Otakon In Conjunction with Studio Nasu to Produce First Ever Convention Video Game

Baltimore, MD (August 24, 2012) – Otakorp, in conjunction with Studio Nasu, announced at Otakon 2012 the production of video game Crisis Heart Brawler's, Clash at Otakon! To commemorate the 20 th year of Otakon coming up, Otakorp has joined up with Studio Nasu to produce Crisis Heart Brawler's, Clash at Otakon! This is an exciting and fast paced beat 'em up game in the same vein as Final Fight or River City Ransom.

Highlights of the game include:
● 1-4 players.
● PC and Mac with future plans for console and mobile releases.
● Features voices of famous Voice Actors including Johnny Yong Bosch, Cristina Vee, Kyle Hebert, and Todd Haberkorn.
● Music by Eyeshine.
● Three playable characters have been revealed so far: Hiroko, Hiroshi, and Ping from Megatokyo

Kickstarter Link: www.kickstarter.com/projects/2080650728/the-official-otakon-super-beatem-up-video-game

And as we are by fans, for fans, we are funding this via Kickstarter so the fans can help out and contribute. Backers will have access to the early release of the game and beta testing as well as other great rewards for various levels of support. They will also have the opportunity to contribute ideas to the game during it's development.

For more information, please visit www.studionasu.com.

Otakon 2013 will be held August 9-11 at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, MD.

ABOUT OTAKON AND OTAKORP, INC.: Now entering its twentieth year, Otakon is an annual celebration of Japanese and East Asian popular culture, and also one of the largest gatherings of fans in the United States. Otakon celebrates popular culture as a gateway to deeper understanding of Asian culture, and has grown along with the enthusiasm for anime, manga, video games, and music from the Far East. Since 1999, Otakon has been held in Baltimore, Maryland; currently, Otakon is one of Baltimore's few large, city-wide events, drawing over 32,000 people for three days each year (for a paid attendance of over 89,000 turnstile attendees). Otakon is a membership based convention sponsored by Otakorp, Inc., a Pennsylvania-based, 501(c)3 educational non-profit whose mission is to promote the appreciation of Asian culture, primarily through its media and entertainment. Otakorp, Inc. is directed by an all-volunteer, unpaid staff – we are run by fans, for fans.

For more information about Otakorp, Inc., see www.otakon.com/otakorp/index.asp For more information and the latest news on Otakon 2013, see www.otakon.com/

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