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Goes commercial on September 1st, alongside launch of "The Shadow Curse" expansion.

UK, August 25th, 2010: For Immediate release

ChangYou.com (EU) Ltd. has today announced its latest additions to hit martial arts based MMO, TLBB. With a number of key features and in-game events said to be available to players, version 0.85 is set to launch both the expansion pack and commercial release on 1st September, 2010.

“We’re really excited for everyone who’s been keen to find out more about the next instalment of TLBB. Now is a better time than ever for people to jump into this ancient Chinese world and witness the genuine feel it has to offer with the inclusion of some great features and a token shop that caters for everyone. The expansion, titled The Shadow Curse, is a thrilling milestone for the game, bringing with it new weapons, scenes, quests, bosses and more which will also be of value to new players wanting to experience TLBB” said Christian-Peter Heimbach, European Marketing Director for ChangYou.com.

Early indications suggest that one of the game’s main features will comprise of special artifact weapons that become available to those dedicated and persistent enough to get them. “The designs are based around ancient Chinese artifacts and updated with a modern twist to accommodate the game’s style” said one of the developers when asked about the look and feel of the weapons. Other unique features about the world include an ice cool scene as well as a snow covered area around the northern territories of the map.

The game’s Community Manager, Michael Doroszuk, has also stressed his excitement by adding “Our players have been asking about both the shop and what will be available in the upcoming expansion. With the official commercial launch of the game and the fantastic storyline that goes with the expansion, we hope their questions will be answered. On a community side, yes, we do have a number of fantastic events lined up such as the TLBB Connect event, which has proved very popular among players so far. Others that are based around some of our social networking sites include Facebook and Twitter. The only other piece of information I can give players is to look out for a special event on launch date for the expansion. There, I’ve said it”.

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Now exiting the beta phase of the game, ChangYou.com (EU) introduces a highly anticipated assortment of goodies in the token shop that allow players to further enhance their journey. With the inclusion of item types such as ‘Gems’, ‘Fashions’ and ‘Mounts’ that become available for purchase on the 1st of September 2010, players will be more equipped than ever to customize their characters and enter the token shop launching alongside The Shadow Curse expansion.

‘The Shadow Curse’ follows the story of an evil curse that has long been forgotten. When an unidentified disruption enters the kingdom, a messenger brings word of the threat and carnage that lies ahead, placing the Emperor in troubling circumstances that only he can overcome with his influence and power.

Following a successful campaign in the last year of operations inside of Europe, ChangYou.com has spread across the western market and begun to establish its name as one of the leading game publishers for Chinese martial arts MMOs. With one review saying “TLBB brings a sharp tip to an already growing martial arts MMO sword” and another quoting it as “truly the most powerful martial arts experience of your MMO life”, The Shadow Curse is said to be jam packed full of new storylines and features that will have players on the edge of their seats, wearing down the cushions.

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