Korea's "most played FPS" comes to the States, with the closed beta now under way.
May 26, 2009 Los Angeles, CA GameHi, Inc. the U.S. division of the notable Korean-based online games company GameHi Co., Ltd, today announced Sudden Attack, their No. 1 free-to-play first person shooter (FPS) will be launching in North America. Slated for commercial release later this summer, users can get a taste for whats currently one of the most popular multiplayer online FPS games in Asia by taking part in the closed beta test scheduled for May 26th.
Originally launched in July, 2006 Sudden Attack is now the most played first person shooter in Korea with more than 100 consecutive weeks on the game charts. Notable for its high quality graphics, stable game service, ample resources, and quick character and community system, Sudden Attack is positioned to garner similar blockbuster success in the U.S. Its broad appeal comes from a combination of elements including fast and fun casual gameplay; and unlike most FPS games, Sudden Attack is free-to-play.
With ongoing updates for new maps and firearms Sudden Attack offers a variety of features to provide both novice and core gamers continuous gameplay options. Community inclined it supports several chatting modes, macros and firm clan system, as well as Explosion and Elimination game modes. Quick entry allows users to install in under three minutes and join games without having to wait for a new start. Even new FPS fans can easily adopt in the game with simple rules and easy controls. Additionally, players can earn in-game points for game currency or purchase upgrades through real world cash.
Sudden Attack players are divided into two opposing teams: Special Force and Silent Fox Alliances. Each team is required to have at least one member and at maximum eight members. Players can also group into their own clans to fight within a separated network. Here players can show off group power, where teamwork and coordination play a crucial role. Strong clans can join Clan Battle System, an exclusive competition mode in the game. Clan strengths can be proved clearly within this mode, as comradeship and cooperation are decisive factors to secure a win. Additionally, the game makes a breakthrough in comparison with preceding MMOFPS titles with the availability of in-water battle mode.
The closed beta will last just a week and is limited to selected participants. Interested players can learn more at http://suddenattack.gamehi.com/.
About GameHi, Inc.
GameHi, Inc. is the North American operations and publishing arm of GameHi Co., Ltd., the Korean-based manufacturer of online games. GameHi first started its business by providing KT and KTH with game portal services in 2000, and since then has developed Dekaron (2Moons), a three-dimensional (3D) massively multiplayer online role playing game (MMORPG); Sudden Attack, a military first person shooting (FPS) game, and Metal Rage, a 3D mechanic third person shooting (TPS) game. In addition, seven more new titles are currently under development.
Hillary L. Lyons
For The Win! PR for GameHi