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Friday, October 28, 2011

10/28/2011 - Combat Arms ZOMBIES gets Unreal Engine 3
NEXON Mobile Licenses Unreal Engine 3 for its new iOS title, Combat Arms: Zombies

The 3D first person shooter to be released this November

Los Angeles, California, 28th October 2011  – Nexon Mobile Corp., the innovative mobile game development arm of NEXON Co. Ltd., will launch Combat Arms: Zombies for the iOS platform in November after an unveiling at G-Star 2011, the biggest game expo in South Korea.  Combat Arms: Zombies was developed using Epic Games’ Unreal Engine 3, giving the popular first person shooter (FPS) unmatched graphics and rich content for mobile devices.

Combat Arms: Zombies is based on the zombie infested cooperative Fireteam Mode found in Combat Arms, one of NEXON’s most popular online FPS that has millions of players across North America and Europe.

NEXON Mobile has combined the gameplay of the original Combat Arms with diverse attack patterns of the 3D zombie mode, top-notch visuals and a variety of weapons systems. NEXON Mobile expects to provide users with regular content updates with the intent of delivering massive game content approaching that of the original online game.

Using Epic Games’ cutting edge Unreal Engine technologies, Combat Arms: Zombieswill set a new standard for graphics and quality gameplay on mobile devices,” said NEXON Mobile’s CEO, Albert Rim. “Combat Arms: Zombieshas been a major effort for us and it will help establish NEXON Mobile as a top developer of multi-platform games.”

Prior to its launch later in November, Combat Arms: Zombies will be unveiled for the first time at G-Star 2011 on 10th November at Busan BEXCO. Visitors to South Korea’s top games expo, will have hands-on access to the game via iPads and iPhones at the NEXON Mobile exhibit.

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Thursday, October 27, 2011

10/27/2011 - Zombie Misfits New Open Beta
Zombie Misfits: Nexon opens Facebook brain buffet

Zombie Misfits enters open beta phase on Facebook, available now

Facebook just got a lot more undead today as Nexon America opens up Zombie Misfits, a cartoon-style apocalyptic tower defense game with an RPG flare. Zombie Misfits, now officially in its open beta testing phase, is the second title in the leading online game publisher’s portfolio of Facebook games.

In traditional tower-defense style, players place a series of defender characters, each with a unique set of mechanics, to guard against waves of brain-craving zombies. To defend themselves against the onslaught, players are armed with weapons and contraptions that allow them to directly engage in battle. Players must prevent the zombies from reaching the survivor camp at the end of the map by strategically placing defenders and powering up equipment.

As players battle through hoards of bloodthirsty zombies they will have the opportunity to strengthen their characters by collecting currency and salvage, gain attributes, learn new skills and equip stronger gear. A crafting system adds an even stronger RPG aspect to the game as players gather ingredients to make contraptions, which can be used to assist defenders. Additionally, through the Facebook platform, players will be able to interact with their army of friends by calling for help for those particularly pesky post-dead. Players will be able to gift each other with a defender from their arsenal, which includes all level up bonuses and mods that are applied to that defender. 

Zombie Misfits will also feature a cash shop which lets players use Facebook Credits to purchase items that enhance their gaming experience. Additional support, including in-game content and new cash shop items, will continually be added to the game throughout its open beta phase.

“Zombie Misfits joins MapleStory Adventures as yet another demonstration of Nexon’s expertise in bringing premium gaming experiences to the widest audience possible,” said Daniel Kim, CEO of Nexon America. “With Zombie Misfits, Nexon is making significant strides in advancing the social platform, marking itself as a true leader and innovator in the social gaming territory.”

Zombie Misfits is co-developed by Canadian-based studio Antic Entertainment. Nexon chose Antic to receive funding and support through the 2010 Nexon Initiative, which awards visionary video game projects that align with the company’s focus on building community and encourages long-term user engagement.

For more information about Zombie Misfits, please visit
https://www.facebook.com/ZombieMisfits.

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Wednesday, October 26, 2011

10/26/2011 - Tactical Soldier Undead Rising Campaign 2 Released
Tactical Soldier: Undead Rising campaign 2 released!

