Wednesday, September 19, 2007
Tuesday, September 18, 2007
Published: September 9, 2007
But fear not. Even if your next virtual urban crime spree has to wait until 2008, there appears to be no dearth of excellent games that are not named Halo 3 headed to screens this fall. Here are some of them:
Monday, September 17, 2007
Invites Japanese Gamers to First Closed Beta Test
TakeDown Starts CBT in Japan from October 2nd
Seoul, Korea – September 18, 2007 – HanbitSoft announced that TakeDown: The First Mission(hereandafter TakeDown), the company’s new hit title, is having a opening ceremony today in Shibuya, Tokyo organized by Hanbit Ubiquitous Entertainment Inc. (hereandafter HUE).
Introduced at the opening ceremony, TakeDown will be inviting 10thousand closed beta testers through its official website (http://www.takedown.jp/) until September 26th, and begin its first closed beta from October 2nd to October 9th.
TakeDown has put much effort in localizing in order to satisfy the Japanese taste such as putting the voices together with the famous dubbing stars like Matsui Naoko and Wakamoto Norio. Matsui Naoko is famous for doing the voices in the ‘KONAN’ and Wakamoto Norio for ‘Dragon BallZ’. Also, TakeDown included a Japanese female character name Hoshino Iori, and a Shibuya map just for the Japanese gamers.
“FPS is bursting up as the most favored genre among gamers in Japan. By providing the right contents with high quality service, we expect TakeDown will boom up the FPS market even more in Japan.” said Jin Ho Song, executive vice-president of HUE.
TakeDown is first person shooting (FPS) game developed by well known FPS developer Kama Digital Entertainment. In this game, their well respected know-hows of PC FPS game developing experience is added to unique ideas of innovative visions for online game. TakeDown provides special weapons and weapon remodeling system that have not been found any other FPS games so far. One of the most eye-catching features of the game is localized maps, which the gamers can experience real sites of Korea.
Wednesday, September 12, 2007
Groove Party Captures China with Groovy Dance & Music
Seoul, Korea – September 13th, 2007 – HanbitSoft announced that Groove Party, an online hip-hop dance game, will be open to public in China today.
Renhe Information Technology Ltd., (Hereinafter Renhe), a publisher responsible for service of Groove Party in China, today released the play movie and main features of the latest version through Chinese official website for Groove Party (http://gp.higame.com.cn/).
Groove Party is an online B-boy dance game with unique, easy control system and unique characters. Now HanbitSoft and Renhe are ready to excite the Chinese gamers with the Groove Party’s native features; Rhythmic dance and music.
Groove Party has already gained popularity among the gamers during its closed beta test last June. It is still maintaining its top rank as one of the most anticipating online game of the year in China.
HanbitSoft announced that the company would release Groove Party’s open beta schedule for Korea very shortly, but for now, the open beta in China will be the top priority for the company.
Tuesday, September 11, 2007
HanbitSoft announced today that the company is launching a new title called Popoming, targeting the young gamers. Popoming has already passed the rating process, received ‘for all ages’, and is now set to start off its closed beta test.
Popoming is a cheerful, playful casual RPG that set in the world of Bugi Bugi Island. The natives protecting the island from the evil Dr. Frank is the main story of the game.
For now, there are three main characters. Wizzard ‘Ara’, elf ‘Chiro’, transforming robot ‘Roy’. Each character can evolve in five stages and turn into 75 different types in total.
Popoming will introduce various topics that youngsters will enjoy, and use pillows and dolls instead of knives and axes to get rid of in-game violence.
HanbitSoft announced that the company will open official website for Popoming and invite gamers for its closed beta test very soon.
HanbitSoft Opens Official Community Site for Mythos in HanbitOn
Mythos sets basis for open public in Korea
Seoul, Korea – September 12, 2007 – HanbitSoft announced that the official Party(community site) for Mythos is opened in HanbitOn, the company’s official community portal site.
Party is the term used only in HanbitOn for community space. HanbitSoft games are introduced through HanbitOn Party before opening their official websites to communicate with the gamers ahead. Mythos Party will provide latest contents such as play movies and screen shots for gamers who are waiting for Mythos to open.
HanbitOn also prepared an event to celebrate the opening of Mythos Party. To those who participate the special quiz event, HanbitOn will provide the gamers invitations for closed beta accounts and headsets as gifts.
Mythos is an online MMORPG developed by Flagship Seattle, the subsidiary of Flagship Studios. It is counted as the most anticipated online game of the year along with Hellgate: London.
HanbitOn is a community portal site serviced by HanbitSoft. HanbitOn provides various game contents such as blogs & party systems for community spaces, game news & search engine for information and online real time broadcasting system for active UCC. HanbitOn has more than 8milion members who actively participate and play HanbitSoft games.
If you want to visit Mythos Party, please click: http://parti.hanbiton.com/mythos
Monday, September 10, 2007
GRANADO ESPADA has been upgraded especially for Chinese gamers
imcGAMES has upgraded GE especially for Chinese gamers in two ways.
1. They have upgraded MCC system for better community system. In GE China, the gamers will be able to create two characters instead of three, with time limit. After the time limit, gamers can only play with one character.
2. Subscribtion system will be changed too. Gamers will be able to play the game for free until certain amount of time, and after they pass the limit, they will be paying for the rest of the time play. This is to prevent the auto play that had been frequently occuring in China.
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Reported by the Korean press, it is known that Hellgate: London has RTS mode in game. You can experience RTS mode by accomplishing the mission at Embankment Redoubt(area in one of the maps in game). Through RTS mode, you gamers can control not only their own character, but also five other characters. Those gamers who do not like RTS mode can transfer it into normal mode and play as they prefer. They can also experience various missions and others that cannot be seen in other modes. It is known that Hellgate's first closed beta for Korea will be held in September.
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Thursday, September 6, 2007
Wednesday, September 5, 2007
IN HELLGATE: LONDON
MTV Networks’ Xfire Empowers PC Game Players To Quickly and Easily
Find Friends and Chat Online
HellGate: London is the First Title Release to Include Xfire’s In-Game
Voice Chat Capabilities
Xfire, eight million users strong and a division of Viacom Inc.’s (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B) MTV Networks, today announced the inclusion of their proprietary voice chat functionality in Flagship Studios’ highly anticipated upcoming PC title, HellGate: London. Using Xfire’s peer-to-peer communication system, gamers have the ability to chat with fellow gamers without needing to manage a standalone voice server. Additionally, online game players will be able to log in to Xfire from within HellGate: London, enabling them to easily add their friends and other HellGate: London gamers into an Xfire voice chat room where they can chat as they play. Xfire supports more than 800 of the most popular games worldwide.
GRANADO ESPADA in TAIWAN!!
RANKED FIRST PLACE, BEATING WOW !!
GE started its OBT in Taiwan last week.
With 7worlds, total 20thousand PCCU was estimated the first day.
It is now have beaten WOW in rank, stepping up to first place!!
To see what's more, please visit http://it.com.cn/f/games/078/10/460043.htm
Mythos is a casual Action-RPG very much in the spirit of Diablo – but it is played entirely online, and is free to play! Mythos is set in the mythical land of Uld, where players will meet and join others for adventures in randomly generated dungeons and wilderness areas. We hope to bring players an enormous amount of content, fast-action play, and an enjoyable experience playing with friends new and old. We also hope to bring you a unique feel, with classes and races you haven’t seen before in online games.
Sunday, September 2, 2007
온라인 게임 기대작 빅3 '가을 전쟁'
'헬게이트: 런던' vs '아이온' vs '헉슬리'