3D MULTIPLAYER FIRST PERSON SHOOTER COMING TO THE WEB IN EARLY 2008
EUGENE, OREGON– January 17, 2008– After months of rumors and a recent video leak on the web, GarageGames today announced initial details for Fallen Empire: Legions, a first person shooter for the recently announced 3D online game platform, InstantAction.com.
“This is a first person shooter built by hardcore gamers who are wildly passionate about the genre,” said Tim Aste, project director for Fallen Empire: Legions.“The game design allows for us to create a unique experience that brings FPS gaming back to its roots. Legions won’t be just any ordinary jewel matching web game; in terms of graphics and gameplay it will set a new benchmark of what the future of gaming will be on the web.”
"We created InstantAction to give ourselves and the rest of the development community an outlet to make the games they want to play. Rather than churning out sequels or licensed games, we're working with developers focused on creating cool gameplay," said Josh Williams, CEO of GarageGames. "Fallen Empire: Legions will be InstantAction's most advanced example of this so far. Marrying core games with the accessibility and social power of the web is a huge step forward in the industry, and I personally can't wait for this game to be released so I can hop on and start playing everyone."
Developed internally by GarageGames, Fallen Empire: Legions combines distinctive freedom of movement with fast paced first-person combat to create strategic, team-oriented gameplay. The InstantAction platform has allowed Fallen Empire: Legions to leverage the best of what the web has to offer, creating an evolving experience for players that can constantly be improved upon. This is first-person warfare at itsfastest and finest!
To sign up for the beta test, receive exclusive sneak peeks of Fallen Empire: Legions, and earn free Action Tokens (InstantAction's virtual currency), please visit www.instantaction.com.
InstantAction is taking gaming on the web to the next level. Through its unique platform, InstantAction will deliver high-end multiplayer, 3D games in a browser. Web gaming is also about social gaming -- invite your friends to play and seamlessly switch from one game to another.
What makes InstantAction unique is that it is not tied down to a specific gaming console, distributor or retailer; creating an accessible place for gamers to play great games ( http://www.instantaction.com).
Founded in 1999, GarageGames is passionately committed to changing the industry and allowing developers to create games on their own terms. GarageGames created InstantAction to fulfill its vision of providing a new, accessible web platform for gamers anywhere to find great games online and for developers to create their games without the constraints of the traditional retail industry model. A longtime supporter of independent developers, GarageGames also offers its professional grade Torque Game Engine suite of tools and technologies, which have been used in dozens of games including award-winners in everything from console titles to casual games, at prices anyone can afford.
GarageGames is located in Eugene, OR, and on the web at http://www.garagegames.com, is an operating business of IAC (NASDAQ: IACI).
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