Press Release: Free Screening of Videogame Comedy and Costume Contest at The Art Theater
CHAMPAIGN, IL – 04/02/2011 – “Press Start 2 Continue,” the sequel to the critically-acclaimed videogame comedy “Press Start,” will premiere Friday, April 8 at 7:00 pm at The Art Theater. Along with the free screening, which is part of the New Art Film Festival (NAFF), there will be a videogame costume contest open to all attendees.
“Press Start 2 Continue” tells the story of an ultraviolent ninja forced to team up with a bubbly, positive-thinking princess to save his friends – and the world – from a resurrected evil sorcerer.
The film follows in the footsteps of the original, a Champaign-based production which received the following praise:
“The best videogame movie ever made” – Destructiod.com
“A suprisingly well-written parody of videogame conventions”- PC Gamer
“A cult classic in the making”- Kotaku.com
NAFF, presented by The Art Theater and C-U Confidential, is a festival of short and feature-length films created by people in the Midwest region, with a higher concentration of the work made in downstate Illinois. It is produced in conjunction with the ninth annual Boneyard Arts Festival, presented by the 40 North 88 West arts council of Champaign County.
The online press kit for “Press Start 2 Continue” can be found at www.PressStart2.com, including high-res photos and the movie’s trailer.
About Dark Maze Studios
Dark Maze Studios is a Champaign, Illinois-based micro-budget independent studio that strives to produce high-quality entertainment on budgets Hollywood would consider pocket change. Dark Maze has produced a number of successful films since 2002.
Ed Glaser, President