Archive for September, 2008
Santa Clara, Calif. (Sept. 23, 2008) – North American game publisher Aeria Games has announced the open beta release for the Massively Multiplayer Online Game (MMORPG), Cronous.
Cronous is a Free-to-Play action MMORPG with game play that resembles the feel of Diablo. Players can choose from a variety of classes including Fighters, Valkyries, Magicians and Savages. Characters gain special attacks and magic spells specific to their classes through leveling.
Players will embark on a large array of quests and explore over 100 different maps and dungeons. More information about Cronous can be found through the Aeria Games website at http://cronous.aeriagames.com
Special Open Beta Promotion:
To celebrate the launch of open beta, Aeria Games announced they will award a Nintendo DS Lite to one lucky player of Cronous. To participate, players are required to log into Cronous during the open beta period. Full details and official rules can be found on the Cronous website.
About Aeria Games:
Aeria Games is the dynamic gaming community where players of all backgrounds and interests can connect, share, and enjoy an unparalleled variety of Massive Multiplayer Online (MMO) games from all over the world.
Our vision is to provide the best Community Gaming Experience and Service to each and every one of our players and best of all, every game is FREE to Play! Start playing our games today by registering for your Aeria Games accoun t at http://cronous.aeriagames.com.
Founded in 2006, Aeria Games & Entertainment, Inc. is based in Silicon Valley, California.
LOCK AND LOAD! – G4BOX INC. RELEASES NEW TRAILER FOR ITS UPCOMING MILITARY FPS CROSS FIRE
Trailer gives gamers a glimpse of new free-to-play online action game that will hit Western markets this fall
Toronto, CANADA-September XX, 2008- G4BOX Inc, a North American publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment media, today released a new gameplay trailer for its upcoming free-to-play, military-themed, multiplayer first-person shooter, Cross Fire, which is set for release in the United Kingdom and North America this fall. More information on the game will be released leading up to its release at: http://cf.g4box.com
In Cross Fire, two international mercenary forces corporations are at war. Players assume the role of either a Black List mercenary or a Global Risk terrorist, and join an online team that must work together to succeed in completing objective-based scenarios.
The new trailer shows off the high-quality visuals, gritty combat, and fast-paced action in the game. Cross Fire will feature a slew of features upon its release, including:
- Free to download and free to play
- Four gameplay modes: Team Match, Team Death Match, Annihilation Match, and the all-new Ghost Match
- Support for 16-player online multiplayer across 15+ maps
- Military-ranking system: players earn experience points and achievements which allow them to level-up through different military ranks and unlock exclusive items and equipment
- Robust player customization: personalize your in-game character with numerous items, weapons, and equipment
- Integrated friends lists and clan formation
Cross Fire is being developed by Smilegate for the PC platform. The game boasts fast and stable graphics and multiplayer action thanks to a sophisticated game engine that runs on low-end PCs.
For more information about Cross Fire, G4BOX and its current product offerings please visit www.G4BOX.com.
About G4BOX Inc.
G4BOX INC. is a digital media provider, specializing in the publishing and distribution of online video games. The company was founded in 2006 on the principle that online, community-based video games offer unique and compelling gaming experiences with untapped mass market potential and wide social appeal. They currently offer a growing portfolio of successful, massively multiplayer online game properties.
G4BOX is based in Toronto, Canada, where it employs a staff of widely-talented and culturally diverse employees – headed by an experienced and imaginative management team. Their mission is to become a premier content provider in the online gaming market.
Gala-Net Inc. to Release Epic V, Part II to its Fantasy MMORPG Rappelz
Sunnyvale, California – September 12, 2008 - Gala-Net Inc. announced today that it will release “Rappelz Epic V: The Dragonic Age, Part II” later this fall to its free-to-play game portal, gPotato.com in the North American market.
“Rappelz Epic V: The Dragonic Age, Part II” will feature a variety of new updates to the second chapter of this prominent saga. Part II will deliver two new dungeons and a theme dungeon for players to explore. The theme dungeon offers players a chance to team up with other daredevils for a chance to defeat bears and the new boss. Not only can players team up to fight atrocious bears and new monsters, Part II will also include Character Skill Renewal. In this new system, character skills will be strengthened for each character’s job and players will notice an increased effect at every skill level. In addition, Part II will also introduce two new decorative pets, weapons, new Rank VI armors and weapons, and an array of new Rank V and Rank VI accessories that will help players with the challenges that Part II will offer.
“We have an amazing community of dedicated players, and Part II is sure to bring players from all over the world together,” said Senior Producer Michael Powers. “The epic continues with Part II and we hope to see you there when it launches.”
For additional information regarding Rappelz Epic V, Part II, please visit us at rappelz.gpotato.com.
Founded in 2004, Gala-Net, Inc. is a subsidiary of the global online community company Gala, Inc. Together with its European subsidiary, Gala Networks Europe, Gala-Net is a leader in the burgeoning free-to-play online games market. Headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif., Gala-Net’s diverse service portfolio includes Flyff, Rappelz, Corum Online, Shot Online, Upshift StrikeRacer, and Tales Runner, whose services will be commercialized in November. Through the games portal gPotato (http://www.gpotato.com), gamers can play any of Gala-Net’s games for free, as well as buy in-game currency and virtual items for any of its games.
EA is giving away the original full version of Command and Conquer for free!! Check out the test from the site:
Today, August 31st, 2008 marks the 13th anniversary of the storied Command & Conquer franchise, which has sold over 25 million copies to date. And to celebrate this milestone and this October’s highly anticipated return to the world of Red Alert with Red Alert 3, we are giving away one of the original games that started it all, Command & Conquer Red Alert, for FREE.
And because we are also offering Red Alert 2 for free for those who pre-order Red Alert 3 before October 27th, C&C fans…YOU can walk away with Red Alert, Red Alert 2 and Red Alert 3 - all for the price of Red Alert 3 ($49.99 standard edition, $64.99 Premier Edition).