Feb. 24, 2012 – Luxembourg – Nexon Europe today announced plans to publish Shadow Company: The Mercenary War , a first-person shooter PC game, across Europe later this year. From Doobic Game Studios, Shadow Company: The Mercenary War is being developed using Epic Games’ Unreal Engine 3, offering the first-person shooter (FPS) a level of graphic fidelity rarely seen in a free-to-play game.
Shadow Company: The Mercenary War is an evolution in free-to-play FPS games, offering features such as weather effects, 24 person multiplayer combat, dynamic lighting effects and realistic character animation made possible by Unreal Engine 3.
“Publishing Shadow Company: The Mercenary War in Europe is another huge step for us.” said SungJin Kim, CEO of Nexon Europe. “It will be our pleasure to offer such a quality game with cutting-edge graphics to the European Community.
“Partnering with Nexon to publish and service Shadow Company: The Mercenary War is a great opportunity for us to show the world how compelling a free-to-play FPS can be,” said Jun Hyok Im, CEO of Doobic Game studios. “We are committed to working with the best partner in each market in order to make Shadow Company: The Mercenary War the finest first-person shooter available. Given our publishing history with Nexon and the company’s track record of success, it was an easy decision to partner with Nexon once again.”
Globally, Nexon has obtained the rights to publish Shadow Company: The Mercenary War in North America, Europe and Japan. Shadow Company: The Mercenary War will join a diverse suite of free-to-play games in Nexon Europe’s PC games portfolio when it launches later this year.