PETROGLYPH® ANNOUNCES NVIDIA® 3D VISION™ SUPPORT IN UPCOMING MOBA GAME, RISE OF IMMORTALS™

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

To Celebrate Announcement, Developer Giving Away Two 3D Vision Packages, Including 23" 3D Vision ready monitors, NVIDIA GeForce GPUs, and NVIDIA 3D Vision Glasses

LAS VEGAS, NV – August 4, 2011 – Petroglyph® today announced that it is bringing NVIDIA 3D Vision™ support to its eagerly anticipated Multiplayer Online Battle Arena (MOBA) game,  Rise of Immortals™ at launch.

PC gamers with a NVIDIA GeForce® 8-series or higher graphics processing unit (GPU) and compatible 3D Vision ready display will be ready to play Rise of Immortals in 3D when the game is released this summer. Players will simply enable the option in the game’s graphic settings and put on a pair of 3D Vision glasses for an immersive out-of-screen experience with the game’s eye-popping graphics.

“Creating beautiful, highly intricate setting and characters was one of our goals from the beginning with Rise of Immortals” said Steve Wetherill, executive producer of the game. “But adding NVIDIA’s 3D Vision technology on top of it provides a new level of immersion, and makes Rise of Immortals stand out among other MOBA-style games.”

To celebrate NVIDIA 3D Vision support, Petroglyph is giving away two 3D Vision prize packages, each valued at more than $650. The packages each include a 23" 3D ready monitor, a Superclocked GeForce GTX 560 GPU, and 3D Vision glasses. Anyone wishing to enter the giveaway can simply register for Rise of Immortals, login to the game, and optionally “Like” the Rise of Immortals Facebook page ( www.facebook.com/riseofimmortals), or follow the Rise of Immortals Twitter feed ( www.twitter.com/riseofimmortals). The giveaway begins today and will run through 11:59pm PST on September 2, 2011. Two winners will be selected by a random drawing in September.

No purchase necessary.  Details can be found in the Official Rules on the Rise of Immortals giveaway website at:  http://www.riseofimmortals.com/events/3D_Vision_Giveaway.

Rise of Immortals is a free-to-play, micro-transaction-based online game that will be available via direct download. The game features the popular action-strategy gameplay of traditional MOBA games, but adds enhanced socialization features, along with persistent character progression – a first for the MOBA genre. In addition, Rise of Immortals features a social hub where players can show off their enhanced Immortals, chat, emote, browse leaderboards, shop, manage friend and guild lists, and more. Players also have the option of taking their Immortals through cooperative Player versus Environment (PvE) scenarios to learn the game, try out new abilities, and earn persistent experience before jumping into Player versus Player (PvP) matches online.

Rise of Immortals is currently holding an open beta test. Anyone interested in participating in the open beta test can download the game at  http://www.riseofimmortals.com.

Features of Rise of Immortals:

·      Free-to-play

·      12 unique Immortals at launch with additional Immortals released on a regular basis

·      Persistent per-Immortal level progression and skill trees

·      Persistent artifacts for Immortal stat enhancement

·      Player versus Environment instances with collectable items

·      Player versus Player instances with up to 5v5 multiplayer

·      Persistent experience and leveling in both PvP and PvE instances

·      Account and Immortal statistics tracking

·      Player hub instances for socialization

·      Collectible pets for combat and vanity (post-launch feature)

Links:

·      Rise of Immortals Website:  http://www.riseofimmortals.com

·      RoI on Facebook:  http://www.facebook.com/riseofimmortals

·      RoI on Twitter:  http://www.twitter.com/riseofimmortals

·      RoI on Flickr:  http://www.flickr.com/riseofimmortals

·      RoI on YouTube:  http://www.youtube.com/riseofimmortals

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Press Info:  http://www.riseofimmortals.com/press

About Petroglyph Games, Inc.

Founded in 2003, Petroglyph Games, Inc. is an award-winning, independent game development studio located in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Petroglyph team specializes in Multiplayer Online Battle Arena (MOBA), Online Real-Time Strategy (RTS) and Action/RPG games, leveraging the experience gained from developing original hit franchises for PC and consoles. Petroglyph uses their proprietary GLYPHX® Online game engine, tools and technology to power their next-generation titles.

For more information about Petroglyph, please visit http://www.petroglyphgames.com.

© 2011. Petroglyph Games, Inc. All rights reserved. Petroglyph, GLYPHX, Rise of Immortals, and Guardians of Graxia are trademarks and/or service marks of Petroglyph Games, Inc.

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