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PR: Amazing Promotion with the Final Installment of ‘HAWKEN: GENESIS’

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Amazing Promotion with the Final Installment of HAWKEN: GENESIS

Archaia and Meteor Entertainment Partner with comiXology on the Last Installment with a Discount on the Full Digital OGN and In-game HAWKEN Credits

Los Angeles, CA (Feb. 13, 2013) – The fourth and final installment arrives through comiXology Feb. 13, 2013 and features a code for 50% off the full HAWKEN: GENESIS graphic novel on comiXology and a code to redeem for 5,000 In-Game Credits for HAWKEN™. With thousands of players engaged in the free-to-play online video game since its Open Beta in December, award-winning graphic novel publisher Archaia Entertainment and free-to-play video game publisher Meteor Entertainment™ want to thank the HAWKEN community.

This preview is available across comiXology’s entire digital comics platform, including the iPhone, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Windows 8, and the Web. “The Cost of Doing Business” is written by Jeremy Barlow (Star Wars, Mass Effect), with illustration by Nathan Fox (DMZ). It can be accessed through comiXology via this link: http://cmxl.gy/X6iomS

Downloading this FREE release by 12 a.m. PST on March 13, 2013 will entitle fans to receive a unique discount code that can be redeemed for 50% off the final HAWKEN: GENESIS graphic novel, to be released on comiXology on March 13, 2013. Fans will also receive a unique code that can be redeemed within the free-to-play online mech first-person shooter HAWKEN, good for 5,000 Hawken Credits—in-game currency that can be used to buy items, accessories, and to upgrade your mech. These unique codes will be emailed to fans after March 13, 2013 by comiXology, to the address associated with their comiXology account.

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. It will debut digitally on March 13, 2013, and on store shelves on March 27th.

The three previous FREE previews on comiXology can be accessed at this link: http://www.comixology.com/Hawken-Genesis/comics-series/9515.

HAWKEN™ is a free-to-play multiplayer mech first-person shooter developed by Adhesive Games and published by Meteor Entertainment. HAWKEN entered Open Beta on December 12, 2012 (12.12.12). HAWKEN 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 http://www.playhawken.com.

About Archaia Entertainment, LLC
Archaia is a multi-award-winning graphic novel publisher with more than 75 renowned publishing brands, including such domestic and international hits as Mouse Guard, Jim Henson’s Tale of Sand, Return of the Dapper Men, Rust, Bolivar, Gunnerkrigg Court, Old City Blues, Awakening, The Killer, Tumor, Syndrome, Artesia, and an entire line of The Jim Henson Company graphic novels such as The Dark Crystal, The Storyteller, and Fraggle Rock. 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 by Ain’t it Cool News, Comic Related, and Graphic Policy, which honored the publisher two years in a row. Archaia was honored with nine 2011 Eisner Awards nominations and two Eisner Awards for Best Graphic Album and Best Anthology. In 2012, Archaia was honored with six Harvey Award nominations, two Harvey Awards, six Eisner nominations, and three Eisner Awards (Jim Henson’s Tale of Sand won for Best Graphic Album–New, Best Penciller/Inker, and Best Publication Design). Also in 2012, Archaia earned both Gold and Silver awards from ForeWord Reviews. In addition to publications, Archaia has 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. For more information, visit the Archaia website at www.archaia.com.

About Meteor Entertainment™
Based in Seattle, Meteor Entertainment is a newly-formed video game publisher focused on successfully publishing free-to-play games globally, with an emphasis on compelling content and setting the standard for customer service and community engagement. Meteor Entertainment’s first tent pole title is HAWKEN, developed by Adhesive Games entered Open Beta on December 12, 2012 (12.12.12). To learn more about Meteor Entertainment, visit http://www.meteor-ent.com.

About comiXology
Founded in 2007 with the mission of bringing comics to people everywhere, comiXology has revolutionized the comic book and graphic novel world. With the development of the comiXology digital comics platform—with buy-once, read-anywhere availability across iPhone, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Windows 8 and the Web—comiXology provides the easiest way worldwide for people to enjoy comics anywhere they happen to be! Regularly ranking as the top grossing iPad app in the entire iTunes App Store, comiXology is one of the leading drivers of the iPad economy. Providing the most digital comics on the most devices,  comiXology will not stop until everyone on the face of the planet has been turned into a comic book fan.