MYTHIC ENTERTAINMENT KICKS OFF DARK AGE OF CAMELOT “ROUNDTABLE ROAD TRIP”
Nationwide Mini-Fan Gatherings to Bring Together Fans of the Online Game
FAIRFAX, VA - December 16, 2004 - Mythic Entertainment, developer and publisher of the massively-multiplayer online role-playing game, "Dark Age of Camelot," today announced the "Dark Age of Camelot" Roundtable Road Trip. The Roundtable Road Trip is a series of monthly fan gatherings throughout the US and Canada. Roundtable Road Trip events will be held in all corners of the U.S. from Seattle to Florida, and from California to New York. The Roundtable Road Trip kicks off January 22nd at the Web2Zone internet gaming center in New York City.
"The 'Dark Age of Camelot' Roundtable Road Trip is our way of bringing regular fan gatherings closer to players, thereby making it easier for them to attend," said Eugene Evans, vice president of Marketing and Business Development of Mythic Entertainment. "We will continue to hold two larger events each year with two days of activities but these smaller events will allow us to reach even more members of the 'Dark Age of Camelot' community, including those that can't travel, for the chance to meet other players and members of our development staff."
The events will take place at internet gaming centers and entertainment locations. Each event will include an evening of activities including the chance to win prizes from the Roundtable Roundtrip sponsors NVIDIA and Prima games. Players will also have a chance to learn about the latest "Dark Age of Camelot" developments and meet some of the Mythic staff first hand.
For more information on the Dark Age of Camelot Roundtable Road Trip, please visit http://roundtable.darkageofcamelot.com/ .
About "Dark Age of Camelot"
"Dark Age of Camelot" is a next generation massively-multiplayer online role-playing game ("MMORPG"), and features state-of-the-art 3D graphics with multiple class and race combinations, a robust trade skill system, and the most comprehensive player Guild system in any MMORPG. The world of "Dark Age of Camelot" features three Realms at war - Midgard, Hibernia and Albion. Based on the mythologies of Viking-era Scandinavia, ancient Ireland, and Arthurian Britain, respectively, the once-peaceful Realms began to battle after the death of King Arthur. Players quest, fight monsters, form guilds and eventually gain enough power to defend their Realm from enemies.
Since its release, "Dark Age of Camelot" has received critical acclaim, including Online Game of the Year by Computer Games Magazine and Computer Gaming World, and PC Game of the Year by USA Today and MSNBC. With an industry-leading customer support program, Dark Age of Camelot continues to grow and expand worldwide and has proven to be an enduring success.
For more information about "Dark Age of Camelot," visit www.darkageofcamelot.com.
About Mythic Entertainment
Mythic Entertainment is one of the most successful developers and publishers of massively multiplayer online role-playing games in the world. Credited with 15 online games, including the award winning "Dark Age of Camelot®," Mythic's success is based in proprietary technology, superior game design and exemplary customer service delivered by a talented staff of more than 150 people. "Dark Age of Camelot®" is played by more than 250,000 subscribers in almost every country in the world, and has been translated into six languages.
In March 2003, TA Associates completed a $32 million investment in Mythic, the largest ever granted to any independent game developer. Mythic has been recognized for their business achievements by the Inc. 500, Deloitte Fast 500, and as a 2004 finalist in the Dell Small Business Awards. In addition to "Dark Age of Camelot®" expansions, Mythic is currently developing "ImperatorTM," a next-generation Sci-fi MMORPG, scheduled for release in winter of 2005. More information about Mythic Entertainment is available at www.mythicentertainment.com .