RED 5 STUDIOS TO BRING FIREFALL HANDS-ON DEMO TO SXSW

Laguna Hills, CA – March 6, 2012 – Red 5 Studios™ announced today that it will bring its upcoming open world PC shooter, Firefall™, to South by Southwest (SXSW) in Austin, Texas, March 9-11. Attendees will get to experience Firefall’s dynamic open world with a hands-on demo, talk to Typhon and Mourningstar in their completed “Battleframes”, and walk away registered for Firefall’s exclusive beta.

Currently under development by a talented team of gaming industry veterans, Firefall is an upcoming free-to-play, open world PC shooter set in a unique and beautiful science fiction universe. Firefall consists of two triple-A components for shooter fans: polished PvP combat tuned for elite-level eSports competition, and a robust open world experience designed to immerse players in its deep storyline, dynamic events, and social gameplay.

The Red 5 team will show Firefall during SXSW Screenburn on March 9-11 at the Palmer Events Center, booth SB3. Those attending will get a special preview of Firefall’s fun and exciting gameplay with a full hands-on open world demo, and will be able to sign up for access to Firefall’s exclusive beta at the show. In addition, Typhon and Mourningstar will be making their first public appearance wearing “Battleframes” handcrafted by Steve Wang.

Firefall is currently in the first stage of its exclusive, invite-only beta – planned to rollout during 2012. Players can sign-up for the chance to be invited into the beta and meet Firefall’s enthusiastic community at the official homepage: http://www.firefallthegame.com/home

About Red 5 Studios

Red 5 Studios is an online game developer located in California, founded by Mark Kern, former team lead for World of Warcraft. Red 5 Studios is dedicated to bringing together millions of gamers across the world by creating immersive worlds, intriguing stories and compelling characters. They believe that online games and persistent worlds are the future of video games. Visit www.red5studios.com for more information.

Firefall, Red 5 Studios and all associated logos and designs are trademarks or registered trademarks of Red 5 Studios, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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