Los Angeles, CA – July 25, 2008 – Nexon America Inc. is adding some spirit to Mabinogi, the sensational free-to-play MMORPG, with the new Spirit Weapon system, as well as a variety of new and helpful pets. These new options enhance the already exceptionally deep game play found within Mabinogi.
The Spirit Weapon system offers players a more powerful weapon, but also requires some TLC. These weapons host a spirit, which requires conversation, food and guidance. As players chat, feed and guide the spirit, it grows stronger. Increasing the spirit’s in-game stats, helps players attack with this weapon and do more damage to foes.
Mabinogi welcomes seven new pets to its world – a cow, white sheep, white flame spider, herb pig and three new dogs, Border Collies, Miniature Pinschers and Samoyeds. The new pets can collect and offer items to assist owners. Cows can acquire milk and sheep can gather wool to assist the owner. With a little work, spiders can assist with the collection of cobwebs and herb pigs can offer herbs. The new dog breeds possess an auto item pick-up function, which means these pups fetch dropped items.
There are other additions to Mabinogi this month. The new Peaca Dungeon is the most challenging yet and will require players to find monsters’ weaknesses to survive. There are also new books to read and skills to learn. Players will have new arrow tips and bolt tips available for battle. And with five more hair colors and three more eye colors available through the purchase of a premium character card, players enjoy enhanced customization features for avatars.
Mabinogi’s riveting storyline, distinctive art style and plethora of gameplay choices has beguiled millions of players around the world into celebrating the fantasy life. As with all of Nexon’s offerings, Mabinogi is free to play. To sign up or learn more, go to http://mabinogi.nexon.net. Screenshots and other assets are available through the Nexon public relations department.
About Nexon America Inc.
Nexon America Inc. is the North American publishing arm of Nexon Group, a pioneer of interactive entertainment software and the world’s leader in massively multiplayer online games. Based in Los Angeles, Nexon America was founded in 2005 to bring the best of online entertainment to the North American audience. The company’s growing library of titles includes the world famous franchise MapleStory, the online multiplayer dance game, Audition, the new fantasy life of Mabinogi and the fast-paced, first-person shooter Combat Arms. The foundation of all Nexon America titles is the Item Selling business model, in which users access the full game for free and can later opt to pay for game enhancements.
Hillary L. Lyons
Nexon America Inc.
Nexon America Inc.