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Attack of the Mutant Artificial Trees

Ho! Ho! Whoa! Holiday Game Fun!


DALLAS, November 23, 2004 - Blockdot, a Dallas-based game developer has released a new holiday game called, "Attack of the Mutant Artificial Trees". The game is a 'point and shoot' style game in which mutated artificial trees burst out of their boxes with sounds like "bah humbug" and eerie monster groans in their effort to take away your Christmas spirit.

Over 75,000 people have played the game since it was released a week ago.

The game stars one of Santa's elves who tries to lend a hand in stopping the mutated artificial trees. Players must smack the monsters with snowballs. You need quick reflexes and a steady hand to keep up your Christmas spirit.

The National Christmas Tree Association sponsored the game and is using the game to educate players on the positive points of having a real Christmas tree this year.

Between round screens of the game provide facts on Christmas Trees and the end of the game presents the opportunity for kids ages 6-16 to win a $5,000-$10,000 scholarship or a trip for four to two exciting destinations by entering NCTA's "Help Santa Find the Perfect Real Tree" national contest.

Players also have the opportunity to invite their friends to try and beat their score.

The game is family friendly and will surely get you in the mood for Christmas. Happy holidays!

The games are available as a free download for PC and Mac OSX, or it can be played online at

Blockdot is a Dallas-based interactive professional services firm focused on creative marketing solutions and Advergame development.

Attack of the Mutant Artificial Trees - Direct links to the game files

Play the Game Online:

Downloadable PC File

Downloadable Mac File

About Blockdot and serves as the launching pad for games created by Blockdot, an award winning creative and technology firm based in Dallas, Texas. Blockdot creates awarding winning web sites, Advergames and Viral Marketing campaigns for Fortune 500 companies. Their work has garnered many awards including Ad:Tech Best Use of New Media Award, Brandweek's Marketers of the Next Generation Award, Macromedia's Site of the Day, SXSW People's Choice Award, and several ADDYs. Their game site, rank in the Top 50 Game Portals on the Internet and generates over 500,000 game plays a day.

Please contact Dan Ferguson for more information.

Contact: Dan Ferguson


214-823-0500 x105

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