October 26, 2011 - Full Control and WIT Entertainment are extremely proud to announce, that after 8 months of blood, sweat and gore, Campaign 2 for Tactical Soldier is finally available for download. The new campaign, called “Mopping Up”, is available as an in-app download for Tactical Soldier. To get your hands on it, you must first update Tactical Soldier to version 2.0. Fire up the game, and tap “Mopping Up” from the mission select screen. After completing the purchase, the new campaign will be available alongside the original campaign.

"Mopping Up" sees our team of soldiers chasing a renegade scientist through a rural countryside in the Pacific Northwest. You will have to use both brains and firepower to guide your team safely through the dark woods, while fighting off zombified grizzly bears and wolves - Not to forget the undead lumberjacks. As well as new enemies, the DLC adds brand new weapons to your available arsenal.

Tactical Soldier was featured as App of the Day on TUAW, as well as Game of the Month on TouchArcade. The game offers some of the most challenging tactical gameplays available on iOS devices, detailed 3D graphics and an engaging storyline told through hand drawn comic-book panels.

www.tacticalsoldier.com

Happy Zombie Slaying!  

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Tuesday, October 25, 2011

10/25/2011 - BloodRayne Betrayal Shocktober Promotion
Get Into the Halloween Spirit with BloodRayne: Betrayal, Now Part of Microsoft’s Shocktober Promotion!



What better way to celebrate the spookiest holiday known to man than with a sexy half-vampire/half-human and tons of blood? Majesco Entertainment announced today that its recently released 2D side-scrolling digital download action platformer, BloodRayne: Betrayal, is now available as part of Microsoft’s two-week-long Shocktober promotion for Xbox LIVE® Arcade for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft for only 1,200 Microsoft Points ($15.00 USD).

Shocktober on Xbox LIVE is fright done right. Microsoft is pulling together the very best in scary entertainment you'll need to see the witching hours through. Light up the night with two weeks of thrilling and chilling games, avatar accessories, themes and more.
 
The original video game femme fatale, Rayne, has returned to battle and feed in a brand new hack ‘n slash adventure developed by WayForward, the seasoned team behind some of gaming’s most critically acclaimed brand reinventions. BloodRayne: Betrayal delivers over-the-top stylish action with a healthy dose of bloodshed. You are Rayne, the sexy dhampir with superhuman strength, speed, and agility, recruited by the vampire hunting Brimstone Society for one last mission. The target is a lavish, yet sinister, ball in a secluded castle with plenty of dark surprises. With the help of a mysterious friend, and members of Brimstone, Rayne must infiltrate the manor, take out the fiendish horde, and stop an evil master plot once and for all.

For more information about BloodRayne: Betrayal, please visit
www.bloodraynebetrayal.com.

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Monday, October 24, 2011

10/24/2011 - SEGA Halloween Sale
All Treats, No Tricks in SEGA’s Halloween App Sale

SAN FRANCISCO & LONDON - October 24, 2011 - SEGA® of America, Inc. and SEGA® Europe Ltd. announced scarily low prices for several of their hit titles on the App Store, including family favorite Brick People™ and everyone’s beloved ChuChu Rocket!™. With savings of up to 80% you’ll be screaming about these great deals!

The SEGA Halloween App Store Sale starts October 25 and lasts until October 31; visit the iTunes® App Store at
http://www.itunes.com/appstore/ and search “SEGA.”

Sale-priced titles include:
  • Brick People™ for iPad: $0.99/ £0.69 / €0.79
              (was $1.99/ £1.49/ €1.59/ AUD$1.99)
  • ChuChu Rocket! ™ HD for iPad: $0.99/ £0.69 / €0.79
              (was $4.99/ £2.99/ €3.99/ AUD$5.49)
  • Gunstar Heroes™: $0.99/ £0.69 / €0.79
              (was $2.99/ £1.99/ €2.39/ AUD$2.99)
  • Virtua Fighter 2™: $0.99/ £0.69 / €0.79
              (was $1.99/ £1.49/ €1.59/ AUD$1.99)
For more information about the SEGA Halloween Sale on the App Store, visit the official SEGA blog at http://blogs.sega.com/. For more news, follow SEGA on Twitter @SEGA or “like” us on Facebook.

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