SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., (April 25th, 2007) Ping0, LLC, a joint-venture between Flagship Studios and HanbitSoft, Inc., today announced the successful completion of the alpha test program for the highly anticipated massively multiplayer online role-playing game Mythos developed by Flagship Studios Seattle.
"We would like to thank the Flagship community for their assistance and invaluable feedback during the Mythos alpha test," said Phil Shenk, Creative Director of Mythos and founding member of Flagship Studios, "We will now spend some time retuning and expanding the Mythos universe and are looking forward to welcoming back testers to Uld for the closed beta program".
Mythos is an online, action role-playing game that is free to download and free to play. Set in the land of Uld - a fantasy world arising from the ashes of an epoch-long war of darkness - players assume the roles of fantasy heroes as they explore, adventure, and quest through entirely randomized dungeons and environments. With an elegant point-and-click interface and an accessible "isometric" perspective, Mythos is poised to have near-universal appeal. The game allows thousands of players to interact within the same world while using mostly "Instanced" dungeons to create unique gaming experiences suited for both solo and group-minded players.
As players journey into Mythos' ever-expanding universe, they select one of three races (Human, Elves, or Gremlins) and opt to play as a particular character class using a huge variety of skills and items. Through heroic quests players search for gold, gems, armor, and weapons, while unlocking the secrets of Uld. Mythos presents a constantly expanding, continuously updated world where something new lurks around every corner.
Mythos is an online role-playing game developed by Flagship Seattle, a subsidiary of Flagship Studios. Mythos is currently exercising the online technology and services behind the multiplayer component of the highly-anticipated action role-playing game Hellgate: London. Mythos will be digitally distributed in North America and Europe in 2007 by Ping0. HanbitSoft, Flagship Studios' partner in Ping0, will be responsible for distributing Mythos in Asia.
For more information please visit the official Mythos site at www.mythos.com
About Flagship Studios
Flagship Studios is a creator of innovative entertainment software, designing games that focus on ease of play, replayability, and fun. The studio was formed in 2003 by former executives and developers from Blizzard North® and represents the creators of the worldwide, best-selling Diablo® franchise. With members that are renowned within the gaming industry, Flagship Studios and Flagship Seattle embody a team that has worked together for over a decade and have numerous #1-selling games and multiple Game of the Year awards to their credit. For more information about Flagship Studios log onto www.flagshipstudios.com or contact Tricia Gray at firstname.lastname@example.org, (415)-489-1419.
About Ping0, LLC
Ping0 is a company dedicated to connecting online gamers worldwide. By combining proprietary software solutions with innovative hardware and service partnerships, Ping0 provides a unique and powerful online infrastructure for the purpose of digitally publishing, hosting and servicing massively multiplayer online games. Founded in 2006 by Flagship Studios and HanbitSoft, Inc., Ping0 offers a unique
combination of talents and experience in the realms of online video game services and publishing.