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HAWKEN Goes to Hollywood

Meteor Entertainment Announces Big News on Hawken’s Transmedia Approach

Location, Date: Meteor Entertainment announces details about upcoming aspects to their transmedia approach for Hawken at the Archaia panel at San Diego Comic Con.? Hawken is a free to play first person mech shooter coming to PC on 12.12.12.? New art created by Francisco Ruiz Velasco (lead concept artist on Pacific Rim, Inhumans, conceptual artist on Hellboy 2, The Hobbit, and Pacific Rim) was unveiled for the original graphic novel, art attached.? Then the audience was wowed with the Jeremiah O’Flaherty web short, released prior; it can be viewed at www.playhawken.com.? Khang Le, Creative Director at Adhesive Games, and Dan Jevons, of DJ2, elaborated on the Warner Premiere digital series for Hawken set for release in 2013.? This news was immediately followed with the announcement of the Hawken feature film.? Scott Waugh, of Act of Valor fame, has signed on to direct.? Bandito Brothers, co-founded by Waugh, will produce the film.

Meteor Entertainment is successfully implementing a transmedia approach for Hawken.? The goal is to make a killer game with a back-story that can be told across multiple mediums.? Each segment of the transmedia approach: the game, web shorts, digital series, original graphic novel, and feature film all tell a story about Hawken in a specific time.? Each piece is so well told that it could stand-alone but they all work perfectly together.? This can only be done thanks to some very talented folks who have brought together the vision of Hawken.

Hawken will be playable at gamescom August 15 th– 19 th 2012 in Cologne, Germany. For press inquiries contact Shannon Gerritzen, +01.253.905.3478 or shannon.gerritzen@meteor-ent.com.

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About Adhesive Games

Adhesive Games is an independent game studio located in Los Angeles, CA founded by Creative Director Khang Le, formerly of Project Onset.? HAWKEN, the studio’s premiere title, is a free to play mech shooter scheduled for open beta 12.12.12 (December 12, 2012). For more information about Adhesive visit? www.adhesivegames.com.

About Meteor Entertainment

Meteor Entertainment is a newly formed video game publisher in Seattle, Washington.? Assembled by Adhesive to support HAWKEN and many future projects. Meteor is building out a top tier roster of talent to successfully publish this F2P game globally, setting the standard for customer service and community engagement.?To learn more about Meteor Entertainment visit www.meteor-ent.com and be sure to check out www.playhawken.com.

About The Bandito Brothers

Bandito Brothers is a full service media company that creates, produces, manages, and distributes audio-visual content.?Bringing together filmmakers, athletes, and technologists Bandito Brothers strives to redefine the studio of the future.

About Warner Premiere

Warner Premiere specializes in the development and production of both features and digital content for home entertainment platforms. Past projects include“A Cinderella Story: Once Upon a Song,”“Scooby-Doo! Curse of the Lake Monster” and“Batman: Year One,” as well as the digital series“Mortal Kombat: Legacy” and“Aim High.”? Warner Premiere is at the creative forefront in the made-for-home entertainment marketplace, producing properties that exemplify the commitment to story, production and brand equity for which Warner Bros. is known.

About DJ2 Entertainment

Based in Santa Monica, California, DJ2 is an independent, multi-platform production company that develops and produces content for theatrical, television, mobile and videogame platforms. DJ2 is also a full service management company representing a roster of top writers, actors, directors, artists and creatives. Leveraging decades of experience and outstanding industry relationships with film and TV studios, comic publihers, talent agencies, game developers and game publishers, DJ2? provides a one stop shop for project development, career guidance and management.? www.dj2.co

About Archaia

Archaia is a multi-award-winning graphic novel publisher with more than 50 renowned publishing brands, including such domestic and international hits as Mouse Guard, Return of the Dapper Men, Gunnerkrigg Court, Awakening, The Killer, Days Missing, Tumor, Syndrome, Artesia, The Engineer, and an entire line of The Jim Henson Company graphic novels. Archaia has built an unparalleled reputation for producing meaningful content that perpetually transforms minds, building one of the industry’s most visually stunning and eclectic slates of graphic novels. Archaia was named Graphic Novel Publisher of the Year according to Ain’t it Cool News, Graphic Policy and Comic Related, and was honored with nine 2011 Eisner Awards nominations and two Awards for Best Graphic Album and Best Anthology. Archaia has also successfully emerged as a prolific storyteller in all facets of the entertainment industry, extending their popular brands into film, television, gaming, and branded digital media.

About Quixotic Transmedia

Quixotic is an entertainment consultancy that specializes in transmedia brand development, formulating innovative strategies and turnkey creative solutions that inspire brands to unearth their cross-platform potential. As the business of storytelling continues to evolve, Quixotic Transmedia is committed to serve as a trusted guide for brands eager to develop, produce, and promote their ideas across multiple forms of media. Here we provide a friendly and informed perspective on the transmedia space, enabling our clients to overcome the bewildering learning curve and seize the many opportunities of this ever-evolving marketplace. Our unique process is designed to educate brands on how to produce rich content incorporating media both new and old, utilize emerging technologies and social media as dynamic storytelling and marketing tools, and open an array of accessible entry points that engage fans on multiple levels. In support of this mission, Quixotic has fostered a vast network of quality vendors in every facet of the industry, ensuring that clients make the right friends and align their brands with industry pioneers capable of bringing their ideas to life. Learn more about how you can change the way that you share stories with the world at www.quixotictransmedia.com.

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