Castle of Heroes launches Babel expansion

Press Release

For immediate release

Dublin, Ireland– 12th April 2010– Gala Networks Europe, the leading free-to-play online games publisher, is pleased to announce Babel, the new expansion for its browser game Castle Of Heroes.

One of the new features coming with this expansion is the legendary Tower of Babel. This new building holds riches and monsters beyond imagining. Valiant heroes can battle through each of the 40 levels of the Tower, acquiring progressively more powerful rewards. But fight carefully, as losing a battle will forfeit all you have gained and expel you from the tower in disgrace!

The Tower Of Babel in a few words:

• Guardians on all 40 floors of the Tower, each more powerful then the last;

• Guardian battles offer an opportunity to earn a large amount of experience;

• Players can continue to the next level following each victory, or leave the Tower with their accumulated treasures;

• All accumulated spoils will be forfeited after a defeat in a Tower battle;

• The Tower can only be attempted once per day, per player. With a Cash Shop item, two additional attempts can be made.

Babel expansion will also introduce new boss monster battles to be fought and won. Three times a day, 20 minions will appear on a player’s world map. If they are defeated, the boss monster that they protect will appear with a magical item to test the player’s courage and fighting skill still further. These minions and boss monsters are unique to each player’s account: they are visible only to the player.

Other enhanced features of Babel expansion include the combat options in the Arena, which has been given a facelift: combatants can fight on the field of battle for military titles, access to special hero items, and increased troop capacity. New buildings have also been found across the world, enabling brave heroes who master them to temporarily gain increased powers and riches. There are also 12 new magical scrolls divided into five classes - water, fire, earth, wind and summoning - in order to better combat the dangerous evils let loose in the Babel expansion. These scrolls can be purchased in the Armoury and the Cash Shop.

Castle Of Heroes is available in English, French, German and Polish for everybody with a gPotato.eu account. The game is available on both PC and Mac, with no download required: just register at the official website at http://heroes.gpotato.eu or log in with your existing gPotato.eu account details, and you can play straightaway!

For more information please visit the official Castle of Heroes website: http://heroes.gpotato.eu 

About Castle of Heroes

Castle of Heroes is a massively multiplayer browser-based strategy game developed by Snail Game and published in its English, French, German and Polish versions by Gala Networks Europe on the gPotato.eu games portal. Bringing together the best elements of strategy, RPG and management, the game allows users to build and expand their realm within a large and living fantasy world. Castle of Heroes will be available in January 2010 on Mac and PC, with no download required and for free on http://heroes.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 3 million users. An eighth game, currently going under the working title“Project 9” will be released during 2010. Further information on the company can be found at http://www.gala-net.eu.

About Snail Game

Suzhou Snail Electronic Co., Ltd. (Snail Game), founded in 2000, is one of the earliest and leading 3D online game developers in China. Snail Game has successfully developed and operated online games: Voyage Century, Age of Armor, 5 Street, The Chosen and Castle of Heroes, with more to come. These games have been distributed to more than 20 countries worldwide where they enjoy an amazing success.

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PR Contact: media@gpotato.eu


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