Thanks to Team Xbox for the heads up on the press release.
Global online entertainment company WEBZEN Inc. (NASDAQ: WZEN) announced today its stellar line-up of PC and next-generation massively multiplayer online games (MMOG) to be showcased at G-Star, November 9-12 in Seoul.
For their second appearance at G-Star, WEBZEN will showcase a diverse range of games that include the upcoming epic fantasy MMO role-playing game Soul of the Ultimate Nation (SUN), which is currently in open beta service in Korea, the intense MMO First Person Shooter Huxley, and the attitude-driven urban action MMOG All Points Bulletin (APB), all currently in development for the North American market. Other dynamic online games from WEBZEN on hand at the booth will include Project Wiki, Parfait Station and Kingdom of Warriors.
WEBZEN will provide demos of both Huxley and Kingdom of Warriors at G-Star, marking the first time local gamers will be able to get their hands on both games. In addition, attendees can play live demos of Soul of the Ultimate Nation (SUN).
"We are thrilled to participate in G-Star as it is an ideal platform to showcase WEBZENs highly anticipated titles for the Korean market," said NamJu Kim, chief executive officer, WEBZEN Inc. "We are confident that our games will be well-received by the Korean audience, just as they have in past global exhibitions including E3 and ChinaJoy."
Soul of the Ultimate Nation (SUN) is the much anticipated MMORPG that delivers intense action with its quick and easy combat system. Players can jump into action and customize group missions through the unique Battle Zone System and embark on a graphically stunning and ever-expanding online fantasy world. With a unique battle systems and a captivating cast of characters, Soul of the Ultimate Nation (SUN) is an epic tale in a world of emperors, armies, magicians and monsters. Soul of the Ultimate Nation (SUN) will be available for PC.
Huxley is a massively multiplayer online first person shooting game (MMOFPS) utilizing the UNREAL3 engine to create an unparalleled twitch action gaming experience with up to 5,000 players in the same world. Huxley takes place in a post-apocalyptic world where human beings have mutated and are divided into three opposing races, Sapiens, Alternatives and Hybrids. At the center of the battle for survival is Lunarites, a promising new energy source highly coveted by both races. Forced to battle against one another for the continuance of each race, Sapiens and Alternatives will do whatever it takes to wipe out the opposition and gain control of the world and its resources. Huxley will be available for PC and the Xbox 360.
For the full press release and all games being shown at the G-Star event on Thursday November 9 through Sunday November 12 check out Team Xbox.
All Points Bulletin (APB) is the only massively multiplayer online game (MMOG) to combine nearly limitless customization with blisteringly intense action in a city that never sleeps. Designed by the creator of the original Grand Theft Auto (GTA) franchise, APB brings players into a living, breathing city where cash is king and territory equals respect. In a fight to dominate the expansive world of APB, players must decide which side of the law to abide by. In a classic "cops vs. robbers" scenario, players can be Enforcement, who take on the challenge of supporting and safeguarding justice, or Criminals, who operate against the law and any opposing groups by any means necessary.
Project Wiki is an innovative fairy-tale massively multiplayer online role playing game (MMORPG) featuring a classical cel-shaded cartoon style that allows for incredible emotional expression in a visually stunning world.
Parfait Station is a unique action and shooting oriented massively multiplayer online role-playing game that supports a party and guild system, giving players the option to either engage in battles with other groups, or enjoy intense action in player vs. player mode. Strong action-based battles require skilled evading and counter attacks; victories are determined by team play, control and strategy.
Kingdom of Warriors (KOW) is an epic fantasy MMORPG based on the classic Chinese novel Romance of the Three Kingdoms. Developed by WEBZENs Chinese subsidiary, WEBZEN China, Kingdom of Warriors takes players into the chaotic period of Three Kingdoms and transforms them into larger-than-life heroes. The game features actual figures from ancient Chinese history, an unfolding saga with heroic tales and brilliant strategic battles of the Three Kingdoms era. Kingdom of Warriors is currently scheduled for commercial service in 2007 in China, Taiwan, Korea, Japan, and other strategic Asian markets.