IRVINE, Calif. - July 30, 2009
Joymax, an independent developer and publisher of interactive entertainment for the global market, today announced the regional finalists for the Game & Game World Championship 2009 (GNGWC 2009) event in Leipzig, Germany. Players will compete head to head in Silkroad Online for the chance to win great prizes and global fame. Held this year at Games Convention Online, the Regional Main Round competition will take place on Friday, July 31.
“Our community has responded with great enthusiasm to the contest, and we’re looking forward to the next round of competition held at Games Convention Online in Germany,” said Jina Song, General Manager at Joymax.
Listed by their character name, the regional finalists scheduled to compete in the Regional Main Round in Germany are Spucky, Susanne, wurst_hurst, DaMost, AndyTheG, sENtoRIO, LuckyDaddy, Maze316, KarateTiger, cringDeath, deReida, Doremii, SLyZeR_GER and Traudel. The first and second place winners from this round will earn a ticket to Busan, South Korea for a chance to compete in the World Grand Finals held in late November. Additional prizes will be awarded to players in this round based on performance, including a digital camera, USB drive, a computer mouse, table clock and Silkroad Online t-shirts.
More information about GNGWC 2009 is available at www.gamengame.com/gngwc/introduction.asp.
About Silkroad Online
Silkroad Online is a massively multiplayer online RPG that puts the player deep into historical fantasy, joining the Chinese and European civilizations along the Silk Road trade route. Traveling across Jangan, from China to Constantinople, players can make their fortunes as merchants, prey on the rich as thieves, or be protection-for-hire as hunters. The most recent expansion, Legend IV: Tomb of the Qin-Shi Emperor, added new territory, quests, weapons, and an increased level cap for adventurers. With over 18 million registered users and 170,000 concurrent players worldwide, the triangular conflict of Silkroad Online has never been more exciting. More information about Silkroad Online and the upcoming Legend IV Plus update is available at www.joymax.com/silkroad.
Since its establishment in April, 1997, Joymax has been developing and publishing quality games for the emerging game industry of the 21st century. Based in Seoul, Korea, the company has published numerous titles for the PC platform, and its first MMORPG, Silkroad Online, has grown to offer service in 200 countries since its 2004 launch. Joymax is to become a global entertainment company providing multimedia content. For more information, please visit www.joymax.co.kr/eng/.
Kate Pietrelli, TriplePoint