ComiXology Offers 2000 Free Credits In HAWKEN

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Coinciding with the 12.12.12 (Dec. 12, 2012) start of the highly anticipated Open Beta Event for the online video game HAWKEN, award-winning graphic novel publisher Archaia Entertainment and free-to-play video game publisher Meteor Entertainment have teamed up with comiXology – the revolutionary digital comics platform – to digitally debut the second of four, free exclusive digital preview issues of HAWKEN: GENESIS, a forthcoming hardcover graphic novel based on the game.

This exclusive preview is available across comiXology’s entire digital comics platform including the iPhoneiPadAndroidKindle Fire, and the Web. Any time someone downloads the free HAWKEN: GENESIS second preview on comiXology starting 12.12.12 and until 12 a.m. PT on Jan. 1, 2013, they will receive 2,000 in-game Credits that they can use to buy fun items, such as upgrades and accessories in HAWKEN. Fans who downloaded the first installment last month received guaranteed access to the game’s third closed beta event. (Please note only those who download the second preview are eligible to receive the Credits.)

“Cat and Mouse,” the second exclusive comiXology digital preview, is written by Jeremy Barlow (Mass Effect, Star Wars) with concept by Khang Le and story by Dan Jevons. It is illustrated by Bagus Hutomo (Shrapnel, Heavy Metal), and can be accessed through comiXology via this link: http://cmxl.gy/UxXcDL.

HAWKEN is the award-winning, multiplayer, first-person shooter (FPS) game for PC published by Meteor Entertainment. HAWKEN puts players in the pilot seat of a futuristic war machine. Debuting in open beta 12.12.12 (December 12th), players can customize and upgrade their mechs from a wealth of accessories and styles. Players can then join on the battlefield to rain destruction across HAWKEN’s beautiful and immersive landscapes. And most exciting of all, HAWKEN is free-to-play. Players can visit www.PlayHawken.com to register. A trailer for the open beta launch can be accessed here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dOU4HBJaZ-o.

This is the second of four exclusive digital previews premiering only through comiXology, and ultimately leading to the hardcover’s release this March.

HAWKEN: GENESIS is written by Jeremy Barlow from with concept by Khang Le, story by Dan Jevons and illustrated by Kody Chamberlain, Federico Dallocchio, Nathan Fox, Michael Gaydos, Bagus Hutomo, Sid Kotian, Khang Le, Christopher Moeller, Alex Sanchez, Bill Sienkiewicz, and Francisco Ruiz Velasco. It will debut March 2013.

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