For immediate release
Dublin, Ireland – 30th November 2010 – Gala Networks Europe, the leading free-to-play online games publisher is delighted to announce the official launch of its browser-based strategy title Castle Of Heroes in Italian today. After successful Closed and Open Beta Testing and a lot of great feedback from the players, the game is ready to conquer the Italian market and celebrate on “Erathia” – the first server – with new in game events.
From November 29th to December 3rd, the “Design your Castle” event will challenge all creative minds. As the name reveals already, players will have to create their own castle. This can either be done as a short story, a picture, a poem or any other great idea. The most amazing castles will be rewarded with special in game cards.
“Super-Hero”, the second event, starting on December 6th for 5 days will put one powerful castellan in a special castle on the game map each day. The first player, who will successfully defeat him and conquer his castle, will receive great in game rewards in order to improve his Castle and skills.
Last but not least, the Castle of Heroes “Quiz” event from the 13th to the 17th December will test the players’ knowledge about the game. Twice a day the team is going to post a question about Castle of Heroes on the official Facebook website and players will have one hour to answer correctly. The team will randomly choose the winners, who will be rewarded generously.
The Italian version of Castle of Heroes includes the latest “Rise of the Guilds” expansion with lots of new content and features like new buildings, forging system and guild houses. Additionally guilds can now participate in exciting and challenging guild instances, to get more experience and resources.
Castle of Heroes is completely free to play in any PC or Mac Internet browser, without any downloads. Players simply have to register at the official website at http://heroes.gpotato.eu or log in with an existing gPotato.eu account to start playing within seconds.
More information on the game can be found at http://it.heroes.gpotato.eu/ and you can participate in the events by looking at http://facebook.com/CastleofHeroesIT or http://twitter.com/CoH_it.
About Castle of Heroes
Castle of Heroes is a massively multiplayer browser-based strategy game developed by Snail Game and published in its Italian, English, French, German and Polish versions by Gala Networks Europe on the gPotato.eu games portal. Bringing together the best elements of strategy, RPG and management, the game allows users to build and expand their realm within a large and living fantasy world. Castle of Heroes is available for free and with no download required for PC and Mac on http://heroes.gpotato.eu.
About Gala Networks Europe Ltd. & gPotato.eu
Gala Networks Europe Ltd. is a leading European free-to-play online games publisher. It operates the gPotato brand in Europe by hosting, publishing and distributing free online games through the www.gPotato.eu portal. Established in Dublin, Ireland in 2006, it operates a portfolio of MMORPGs including Flyff, Rappelz, Street Gears, Dragonica, Allods Online, Castle of Heroes, Canaan Online and Terra Militaris. The gPotato.eu portal is now a major destination for online gamers with over 5 million users. It will also publish the martial-arts MMORPG Age of Wulin in 2011. Further information on the company can be found at http://www.gala-net.eu.
About Snail Game
Suzhou Snail Electronic Co., Ltd. (Snail Game), founded in 2000, is one of the earliest and leading 3D online game developers in China. Snail Game has successfully developed and operated online games: Voyage Century, Age of Armor, 5 Street, The Chosen and Castle of Heroes, with more to come. These games have been distributed to more than 20 countries worldwide where they enjoy an amazing success.
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