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Post-apocalyptic gameplay video rises.

HAARLEM, The Netherlands and SOPHIA, Bulgaria – 17 January 2011 – Videogames publisher Iceberg Interactive and Masthead Studios, a leading independent developer of MMOs, have released the official box art for the upcoming retail release of the MMORPG Earthrise (PC). 2D and 3D images are accompanying this press release and can be downloaded at

Additionally, a new gameplay video showcasing captivating scenes from the newly-released Earthrise beta client can now be viewed at

The new beta video highlights dynamic footage of PvE and PvP combat, and displays new areas of Enterra including Sal Vitas square, Seyeen and the Cascade Mountains. The video also introduces fans to weapons like the Shielding Device, Leadership Device, the T5 Core Flamer and many more.

“Our team is very excited for fans to view the new and improved beta client, and we hope that they enjoy all of the upgrades and enhancements that have been made since the initial gameplay video,” said Atanas Atanasov, producer of Earthrise and director of Masthead Studios.  “We are adding new testers every day, and our team continues to take all the feedback and suggestions from players into consideration as we progress toward launch in February.”

Available for PC on February 4, Earthrise is a post-apocalyptic, sci-fi MMORPG set in the distant future. Featuring a unique skill-based advancement system and player-driven economy, as well as extensive, meaningful player-vs.-player combat, Earthrise gives players countless options to forge their destiny through its sandbox-style game mechanics. Whether a noble soldier in the raging conflict between the Continoma and the Noir, a criminal hiding from the law, or a world-renowned engineer whose power extends into intricate trade and politics, players’ actions will echo throughout the game world. Visit to learn more.

About Masthead Studios

Masthead Studios is an independent game development studio focusing on innovative, next-generation MMORPGs. The company is currently developing Earthrise, a next-generation post-apocalyptic, sci-fi MMORPG, integrating its own proprietary engine technology that is specifically designed to handle dynamic, persistent online worlds while providing top-notch graphics and realistic physics. Masthead Studios is located in the emerging technology hub of Sofia, Bulgaria, enabling the studio to leverage local and international talent. For more information please visit

About Iceberg Interactive

Iceberg Interactive is a premier videogame publisher set to make a splash in the interactive entertainment industry. The company is staffed with a mix of industry veterans and upcoming young talent, has offices in key locations across Europe and has established relevant partnerships all over the globe, both for digital and retail releases. Hence why Iceberg is a great alternative for developers looking to bring their products to a worldwide audience. Iceberg focuses foremost on PC gaming and is among the market leaders for the following niche genres for PC: simulators, adventure and MMO/action games. For more information visit to keep up with the latest breaking news.

Iceberg Interactive:

Kimara Rouwit

PR & Marketing Manager

Tel: (+31)23-5430960

Masthead Studios:

Amanda Griffin

ClearImage (for Masthead Studios)

919.863.2393 ext. 216

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