Artix Entertainment is preparing to celebrate the third anniversary of their free-to-play browser-based MMORPG, AdventureQuest Worlds. Planned festivities will begin on October 14th at 6:00pm EDT with new content featuring music from two-time Grammy Award winning alternative rock band They Might Be Giants.

The anniversary event titled “The Collector” will feature a bizarre new storyline that will include aliens, clones, dinosaurs and other odd things. As part of the festivities, AdventureQuest Worlds will also be receiving some new content that includes new zones, quests, bosses and rare items for players to obtain. Each new zone will feature a song from They Might Be Giants, including some new tracks that the band is recording for the event.

The event is scheduled to begin on October 14th with the second phase set to release on October 21st. You can learn more about the third anniversary event on the AdventureQuest Worlds website and in the full press release after the break.

Artix’s AdventureQuest Worlds Celebrates Third Birthday on October 14th with Grammy Award Winning Rock Band They Might Be Giants

Log in to AQWorlds on October 14th at 6 PM EDT to take part in the biggest in-game adventure ever!

LAND O'LAKES, FLORIDA - October 4, 2011 - Artix Entertainment, the small, independent game development studio that develops and publishes download-free browser-based RPGs to 130 million registered players , today announced that it is teaming up with two-time Grammy Award winner alternative rock band They Might Be Giants to celebrate the third birthday of the hit MMORPG AdventureQuest Worlds on Friday, October 14th at 6 PM EDT.

This Birthday Event will take players on an adventure unlike any other they previously enjoyed in AdventureQuest Worlds. In fact, the event will be too big for one week, so the first half of the event will be released on October 14th, and then the epic adventure will continue with the second half of the storyline released the following Friday on October 21st.

This event is titled "The Collector" and will feature an epically bizarre new storyline with evil aliens, clones, dinosaurs and other oddities. The AQWorlds team is preparing to release new zones, quests, bosses, Event Rare items including armors, weapons, helms, back items, pets, house items, at least one new house, and cut-scenes with voice acting by They Might Be Giants as well as the Artix Entertainment staff. Each new zone will play a They Might Be Giants song, and the band is even recording new, never-before-heard songs specifically for the AdventureQuest Worlds 3rd Birthday Event!

Brooklyn's alternative rock pioneers They Might Be Giants have sold four million records worldwide and won two Grammy Awards: one for their theme to Malcolm in the Middle™ and the children's album Here Come the 123s. They Might Be Giants' songs appeared on numerous television programs and films such as The Daily Show with Jon Stewart™ and Drinky Crow Show™ as well as movies Coraline™ and Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me™.

This special event will be available for everyone in-game at starting on October 14th, 2011 at 6 PM EDT. This event will become permanent in-game content for the next year, but the rare items will only be available for three weeks.

More from Artix Entertainment

Artix Entertainment offers many RPG and MMO titles, ranging from the fantasy realms of AdventureQuest, DragonFable, and the MMORPG AdventureQuest Worlds to the sci-fi galaxies of MechQuest and EpicDuel, and the all new superhero MMORPG HeroSmash. Artix has enjoyed a high success rate in the past eight years with over 130 million accounts created for their games.

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About Artix Entertainment

Artix Entertainment LLC, is a privately held, game development and publishing studio that specializes in creating online, browser-based, anime-style, role-playing Flash games with a distinctive visual style and high-quality game play. Artix has developed a range of games with storylines that are based in the fantasy, sci-fi, and adventure genre. Content within the games is updated on a weekly basis creating a compelling experience which keeps users coming back frequently for new content and story lines. Artix core offerings are three online RPG games: AdventureQuest, DragonFable, and MechQuest, three MMORPGs: AdventureQuest Worlds, EpicDuel, and HeroSmash, and the puzzle-based game Pony vs Pony. Players can visit for more information.

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