Jumpgate Evolution docks at New York Comic-Com

29th Jan, 2009– Codemasters Online&NetDevil are pleased to announce that Jumpgate Evolution, the exhilarating, large scale space combat MMO will be featured at Comic-Con 2009, to be held in New York City, February 6-8th 2009. Attendees will have access to Jumpgate Evolution at the Codemasters booth #1256, where the game will be fully playable with the latest code of this exciting upcoming sci-fi space combat MMOG.

“We are excited to provide gamers with yet another chance to get some pre-BETA hands-on time with Jumpgate Evolution at Comic-Con New York”, said Scott Brown, President, NetDevil.“We look forward to welcoming visitors and are sure they will be blown away by the latest playable code on show.”

“With hundreds of thousands of fans already signed up to BETA and our global pre-orders due to go live in the coming weeks there isn’t a better time to experience the exhilarating space combat MMO that is Jumpgate Evolution”, said Andrew Matjaszek, Marketing Executive, Codemasters Online.“The game is shaping up to be one of the hottest games of 2009 and we look forward to delivering gamers a truly unique MMO experience like they have never seen before.”

Developed by the highly experienced US-based MMOG developer NetDevil, Jumpgate Evolution is an exhilarating space combat MMO, set in a vast expanding universe, that will allow players to choose from one of three playable Nations and engage in an intense action-packed gaming experience. While embarking on an immersive and accessible space adventure, players can trade valuable commodities, take part in exhilarating intergalactic battles, meet and play with friends and live out the dream of an elite hero. The game features a rich and varied universe to explore and has been designed for experienced and novice MMO players alike.

For more information on Jumpgate or to sign up for BETA visit www.jumpgateevolution.com

ABOUT CODEMASTERS

Codemasters is a leading developer and publisher of best-selling interactive entertainment products for a global audience across multiple gaming platforms and channels. Established in 1986, the company’s dominant brands include Colin McRae DiRT, Race Driver GRID, Overlord and Operation Flashpoint; the company recently secured the exclusive worldwide video game rights to FORMULA 1. Codemasters is headquartered in Warwickshire UK, with North American operations based in Universal City, California. The company also maintains operations in Germany, France, Spain, Benelux and Malaysia. Codemasters receives over two million visitors to its web site every month, discover why at www.codemasters.com

ABOUT CODEMASTERS ONLINE

Codemasters Online is a leading global publisher / operator of online persistent world games. Established in 2005 and part of the wider Codemasters organisation, in a short time Codemasters Online has become one of the west’s leading gaming companies specialising in persistent world services. With a suite of successful persistent games including the hugely popular The Lord of the Rings Online™, ArchLord and forthcoming space based MMO Jumpgate Evolution, Codemasters Online is one of the fastest growing specialists in massively multiplayer online games in the world.

ABOUT NETDEVIL, LTD

NetDevil is a leading independent game development company that specializes in the development and construction of massively multiplayer online games (MMOs). Founded in 1997, under the inspiration of Jumpgate TM , the world’s first massively multiplayer space simulator, the company carries on a commitment to creating interactive, virtual worlds in unique and elaborate settings. Currently, the company is developing two major MMO titles– Jumpgate Evolution and LEGO Universe. Led by a development team of talented and experienced industry veterans, NetDevil has grown to over 100 employees. All NetDevil employees share a common vision to bring the mysteries of new and exciting worlds to life as immersive online universes. For more information about the company, visit www.netdevil.com


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