Laguna Hills, CA – February 10, 2012 – Red 5 Studios™ announced today the launch of its Battleframe Trailer Challenge, a contest for creative gamers to show off their video-making ability, explore brand new Firefall footage, and compete for awesome prizes – including a trip to PAX East 2012. Red 5 is accepting entries now until March 16 th, when the winners are announced. Contestants can submit their completed trailers via Youtube at the official contest page: http://bit.ly/firefallchallenge
“At Red 5 we’re very community-focused and this contest is a great way to get everyone involved in the game,” said Red 5 CEO, Mark Kern. “Since we’re always making action-packed Firefall trailers we thought it would be cool to see what our fans could come up with. Knowing them, they’ll put together some amazing videos that are more than worthy of the prizes we’re giving away.”
Participants will be given previously-unreleased raw gameplay footage along with a handful of music tracks. They’ll have until March 16 th to craft a flashy trailer/commercial that highlights their favorite battleframe and submit the Youtube link for entry. Red 5 encourages contestants to enter and promote their trailers as early as possible, as the winners will be decided using a special Red 5 algorithm that incorporates the “likes” and “views” of each Youtube submission.
Red 5 has partnered up with cosponsors, Alienware™ and ASTRO Gaming, to ensure that the Battleframe Trailer Challenge offers gamers top-notch prizes. The first, second and third place entries will receive the following:
· First Place: An all-expenses-paid* trip for two to PAX East 2012 in Boston, along with $500 spending money.
*Red 5 will cover up to $1,500 per round-trip ticket ($3,000 maximum).
· Second Place: An Alienware M14x laptop containing an Intel Core™ i7 processor, 4GB DDR3 Memory, and GeForce 555M 3GB Graphics Card.
· Third Place: An ASTRO Gaming A40 Audio System featuring a Firefall branded A40 Headset and MixAmp™ Pro.
Participants can visit http://bit.ly/firefallchallenge to download the official “asset package” and find additional contest details and rules.
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