SEOUL, South Korea – June 30, 2008 – EYEDENTITY Games, a Korean development studio comprised of veteran game developers from NCsoft, Gravity, Phantagram and Webzen, today released the first North American look at the upcoming fantasy action multi-player online role-playing game (MORPG) Dragon Nest. Powered by EYEDENTITY Games’ own proprietary Eternity Engine technology, Dragon Nest is scheduled for commercial release in worldwide markets in 2009.
“Dragon Nest is a thrilling game with whimsical characters and fast action that is sure to appeal to a wide audience,” said Chris Lee, founder and CEO, EYEDENTITY Games. “From the game’s intense combat featuring combination and chain attacks to randomly changing dungeons and sporadically spawning monsters, players will be kept on their toes as they engage in non-stop exploration of the colorful Dragon Nest world.”
Dragon Nest is an edge-of-your-seat online adventure filled with artful visuals, thundering action sequences and distinctive maps and play styles that will appeal to experienced and beginning players alike. Assuming the role of Heroes of the world of Lagendia, players seek an antidote to save the poisoned Goddess Altea. Facing countless dangers, including a landscape overrun by throngs of deadly dragons, the Heroes must call upon their strength, speed and cunning – and even discover ways to morph into dragons themselves – to defeat the mightiest of the dragons, protect the sacred territories and save Altea.
Behind Dragon Nest is EYEDENTITY Games’ proprietary, fully optimized “Eternity Engine.” The Eternity Engine provides for artful, premium graphics with low system requirements that allow thousands of players to be online simultaneously.
With a renowned team of diverse developers, EYEDENTITY Games will bring Dragon Nest to markets in Asia, including Korea, China, Taiwan and Japan, and North America. EYEDENTITY Games Dragon Nest to enter beta testing in Korea in late 2008, and will roll out the service to other markets around the globe beginning 2009.
About EYEDENTITY Games
Headquartered in Seoul, South Korea, EYEDENTITY Games was founded in 2007 by industry veterans from Webzen, NCsoft, Phantagram and Gravity to bring a new era of unique and entertaining online games to players around the globe. The studio’s proprietary game technology, the “Eternity Engine,” features low system requirements while allowing for fast action, appealing visuals and thousands of gamers to enter the game world simultaneously. EYEDENTITY Games’ first product, Dragon Nest, is currently in development and targeted for release in Korea, China, Taiwan, Japan and North America. More information on EYEDENTITY Games can be found at the company’s website.