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February 04, 2010

“Dungeon Defense” Available Now as Free Download

Demo for the latest Unreal Development Kit-powered game released today; more details to follow in today’s 1UP Oddcast

GAINESVILLE, FL, February 04, 2010 — Trendy Entertainment announce the demo release of “Dungeon Defense,” its new project developed with the Unreal Development Kit (UDK), the free edition of Epic Games’ award-winning Unreal Engine 3 available at http://www.udk.com.

“Dungeon Defense” is a tower defense and action role-playing game (RPG) hybrid created entirely with UDK in just four weeks. Supporting up to four contenders, “Dungeon Defense” challenges players to fend off hundreds of invading enemies by summoning magical defenses. The goal is to team up and fight with the help of three friends, beat the developers’ high scores and reach the coveted tenth wave of opponents.

“Dungeon Defense” demonstrates the ability to rapidly design full-featured content with the suite of UDK tools. The game’s development process has been detailed step-by-step in a series of developer blogs, and the full source code is available for anyone to use for UDK projects. “Dungeon Defense” is available for download at http://www.udk.com/showcase-dungeon-defense.html The g.ame’s source code, a gameplay trailer and developer blogs explaining the UDK development process can be obtained at http://forums.epicgames.com/announcement.php?a=13.

An interview with “Dungeon Defense” creator Jeremy Stieglitz and Epic Games Lead Programmer Steve Polge will air on today’s 1UP Oddcast at approximately 2:00 p.m. PST. Tune in at http://www.1up.com/do/minisite?cId=3172958.

About Trendy Entertainment

Trendy Entertainment is composed of designer and programmer Jeremy Stieglitz, environment artist Morgan Roberts, character artist Brook Buckelew, audio designer Afshin Toufighian, visual effects artist Josh Javaheri and animator Jason Hillhouse. As experienced game developers, for the Trendy team creating games is a passionate process of finding the fun, which is made all the more enjoyable when driven by Unreal Technology. In the weeks ahead, they’re looking forward to building on the “Dungeon Defense” foundation to create the ultimate tower defense action RPG. For more information, visit http://www.trendyent.com.

Unreal, Unreal Development Kit and the Unreal Engine are trademarks or registered trademarks of Epic Games, Inc. in the United States of America and elsewhere. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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