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First anniversary to be celebrated with an update, events and a video contest.

Press Release

For immediate release

The fantasy world of the Rappelz MMORPG is full of new features this month to celebrate its first anniversary between February 17th and March 17th. The gPotato Europe team has a whole range of new community events and additional content for the occasion. Adventurers of all levels can expect some major surprises and will receive many exciting rewards! Players will also be invited to express their creativity by participating in a video contest.

Starting on February 17th, players can discover this exceptional update. We will welcome a new creature in the world of Rappelz: The Carbuncle. This intriguing creature grants amazing powers to allow its owner to earn more drops from monsters, giving players a much greater chance to find lots of interesting treasures. This update will also include new items, providing various improvements to the characters via the mysterious Bear Dungeon. Also, new visual effects and bonuses have been added, allowing players to improve the characteristics of their weapons and granting a beautiful halo.

From the 17th to the 24th February, the event “It’s raining pets!” will also be running. To celebrate the first Rappelz anniversary, all the monsters will have an increased chance to drop cool loot items for adventurers and their pets. These include many items to increase the characteristics of your pets, taming cards or even creature cards to be collected. There are also many other objects that are more rare and unique, such as the highly sought-after looting pets such as the Arcadia or the Armored Crab.

Finally, from the 17th February to the 17th March, a big video event will give players the chance to express their creativity by featuring their characters in the world of Rappelz. The winners will win exceptional prizes, including a significant amount of gPotato points, a set of complete equipment for their character or a permanent mount to cross more quickly the Rappelz lands.

Please find attached screenshots of the special event for the first Rappelz Anniversary. For additional information, please visit the official website: http://rappelz.gpotato.eu.

- About Rappelz -

Rappelz is a free MMORPG published in its French and German versions by Gala Networks Europe Ltd. In a dark and devastated world, Rappelz invites people from all walks of life to join one the three races available in the game, to be able to find the most powerful pet. For further information, don’t hesitate to visit the official Rappelz website at http://rappelz.gpotato.eu.

- About Gala Networks Europe & gPotato -

Gala Networks Europe Ltd., is a leading European free-to-play online games publisher. Gala Networks Europe operates the gPotato brand by hosting, publishing and distributing free online games via the www.gpotato.eu portal. Present in Europe for more than a year with three successful MMORPGs Flyff, Rappelz and Street Gears, the gPotato.eu portal is now a major destination for online gamers with over a million users. Dragonica, the fourth game of the portal, will be available in Spring 2009.

For more information, contact us directly at contact@gpotato.eu.

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