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NeoSteam Europe Goes Into Closed Beta!

Hamburg, March 6th 2009– Leading European MMOG Publisher gamigo AG announces the closed beta start of the Free-To-Play Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game NeoSteam. From today, the first players will populate the server and take a glimpse at the all new English translation of the revamped European version. Everyone who registers at the official website www.neosteam.net has the chance to get one of the exclusive testing slots.

Join the Steam Wars Now!

In NeoSteam players take part in the epic battle between the Kingdom of Elerd and the Republic of Rogwell. While the citizens of Elerd rely on magical spells, the republic uses their technological advantage in battle. No matter which side of the conflict a hero stands for, his most important resource will be the eponymous NeoSteam. This commodity serves different applications such upgrading equipment, fueling transportation vehicles and crafting mighty battle machines.

The user-created robots, tanks and other vehicles set NeoSteam apart from every other free-to -play MMORPG. Players have complete freedom creating powerful machines and taking them to battle in exciting PvP skirmishes. Of course NeoSteam offers all benefits of other MMORPGs, such as multiple races and classes with unique skills, a huge world full of exciting quests, monsters to fight and a extensive guild system.

Closed Beta Now Open!

“We are looking forward to reactions of the first EU NeoSteam players, beginners and former testers from the US server alike”, says Kerstin Bock, Product Manager of NeoSteam.“We hope they will enjoy our completely revamped version and help us to put the final touch on the all new translations.”

Everyone who didn’t sign up for NeoSteam yet can go to http://neosteam.gamigo.com and still has the chance to grab one of the closed beta slots. Like all games in gamigo’s varied portfolio NeoSteam will stay completely free after the beta periods, with no buying or monthly fees required.

Partners for beta key-giveaways are welcome to contact gamigo at any time. Please contact presse@gamigo-mail.de or call +49 40 2263052 89.

NeoSteam offers players an all new experience that combines a highly detailed fantasy-environment with interesting steampunk machinery. The player can choose between four different character classes and join one of two Realms that fight for supremacy on the continent of Rope Isle. The Kingdom of Elerd, which represents a classical fantasy empire with magical spellcasters, is looking for new adventurers, while the Republic of Rogwel is preparing for battle as well. The Republic relies mainly on technical finesse, which is reflected in their advanced steam engines. NeoSteam, which is used to operate these powerful machines, is soon to become the most important resource in the epic struggle.

For players, NeoSteam is not only an exciting and extensive fantasy MMORPG, but offers them many unseen possibilities, thanks to the unique setting. Besides classical battles against monsters and other players, NeoSteam offers adventurers the chance, to build their own steam engines and create their own fighting vehicles.

Features:

• Free 3D Online Role-Playing Game (MMORPG)

• Innovative Fantasy-Steampunk Setting

• Five Races and Four Unique Classes

• Players Create Their Own Steam Engines and Mounts

• Many Player versus Player Arenas

• Epic Realm versus Realm Battles

• Free to Play– No Need to Buy, No Monthly Fees

About gamigo:

The gamigo AG, a subsidiary of Axel Springer AG, is a leading publisher and operator of Massively Multiplayer Online Games (MMOGs) in Europe. Founded in 2001, the company now operates more than 10 games in 5 languages, among others the 3D MMORPG Last Chaos and Fiesta Online, the MMO Racing Game Level R and the Tennis-MMOG Smash Online, as well as the MMO Golf-Game Shot Online. For more information please visit www.gamigo.com

About HanbitSoft:

HanbitSoft, established in 1999, is one of the largest online game publishers in Korea as well as in Asia. After establishing itself as the No. 1 publisher in Korean PC game market, HanbitSoft has continuously invested in developing and publishing excellent and promising online games. HanbitSoft has broad portfolio of online games ranging from casual games to high-end MMORPG’s, such as Starcrash, Pangya, Spike Girls, AIKA ONLINE, Granado Espada, HELLGATE: LONDON™ and more. Most of its games already have been introduced worldwide by reaching out to more than 40 countries including Europe and Brazil. HanbitSoft is focusing on pioneering overseas online game markets in an effort to be a“global leading publisher.” For more information, visit www.hanbitsoft.com, or contact Janelle HA at hBonkiE@hanbitsoft.co.kr

Contact

gamigo AG / Behringstr. 16b / 22765 Hamburg / Tel.: +49(0)40-22 63 052 89

presse@gamigo-mail.de


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