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[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

BERLIN, Germany. – Feb. 5, 2013Aeria Games, a leading global publisher of free-to-play online games, is excited to announce the winners of the AIC ( A.V.A. International Championships) 2013 qualifiers! EU Team CrackHeads came out on top after two tournaments held over two weekends in early January.

The CrackHeads beat US-based team blasT and EU-based team Caprice in a series of action-packed battles, which of course were all filmed for those who missed the action! The five team members, Kimpah, MrGold, kwelie, CypheZ and xSlice hail from Sweden, Norway and Belgium.

The finals will take place in Tokyo, Japan from the 22 nd to the 24 th of February 2013, and the EU winners will be battling it out against two Japanese teams and one team each from South Korea, China and Taiwan. The whole team is very excited, as they made clear in an interview with two members of the team, Kimpah of Sweden and MrGold of Belgium, on the Aeria Games Forums.

Keep an eye out in the news and on the forums for further coverage about the finals in Tokyo, including interviews with the players on site and live video streaming of all the jaw-dropping action. In the meantime, players can enjoy the new A.V.A. 2013 trailer on YouTube.  

A.V.A. is free to download, and like all Aeria Games titles, is free-to-play. Players can download and play now at and keep up with the news at

About Aeria Games & Entertainment, Inc.

With a rapidly growing community of over 40 million core players and a deep portfolio of development partners, Aeria Games is a leading destination for free-to-play online multiplayer games. Founded in 2006 and with offices in the US, Germany, and Brazil, Aeria Games publishes and develops high quality online games in nine languages - English, German, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Polish, Italian, Turkish and Russian - covering more than 30 countries. The company’s proprietary technology offers strong benefits to both players and developers. Players gain access to a universal gaming destination providing deep, immersive online games accessible from browser, PC, tablet, and smart phones. Developers get a blazingly fast point of entry to the global gaming market via Aeria Games’ specialized platform that enables quick and easy game integration. The company’s diverse portfolio includes highly engaging fantasy MMORPGs, action shooters, anime-style social games, and multiplayer mobile game titles. For more information, visit