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Be one of the first people in Europe to see City of Villains at exclusive press event

Wednesday 24 August 2005/... NCsoftTM Europe has today announced that it is offering one lucky person the chance to meet the creator of the highly anticipated City of VillainsTM. The lucky winner, who will be chosen from the existing City of Heroes® community, will attend an elite party with the NCsoft team and Statesman himself, Jack Emmert, at the European unveiling of City of Villains on September 1st.

The winner will be taken to a top-secret Arachnos lair in the City of London, where Jack Emmert himself will be waiting to give an exclusive demonstration of City of Villains. They will then gain VIP access to the City of Villains launch party and spend the night at a London hotel.

Stephen Reid, Content and Community Manager, NCsoft Europe says: "This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for fans of City of Heroes and the soon-to-be released City of Villains. This is our way of giving something back and saying thank you for the tremendous support our community has shown us over the past year."

City of Villains is the standalone sequel to City of Heroes. Using an assortment of new powers, abilities, and customisation options, players can experience sinister game play from the other side of the mask. Heroes and authorities of Paragon City will do all in their power to thwart these evil plans of destruction. It will take a supreme effort for true domination.

To win this amazing prize you will need to answer the all important question which you can find at the official European City of Villains website -

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About Cryptic Studios:

Cryptic Studios, Inc., located in San Jose, California, was established in July of 2000 and is an independent developer of massively multiplayer online games for the PC and next generation consoles. Its first game, City of Heroes, launched in April 2004. The game takes place in a virtual world where thousands of people play simultaneously, take on the role of super-powered heroes, fight villains and help create a dynamic story in a visually-stunning, 3-D graphical world.

About NCsoft Europe:

NCsoft Europe (NC-E) is headquartered in Brighton, England and is part of Korea-based NCsoft Corporation, the world's leading developer and publisher of online games. NCsoft has already successfully established itself in North America, Japan, Taiwan, China and Thailand. NC-E began operations on 1st September 2004 and serves as a central hub for all NCsoft sales, marketing and distribution operations in Europe, via its European distribution network. NC-E launched Lineage® II in November 2004, City of HeroesTM on 4th February 2005 and Guild Wars® on 28th April 2005. More information about NCsoft Europe can be found at

NCsoft, the interlocking NC logo and all associated NCsoft logos and designs are trademarks or registered trademarks of NCsoft Corporation. City of Heroes and City of Villains are trademarks or registered trademarks of NCsoft Corporation and Cryptic Studios, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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