Tuesday, September 8, 2009

ButtonMashers - Darkest of Days Now Live!

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ButtonMashers Season 2 - Episode 6
ButtonMashers has leveled up to a whole new season! In Episode 6, get ready to sit back and enjoy the badass vibrations of Video Game Music. Sam takes a shot at Broadway, while Jessica rages on mini musical geniuses in this week's DiCK Move. In other news, GameZombie is proud to announce the release of the highly anticipated, 1st person shooter, Darkest of Days, AVAILABLE NOW on Xbox 360 and PC!!

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Darkest of Days, Available Now!! http://www.darkestofdaystv.com


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GameZombie - Video Selections
• ButtonMashers Season 2 - Episode 1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x5hjHclytLk
• GameZombie’s 2009 Webby Award reel:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lAyWGadTHyg
* Gaming Luminaries - Personalities
http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=F3889730A47D089C
* Game Developers - Interviews
http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=139E4E7151C9B990

About Darkest of Days
GameZombie celebrates the Sept 8th release--today!!--of 8monkey Labs and Phantom EFX’s newest First Person Shooter, the unprecedented-in-scope “Darkest of Days.” DoD delivers the ultimate experience in anachronistic mayhem as you travel through history to save kings, generals, and warlords from being plucked from time. From AK 47s slicing through Civil War cavalry to laser guns testing a Spartan’s resolve, “Darkest of Days” delivers a unique action experience in a story as harrowing as “Memento” with all the fun of “Back to the Future.”

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Tuesday, August 25, 2009

ButtonMashers Season 2 - Episode 4 Now Airing!

GameZombie
ButtonMashers Season 2 - Episode 4!
 Sara Cadwell, PR Manager
 Kaleb Havens, Writer

 Ashley Endemann, Graphic Design
 
contact@gamezombie.tv

ButtonMashers Season 2

Our next episode of ButtonMashers Season 2 is out! Check out the sensitive topic of controversy in episode 4, and see Keetin visit the Mushroom Kingdom Mafia!
Starring: Sam Sher, Keetin Marchi, Chelsey Matrix, and Dave Klein, guest starring Alex Chod!


About GameZombie TV

In less than two years time, GZ has produced 250 original game videos for global webcast, garnering over 100 front page editor’s picks on major video sharing sites, front page articles in 10 online newspapers, and competitive visibility on the world’s top search engines. Official YouTube Partner status, various distribution contracts, and a rapidly expanding fan base have pushed GameZombie’s global view count over 7,000,000. After winning a 2008 Webby Honoree Award for Online Video, GZ is one of the few companies to repeat the feat in 2009. GZ's world exclusive video interview series--more than 100 to date--features some of the biggest names in the business, including Peter Molyneux of Fable 2, Ed Boon of MK vs DC, Todd Howard of Fallout 3, Ben Mattes of Prince of Persia, Eric Holmes of Prototype, and Cliff Bleszinski of Gears of War 2. And in the fall of 2008, GameZombie launched ButtonMashers, an original gaming news show shot in a $2.5 million HDTV studio—the first season garnered view counts in the millions. The highly anticipated second season, eight months in the making, drops August 4th, 2009.


GameZombie - Video Selections

• ButtonMashers Season 2 - Episode 1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x5hjHclytLk
• Cliff Bleszinski – Gears of War 2 World Exclusive:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c81U7DO5zqk (top video on the web for one of the industry’s brightest stars)
• GameZombie’s 2009 Webby Award reel:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lAyWGadTHyg
* Game Developer's Choice Awards - 2009 Playlist
http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=907531268AFD7787
* Gaming Luminaries - Personalities
http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=F3889730A47D089C
* Game Developers - Interviews
http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=139E4E7151C9B990

About Darkest of Days
GameZombie anxiously anticipates the upcoming Sept 8th release of 8monkey Labs and Phantom EFX’s newest First Person Shooter, the unprecedented-in-scope “Darkest of Days.” DoD delivers the ultimate experience in anachronistic mayhem as you travel through history to save kings, generals, and warlords from being plucked from time. From AK 47s slicing through Civil War cavalry to laser guns testing a Spartan’s resolve, “Darkest of Days” delivers a unique action experience in a story as harrowing as “Memento” with all the fun of “Back to the Future.”
GameZombie strives to keep our fans and friends up-to-date on our company's latest, breaking news.

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Tuesday, August 18, 2009

ButtonMashers Season 2 - Episode 3 Now Airing!

