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Free to play publisher and portal to begin charity donations for Japan.

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Dublin, Ireland – March 25 th, 2011 – Gala Networks Europe, one of the leading free-to-play games publisher that operates the portal, has announced that it will be launching special charity items for four of its games to support relief efforts in Japan.

Starting on the 25 th March 2011, players with accounts for Rappelz and Flyff will be able to make charitable donations to the Red Cross by simply buying a charity item from each game’s cash shop. Terra Militaris and Castle of Heroes players will be able to support the charity event from next week on. In all cases, the full cash value of the items will be donated to the Irish Red Cross, which will transfer the amount to Japan.

Hyun Hur, CEO, Gala Networks Europe, comments: “We have all been deeply affected by the disaster in Japan and as our parent company is based in Tokyo, we wanted to provide a channel for members to contribute to the relief effort.” He continues: “By supporting the Red Cross, our players can have a part in helping Japan recover from one of the worst natural disasters it has ever had to endure.”

Further details for all of the above can be found on’s official site at:

About Gala Networks Europe Ltd. &

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 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 portal is now a major destination for online gamers with over 6 million users. It will also publish the martial-arts MMORPG Age of Wulin which will be released in 2011. Further information on the company can be found at

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