SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Oct. 18, 2012 – Draw those pistols, load up that shotgun, and ready the riot shield, because Born to Fire has been deployed by Aeria Games, a leading global publisher of free-to-play online games. This massively multiplayer online first-person shooter (MMOFPS) has gone into closed beta testing, providing the perfect action fix for adrenaline junkies.
Born to Fire is a full-featured team-based shooter with colorful characters who never take the battle too seriously. Players have access to five distinct classes, each with unique weaponry and styles of play. Fleet-footed Dual Gunners, for instance, move around quickly and skirmish with their twin submachine guns, while also serving the role of medic to injured teammates. The hulking Point Man, conversely, absorbs a massive amount of damage with his riot shield and provides cover for more offensive-minded allies like Rangers, Snipers, and Heavyfire Experts.
Adding to Born to Fire’s hefty arsenal of features is its robust replay capability. Players can view their past matches at any time, and are not just restricted to one player’s perspective. A free-floating camera is able to view the match from any angle, allowing players to pick out the best hiding spots and develop winning strategies for future battles. With over a dozen maps available and more coming soon, replays will be invaluable to competitive players. Moreover, replays can also be saved as common .AVI files so players can share their most exciting matches with anyone – including friends who don’t yet have the game installed.
Born to Fire is free to download, and like all Aeria Games titles, is free-to-play. Players can sign up for the ongoing closed beta now at http://borntofire.aeriagames.com.
About Aeria Games & Entertainment, Inc.
With a rapidly growing community of over 40 million core players and a deep portfolio of development partners, Aeria Games is a leading destination for free-to-play online multiplayer games. Founded in 2006 and with offices in the US, Germany, and Brazil, Aeria Games publishes and develops high quality online games in nine languages - English, German, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Polish, Italian, Turkish and Russian - covering more than 30 countries. The company’s proprietary technology offers strong benefits to both players and developers. Players gain access to a universal gaming destination providing deep, immersive online games accessible from browser, PC, tablet, and smart phones. Developers get a blazingly fast point of entry to the global gaming market via Aeria Games’ specialized platform that enables quick and easy game integration. The company’s diverse portfolio includes highly engaging fantasy MMORPGs, action shooters, anime-style social games, and multiplayer mobile game titles. For more information, visit http://www.aeriagames.com.