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Darkest of Days

Newly redesigned official site for the FPS comes to light.

Cedar Falls, Iowa – May 2, 2008 – Phantom EFX, a game publisher known for innovative PC-based casino games, and developer 8monkey Labs announced today the launch of a new, completely redesigned website for their anticipated upcoming first-person shooter Darkest of Days. The new site, which can be found at, goes live today.

“The new website is really exciting and does a great job to convey great gameplay and features Darkest of Days has in store for gamers,” said Bill Wadleigh, executive producer of Da rkest of Days. “This facelift to the official game portal really reflects all the hard work we’re putting into the game and our passion to make Darkest of Days the best FPS experience possible.”

On the new site, visitors will be able to check out the latest media for Darkest of Days, such as videos, screenshots (including a few released today) and developer blogs. There is also an extensive weapons section detailing both the real-life weapons from antiquity and some cool new futuristic weapons players will be able to use, a page where some of the levels and time periods can be explored, a section with all the latest news and media regarding the game, and much more.

In Darkest of Days, players will travel back and forth through the annals time to relive some mankind's most dire hours, when human society was at its lowest points. By fighting through terrible events such as The Battle of Antietam, the bloodiest conflict of the Civil War, and the volcanic eruption in Pompeii in the year 79, the player will attempt to save certain key individuals who were never meant to become involved in these truly monstrous events and thereby change human history for the better.

For more information about Phantom EFX, 8monkey Labs or Darkest of Days, please visit



Founded in 1998, Cedar Falls, IA-based Phantom EFX, Inc. is a leading developer and publisher of interactive entertainment titles for PC and Mac. The privately owned company’s flagship product is the popular, award-winning Reel Deal line of casino parlor games – the best selling casino games on the market. Featuring top-notch game development, a highly effective in-house production team and an unparalleled worldwide distribution system, Phantom’s expansion into the development and distribution of hardcore gaming titles is a natural evolution for the company. For more information about Phantom EFX and its products, visit the company’s website at


Jerry Whitehead III

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