UBISOFT challenges the deviantART community to create original artwork inspired by the forthcoming Prince of Persia title

London, UK– 24 November 2008– To celebrate the forthcoming release of Prince of Persia on December 5th 2008, Ubisoft has teamed up with art community hub deviantART to challenge the creative brilliance of the community members to create stunning, innovative, and original art inspired by the game.

The Prince of Persia Fan Art contest ( http://news.deviantart.com/article/62882) lays down the challenge for members of the deviantART community to create and deliver their own original interpretations of the striking concept and production artwork that has been created during development.

As well as recognition for their efforts by the judges from the Ubisoft Montreal studio team, the First Place winner will win an XBOX 360 and a Wacom Intuos A5 Graphics tablet. Entries can be seen here: http://browse.deviantart.com/?catpath=projects/contests/2008/princeofpersia

Matt Benson, Brand Manager at Ubisoft UK said“The art delivered by the development team is both unique and extremely inspirational. We're big fans of deviantART here and we look forward to inspired competition submissions from the raw talent within this active and engaging community.”

Commenting, Ernie Riemer, Vice President of Advertising Operations at deviantART said“We are very excited to be working with Ubisoft and the Prince of Persia team to bring this fantastic fan art contest to deviantART. We’re looking forward to a very successful contest and the amazing artwork the deviantART community will submit.”

To be eligible for the prizing, entrants must be UK Residents, 13 or over and shall be required to register through deviantART’s website at http://www.deviantart.com and become a member of that site. This is a website registered in California, USA and registration is free.

For more information and contest details, please see http://news.deviantart.com/article/62882

About Prince of Persia

Prince of Persia, a new chapter in the critically acclaimed action/adventure series for the Xbox 360™ video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, the PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system and PC.

And is currently scheduled for release on December 5th (UK), December 2nd (US) and December 4th (Continental Europe), 2008 on XBOX 360™, PlayStation®3 and PC.

Find out more at http://prince-of-persia.ubi.com

About DeviantART

DeviantART is the leading online destination for the world's art community and takes pride in Fostering Creative Genius™ around the globe. Comprised of talented artists, writers, and film makers, deviantART collects and exhibits more high-quality, user-generated creative content than any other destination on the web. To view the best artistic creations and interact with the largest community of artists and art enthusiasts, visit www.deviantART.com.

About Ubisoft

Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products worldwide and has grown considerably through a strong and diversified line-up of products and partnerships. Ubisoft has teams in 27 countries and distributes games in more than 55 countries around the globe. It is committed to delivering high-quality, cutting-edge video game titles to consumers. For the 2007-08 fiscal year, Ubisoft generated sales of 928 million euros. To learn more, please visit www.ubisoftgroup.com.

© 2008 Ubisoft Entertainment. All Rights Reserved. Based on Prince of Persia® created by Jordan Mechner. Ubisoft, Ubi.com, and the Ubisoft logo are trademarks of Ubisoft Entertainment in the U.S. and/or other countries. Prince of Persia is a trademark of Jordan Mechner in the U.S. and/or other countries used under license by Ubisoft Entertainment.


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