HAWKEN : GENESIS 4th preview issue on Comixology
On February 13th, Meteor Entertainment released the fourth preview issue of HAWKEN : GENESIS to comiXology. HAWKEN is an online, multiplayer, first person shooter in the “mecha” science fiction genre. HAWKEN killed at the E3 convention in 2012, taking home 20 nominations and 12 awards. This game is your chance to work out all those fantasies of being in Robotech or Gundam, and the digital comic on comiXology is a solid tie-in that adds backstory to the virtual experience. Each free installment sports a stunning cover by game designer Khang Le, and the ongoing story is by Star Wars scribe Jeremy Barlow.
All four preview issues are free on comiXology. If you download the fourth issue by March 13th, you will be emailed a coupon code which you can redeem for 1/2 off the complete graphic novel when it appears on March 13th, plus 5000 credits to the HAWKEN video game.
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 e 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.
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 Play Hawken.
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.
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 their website.
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