Wednesday, April 16, 2008

"The Princess Bride Game" Theme Remix Contest on Contestants Offered a Chance to Participate in the Video Game Adaptation as Beloved Film Story Bridges to New Medium

Friday, April 11, 2008

MADISON, WI — one of the Internet's premier sites for user-generated music, video content, computer-based recording and remixing tools, today launched a contest to develop a new version of the film's title theme song timed with a new downloadable video game based on the classic 1987 film, The Princess Bride. Contestants can download the components from the Sony Creative Software website and remix their own title track from The Princess Bride Game created by Worldwide Biggies and debuting in June 2008.

"The Princess Bride movie has an extensive fan base that's very excited about the new Princess Bride Game based on the classic film," said Albie Hecht, founder and CEO of Worldwide Biggies Inc. "We're pleased to be offering fans a unique way to participate in the creation of the game through the theme contest."

The Princess Bride Game combines the best of movie-quality animation with the best of casual and adventure games — all based on the classic hit movie. The Princess Bride Game allows players to compete for high scores and advance through dozens of levels that are simple to start, addictive to play and challenging to master. In order to live happily ever after, would-be heroes will have to help the Princess and her True Love defeat dastardly villains, survive the Fire Swamp, concoct miracle remedies, and vanquish the evil prince. Along the way, players will take on the roles of and interact with a cast of beloved Princess Bride characters including Buttercup, Westley, Inigo, Fezzik, Vizzini and Miracle Max.

"The community has consistently developed creative and edgy tracks for numerous remix contests, so we're very pleased to be teaming up with Worldwide Biggies to help showcase these talents through a project that will be used in a high-profile real-world application," said Dave Chaimson, vice president of global marketing for Sony Creative Software. "We're looking forward to hearing the themes ACIDplanet contestants develop with the new Princess Bride Game and are sure that the quality of the submissions will make it tough to choose a winner."

Contestants may download the components to The Princess Bride Game theme song starting today and must submit their remix entry by midnight May 22, 2008. ACIDplanet remix contestants may use Sony Creative Software ACID XPress loop-based music production software that users can download for free or they may also use their software of choice.

The winning entry will be selected by the producers of the game and will be featured on as an exclusive world premiere this summer. Other prizes for The Princess Bride Game remix contest include a Debutante Butterfly guitar from Daisy Rock, Sony Creative Software Vegas Pro 8, ACID Pro 6, Cinescore Theme Packs, Sony Creative Software Loop Libraries and a Sony Portable DVD player.

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