9 th of October 2012, Moscow. — NIKITA ONLINE makes an announcement on the beginning of the open beta test for Fantazium 2, the Russian version of Asda Story 2 developed by the South Korean MaxOn Soft studio and recognized as one of the most unusual MMORPGs.
NIKITA ONLINE, the publisher of the original Asda Story under the title Fantazium in Russia, CIS and Baltic states, continues to further develop its partnership with the South Korean game development studio MaxOn Soft. The Russian version of Asda Story 2, brought up by the name Fantazium 2, is now available for those users who would like to participate in the open beta test.
Fantazium 2 ( http://2nd.fantazium.ru/) makes it possible for users to share all the joy and hardships of an epic adventure with each other. Due to the unique Soul Mate system players are allowed to cooperate and fight their way through the game along with their live human friends. For the users who choose cooperative playing there are more battle skills and experience available. Enhanced Avatar system grants almost infinite possibilities in customizing the characters. The graphics has been considerably improved as well. The game still boasts its vivid anime-style visuals while at the same time the colors were noticeably softened. Overall quality of details also greatly increased.
“The title ‘Asda Story 2: Evolution’ gives an appropriate definition to the progress made by the game developers since its prequel’s release. It is really an evolutionary step forward,” states NIKITA ONLINE’s Corporate Communications Director Sergey Kolesov. “The game’s social aspect was widened. Now the users are truly motivated to communicate and cooperate. Original Fantazium fans will definitely be pleased and newcomers are going to be surprised in a good way.”
“We are glad to introduce Asda Story 2 to the Russian users. All the things we started in original game we tried to polish and complete in its sequel,” states MaxOn Soft CEO In-Kyoung Shin. “Thanks to our Russian partner NIKITA ONLINE we could hear the voices of the Russian-speaking community and used that feedback to make Asda Story 2 better than its predecessor. Our congratulations on the beginning of Fantazium 2 open beta test!”
NIKITA ONLINE was founded in 1991 and became the first game company in Russia. It has two offices — in Moscow and Rostov-on-Don. Currently NIKITA ONLINE operates in Russia, CIS and the Baltic states with 19 titles: 4Story, Asda Story, Divine Souls, Dragon Knight, Avatarika, Karos Online, King of Kings 3, Rappelz, Sphere, Sphere: Reborn, Sphere 2: Arena and browser-based I, the Feudal Lord, WebRacing, Lost Magic, Tako Online, FUBAR, The Panic Room: Outrage, Nadirim and The Kingdom. The company has developed more than 100 titles and localized more than 50. Today there are 8.5 million unique users registered in NIKITA ONLINE’s projects. For more information, please, head to www.nikitaonline.ru.
MaxOn Soft is a developer of prominent Asda Story, MaxOn Soft was founded in South Korea in 2002 and received many awards both at home and abroad. Not only the company's products, but its management and a business model were awarded too.a development studio creating online games since 2007. Among the unique projects developed by the studio is browser MMORPG The Kingdom.