Berlin, 13/09/2010: Frogster today presents the first of three character classes from the Hack'n'Slash MMO Mythos – the fiery‘Pyromancer’ who has a special talent for controlling the element of fire. The Pyromancer doesn’t just get players hot under the collar and none of the many dungeon-dwelling monsters in the world of Mythos are safe from this highly-customizable class either.
Players have the choice of constructing three skill trees which all vary from each other in very fundamental ways. Each of the three trees encompasses many different skills which the player will come to master during the course of the game. The skills they choose to improve will also have an effect on the battle technique and playing style of their Pyromancer character. The skills which bestow the long-range combat technique typical of a fire wizard turns him into a so-called‘Flamecaster’. However, a further possible specialization for the Pyromancer is‘Cinderblade’ which turns him into a magical close-combat fighter. He will then have the power to summon protective shields and wield enchanted weapons. In contrast, the‘Coalsmasher’, has the ability to summon helpful fiery creatures such as powerful golems which can support him in battle and even use their own power of fire to strike enemies.
You can see how the skills perform in-game in three brand new Pyromancer videos at www.mythos-europe.com. The videos showcase the flamecaster, cinderblade and coalsmasher skills in action in the gloomy dungeons of Mythos. More information on the game can be found on the official website as well as the opportunity to register for the closed beta which is due to open soon.
Mythos brings the highly successful“Hack-and-Slash” formula into an action-packed online role-playing game. Mythos offers players a virtual fantasy world based on an atmospheric comic book style where they must hunt countless monsters in a variety of diverse dungeons. Players may also compete with each other in gripping PvP battles. There is a choice of four races and three character classes which can be heavily customized. Mythos was originally developed by Flagship Studios and since 2009 has been further continued and prepared for its release in Europe by the Korean publisher, HanbitSoft. Frogster will publish the game in four language versions– English, German, French and Turkish. The action-packed online game is due to throw open its gates in early 2011.
- <*>Action-MMORPG with fast-paced game play*> <*>Hack-and-Slash meets Online Role-Playing*> <*>Numerous randomly-generated dungeons and items*> <*>Powerful crafting and item upgrading systems*> <*>Fully-customizable range of four races and three character classes*> <*>Challenging single- and multi-player PVP battles*> <*>Free regular and extensive updates with new game content*> <*>No monthly fees, free to download*>
HanbitSoft Inc. is one of the largest online game publishers in Korea as well as in Asia. 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 MMORPGs, either developed in-house or by external development studios such as IMC Games (Granado Espada), etc. HanbitSoft games have reached out to more than 50 countries including Europe and Brazil and it is focusing on pioneering overseas online game markets in an effort to be a“global leading publisher.” The company’s holding company, T3 Entertainment, is a well known online game development company for online dance game‘Audition’, which has over 500 million subscribers around the world. The company is also developing various titles such as“Audition2”, MMORPG“Mythos”, MMORPG”Three Kingdom”, MMORPG“R.O.D”, Crawling Leports“Grandmer” etc. Link: http://www.t3.co.kr
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