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AUSTIN, TX – August 1, 2008 - Pixel Mine, Inc. today announced that its newly released PC game Fireteam Reloaded is the first game to be awarded a grant as part of the Texas Moving Image Industry Incentive Program. The program was part of a House Bill signed in June 2007 by Governor Rick Perry with the goal of attracting jobs and growth in Texas’ entertainment industry.
“This is an exciting time to be a part of the entertainment industry in Texas” says Pixel Mine President David Reese, a Texas native. “We have been privileged to work with several very fine local video game and film production studios in Texas and look forward to seeing what they’ll be showcasing at AGDC in August.”
Pixel Mine announced Fireteam Reloaded on September 4th 2007 at the Austin Game Developer’s Conference and successfully launched the flagship title on June 11th 2008. Gamers can play for free with the option to purchase extra maps and special in-game items for a small fee using Pixel Mine’s micro-payment transaction system. The game will be honored as the winner of the Independent Games Festival Multiplayer Action Game of the Year at the 2008 Austin Developers Conference.
About Pixel Mine, Inc.
Headquartered in the gaming hotbed of Austin, Texas, Pixel Mine, Inc is a developer and publisher of high quality independent entertainment products. More information about Pixel Mine can be found online at www.pixelminegames.com.
About Fireteam Reloaded
Fireteam Reloaded is a team based multiplayer game that will get your blood pumping and your heart pounding! Play as one of three character classes across a variety of post-apocalyptic urban settings in a struggle to dominate your opponents. You can go solo or team up with up to three other friends in thrilling 10-minute matches that will keep you on the edge of your seat. Visit www.fireteamreloaded.com for more information.
About the Texas Film Commission
The Texas Film Commission is a division of the Governor’s Office under the direction of Governor Rick Perry. More information can be found at the Governor’s website: http://www.governor.state.tx.us/divisions/film.
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