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Avalon Heroes: huge update for the most wonderful time of the year

- to be published immediately -

Munich, Germany, December 16, 2010

Is it Christmas already? Not quite, but the free-to-play game Avalon Heroes will indeed be bringing the big day forward this year– by several days! Fans of the online RTS RPG will receive a superlative update on December 22: two quick-witted heroes, an improved guild system, the game modes "Elimination" and "Deathmatch", plus many smaller updates, as well as plenty of yuletide spirit. Thus, Avalon Heroes is really cranking it up toward the end of the year, and is sure to have strategists and role-players alike glued to their screens.

Fighting for honor and glory here is just pure enjoyment! The new "reconnect system" being introduced on December 22 for the first time allows hero and game data to be saved, enabling players to reconnect to matches they started previously. The guild system will also be completely overhauled: The "guild war system" in battle mode will allow extra EXP to be collected; the "guild benefit system", reminiscent of a popular MMO system, holds additional rewards in store for successful guilds. Moreover, there are two brand-new game modes to discover. In "Elimination", the team still standing after 25 minutes of playing wins. In "Deathmatch", on the other hand, the aim is to defeat more heroes in a given period of time than the opposing team.

However, no Avalon Heroes update would be complete without new heroes! There is Humbaba, an exemplary melee fighter capable of taking on several enemies at once. Or you might prefer Rukselam, whose HP and defense stats are excellent. Whichever of these two heroes a player might choose, collecting and mastering the skills of these unique heroes is about to become more motivational than ever, as the plaza market is resplendent in white, and new costumes will almost allow certain heroes to pass for Santa Claus on the battlefield.

Avalon Heroes is free to play! For more information, please visit the official website, www.avalonheroes.alaplaya.net. The games client is available for free download at www.avalonheroes.alaplaya.net/download.

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About burda:ic&alaplaya

burda:ic GmbH is a leading publisher of free PC online games with headquarters in Munich, Germany. The company markets and distributes massively multiplayer online games (MMOG) such as LOCO– Land of Chaos Online, Avalon Heroes, S4 League, and Florensia. Since its launch in the summer of 2007, the innovative alaplaya games platform has grown immensely and is expecting its ten millionth registered user by the end of 2010. For more information about burda:ic, please visit www.burda-ic.com.

Press contact

Björn Sturm

Gärtner PR

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D-80796 Munich, Germany

Phone: +49 89 / 30766859

Mobile: +49 151 / 12290207

E-mail: bs@gaertner-pr.de 


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