GameZombie
ButtonMashers Season 2 - Episode 3!
 Sara Cadwell, PR Manager
 Kaleb Havens, Writer

 Ashley Endemann, Graphic Design
 
contact@gamezombie.tv

ButtonMashers Season 2

Our next episode of ButtonMashers Season 2 is out! Check out the legendary console wars in episode 3, and see why aim bots are a DiCK Move!
Starring: Sam Sher, Keetin Marchi, Chelsey Matrix, and Dave Klein


About GameZombie TV

In less than two years time, GZ has produced 250 original game videos for global webcast, garnering over 100 front page editor’s picks on major video sharing sites, front page articles in 10 online newspapers, and competitive visibility on the world’s top search engines. Official YouTube Partner status, various distribution contracts, and a rapidly expanding fan base have pushed GameZombie’s global view count over 7,000,000. After winning a 2008 Webby Honoree Award for Online Video, GZ is one of the few companies to repeat the feat in 2009. GZ's world exclusive video interview series--more than 100 to date--features some of the biggest names in the business, including Peter Molyneux of Fable 2, Ed Boon of MK vs DC, Todd Howard of Fallout 3, Ben Mattes of Prince of Persia, Eric Holmes of Prototype, and Cliff Bleszinski of Gears of War 2. And in the fall of 2008, GameZombie launched ButtonMashers, an original gaming news show shot in a $2.5 million HDTV studio—the first season garnered view counts in the millions. The highly anticipated second season, eight months in the making, drops August 4th, 2009.


GameZombie - Video Selections

• ButtonMashers Season 2 - Episode 1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x5hjHclytLk
• Cliff Bleszinski – Gears of War 2 World Exclusive:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c81U7DO5zqk (top video on the web for one of the industry’s brightest stars)
• GameZombie’s 2009 Webby Award reel:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lAyWGadTHyg
* Game Developer's Choice Awards - 2009 Playlist
http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=907531268AFD7787
* Gaming Luminaries - Personalities
http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=F3889730A47D089C
* Game Developers - Interviews
http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=139E4E7151C9B990

About Darkest of Days
GameZombie anxiously anticipates the upcoming Sept 8th release of 8monkey Labs and Phantom EFX’s newest First Person Shooter, the unprecedented-in-scope “Darkest of Days.” DoD delivers the ultimate experience in anachronistic mayhem as you travel through history to save kings, generals, and warlords from being plucked from time. From AK 47s slicing through Civil War cavalry to laser guns testing a Spartan’s resolve, “Darkest of Days” delivers a unique action experience in a story as harrowing as “Memento” with all the fun of “Back to the Future.”
GameZombie strives to keep our fans and friends up-to-date on our company's latest, breaking news.

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Tuesday, August 11, 2009

ButtonMashers Season 2 - Episode 2 Now Airing!

GameZombie
ButtonMashers Season 2 - Episode 2!
 Sara Cadwell, PR Manager
 Kaleb Havens, Writer

 Ashley Endemann, Graphic Design
 
contact@gamezombie.tv

About GameZombie TV
In less than two years time, GZ has produced 250 original game videos for global webcast, garnering over 100 front page editor’s picks on major video sharing sites, front page articles in 10 online newspapers, and competitive visibility on the world’s top search engines. Official YouTube Partner status, various distribution contracts, and a rapidly expanding fan base have pushed GameZombie’s global view count over 7,000,000. After winning a 2008 Webby Honoree Award for Online Video, GZ is one of the few companies to repeat the feat in 2009. GZ's world exclusive video interview series--more than 100 to date--features some of the biggest names in the business, including Peter Molyneux of Fable 2, Ed Boon of MK vs DC, Todd Howard of Fallout 3, Ben Mattes of Prince of Persia, Eric Holmes of Prototype, and Cliff Bleszinski of Gears of War 2. And in the fall of 2008, GameZombie launched ButtonMashers, an original gaming news show shot in a $2.5 million HDTV studio—the first season garnered view counts in the millions. The highly anticipated second season, eight months in the making, drops August 4th, 2009.


GameZombie - Video Selections

• ButtonMashers Season 2 - Episode 1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x5hjHclytLk
• Cliff Bleszinski – Gears of War 2 World Exclusive:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c81U7DO5zqk (top video on the web for one of the industry’s brightest stars)
• GameZombie’s 2009 Webby Award reel:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lAyWGadTHyg
* Game Developer's Choice Awards - 2009 Playlist
http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=907531268AFD7787
* Gaming Luminaries - Personalities
http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=F3889730A47D089C
* Game Developers - Interviews
http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=139E4E7151C9B990

About Darkest of Days
GameZombie anxiously anticipates the upcoming Sept 8th release of 8monkey Labs and Phantom EFX’s newest First Person Shooter, the unprecedented-in-scope “Darkest of Days.” DoD delivers the ultimate experience in anachronistic mayhem as you travel through history to save kings, generals, and warlords from being plucked from time. From AK 47s slicing through Civil War cavalry to laser guns testing a Spartan’s resolve, “Darkest of Days” delivers a unique action experience in a story as harrowing as “Memento” with all the fun of “Back to the Future.”
GameZombie strives to keep our fans and friends up-to-date on our company's latest, breaking news.

