Skip to main content
If you click on a link and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our editorial policy.

Gamecock Media Signs Auran Studios

Australian Based Developer's Competitive PvP MMOG – Fury – Leads Gamecock's Product Line-up


BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 12, 2007 - Gamecock Media Group announced today they signed North American publishing rights for Auran Studios' Fury, a fast and frantic combat-based, massively multiplayer online game. The title is scheduled for release Q4 2007.

"We were very impressed with the fresh new approach Auran has taken with this genre," said Harry Miller, President and Head of Development of Gamecock Media Group. "Fury is founded upon a unique combat system that emphasizes fast pacing, tactical decision making and strong teamwork, along with a deep and flexible character advancement system. This is a solid team with lots of experience and we look forward to bringing this title to market later this year."

"After meeting the Gamecock team and spending a few days at their new headquarters in Austin, I am incredibly excited that we now have a clear shot at making Fury a break-out title for 2007," said Tony Hilliam, CEO of Auran Studios. "Mike and Harry have a track record for picking innovative titles, and it only took them a short playtest to realize that Fury has the potential to create big waves in today's placid MMO pool."

Taking the brightest elements emblazoned in the hearts of MMO fans and blending them with the fast paced nature of First Person Shooters, Fury has culminated in the ultimate competitive online action RPG. Advanced combat, in-depth character advancement and teamwork mixed with fast paced and diverse game types make up the core of Fury's gameplay. The dynamic play cycle lets you fight, earn rewards and customize your avatar with a richness and depth never before seen or attempted in a pure PvP game.

The evolution of Fury's combat system is a union of traditional RPG factors with elemental charges, providing action-packed gaming at a feverish pace. Bring these outstanding battle scenarios together with unparalleled matchmaking ensures players will always experience a fun and well matched fight. Plus, character development has been brought to all new levels letting your unique personality and style shine through at every level.

Visit to see more of the game.

About Auran

Established in 1995, Auran is one of Australia's oldest and largest game studios and has won numerous technology awards. Boasting a team of internationally experienced developers, Auran's staff have worked on a titles including: Asheron's Call 1 & 2, Star Wars Galaxies, Ultima Online, Mythica, Middle Earth Online, Need for Speed Underground, Magic and Mayhem and many more.

About Gamecock Media Group

Based in Austin, Texas, Gamecock Media Group offers a welcome solution to the bloated and originality-starved video game industry. A well-funded, independent, artist-driven company, Gamecock favors the most innovative and original video game developers in the industry. Publishing games for all platforms, Gamecock offers its developers a high degree of participation, freedom and financial incentives, allowing them to perform and create to their utmost ability. For more, please visit


Rob Fleischer

Sandbox Strategies


GamesIndustry International avatar

GamesIndustry International


GamesIndustry International is the world's leading games industry website, incorporating and