ChAIR ENTERTAINMENT & NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR BRANDON SANDERSON ANNOUNCE NEW CHAPTER IN INFINITY BLADE SAGA,
INFINITY BLADE: REDEMPTION
Pre-Order the Novella Now Exclusively on iBooks
Salt Lake City, UT (August 20, 2013) -- ChAIR Entertainment, a division of Epic Games Inc., today announced Infinity Blade: Redemption, the second in a series of novellas based on ChAIR’s award-winning Infinity Blade video game series and written by #1 New York Times bestselling fantasy author Brandon Sanderson (The Way of Kings, Mistborn, The Wheel of Time, Steelheart). Infinity Blade: Redemption publishes worldwide on September 3rd exclusively on iBooks and is now available for pre-order: iTunes.com/InfinityBladeRedemption.
Infinity Blade: Redemption delves deeper into the fantastical world of Infinity Blade, a world of mystery and intrigue where magic and technology are indistinguishable and even life and death are not as they seem. The secrets unraveled will dig backward in time toward the origins of the Deathless and the true nature of the world itself.
“As an avid gamer for most of my life, I’ve been thrilled at the chance to be involved in the Infinity Blade project,” said author Brandon Sanderson. “It gives me a chance to geek out in a new way, and it allows me to explore storytelling in this new world where different types of media can merge, get shaken up, and enhance one another.”
Infinity Blade: Redemption will be available where other digital books are sold beginning September 9th. Pre-order the book and read a preview chapter now exclusively on iBooks: iTunes.com/InfinityBladeRedemption.
Learn more about Infinity Blade: Redemption and other Infinity Blade products on the official site at: http://infinitybladegame.com. Follow @InfinityBlade on Twitter and ‘Like’ “Infinity Blade” on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/InfinityBladeGame
ABOUT INFINITY BLADE:
In 2010, Epic Games’ award-winning studio ChAIR Entertainment forever changed the landscape of mobile gaming with the introduction of Infinity Blade for the App Store. Powered by Unreal Engine 3, Infinity Blade and its acclaimed 2011 sequel Infinity Blade II, brought handheld gaming to new heights with gorgeous visuals, adrenaline-fueled battles and advanced character progression in a fully 3D world. With more that 40 million players worldwide, the Infinity Blade games are among the most popular ever launched on the App Store, receiving a combined 50+ Editor’s Choice and Game of the Year accolades, as well as the International Mobile Game Awards “Excellence in Design” Award and the prestigious 2011 Apple Design Award.
Further expanding the game’s lore, ChAIR introduced a series of bestselling digital novellas written by acclaimed fantasy author Brandon Sanderson. Fans can dive more deeply into the fantastical world of Infinity Blade with Infinity Blade: Awakening and its 2013 sequel, Infinity Blade: Redemption, available on all popular digital bookstore platforms.
Founded in 2005, Salt Lake City-based ChAIR Entertainment is a subsidiary of Epic Games, Inc. In December 2011, ChAIR introduced the award-winning sword-fighting adventure Infinity Blade II for the App Store. Following in the footsteps of the original iOS blockbuster Infinity Blade, introduced in 2010, the critically-acclaimed sequel won more than 25 Game of the Year and Editor’s Choice accolades and remains one of the most popular games released on the App Store. In 2009, ChAIR released the modern and masterful side-scrolling shooter Shadow Complex, published by Microsoft Game Studios exclusively for Xbox LIVE Arcade. The critically-acclaimed Shadow Complex received numerous E3 and Editor’s Choice Awards and was named Game of the Year by more than 40 media outlets. Prior to that, ChAIR debuted the award-winning underwater action-shooter, Undertow for Xbox LIVE Arcade. Follow @ChAIRGAMES on Twitter and Instagram and ‘Like’ on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/ChAIRGAMES.
ABOUT EPIC GAMES
Established in 1991, Epic Games, Inc. develops cutting-edge games and cross-platform game engine technology. The company is responsible for the bestselling “Unreal” series of games, the blockbuster Gears of War franchise and the groundbreaking Infinity Blade line of mobile games. Epic’s award-winning Unreal Engine technology has won dozens of awards and is available for licensing. Epic is continually recruiting top talent for its studios located in North Carolina, Washington, Utah, Poland, Korea and Japan. For more information, visit http://www.epicgames.com and follow @EpicGames.
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