Seoul, Korea – February 24, 2009 – HanbitSoft Inc. announced that Neo Steam, a MMORPG with the unique genre of steampunk developed by JoyImpact, will be published by Atlus Online for players in North America, South America, and anywhere else in the world, except Europe.
“It’s always overwhelming to see our games go overseas to meet new gamers around the world” said Kee Young Kim, CEO of HanbitSoft Inc. and G10 Entertainment Corp., and added “Neo Steam has many unique qualities that MMO players out there will love. HanbitSoft and Atlus Online will make best effort to bring out the best service for them.”
“With an engaging, steampunk-inspired storyline and aesthetic, Neo Steam: The Shattered Continent is a fresh take on the standard ‘fantasy’ MMO game genre,” said Shinichi Suzuki, president and CEO, Atlus. “Atlus Online is excited to bring this popular game in its new incarnation to a wide range of players around the world. Neo Steam: The Shattered Continent is a great first entertainment experience to lay the foundation of the unparalleled content and unmatched social interaction planned for the Atlus Online portal.”
Set in the world of 19th century where steam-based technology meets fantasy inventions, Neo Steam delivers players to a world where two nations battle over a precious resource called Neo Steam. As players battle to expand their nation’s resources and protect their territories, they must learn to upgrade their weapons, equip new abilities, and become a good controller.
By exploring Neo Steam’s steampunk fantasy world, the game also features various forms of steam-based machines and vehicles for faster in-game traveling.