Gaming Alliance, a not-for-profit industry coalition working to
better the PC gaming market, is pleased to welcome yet another new
member: Meteor Entertainment™. Meteor will be joining the ranks of other
prestigious gaming companies such as Epic Games™, AMD™, and GameStop™,
and will join in on the PCGA's unprecedented platform for
across-the-board collaboration between diverse companies from the gaming
industry and PC sector.
"Meteor is psyched to be joining the PCGA. They have important
initiatives already underway that address the real issues players want
action on; especially now that PC gaming has become truly global,"
stated Mark Long, CEO of Meteor Entertainment.
"The PC Gaming Alliance is proud and excited to welcome Meteor
Entertainment as its latest member," said Matt Ployhar, President of the
PC Gaming Alliance. "Just as we do with the wide variety of PCGA
member's products sold across the gaming ecosystem; PCGA is committed to
ensuring HAWKEN is a global success!"
Why Join an Alliance for PC Gaming
We hear from one of the experts on the PCGA team, Dr. Jon Peddie, of Jon
"There are an estimated 546 million people in the world today who
play games on a PC, representing over $20 billion dollars in gaming
hardware for 2011, and that amount is expected to reach an incredible
$30 billion by 2014. The PC Gaming Alliance ensures that the PC gaming
industry continues to evolve and embrace emerging technologies, keeping
the PC platform the best choice for a truly exceptional experience in
PCGA founders and ongoing members recognize the need to work together to
promote the health of the industry for gamers and developers and to help
ember seek and attain more market share. The PCGA offers its members a
wide variety of benefits, including research, marketing, networking, and
business development, all with the purpose of expanding the PC gaming
market and unifying the sector under an organized banner.
"The PC continues to be the gaming industry's staging ground for
innovation in gameplay design and technology and provides game
developers with the ability to push the gaming experience to new
heights," said Erik Noreke, PCGA Executive Director. "The PCGA
exists to accomplish three goals: contribute to the advancement and
growth of PC gaming, collaborate with industry leaders on important
challenges and to share best practices and create increased awareness
around the value of PC Gaming."
About Meteor Entertainment™
Based in Seattle, Meteor Entertainment is a newly-formed (2012) video
game publisher focused on successfully publishing free-to-play games
globally, with an emphasis on compelling content and setting the
standard for customer service and community engagement. Meteor
Entertainment's first tent pole title is HAWKEN, developed by Adhesive
Games and entered open beta on December 12, 2012. http://www.meteor-ent.com.
About Adhesive Games and HAWKEN
HAWKEN is a free-to-play multiplayer mech-based first-person shooter
developed by Adhesive Games and published by Meteor Entertainment.
HAWKEN entered open beta on December 12, 2012. Post-apocalyptic game
action takes place on a collapsing planet. This over-colonized world is
the setting for a massive hunt for resources and a wicked battle for
survival. While many mech-based games have relatively slow action, the
action of Hawken is fast-paced and relatively short and is designed to
run on a wide variety of computers. HAWKEN brings the quality of a AAA
title to the "Free-to-play" sector. HAWKEN has been called one of the
most anticipated games of 2012, winning more than 22 press awards at
industry events. http://www.playhawken.com
About the PCGA
The PC Gaming Alliance (PCGA) is a not for profit corporation helping to
drive the continued growth of gaming on Personal Computers, the world's
most popular platform for gaming. The PCGA provides an open forum that
enables companies to cooperate to develop and promote solutions that
drive the PC gaming industry forward, exchange information and views to
promote PC gaming, and share promotional activity designed to grow the
PC gaming industry. Additional information about the PCGA and its role
as the voice of the PC gaming industry is available at www.pcgamingalliance.org
Press and General Membership Inquiries:
Erik Noreke, PCGA Executive Director firstname.lastname@example.org
Membership Payment and Contract Signatures:
Andrew Riegel, PCGA Director of Sales and Operations: email@example.com
PCGA and PC GAMING ALLIANCE are trademarks of the PCGA Inc. All other
product names, trademarks, and/or company names are used solely for
identification and belong to their respective owners.
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