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New MMORPG Luminary: Rise of the GoonZu Launches on

Political and Economic MMORPG Allows Gamers to Become the Leader as a Warrior, Artisan, or Politician


IRVINE, CALIF. - November 20, 2007 - NHN USA's, the US subsidiary of the largest internet company in South Korea, NHN (KOSDAQ:035420), announced the premium service launch for Luminary: Rise of the GoonZu for the PC on Luminary: Rise of the GoonZu is a political and economic MMORPG which allows you to choose your profession as a warrior, artisan, or politician. Rise through the ranks of the people to become the leader of the community, the lord of the land, the GoonZu .the Luminary.

Simulating a real world society, players in Luminary: Rise of the GoonZu can become an artisan and create their own items. Sell these items in the market and build your wealth. Purchase town stocks, lease buildings and even employ your own workforce. Have you earned the respect of your fellow players? Run for office in the residential election and become the GoonZu and control the server's future.

"The added combination of politics and economics is a unique twist from traditional MMORPGs and provides a compelling challenge in a player's strategy to become the Luminary," said Whon Namkong, CEO of NHN USA. "As our first MMORPG, we are excited to include Luminary: Rise of the GoonZu to our selection of free-to-play game titles on the game portal."

The premium service launch for Luminary: Rise of the GoonZu starts today and the game can be accessed directly at:

Rise through the ranks of Luminary: Rise of the GoonZu! Download screenshots here:


Headquartered in Irvine, Calif., NHN USA is a subsidiary of NHN - a multi-national powerhouse operating a search engine portal and multiple game sites which have propelled NHN to become the leading internet company in Korea. NHN also operates the leading game sites in Japan and China.


NHN USA's is a premier internet game destination, offering a full range of casual to serious multiplayer titles including action games GUNZ, Soldier Front, Gunbound Revolution, Drift City and popular puzzle, card, board games including Rounders Poker, Switcheroo and GoStop. All of these title and more are available and FREE to play on

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