Project Blackout Rolls Out New Deathmatch Map: Machu Picchu

Irvine, Calif. - Jan. 25, 2012 – Project Blackout , the fast-paced massively multiplayer online first-person shooter from SG Interactive, is going old school with the launch of “Machu Picchu,” a brand new map for deathmatch modes. The maze-like map based on the actual Incan ruins forces players to fight for the tactically advantageous high ground. To celebrate the launch of “Machu Picchu,” Project Blackout players will receive an extra 30 percent EXP points until Wednesday, Feb. 8, at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT.

In the game, the mercenary corporation Aegis Inc. is developing a new missile in the Machu Picchu ruins of the Peruvian highlands. Reconnaissance from rival mercenary faction, The Corps, tries to intervene in order to stop the missile production. Gamers can choose to take arms for Aegis Inc. or The Corps in a bloody deathmatch over the weapons of mass destruction.

Project Blackout is a free-to-play online FPS that pits players against players in a wide variety of game modes, with fast-paced action, precision shooting, and twitch response times. The dazzling 3D graphics, stereo sound, and camera effects add to the realistic gaming experience.

To join the epic battle between Aegis Inc. and The Corps, register to play for free at http://www.projectblackout.net. For the latest updates on Project Blackout, fans also can “Like” the game on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/ProjectBlackout.

About SG Interactive

Headquartered in Irvine, Calif., SG Interactive (formerly Ntreev USA) is a publisher of high-quality online games. Founded in 2006 and acquired by noted game developer SmileGate in 2010, SG Interactive is dedicated to providing players with free online games, a welcoming virtual community and outstanding customer support. Offering a diverse and expanding selection of titles, which currently includes anime action brawler Grand Chase: Chaos, casual golf game Pangya United, MMORPG Trickster Online, and multiplayer first-person shooters Project Blackout and Crossfire: Europe, SG Interactive hopes to continue bringing smiles to players all over the world with their new online gaming portal, http://gamerage.com.

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