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Infernal Engine

Two more Spike VGA award nominations earnedl, this time by Def Jam Rapstar.

December 3, 2010 – LEWISVILLE, TX – Terminal Reality (, makers of the Infernal Engine, are happy to have Def Jam Rapstar (, nominated for two awards at the 2010 Spike TV VGAs airing live on December 11 th. The nominations for “Best Music Game” and “Best Soundtrack“ mark a total of five VGA distinctions for the studio in the last two years, after having received three for the critically acclaimed Ghostbusters in 2009.

The premiere emcee experience for video game consoles, Def Jam Rapstar transforms the world into a stage: Players rap from a playlist packed with over seventy-five of the greatest Hip Hop tracks ever created. Aspiring rappers can bust their own rhymes over freestyle beats created exclusively by some of the hottest producers in the business. A wealth of new features supports Rapstar’s growing and vibrant community.

Thanks to the success of Rapstar and Ghostbusters, as well as other terrific titles that have licensed Terminal Reality’s increasingly popular Infernal Engine technology, Terminal Reality is pleased to report that they are in the process of expanding. The studio has shown tremendous growth over the last year and opportunities are currently available with both the development and Infernal Engine teams. For information, please visit:

“Terminal Reality is extremely proud to be nominated for two more Spike VGAs this year. Our studio had a lot of fun working on Def Jam Rapstar and these kudos are another nod to our extremely talented team,” said Joe Kreiner, VP Sales and Marketing at Terminal Reality. “The Infernal Engine’s ability to power AAA games as varied as Rapstar and Ghostbusters is a testament to its depth and versatility. Both these games are tremendous technical achievements, and have great character.”

The Infernal Engine easily scales between systems whether developing for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, the Nintendo Wii, PlayStation Portable, PlayStation 2, or PC. In addition to being a top notch development platform, the Infernal Engine comes with best in class support and a streamlined content pipeline to maximize productivity. Companies interested in the Infernal Engine licensing information can visit or email with a demo request.

About Terminal Reality

Founded in 1994 and based in Lewisville, TX, Terminal Reality Inc (“TRI”) is a powerhouse veteran game developer--one of the largest and most successful independents in the industry. TRI has produced over 30 titles for 9 platforms and more than 80 SKUs. Terminal Reality continues to develop and license its amazing cross-platform game technology, the Infernal Engine®, which powers the highly acclaimed Def Jam Rapstar and Ghostbusters: The Video Game, as well as 20+ other titles currently on shelves or in production from 15+ licensed studios & publishers


Chris Keene

For The Win! PR for Terminal Reality


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