‘HAWKEN: GENESIS’ DIGITAL FIRST IS AVAILABLE NOW ON COMIXOLOGY!
Gamers and comics fans rejoice! The ‘HAWKEN: GENESIS’ graphic novel is available now for download on comiXology!
Los Angeles, CA (March 20, 2013) – A week before the print edition is scheduled to hit, award-winning graphic novel publisher Archaia Entertainment and free-to-play video game publisher Meteor Entertainment have teamed up with comiXology to debut the Digital First version of HAWKEN: GENESIS, the hotly anticipated anthology graphic novel based on the online, free-to-play (F2P), first-person shooter (FPS) video game, HAWKEN™. It can be accessed at this link for $9.99: http://cmxl.gy/11jsjg6.
This hard-hitting OGN establishes and explores the exciting world of Illal, the backdrop for the HAWKEN™ video game universe. Developed alongside Khang Le (Project Offset, Flight), the game’s Creative Director and lead conceptual designer of Adhesive Games, and featuring the talent of some of the industry’s top conceptual artists, comic illustrators, and painters, HAWKEN: GENESIS is both a prequel and sourcebook to the epic warfare that players will experience firsthand in the HAWKEN™ video game. Readers will get an amazing look at the vast post-apocalyptic mythology behind HAWKEN™ and follow the stories of the pivotal individuals that determine Illal’s fate!
HAWKEN: GENESIS is written by Jeremy Barlow based on the original concept by Khang Le, with original story by Dan Jevons, and illustration by Kody Chamberlain, Federico Dallocchio, Nathan Fox, Michael Gaydos, Bagus Hutomo, Sid Kotian, Khang Le, Christopher Moeller, Alex Sanchez, Bill Sienkiewicz, and Francisco Ruiz Velasco. The print version ($19.95, hardcover, 136 pages, full color, Diamond Order Code: JAN130839, ISBN: 978-1-936393-92-3) will reach store shelves on March 27th.
Archaia and Meteor have previously released four, free, individual preview issues on comiXology to get fans excited for the complete graphic novel being released today. They can be found at this link: www.comixology.com/Hawken-Genesis/comics-series/9515.
HAWKEN™ is a F2P, multiplayer, mech, FPS video game developed by Adhesive Games and published by Meteor Entertainment. HAWKEN™ entered Open Beta on December 12, 2012 (12.12.12). It creates an intense and enjoyable battle experience that captures the feeling of piloting a heavy war machine while keeping the action fast-paced and strategic. HAWKEN™ brings the quality of a AAA title to the free-to-play sector. HAWKEN™ has been called one of the most anticipated games of 2012, winning more than 22 press awards at industry events. For more information, visit www.playhawken.com.