Neverland Online now in open beta

Neverland Online, the hugely popular fantasy browser-based MMORPG developed by China’s Oak Pacific Interactive (OPI), is now accessible to players in North America and Europe through a new English-language version that entered open beta testing on October 15. Players can register for a permanent account at http://in.neverland.hithere.com/in1.html and, for a limited time, log in and receive a free virtual lucky bag containing US$100 worth of goodies.

Defeat the Demon Army with the aid of nearly 200 million pieces of equipment and a vast array of pets as you navigate through a mythical ancient Chinese world and search for the secret to immortality in Neverland Online….

Neverland Online joins Empire Craft in OPI’s growing suite of English-language browser-based games published on HiThere.com. For more information, visit neverland.hithere.com.

Award-winning

Just months after its launch in June 2008, the Chinese-language version of Neverland Online won the ChinaJoy Golden Plume Award for“Best Webgame” in 2008. Neverland Online remains popular in 2009 and was recently named a“10-year Best Webgame” by Sina.com.

About OPI

The OPI Game Center has developed a series of outstanding Chinese-language browser-based games, including the hugely popular Cat Tales (2006); the 2D MMORPG Neverland Online (2008); Three Kingdoms Warrior, based on a well-known Chinese historical myth; and the Western fantasy Empire Craft, which had over four million registered players within a half year of its launch. An English-language version of Empire Craft is now also available.

The OPI Game Center ( www.imop.com) is part of Oak Pacific Interactive,a leading Internet group based in Beijing, China, that provides Web 2.0 services, including online entertainment, communication and gaming. As an advocate of the Web 2.0 revolution, Oak Pacific Interactive is dedicated to bringing revolutionary changes to online communication and entertainment in the Chinese Internet industry.

Contact:

Pheng S. Dang,

Overseas Media Relations Manager, Game Center, Oak Pacific Interactive

E-mail: dang@opi-corp.com

Mobile: +86-134-0110-5773

MSN: phengus@hotmail.com


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