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AdventureQuest Worlds Teams Up with Web Comic Ctrl + Alt + Del for Special In-Game Event

The popular web comic brings Winter-een-mas to an MMORPG

LAND O’LAKES, FLORIDA– January 25, 2011–? Artix Entertainment, the indie game development studio that runs browser-based and download-free RPGs , is preparing for the MMO AdventureQuest Worlds’ first in-game event of the new year. Nearly 25 million players have been invited to the Winter-een-mas special event hosted by Tim Buckley, creator of Ctrl + Alt + Del, with appearances from the comic’s cast of characters.

Ctrl + Alt + Del is arguably one of the biggest gaming-related web comics out there today. Each week, Tim Buckley brings us new comics following the lives and misadventures of his characters Ethan, Lucas, Lilah, and Zeke, revolving around video games and the gaming sub-culture.

The last week of January is a very special time of year for Ctrl + Alt + Del fans; it’s the internet-famous Winter-een-mas, a holiday created for and celebrated by gamers! But this Winter-een-mas, something is not quite right…besides the whole holiday not being quite right in the first place. The Winter-een-mas Crown has been stolen and Ethan, Lucas, Lilah, and Zeke need help getting it back.

The free in-game event is available for everyone of every level at www.AQ.com starting January 28 th, 2011, at sundown EST There will be Winter-een-mas rare items pulled directly from the pages—erm, web pages—of Ctrl + Alt + Del along with a brand-new storyline full of cutscenes and voice acting that shows the true meaning of the 2011 gaming season.

WHERE: In-game at www.AQ.com

WHEN: Friday, January 28 th, 2011 @ about 7PM-ish (EST)

WHO: Ethan, Lucas, Lilah, and Zeke from Ctrl + Alt + Del, the AE Team, you, and 25 million of our closest friends

WHY: To celebrate Winter-een-mas, score some epic Event Rares, and play the FIRST special in-game event of the New Year!

Other Games from Artix Entertainment

Artix Entertainment offers many RPG and MMO titles, ranging from the fantasy realms of the original AdventureQuest and the MMORPG AdventureQuest Worlds to the sci-fi galaxies of MechQuest, WarpForce, and EpicDuel. Artix has enjoyed a high success rate in the past eight years with over 124 million accounts created for their games.??

For more information about our games, please visit:

AdventureQuest Worlds at www.aq.com

EpicDuel at www.epicduel.com

DragonFable at www.dragonfable.com

MechQuest at www.mechquest.com

AdventureQuest at www.battleon.com Artix Entertainment games at portal.battleon.com

You can follow or friend Artix on…

Twitter: http://twitter.com/artixkrieger?

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/artix

MySpace: http://www.myspace.com/artixkrieger

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About Artix Entertainment

Artix Entertainment LLC, is a privately held, game development and publishing studio that specializes in creating online, browser-based, anime-style, role-playing Flash games with a distinctive visual style and high-quality game play. Artix has developed a range of games with storylines that are based in the fantasy, sci-fi, and adventure genre. Content within the games is updated on a weekly basis, creating a compelling experience which keeps users coming back frequently for new content and story lines. Artix core offerings are three online RPG games: AdventureQuest, DragonFable, and MechQuest, and two MMORPGs: AdventureQuest Worlds and EpicDuel.? Players can visit http://portal.battleon.com? for more information.

Media Contacts

Daniel Vasile, Artix Entertainment, at dan@battleon.com.

Doug Mealy, Online Marketing and Public Relations, at dmealy@om-pr.com.?

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