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Tuesday, August 4, 2009

ButtonMashers Season 2 Premieres Today!!

GameZombie
ButtonMashers Season 2 Premiere!
 Sara Cadwell, PR Manager
 Kaleb Havens, Writer

 Ashley Endemann, Graphic Design
 
contact@gamezombie.tv

About GameZombie TV
In less than two years time, GZ has produced 250 original game videos for global webcast, garnering over 100 front page editor’s picks on major video sharing sites, front page articles in 10 online newspapers, and competitive visibility on the world’s top search engines. Official YouTube Partner status, various distribution contracts, and a rapidly expanding fan base have pushed GameZombie’s global view count over 7,000,000. After winning a 2008 Webby Honoree Award for Online Video, GZ is one of the few companies to repeat the feat in 2009. GZ's world exclusive video interview series--more than 100 to date--features some of the biggest names in the business, including Peter Molyneux of Fable 2, Ed Boon of MK vs DC, Todd Howard of Fallout 3, Ben Mattes of Prince of Persia, Eric Holmes of Prototype, and Cliff Bleszinski of Gears of War 2. And in the fall of 2008, GameZombie launched ButtonMashers, an original gaming news show shot in a $2.5 million HDTV studio—the first season garnered view counts in the millions. The highly anticipated second season, eight months in the making, drops August 4th, 2009.


GameZombie - Video Selections

• ButtonMashers Season 2 - Episode 1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x5hjHclytLk
• Cliff Bleszinski – Gears of War 2 World Exclusive:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c81U7DO5zqk (top video on the web for one of the industry’s brightest stars)
• GameZombie’s 2009 Webby Award reel:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lAyWGadTHyg
* Game Developer's Choice Awards - 2009 Playlist
http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=907531268AFD7787
* Gaming Luminaries - Personalities
http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=F3889730A47D089C
* Game Developers - Interviews
http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=139E4E7151C9B990

About Darkest of Days
GameZombie anxiously anticipates the upcoming Sept 8th release of 8monkey Labs and Phantom EFX’s newest First Person Shooter, the unprecedented-in-scope “Darkest of Days.” DoD delivers the ultimate experience in anachronistic mayhem as you travel through history to save kings, generals, and warlords from being plucked from time. From AK 47s slicing through Civil War cavalry to laser guns testing a Spartan’s resolve, “Darkest of Days” delivers a unique action experience in a story as harrowing as “Memento” with all the fun of “Back to the Future.”
GameZombie strives to keep our fans and friends up-to-date on our company's latest, breaking news.

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Sunday, July 26, 2009

ButtonMashers Season 2 - Launches August 3rd!!



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In less than two years time, GZ has produced 250 original game videos for global webcast, garnering over 100 front page editor's picks on major video sharing sites, front page articles in 10 online newspapers, and competitive visibility on the world's top search engines. Official YouTube Partner status, various distribution contracts, and a rapidly expanding fan base have pushed GameZombie's global view count over 7,000,000. After winning a 2008 Webby Honoree Award for Online Video, GZ is one of the few companies to repeat the feat in 2009. GZ's world exclusive video interview series--more than 100 to date--features some of the biggest names in the business, including Peter Molyneux of Fable 2, Ed Boon of MK vs DC, Todd Howard of Fallout 3, Ben Mattes of Prince of Persia, Eric Holmes of Prototype, and Cliff Bleszinski of Gears of War 2. And in the fall of 2008, GameZombie launched ButtonMashers, an original gaming news show shot in a $2.5 million HDTV studio—the first season garnered view counts in the millions. The highly anticipated second season, eight months in the making, drops August 3rd, 2009.

GameZombie - Video Selections:
• ButtonMashers Ep 4 on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rWwsjN9lnjo (82k views)
• Cliff Bleszinski – Gears of War 2 World Exclusive: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c81U7DO5zqk (the top video on the web for one of the industry's brightest stars)
• GameZombie's 2009 Webby Award reel: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lAyWGadTHyg
* Game Developer's Choice Awards - 2009 Playlist http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=907531268AFD7787
* Gaming Luminaries - Personalities http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=F3889730A47D089C
* Game Developers - Interviews http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=139E4E7151C9B990

Thursday, May 14, 2009

Student-produced GameZombie.tv is a Webby Honoree for second straight year


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Last modified: Thursday, May 14, 2009

Student-produced GameZombie.tv is a Webby Honoree for second straight year

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 14, 2009

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- GameZombie.tv, a popular Indiana University student-run, original game video series that distributes its offerings online through its Web site and other popular sites, has been selected as a Webby Awards Honoree for the second straight year.

Webby Awards

Hailed as the "Oscars of the Internet" by the New York Times, the Webby Awards honor excellence on the Internet, including Web sites, interactive advertising, online film and video and mobile Web sites. The awards are judged by the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences.

