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War Rock

Second anniversary celebrated with War Rock Olympics.

Irvine, Ca. – Feb. 05, 2009 – GamersFirst ( www.gamersfirst.com), a service of K2 Network and one of today's most popular free-to-play online game destinations, Announces War Rock’s 2nd Anniversary by celebrating with the War Rock Olympics and Giveaways at http://warrock.gamersfirst.com/2ndanniversary.php

As a thank you to all players from February 6th - February 9th, War Rock will be celebrating its Anniversary by launching the War Rock Olympics. Prizes will range from Ultimate Wallet Points provided by Playspan, to Dinar (in game currency), and premiums and weapon leases from the War Rock team.

“Being able to celebrate the 2nd anniversary for War Rock is very exciting for us.” Stated, Jon-Enee Merriex, Associate Producer –War Rock, GamersFirst.com. “And hosting such an exciting event for our gamers is a wonderful bonus.”

War Rock is a tactical, modern FPS (first-person shooter) exploding with intense, fast-paced combat. Armed with the world's deadliest weapons and controlling the most lethal vehicles, players attack three story-driven, killer game play modes in the air, on the land and over the sea. The game is free to download and Free2Play so players can get right into “pwning” other players from around the world.

“We’re thrilled to sponsor the War Rock Winter Olympics,” said Eric Hartness, PlaySpan Marketplace Chief Marketing Officer. “We are proud to be associated with the War Rock community and pleased to provide valuable Ultimate Wallet Points that can be used to purchase War Rock items in PlaySpan Marketplace.”


1- Event: Sink the Hamina

Map: Disturm

Structure: Battle Group, Deathmatch – 32 Players

Description: 4 players on one team will occupy the Hamina, and attempt to defend it from the other team. Defending team wins if they keep the Hamina from being destroyed all game (200 kills). Assaulting team wins if they destroy the Hamina.

2- Event: The Gauntlet

Map: Marien

Structure: Close Quarters Combat, Free-For-All – 16 Players

Description: In a game of 8+ people everyone takes turns being a sniper and picking off the other players as they run through the streets of Marien. No other weapons or method of killing is allowed. The sniper with the highest number of kills wins.

3- Event: Excited Bike Challenge

Map: Odyssey

Structure: Battle Group, Deathmatch – 8 players

Description: 4 man Motor Bike race around the track circling the map. The first 2 to cross the finish line will duke it out with fists inside the fighting ring.

4- Event: TAG

Map: Karaqum

Structure: Close Quarters Combat, Free-For-All – 16 Players

Description: Only the player designated as “it” is allowed to use guns. All other players can use slot 1 only. The only way to become “it” is to kill the player that is currently “it” with your fists. A GM will start as “it”, don’t let him win!

5- Event: Protect the GM / Kill the GM

Map: Cloud Forest

Structure: Urban Ops, Team Death match – 24 Players

Description: The GM is the target for both teams. The GM’s team is charged with protecting him at all costs and by any means necessary. If the attacking team successfully kills the GM 5 times, the game is over. If the defending team manages to protect the GM successfully, preventing 5 deaths, they will be declared the winner.

6- Event: Destruction Derby

Map: Odyssey

Structure: Urban Ops, Deathmatch – 8 Players

Description: Each team has two Humvees. The team who destroys the others team’s Hummvees by ramming first, wins. NO WEAPONS ARE ALLOWED.

7- Event: Capture The Nemico

Map: Bandar

Structure: Battle Group, Deathmatch – 32 Players

Description: One team will be defending the flag on the tanker “Nemico” the other team will capture all the other flags and then will fight to get on the tanker and capture the last remaining flag.

7- Event: I-Jump

Map: Bandar

Structure: Battle Group, Deathmatch – 32 Players

Description: Players will be jump off the highest point of the yellow Crane, players who successfully hit the small boat parked below the crane on the sea will win rewards. Each player will have 1 chance.

To sign up and get more information on prizes and events please visit: http://warrock.gamersfirst.com/2ndanniversary.php

About K2 Network and GamersFirst

K2 Network publishes and services highly engaging online games and cultivates dynamic player communities. The company puts GamersFirst TM by giving them free access to compelling titles, offering creative pricing models and updating games based on player feedback. GamersFirst serves over 23 million gamers in more than 160 countries, and currently offers War Rock, Knight Online, Global MU Online, Red Stone, and Sword of the New World. Read more about the company at http://www.k2network.net and find all of their games at http://www.GamersFirst.com

About PlaySpan Inc.

PlaySpan™ is the game industry's first publisher-sanctioned in-game commerce network. PlaySpan's patent-pending in-game search, commerce and micropayment technologies enable game publishers and developers to generate new revenues, acquire new users and extend the loyalty of existing users. Leading game providers and virtual world publishers, including Gamers First, have selected PlaySpan as their official marketplace for virtual goods. PlaySpan also offers payment solutions through its subsidiary PayByCash® which has served the games industry for 10 years, supporting over 70 payment methods in 200 countries . PayByCash’s widely distributed ULTIMATE GAME CARD® is the leading pre-paid card supported by over 200 online games and available in more than 12,000 retail locations across North America and soon worldwide. PlaySpan is headquartered in Silicon Valley with offices in Charlottesville, VA, Cincinnati, OH and Mumbai. Investors include Easton Capital, Menlo Ventures, STIC and Novel TMT Ventures


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