Codemasters Online and Auran set to Unleash the Fury throughout Europe!

Tuesday, 7th August (2pm GMT)– Codemasters Online have today announced an exciting distribution partnership with Australia's premier game developer Auran, to bring the much anticipated free-to-play online role-playing game, Fury to the European market.

Powered by the Unreal Engine 3, Fury is a unique persistent online action RPG giving players the ultimate player vs player (PvP) combat experience unlike any other action shooter or MMORPG in the market.

David Solari, Vice President and General Manager of Codemasters Online commented, "We are pleased to announce our latest partnership with Auran to bring the long awaited Fury to Europe. We believe this unique and groundbreaking product will appeal to MMO and action shooter gamers alike. It's going to drive forward the online persistent market with Fury's new style of free to play, instant online action."

"Fury has been designed from the ground up to be the best PvP experience ever," said Tony Hilliam, Auran CEO. "Players are rewarded for their skill in battle, not time played and with our unique Incarnation System, players are not shackled by traditional RPG class restrictions. We're confident Fury is set to revolutionize online competitive gaming."

Set for release in October on PC, Fury combines online persistent world depth with intense, heart pumping PvP action. For more information on Fury visit www.unleashthefury.com 

                                 

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Established in 1995, Auran is one of Australia's oldest and largest game studios and has won numerous technology awards. Boasting a team of internationally experienced developers, Auran's staff have worked on a titles including: Asheron's Call 1&2, Star Wars Galaxies, Ultima Online, Mythica, Middle Earth Online, Need for Speed Underground, Magic and Mayhem and many more.

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