RELEASE: UNDER EMBARGO UNTIL 11th JUNE 2010
Los Angeles, California– 11th June 2010.
After years of anticipation, Uncharted Waters Online is coming to the West in the summer of 2010. The publisher CJ Internet and developer TECMO KOEI will be proudly announcing this at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) held in Los Angeles next week.
Uncharted Waters Online, a MMORPG developed by TECMO KOEI has been serving in limited regions for over three years now. Millions of Uncharted Waters Online users in Japan and Korea have been exploring the world and making their own unique histories. With years of experience in global service, CJ Internet is well-prepared to bring this game to the world, starting with North America and European regions.
Set between the 15th and 17th centuries, every player will have the chance to conquer the hundreds of neutral cities to ensure that their chosen nation becomes the world’s leading power to influence all others. Players will be able to buy or build their ships giving them the opportunity to completely customise their look and feel.
Uncharted Waters Online houses a very sophisticated economy system very similar to real-life trading of goods. Investments and relationships all have an effect on the economy that surrounds the player. Tax and customs will also be applied within the game making it essential for players to conquer cities in order to reduce their taxes.
Access the official website for Uncharted Waters Online at http://global.netmarble.com/uwo
One of the biggest game publishers in Korea, CJ Internet expressed great anticipation for this new game launch. “We are looking forward to bringing this unique and powerful game, Uncharted Waters Online, to users in North America and European region. CJ Internet will utilize netmarble.com as a leading platform for various upcoming game contents,” VP of International Operations at CJ Internet, Mr. Sean Lee said.
Mr. Tomokazu Takeda, the game’s Producer at Tecmo Koei commented: “Uncharted Waters Online is one of the most content equipped online games in the world and brings with it original game play and elements that distinguish it from the thousands of other MMORPGs out there.” Also, he emphasized that free-to-play model will lower the barrier and allow for greater numbers to experience this truly massive game.
At E3 2010, CJ Internet and TECMO KOEI will promote this unique title that will keep gamers on the edge of their seats. Visit the booth, South Hall #2047 to have a chance to play Uncharted Waters Online on the spot. Gamers can follow us at @UWO_News on twitter and become a fan of our facebook page for up-to-the minute news and behind scenes on the events at E3.
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ABOUT CJ INTERNET
Located in Seoul, Republic of Korea, CJ Internet is a global entertainment company dedicated to enriching people's lives through fun, social, and massive online gaming. The company currently provides over 200 game titles to more than 20 million registered players via portal site named ‘Netmarble ( www.netmarble.net),’ which is a highly popular Korean gaming portal launched in 2001. Also, CJ Internet is operating direct gaming platform, 'Global Netmarble ( http://global.netmarble.com)' to global market with <Mini Fighter> in English and Spanish versions since 2009.
ABOUT UNCHARTED WATERS ONLINE
Uncharted Waters Online is a MMROPG developed by TECMO KOEI set within several timelines during the Age of Exploration as a romantic and historic fictional account of the era. Players will live and play real world of 15th century to make their own histories. Players may choose from 6 nationalities; England, Dutch Republic, Ancient Régime in France, Spanish Empire, Kingdom of Portugal, and Republic of Venice. Players may also choose from several occupations after choosing a basic class of adventurer, merchant or soldier. Players are able to trade, explore, battle and join in live events such as "Great Sea Fights.”
ABOUT TECMO KOEI GAMES
TECMO KOEI GAMES is a developer of interactive entertainment software for current generation consoles, handhelds, digital download content, as well as online and mobile games. The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of TECMO KOEI HOLDINGS CO., LTD., headquartered in Yokohama, Japan. TECMO is best known for the Dead or Alive ® , Ninja Gaiden ® , Tecmo Bowl ® and Fatal Frame ® series. KOEI is best known for its Dynasty Warriors ® and Samurai Warriors ® franchises and online titles such as Dynasty Warriors ® Online and Nobunaga’s Ambition ® Online.