Fewer than 15 percent received this honor and were deemed Official Honorees. Some of the students have been invited to attend the 13th annual Webby Awards Gala in New York on June 8.

IU graduate student Spencer Stuart -- known as Spencer Striker to many visitors to GameZombie.tv and elsewhere online -- created the student-run multimedia project less than three years ago. It has provided hands-on experience in production and Web development to more than 125 other IU students.

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While most students are in IU's Department of Telecommunications, the Web 2.0 project also involves others from the Kelley School of Business and the IU schools of Fine Arts and Informatics. Production facilities are located within the Telecommunications Department, which is part of IU's College of Arts and Sciences.

"What's very exciting is that in the business of Web video, we're extremely competitive," said Striker, who previously is from Austin, Texas. "We're seeing professional organizations that obviously have no affiliation with the university and they're going out of business. Meanwhile, we just keep getting stronger."

"The department is delighted with the continued national recognition GameZombie has earned," added Walter Gantz, chair of the IU Department of Telecommunications. "But, beyond that, we've been really pleased with the instructional activity associated with GameZombie. Students from across the campus have had an opportunity to develop and refine very valuable production and marketing skills that should serve them well as they enter the job market."

GameZombie has produced 240 original videos for global webcast and garnered more than 100 front page editor's picks on major videosharing sites, front page articles in 10 online news outlets and competitive visibility on the world's top search engines.

The students also produce a cable access program that is presented throughout central Indiana and an IU Student Television show. Their promotion and distribution agreements with various web sites, including Dailymotion, GameTrailers, National Lampoon, Kewego, Joost, Buzzwire, and Bebo -- as well as official YouTube Partner status -- have pushed GameZombie's global view count to more than 6 million. The students also regularly produce a podcast that is available through iTunes.

"I had the pleasure of meeting Spencer and the team at GameZombie.tv early on and can honestly say that they are one of the most motivated content creators I work with at GameTrailers.com," said Barndi Kim, manager, brand and partner marketing at MTV subsidiary GameTrailers.com. "Their breadth of videos, their dedication to event-coverage and their creativity surpasses most others, including groups who have been doing this work for much longer."

GameZombie has covered events such as the Game Developer's Conferences in San Francisco and Austin, E3 in Los Angeles, the World Series of Video Games in Louisville, Ky., and GenCon in Indianapolis. It has produced more than 125 interviews with some of the biggest names in the video game industry, including Peter Molyneux of Fable 2, Todd Howard of Fallout 3, Ben Mattes of Prince of Persia and Cliff Bleszinski of Gears of War 2.

"We've moved into the elite of game media," Striker said. "At GDC09, we were invited by the head of the game media press corps to go backstage for the Game Developers Choice Award. It was extremely flattering. After these star game developers won the biggest award of their life, they go into the green room and that's where we were, asking them questions.

"That was an indication that we've been getting a lot of respect," he added.

Some students working on the project have been able to get internship credit. Other students participated through an advanced production workshop centered around the original Web series.

The project has given students valuable experience. One student landed an internship with Cartoon Network's Adult Swim division and will test games that are part of its Web site. Another student now is working for Major League Soccer and another is a lead multiplayer designer at High Voltage. Several students have found internships and employment at video production companies around the country.

"A lot of our editors have been getting editing jobs in cities such as Chicago and Los Angeles," said Andrew Benninghoff, a senior from Ft. Wayne, Ind., who will enter IU's master's program in telecommunications this fall. "Not everyone with GameZombie is interested in video games; they're interested in design and production."

Striker, who holds two undergraduate degrees from the University of Texas, in additon to his Master of Science degree from IU, also is moving on, to a teaching position at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. But he will remain involved with GameZombie by developing and expanding a game media program there, similar to the one he established at IU.

Benninghoff will take over as IU's lead on the project. The project also has welcomed student interns from the University of Southern California's Department of Interactive Media.

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In less than two years time, GZ has produced 230 original game videos for global webcast, garnering over 100 front page editor's picks on major video sharing sites, front page articles in 10 online newspapers, and competitive visibility on the world's top search engines. Official YouTube Partner status, various distribution contracts, and a rapidly expanding fan base have pushed GameZombie's global view count over 6,000,000. After winning a 2008 Webby Honoree Award for Online Video, GZ is one of the few companies to repeat the feat in 2009. GZ's world exclusive video interview series--more than 100 to date--features some of the biggest names in the business, including Peter Molyneux of Fable 2, Ed Boon of MK vs DC, Todd Howard of Fallout 3, Ben Mattes of Prince of Persia, and Cliff Bleszinski of Gears of War 2. And in the fall of 2008, GameZombie launched ButtonMashers, an original gaming news show shot in a $1 million HDTV studio—the first season garnered view counts in the millions.