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Funcom Launches Exclusive ‘Bloodline Champions’ Beta on IGN/Fileplanet

Posted Wed, Oct 20, 2010 by Martuk

Funcom launches exclusive ‘Bloodline Champions’ beta on IGN/Fileplanet

- Exclusive, free access to the upcoming online game Bloodline Champions -

- Access includes unique ‘IGNiter’ in-game player title -

Durham, USA – October 20th, 2010 – Funcom and IGN/FilePlanet have launched an exclusive beta initiative, giving out free access to the ‘Bloodline Champions’ closed beta test. ‘Bloodline Champions’ is a next-generation arena-based, player vs. player online game developed by Stunlock Studios and published by Funcom. This is an opportunity for players everywhere to get a sneak peek at the fast-paced player vs. player action offered in ‘Bloodline Champions’. The game is set to release later this year.

The offer will be available to everyone, including those without a Fileplanet membership, sometime during Wednesday October 20th.

"We are very excited to be launching this beta initiative with IGN/FilePlanet," says Tau Petersson, CEO of Stunlock Studios. "After having worked on this game night and day for such a long time now, it feels great finally being able to invite the masses into the experience that we have created. The beta process is an important phase in the development of the game, and we look forward to going through every bit of player feedback that we receive. But perhaps most of all we look forward to meeting the players face-to-face on the battlefield!"

The IGN/FilePlanet offer is available exclusively for a limited-time only.  As an added bonus, gamers claiming a key through the website will also get an ‘IGNiter’ title that will be displayed in-game.  Take advantage of the offer by visiting the beta page on IGN/FilePlanet today!

Bloodline Champions represents the next generation of arena-based multiplayer games. Offering fun and fast-paced action for both casual and hardcore gamer, Bloodline Champions will push your skill to the absolute limit.  Battle it out with thousands of players around the world and master your bloodlines in the quest to become the ultimate champion!  Currently in public beta testing, Bloodline Champions has already been embraced by thousands of gamers and has quickly gained momentum amongst the online gaming communities.

For more information, visit www.bloodlinechampions.com.

---ABOUT FUNCOM - Funcom is an independent developer and publisher of online games for PC and consoles. Funcom has provided outstanding entertainment since 1993 and continues to expand its track-record of more than twenty released games. Recent titles include ‘Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures’, ‘The Longest Journey', 'Anarchy Online' and 'Dreamfall: The Longest Journey'. For corporate information please visit www.funcom.com. For information about Funcom games visit www.anarchy-online.com , www.dreamfall.com , www.darkdaysarecoming.com or www.ageofconan.com . Funcom is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange under the ticker FUNCOM. 

About IGN Entertainment
IGN Entertainment, a unit of News Corporation, is the leading Internet media and services provider focused on the video game and entertainment enthusiast markets. Collectively, IGN's properties reached more than 37.8 million unique users worldwide June 2010, according to Internet audience measurement firm comScore Media Metrix. IGN's network of video game-related properties (IGN.com, GameSpy, FilePlanet, TeamXbox, Direct2Drive and others) is one of the Web's leading video game information destinations.  IGN also owns the leading men’s lifestyle website AskMen.com and provides technology for online game play in video games.  IGN is headquartered in San Francisco, with offices across North America, Europe and Australia.

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