Red 5 Announces Firefall Battleframe Trailer Challenge

Red 5 Studios opens a new contest challenge to Firefall fans to create a new Battleframe trailer. Do you have editing chops?

If the answer is yes you may want to try your in a new contest from Red 5 Studios to create a new Firefall Battleframe trailer. All you’ll have to do is create a new trailer using Firefall gameplay footage and music, submit it to Red 5 via YouTube and see if you win. If you’re chosen as the winner, you could win one of several prizes that include an all-expense paid trip for two to PAX East with spending money, an Alienware M14x laptop and an ASTRO Gaming A40 Audio system with a Firefall branded headset.

Contest submissions will be accepted through March 16th. Check out the official press release after the break for more and see if you can create the next Firefall trailer. You can sign up for the Firefall beta via the official website.


Chance to Win a Trip to PAX East 2012, an Alienware™ Laptop, or ASTRO A40 Audio System

Laguna Hills, CA – February 10, 2012 – Red 5 Studios™ announced today the launch of its Battleframe Trailer Challenge, a contest for creative gamers to show off their video-making ability, explore brand new Firefall footage, and compete for awesome prizes – including a trip to PAX East 2012. Red 5 is accepting entries now until March 16th, when the winners are announced. Contestants can submit their completed trailers via Youtube at the official contest page:

“At Red 5 we’re very community-focused and this contest is a great way to get everyone involved in the game,” said Red 5 CEO, Mark Kern. “Since we’re always making action-packed Firefall trailers we thought it would be cool to see what our fans could come up with. Knowing them, they’ll put together some amazing videos that are more than worthy of the prizes we’re giving away.”

Participants will be given previously-unreleased raw gameplay footage along with a handful of music tracks. They’ll have until March 16th to craft a flashy trailer/commercial that highlights their favorite battleframe and submit the Youtube link for entry. Red 5 encourages contestants to enter and promote their trailers as early as possible, as the winners will be decided using a special Red 5 algorithm that incorporates the “likes” and “views” of each Youtube submission.

Red 5 has partnered up with cosponsors, Alienware™ and ASTRO Gaming, to ensure that the Battleframe Trailer Challenge offers gamers top-notch prizes. The first, second and third place entries will receive the following:

· First Place: An all-expenses-paid* trip for two to PAX East 2012 in Boston, along with $500 spending money.

*Red 5 will cover up to $1,500 per round-trip ticket ($3,000 maximum).

· Second Place: An Alienware M14x laptop containing an Intel Core™ i7 processor, 4GB DDR3 Memory, and GeForce 555M 3GB Graphics Card.

· Third Place: An ASTRO Gaming A40 Audio System featuring a Firefall branded A40 Headset and MixAmp™ Pro.

Participants can visit to download the official “asset package” and find additional contest details and rules.

About Red 5 Studios

Red 5 Studios is an online game developer located in California, founded by Mark Kern, former team lead for World of Warcraft. Red 5 Studios is dedicated to bringing together millions of gamers across the world by creating immersive worlds, intriguing stories and compelling characters. They believe that online games and persistent worlds are the future of video games. Visit for more information.

Firefall, Red 5 Studios and all associated logos and designs are trademarks or registered trademarks of Red 5 Studios, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.


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