Allods Online Volume 2: Rise of Gorluxor Launches Tomorrow; Trailer Now Available

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Allods Online Volume 2: Rise of Gorluxor Launches Tomorrow; Trailer Now Available

Unveil the Mystery of the Great Mage Gorluxor, Discover the Evolution of the Astral Allods and Fight in the Enhanced Arena of Death

Dublin, Ireland– October 4th, 2010– Gala Networks Europe today announces that Volume 2: Rise Of Gorluxor for Allods Online, its triple-A MMORPG on the gPotato.eu portal in English, French and German, will be available on the evening of October 5th, 2010. The accompanying video trailer reveals part of the new content and can be viewed online at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KJEVCs_IzgY.

In Volume 2 players will get the chance to challenge a formidable new raiding boss: Gorluxor, a Great Mage surrounded in mystery and intrigue that players must solve before confronting his final form. As part of the intricately detailed lore that provides the uniquely textured and rich background story for Allods Online, players are tasked with exploring the complex story surrounding the Great Mage and his tower, having to work out why he turned against them– or if Gorluxor is in fact an enemy at all.

As the legend goes, it all began when Nezeb fell during the Great Astral Campaign and the Empire began to look to their future after years of mourning. It happened that two persons came to the front of the political scene– Gorluxor and Yasker– a Great Mage and an enthusiastic young war hero, both always on Nezeb’s side and both fighting for the lead after his death. While Gorluxor had the support of the Xadaganians, Yasker went to the Orcs and Arisen and promised them full rights as citizens of the Empire in return of their support. After aligning their armies, Gorluxor faced imminent defeat and fled to escape his capture and execution. Until now, no one has known of his whereabouts.

Allods Online Volume 2 also includes a host of new features, additional content and fixes. The evolution of Astral allods means that many allods have been changed, improved, or completely revamped and new bosses and mini-boss fights have been implemented. The astral ships have been enhanced on all new and old devices, the Arena of Death has been completely overhauled and the polishing of classes and archetypes continues to progress. Full details can be found in the official patch notes: http://tinyurl.com/AO-volume2-notes

Discover the world of Sarnaut and join the Allods Online community. Simply register your free gPotato.eu account and download the game at http://en.allods.gPotato.eu/Download/Client.aspx.

For further information please visit the official website at http://allods.gPotato.eu.

About Allods Online

Allods Online is a subscription-less, AAA MMORPG set in a fantasy space opera universe. Developed by Astrum Nival, the development studio owned by Mail.Ru and published across Europe in English, French, and German by gPotato.eu. Allods Online has just won the award of the Most Anticipated MMO in 2009, in the readers’ choice awards of MMOsite.com.

Allods Online features unique player-built and player-controlled astral battleships and the dynamic Astral space to explore, and creates a new standard of co-operative gameplay. Join one of the two factions at war and discover the deep storyline by choosing from one of the 28 classes available and six distinct races. Customise your character and pet with the rich creation system, and level up by completing over 1,500 quests at launch and confronting over 300 unique creatures. Explore and fight your way through dungeons, castles and temples as a group or raid. Allods Online also features Faction vs Faction, Player vs Player and Ship vs Ship combat mechanisms. Players can register and download this free MMO game at the official European website– http://allods.gpotato.eu

About Gala Networks Europe Ltd.&gPotato.eu

Gala Networks Europe Ltd. is a leading European free-to-play online games publisher. It operates the gPotato brand in Europe by hosting, publishing and distributing free online games through the www.gPotato.eu portal. Established in Dublin, Ireland in 2006, it operates a portfolio of MMORPGs including Flyff, Rappelz, Street Gears, Dragonica, Allods Online, Castle of Heroes and Canaan Online. The gPotato.eu portal is now a major destination for online gamers with over 5 million users. Terra Militaris, a historical real-time browser based game will be available by the end of 2010 and the martial-arts MMORPG Age of Wulin will be released in 2011. Further information on the company can be found at http://www.gala-net.eu.

About Mail.Ru

Mail.Ru is the foremost Russian Internet portal, serving the entertainment and communication needs of the global Russian-speaking community with a comprehensive array of more than 40 services including the largest Russian free e-mail service, instant messenger Mail.Ru Agent, national social network My Mir@Mail.Ru, and search engine Poisk@Mail.Ru. With over 50 percent market share and more than 40 titles to satisfy a full range of individual preferences, Mail.Ru is also the leading Russian online gaming publisher. Its portfolio includes internally developed hits like Allods Online and Legend: Legacy of the Dragons as well as successful international licenses such as Perfect World II, Lord of the Rings Online, Fly For Fun, Jade Dynasty (Zhu Xian), Cross Fire and ZhengTu Online. Additional information is available at www.mail.ru.

Social Networks

English Guild Portal: http://guilds.en.allods.gPotato.eu

German Guild Portal: http://gilden.de.allods.gPotato.eu

French Guild Portal: http://guildes.fr.allods.gPotato.eu

English Twitter: https://twitter.com/AllodsOnline_en

German Twitter: https://twitter.com/AllodsOnline_de

French Twitter: https://twitter.com/AllodsOnline_fr

English Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/allodsonline-en

German Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/allodsonline-de

French Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/allodsonline-fr

YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/allods


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