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Saving the environment while gaming: No longer just a pipe dream. Last chance for Ecotopia closed-beta sign ups.

Posted by: Nathaniel at 3/31/2011 6:50 PM
Are you looking for a way to go green while you game, but just can't get your Cheeto's-dust powered zero-point-energy device to stop vaporizing the neighbors' cat?

If you said yes, then get yourself over to Facebook and sign up for the eco-friendly game Ecotopia by new independent game studio Talkie

Ecotopia is a Facebook adventure that promotes environmental activism and sets players on transforming an unsustainable city into a digital paradise in eco-themed hero v. villain challenges.  If this interests you, you can sign up for beta-testing at the official Talkie website

The closed-beta will feature in-game quests, interactive activism, and Ecotopia TV where players can view clips from Conservation International.


Calling All Gamers; Last Chance for Ecotopia
Closed-Beta Sign Ups

Independent Studio Talkie Invites Players to Experience a New Way to Save the Environment

What’s the newest way to go green? Play Ecotopia. For a limited time only, select Facebook gamers can sign up to play the upcoming eco-friendly Facebook game during beta testing before its official launch. Developed by new independent game studio, Talkie (http://talkie.tv), in association with Conservation International (CI), Ecotopia is a Facebook gaming adventure advocating environmental activism through engaging storylines and dynamic gameplay. Players interested in beta-testing the game can visit the official Talkie website for a chance to participate before the trial ends.

In Ecotopia players are tasked with transforming an unsustainable city into a digital paradise, in an eco-themed, hero versus villains challenge. Players participating in the closed-beta trial will encounter the following features:

· In-game quests – By carrying out in-game quests to generate resources and utilizing what they collect, players can develop their own environmentally friendly areas.
· Interactive activism – To add to the game’s philanthropic message, gamers who perform real-world acts of sustainability and upload photos and video will be rewarded with in-game points.
· Ecotopia TV – Players can view video clips from Conservation International and participate in green contests, either by voting on videos from other players or uploading their own.

For more information on the free-to-play Ecotopia, please become a fan of the game’s official Facebook page, or visit Talkie’s official website.