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Combat Arms Europe

Newly launched Quarantine Mode pits humans against - ugh - infected contaminants.

August 5, 2009 – Nexon Europe announces today the launch of a new player mode for its popular online first-person-shooter Combat Arms Europe. The new “Quarantine Mode” features human-versus-infected combat where players compete as human soldiers or infected contaminants. The mission is to either survive and to eliminate the infected or to infect as many humans as possible.

Quarantine Mode runs under the official title “Operation: Overdose” on a new, designated map.

At the start of each match, players are randomly selected to be the infected and the “infected team” must try to infect anyone who crosses their path with a melee attack. The opposing “human team” must either survive the mission timer or eliminate all infected in order to win the match.

The infected are immune to poison, extremely resistant to bullets and moderately resistant to fire, explosives and melee attacks. They also have double the normal stamina and an increased amount of health, and human players will have to use the weapon knockback feature to keep the infected away and use strategic teamwork to defeat the hordes of deformed former soldiers.

Today’s update also brings various promotional events and new powerful weapons including new machine guns, shotguns and a flame thrower.

For further information or to sign up for the game, please visit the official website at http://combatarms.nexoneu.com.

Nexon Europe

Established in March 2007, NEXON Europe is the European publishing arm of NEXON Group, a pioneer of interactive entertainment software and the world’s leader in massively multiplayer online games. Following the launch of the world-wide Hit-MMORPG “MapleStory” in Europe in May 2007, NEXON Europe’s growing library of title now includes the highly anticipated online First-Person-Shooter “Combat Arms Europe”.

For more information on NEXON Europe and its games, please visit the official website at www.nexoneu.com and the official blog http://blog.nexoneu.com.

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