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Audio library now available to Torque developers via GarageGames.

For Immediate Release

GarageGames, the leading technology provider for independent game developers, has partnered with Firelight Technologies, a world-wide industry leader in game audio systems, to offer FMOD Ex to all Torque developers. FMOD Ex will be available for $99, providing a powerful audio library to independent developers using the Torque line of game engines, including the latest Torque 3D engine.

"GarageGames is proud to partner with Firelight Technologies to provide an affordable top audio solution to our Torque users," says Brett Seyler, GarageGames' VP of Business Development. "We're excited that Firelight Technologies shares our same passion for providing industry-leading technology at Indie prices. This partnership adds a powerful tool alongside Torque's already extensive list, making it easier than ever to produce high quality games."

FMOD has been used on such titles as Call of Duty: World at War, Little Big Planet and World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King. FMOD features DSP Software Architecture, Advanced Compressed Sample and Streaming Support and the ability to create realistic soundscapes.

Brett Paterson, CEO of Firelight Technologies says, "Firelight has been supporting the indie community for 10 years now. We're happy to partner with GarageGames, who has a like-minded attitude. With this partnership, we can expose FMOD's advanced functionality to many more users at a very low price. We're looking forward to hearing what developers can do with FMOD and the Torque engine."

FMOD Ex for Torque is available now on the GarageGames website. For more information, check out FMOD at GarageGames.com.

About GarageGames

GarageGames is located in Eugene, Oregon and on the web at www.garagegames.com. As the makers of Frontline award-winning Torque 3D, Torque Game Builder, and Torque X, they have been providing game development tools and technology at an affordable price since 2000. The Torque Technologies line of game engines have been licensed by Vivendi, NC Soft, Electronic Arts, Ubisoft and hundreds of educational institutions around the world. Torque has also been used to develop hits like Marble Blast Ultra, Fallen Empire: Legions, Penny Arcade Adventures and hundreds of other titles on Windows, Mac, Linux, Wii, Xbox 360, iPhone and GarageGames' own InstantAction web-based gaming service.

About Firelight Technologies

Firelight Technologies, located in Melbourne, Australia, is the company behind FMOD Designer and the FMOD Ex Programmer's API, world-leading tools for the creation and playback of interactive audio. FMOD is widely used in the games industry and has gained a strong reputation for its ease of use, powerful software-mixed architecture and comprehensive cross-platform support.


Brett Seyler



GarageGames, Inc.

245 W 5th Ave

Eugene, OR 97401


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