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'GunZ-The Duel', now in India

Gamers to get a whole new, action packed, gravity defying experience

India, June 21, 2006: Level Up Network India Pvt. Ltd., India's first publisher of massively multiplayer online games, today announced the India launch of 'GunZ-The Duel', an exciting action packed online game, which gives gamers the ability to perform gravity defying Matrix-esque stunts while fighting with opponents, using various types of weapons such as guns, long swords, kodachi, grenades, and accessories. Uniqueness of this game is the ability it gives to gamers, to perform exciting stunts such as horizontal & vertical wall running, sword slashing, dodging bullets, array of flips, tumble, dash, etc.

On the launch of Level Up's second game Venkat Mallik, Managing Director, Level Up Network India Pvt. Ltd. said, "Most individuals nurse a secret dream of doing heroic stunts, like they see in the movies. 'GunZ-The Duel' will enable them to live and realize their dreams & fantasies. Not merely an ordinary shooting game, GunZ allows players to do heroic gravity defying stunts in the virtual world and create their own fashion style, while fighting with opponents, online real-time."

He added, "GunZ-The Duel besides being a breath taking 3D action game, also embodies elements of role playing, strategy and multiplayer games. It is the ultimate gaming experience."

GunZ-The Duel has an exceptional variety of online action like the ones seen in movies. Ranging from dashing, wall jumps, tumbling, hanging from the walls, multi-step jumps on the walls to the combinations of actions using swords or guns, there are plenty of actions available. An individual would not only get sense of "SHOOTING" but also the feeling of "MOVEMENT". The battle unfolds not only on the ground but also on the walls, columns and statues. GunZ-The Duel offers a variety of virtual items that one can buy with 'Bounty', the in-game currency (points that players collect), ranging from weapons, clothes and accessories.

On the customization of the game Venkat Mallik, Managing Director, Level Up Network India Pvt. Ltd. states that "As an action game with a touch of a role playing and strategy, GunZ introduces highly customizable avatars where a player can buy clothes and items from the virtual shop within the game to adapt their avatars to their personality with the virtual currency - 'bounty'."

The world of GunZ-The Duel opens new vistas to the players which are the match server, clan server and the quest server. The match server is where the players can practice and meet other players, while the clan server is the place to battle against other's clans to fight out their differences. The quest server is where the players can take part in quests to find valuable items and to level up their characters.

GunZ-The Duel will further boost to community-based gaming. Players can use their character to live an exciting parallel life and get the opportunity to interact and meet new people through in game chats and make new friends consequently, thereby building strong communities. The game will augment skills such as strategy, leadership, team building and goal attainment amongst the gaming community.

Players can order the GunZ-The Duel CD by logging on to http://www.levelupgames.co.in

To find out more about GunZ-The Duel, go to http://www.levelupgames.co.in and click on 'GunZ-The Duel'.

About Level Up

Level Up, a global publisher of online games and the extremely popular Ragnarok Online game, has its Indian headquarters at Mumbai, and offices at Pune, Bangalore, Chennai and Delhi. Level Up is committed to grow the MMORPG category of online games - that allows players a chance to play with other players from different parts of the country. The company has taken the initiative of educating the Indian youth about the virtual gaming environment and creating awareness about online gaming through Ragnarok Online, its popular online game, and now the newest addition GunZ-The Duel.

For further information please contact:
Moksh Juneja
Genesis Burson Marsteller
Tel: +91 9322121170
Email: moksh.juneja@bm.com

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