For immediate release
Dublin, Ireland– September, 30th, 2010– gPotato Europe has announced Canaan Stories, a Facebook application for Canaan Online, its manga-fantasy browser game. By monitoring in-game activities, Canaan Stories allows players to share epic tales of their adventures in the Canaan Online world with their Facebook friends.
If a player challenges a dungeon or defeats a fierce monster, their Facebook friends will be told of their courageous battles and arduous training via short stories posted on their Facebook wall, with a maximum of one story every two days. The post automatically includes the player’s character name and a short description of what they have accomplished.
To celebrate the launch of this innovative inter-connection between games and social networking, each player’s first Canaan Stories post will grant them a brand new and exclusive pet: the gPotato himself. Based on the character from the gPotato Europe logo, the pet is small, cute and very powerful, with strength and constitution as his main stats, making him a great support pet for all classes during combat.
Canaan Online is a free browser-based MMORPG, with no download required. Players just need to register at the official website at http://canaan.gpotato.eu, or log in with an existing gPotato account, and can play straight away.
Canaan Stories for Canaan Online and Facebook is available now. Players participating and posting a story to their Facebook wall will receive a free, unique pet. For more information, please visit the official Canaan Online website: http://canaan.gpotato.eu.
About Canaan Online
Canaan Online is a free browser-based social MMO game developed by XPEC Entertainment and published across Europe in English, French and German. It is available to play at the gPotato.eu gaming portal.
An exciting adventure awaits players with hundreds of quests to complete as you discover the story behind Canaan Online. It features a comprehensive pet system and dozens of collectable pets to capture, train and trade, instances, dungeons, a full crafting system, auction house and a well developed chat system. It also features the choice of automatic or manual combat modes, allowing all types of players to play. Players can register and play this free MMORPG game at the official European website– http://canaan.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 XPEC Entertainment
Established in 2000, XPEC Entertainment is the leading interactive entertainment software developer and publisher in Greater China. With great passion and solid development skills, XPEC delivered more than 14 titles in the worldwide market in the past 9 years Latest titles include,“Kung Fu Panda”(PS2/ Wii, 2008),“Hardy Boys- the Hidden Theft”(Wii/ PC 2009)?
Located in Taipei, Shanghai, Beijing and Suzhou with more than 500 employees, XPEC builds up a skilled and experienced team with solid achievements. In the mean time, XPEC has dedicated eight years in research and development for web MMORPG and is amongst the few studios in the world to have spent so much effort for web MMORPG development. XPEC is the pioneer and leader in the field for developing client-free game.
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