Closed Beta for Mythical MMORPG The Chosen Begins, Launch Date Announced

LOS ANGELES - June 22, 2011

Snail Games USA today announced the start of closed beta testing for the North American release of The Chosen, a mythical MMORPG set in ancient war-torn China. Beginning today, beta key holders have exclusive early access, leading the heroic march into battle before The Chosen officially launches to the public on July 5, 2011.

During the closed beta testing period, players will enter a vast MMO world, complete with stunning landscapes, an epic storyline, immense customization options and adorably powerful animals to fight alongside as they climb The Chosen’s colossal skill tree. Closed beta testers will get a head start in plotting their quest for the Golden Dragon mount, victory for their battalion, and ultimate glory as The Chosen. At launch, everyone can join the action in Snail’s first major free-to-play release since hit MMORTS Ministry of War launched last year.

Watch the epic new trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F4dc13y_UYM

In The Chosen, players will learn the customs of five distinct Chinese dynasties, with six classes to help them gear up for the battle and end the war of the Three Kingdoms. Players can experience multiple gameplay options as they choose membership among the Qin, Han, Tang, Song or Ming factions, and learn to wield powerful weaponry, from swords and bows to flutes and scrolls. The fabled free-to-play adventure will open its doors to the public on July 5, 2011.

For more information on The Chosen, visit: www.thechosengame.com.

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About Snail Games USA

Based in Los Angeles, CA, Snail Games USA is the North American division of Snail Games (Suzhou Snail Electronic Co., Ltd.), a leading developer of MMOs and virtual world experiences in China. Snail Games USA is committed to delivering the highest-quality interactive experiences to gamers. To learn more about Snail Games USA, please visit: www.snailgamesusa.com.

About Snail Game

Named as one of the“Top 10 Chinese game developers,” Snail Games is a leading developer of MMO and interactive online games in China. Founded in October 2000, Snail Game’s growing library of titles includes 5 Street, Age of Armor, Voyage Century and Heroes of Gaia. Snail Game’s wildly popular titles are currently sold and distributed worldwide. To learn more about Snail Game, please visit: www.snailgame.net.

Kate Hancock, TriplePoint for Snail Games USA

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khancock@triplepointpr.com


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