Peter Cesario, Director of New Business and Product Development at True Games Interactive. "Mytheon is such a unique game in itself that we think our community will have a lot of fun coming up with fun and interesting fan sites."
True Games Interactive has released a Fan Site Kit that prospective entrants can download. Once they build their sites, fans can then nominate their site for consideration by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Fan site creators have until October 23rd, 2009 to submit their sites for consideration. Winners will be announced in early November.
Mytheon offers a unique game play experience that combines elements of strategy and action with an emphasis on collectability. Players will challenge legendary mythological gods by wielding potent and unique "Power Stones" that transform into spells, structures and creatures.
Players can loot, forge, buy, sell and trade these stones among a thriving online community, then cast the stones during epic battles that play out in a visually stunning 3D mythological world.
For additional details on Mytheon and to download the Fan Site Kit, please visit: http://www.Mytheongame.com.
About True Games Interactive
Based in Orange County, California, True Games Interactive is an international multi-player online game publisher. It was founded by a core team of MMO industry veterans with extensive experience in publishing and operating online games. True Games brings new and innovative development ideas online, delivers them with a state-of-the-art game platform, and leverages micro-transaction revenue models. True Games Released its first game, Warrior Epic,
( www.warriorepic.com) inSpring 2009. They are working with world-class publishers to license existing online titles and world-class developers, including Petroglyph ( www.Mytheongame.com), to create games exclusively for online play. UTV Software Communications Ltd (UTV), India's first integrated global media and entertainment company, holds a strategic stake in True Games Interactive.
Petroglyph is an award-winning, independent game development studio located in Las Vegas, Nevada. The company is composed of industry veterans with a studio-wide average of over ten years in game development. Petroglyph specializes in the Real-Time Strategy (RTS) genre, leveraging the experience gained from developing original hit franchises. For more information, visit www.petroglyphgames.com.
About UTV Software Communications
UTV Software Communications Ltd (UTV) is India's first integrated global media and entertainment company. UTV India&its subsidiaries
(UTV) create, aggregate and disseminate content of various genres across varied distribution platforms. Its 5 business verticals include Content Production&Services, Movies, Broadcasting, Interactive Gaming, and New Media.
Listed on India's premier stock exchange, The Stock Exchange, Mumbai in addition to the Motion Pictures Subsidiary, UMP PLC is listed on the AIM London Stock Exchange. UTV is India's only diversified media and Entertainment Company with content creation abilities across platforms and genres.
It has subsidiaries with offices across India, Mauritius, UK, USA and Japan. Walt Disney holds a strategic stake in UTV.