April 16, 2009 – NEXON Europe Limited, the European publishing arm of the world’s leading Online Game Company NEXON Group, brings today a massive update to its popular free-to-play first-person-shooter, Combat Arms Europe (http:// combatarms.nexoneu.com), delivering an additional level of excitement and challenge for its enthusiastic players.
The update includes the addition of a new warzone, the “Showdown Map”, which stages a remote warehouse in Southern China’s industrial complex. An expanded offer from the in-game Cash Shop “Black Market” allows players to opt for a new female mercenary “Mei”, and current players can now choose to change their base character from a “covert” array of character models by purchasing the Gender Change item. Characters can be further personalized by attaching the player’s national emblem on the regimentals, and players can purchase new powerful machineries with the in-game currency, Gear Points (GP), or with real money through NEXON Cash (NX Cash) to update their arsenal.
With today’s patch, the interactive feature “Nut Shot” will also be implemented and challenge players to knock over their opponents with humor and skill. “Nut Shot” allows player to aim for shooting the nether regions of their male opponents. “Nut Shot was designed to enhance the entertaining and humorous factor of Combat Arms, challenging the gaming skills of players at the same time,” said Sung-Jin Kim, Directing Manager for NEXON Europe. “We will constantly strive to add new and exciting elements to the game, including contents that reach beyond the traditional FPS game play.”
As nature demands, female characters are exempted from this suffer when being hit, but giggle at their accomplishment after scoring a Nut Shot. Male characters either laugh heartily or fall down in pain, depending on whether they are the harmer or the victim of a Nut Shot which is in either way celebrated graphically with exploding walnuts.
Combat Arms Europe drives on to gain enthusiasm and popularity among European gamers with its exciting mix of various combat styles, battlefields and multiple game modes, presented in eye-catching graphics and customized characters. Combat Arms Europe also features a high level of socialization with in-game Buddy List, Clan System, Community Support and many more.
This essential composition of traditional as well as advanced FPS elements and striking socialization features is free-to-play, representing a truly unique offering in the ever evolving world First-Person-Shooters.
To sign up and to download the game for free, visit http://combatarms.nexoneu.com.
Established in March 2007, NEXON Europe is the European publishing arm of NEXON Group, a pioneer of interactive entertainment software and the world’s leader in massively multiplayer online games. Following the launch of the world-wide Hit-MMORPG “MapleStory” in Europe in May 2007, NEXON Europe’s growing library of title now includes the highly anticipated online First-Person-Shooter “Combat Arms Europe”.
For more information on NEXON Europe and its games, please visit the official website at www.nexoneu.com and the official blog http://blog.nexoneu.com.