AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS – January 14 2010 – The newest and richest universe in gaming is ready to start revealing some of its secrets as W!Games are set to open the borders to the Mistbound universe. The fascinating backdrop to its forthcoming innovative strategy game Greed Corp, the world is introduced with a two minute trailer exploring the history of Mistbound, along with the launch of the community website and competition to win copies of the game on PlayStation®Network and Xbox LIVE® Arcade for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft.
The Mistbound community website will contain continuously updated information on this beautifully realized gaming landscape including the games situated within it, beginning with the aforementioned Greed Corp. There will be weekly blogs giving a behind-the-scenes look in to the daily life of the studio and the ongoing development of the various games as well as blogs written by the inhabitants of the Mistbound world. Get pumpkin growing advice from veteran Freemen walker pilot Max Brawley, the latest strategic tips on how to beat your friends in Greed Corp straight from the lips of an Empire General, and a travel blog describing the locations and adventures of legendary Pirate leader Evander.
There will also be regular updated information on the games themselves with in-depth articles, screenshots, artwork and trailers. Players can meet each other on the forums and participate in regular competitions. The giveaways will begin immediately on January 15th where 10x copies of Greed Corp (5 x PlayStation®Network and 5x Xbox LIVE® Arcade for the Xbox 360®) will be given away to 10 people. All you have to do is register on the Mistbound Community website.
To register and be in with a chance of winning head to http://www.mistbound.com/community
A beautiful world, divided by greed...
Mistbound is the name of the original IP developed by W!Games. This rich fictional world was created as a platform for the studio's multi-format downloadable games and other media. Greed Corp is the first in a series of games situated in this universe. Inspired by the industrial revolutions of the 19th century and its subsequent destructive effects on the environment, Mistbound tells stories of a beautiful world once rich in resources and now on the brink of collapse. Automated industry has brought great material wealth, but relentless harvesting and mining has forever altered the world and its inhabitants. The last unspoiled lands are at stake in new conflicts between four factions, while the stripped and barren earth around them slowly succumbs to a thick mist that creeps ever closer...
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