CARY, N.C.-- September 14, 2006-- iEntertainment Network, (BB:IENT.pk), developer of the award-winning WarBirds TotalSims series, announced that a FREE Demo of their FLYBOYS Squadron Massively Multiplayer Game is now available for FREE download at http://www.FLYBOYSGame.com. The FLYBOYS Squadron single player offline game and MMOG is based on the upcoming MGM release of FLYBOYS, an Electric Entertainment film, to be released nationally in theaters on September 22nd 2006.
IENT will publish a retail game that combines the best of single player gaming with the opportunity to participate in a Massively Multiplayer Online game that puts the player in the pilot seat of many different World War I aircraft and allows the player to participate in exciting World War I era missionâ€“inspired by the FLYBOYS movieâ€”against hundreds of other WWI aviators over the Internet. These missions provide the opportunity to experience the thrill of close-in dogfighting action just like one of Americaâ€™s first fighter pilots as depicted in the movie.
The FLYBOYS Squadron FREE MMOG Demo Download will allow players FREE access to online World War I flying with hundreds of other online game enthusiasts and aviators. When the full FLYBOYS Squadron game is released to retail on September 29th, 2006, Players will find many additional airplanes, terrain, weapons, and other features added to the full MMOG including: Airships, a fleet of Nieuport 17s personalized with the insignias of the individual characters in the movie, and new online missions based upon actual events occurring in the online aerial battles. Retail purchasers of the FLYBOYS Squadron game will also receive One Full Month of FREE Online MMOG flying excitement!
FLYBOYS is directed by Academy Award winner Tony Bill (Producer of The Sting) and produced by Dean Devlin (Independence Day, The Patriot, Stargate) and Marc Frydman (Commander In Chief, The Jacket). James Franco (Spider-Man 1 and 2, Tristan & Isolde, Annapolis) stars with Martin Henderson (The Ring, Torque) and Jean Reno (The Pink Panther, The Da Vinci Code). An MGM release, FLYBOYS will open in the United States and Canada on September 22th, 2006.
About iEntertainment Network
iEntertainment Network, Inc. (BB:IENT:pk) is a leading provider of online entertainment communities and publisher of online and retail games. WarBirds 2006, IENTâ€™s premiere massively multiplayer flight simulation software, which plays on both PCs and MAC computers, has won numerous awards around the world for â€œBest Online Simulation Gameâ€ and attracts players from over 70 countries. A more complete description of WarBirds 2006 and all of the TotalSims games can be found at http://www.totalsims.com.
About Electric Entertainment:
Electric Entertainment is a full service film, television, and new media production company headed by veteran producer Dean Devlin along with partners Kearie Peak, Marc Roskin and Rachel Olschan. For film, Electricâ€™s most recent projects include MGMâ€™s â€œFlyboysâ€ which will be released nationwide on September 22th; "Eight Legged Freaks," released by Warner Bros. and Village Roadshow in July 2002; New Line's Fall 2004 release â€œCellular" starring Kim Basinger; and Sony Picture Classicsâ€™ politically-charged documentary â€œWho Killed the Electric Car?â€; Electricâ€™s television credits include "The Librarian" starring Noah Wyle which aired on TNT network in December 2004 and was the highest rated movie on cable that year and its sequel, â€œThe Librarian: Return to King Solomonâ€™s Mines,â€ which will air this December on TNT; and The Sci Fi Channelâ€™s The Triangle, which won an Emmy for its Visual Effects, and was the highest-rated miniseries on the cable channel since Steven Spielberg Presents TAKEN (2002). Additionally, Electric Entertainment owns and runs the online independent film magazine IF, which reports the entertainment industryâ€™s daily news.