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Edinburgh Castle Offered as Exclusive Level for Digital Retailer

GRAPEVINE, TX– July 29th– 7sixty and Firefly Studios have a weetreat in store for canny PC owners that download the highly-anticipated castle-building game Stronghold 3™ from GameFly’s Direct2Drive.com. Only a foolish knave wouldnae want to pre-order to make sure they get Scotland's Edinburgh Castle as an exclusive single-player level, along with a free download of the original Stronghold. You ken it makes sense. Ahem...before we irritate everyone in Scotland, we’ll stop with the Scottish slang.

Starting today anyone who pre-orders Stronghold 3 from GameFly’s Direct2Drive will receive an exclusive single-player level based around a historically accurate recreation of Edinburgh castle, as it was during the medieval period. Players can choose whether to attack or defend the famous location– which stands upon an extinct volcano in the center of the city– before heading online to compare their performances in the brand new leader boards.

“We’re pleased to be partnering with 7sixty to offer consumers at GameFly’s Direct2Drive an exclusive castle to explore,” said Sean Spector,?GameFly co-founder and SVP of Business Development and Content.“The additional level is a great value-add as it’s not available anywhere else, it expands the single-player experience, and offers players the opportunity to become king of that castle in the online high score tables.”

Customers who pre-order will also receive a free copy of Stronghold, the hugely popular PC title that catapulted the series into the limelight back in 2001. It’s a great warm-up for knights who need to practice their battle tactics before the release of Stronghold 3 or fresh-faced squires who have never played the franchise before and need to get up to speed on the intricacies of castle building.

For more information on Stronghold 3 go to www.stronghold3.com or for details on 7sixty, head to www.7sixty.com and follow @7sixtygames on Twitter to be the first to know about the latest exciting announcements.

About 7sixty

Formed in 2011 to meet the demands of today’s consumers for high quality and innovative titles, 7sixty is working with talented developers to provide players with unique and enjoyable experiences on a range of formats, including consoles, home computers, smart phones and tablets.? Each title will have a clear digital road-map that aims to expand their longevity, consumer reach and community interaction. 7sixty has offices in Grapevine, Texas and Leicester, UK.

About Firefly Studios

Firefly Studios is a computer and video games development company, formed in 1999. The company has produced a number of high profile and commercially successful strategy games including the Stronghold series. Firefly has experience developing PC, console and MMO titles and has offices in the United Kingdom and United States. For more information, please visit our website at www.fireflyworlds.com

About GameFly, Inc.

GameFly, the number one subscription video game rental service, allows members to rent one or more video games concurrently, with no due dates, late fees or shipping charges. Users can easily select titles and manage their list of games online from the GameFly website at www.gamefly.com or from the GameFly App for iOS and Android devices. Members receive games via First-Class Mail and return them to GameFly at their convenience using prepaid mailers. In addition to selling video games through the "Keep" feature, GameFly also sells new and used video games.?GameFly recently acquired Direct2Drive.com, a leading online retailer for downloading Windows and Mac video games, with over 1500 titles available for purchase.


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