SANTA CLARA, CA (February 19th, 2013) – ChangYou.com (US) Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of ChangYou.com Ltd. (NASDAQ: CYOU) and a leading publisher of online interactive entertainment in North America, is pleased to announce the live launch of Renaissance Heroes. The most anticipated first-person arena shooters of 2013, Renaissance Heroes is now available on GameFuse.com in both North America and Europe, complete with additional content including one new playable character, a new competitive game mode, and two new gameplay environments.
“After months of beta testing, we are excited to present Renaissance Heroes to the world,” said Matthew Lenehan, Producer at ChangYou.com (US), Inc. “We are very grateful to those who have helped us come this far, and the contributions to testing and feedback have put a level of polish on our title that is sure to make it stand out. Livestream events and tournaments are also in the works, which will grant players the opportunity of winning some awesome prizes.”
With the live launch of the game players can now dive right into the world of Renaissance-era and can even employ the crossbow-wielding antics of Sika, the newest member of the Renaissance Heroes family. Highly skilled in the alchemical arts, Sika is also a lethal adversary on the battlefield, capable of long-range kills that will leave any opponent fearful of her presence. Also included in the launch is the new competitive game mode, Domination, as well as the two new gameplay environments, Graveyard and Aqueduct.
Renaissance Heroes is an online multiplayer first-person arena shooter (FPS) set in the beautifully re-imagined world of 16th century Renaissance Europe. In Renaissance Heroes, players are provided with a unique blend of bold and stylistic characters, as well as weapons suited to the fast-paced, adrenaline-pumping, gun-wielding action of the FPS genre. With the new character addition to the Renaissance family, as well as the new competitive game mode and never-before-seen gameplay environments, players are destined to awaken the intense competitive experience that is: “Run and Gun, Renaissance Style.”
Features of the Game Include
- Incomparable Renaissance Style – Unique characters, maps, and weapons inspired to reflect the atmosphere of the Renaissance.
- Fast-Paced Competitive FPS Action – Intense, multiplayer arena-based shooting with features such as melee combat, jump-pads, item pick-ups, and various ranged weapons.
- New Character (Sika) – Players can now choose from 7 unique characters, each with their own style, attributes, and abilities.
- New Gameplay Environments – Two new maps, the beautiful architectural landscapes of Graveyard and Aqueduct.
- Competitive Combat – Battle with up to 12 players in the popular game modes of Team Deathmatch, TouchDown, Seize the Scrolls, and Domination.
- Weapons of Mass Destruction – Numerous weapons designed to inflict the ultimate level of destruction and chaos on the battlefield.
About ChangYou.com (US)
ChangYou.com (US) is a publishing subsidiary of ChangYou.com, Ltd. (NASDAQ: CYOU) located in Santa Clara, California. Originally started as the MMORPG business unit of Sohu.com in 2003, ChangYou.com became a separate, stand-alone company in December 2007. As a leading publisher of free-to-play massively multiplayer online games in North America, ChangYou.com (US) has published a variety of multiplayer online games, including Dragon Oath, Sword Girls, Totem and DDTank Champions. More information about the company can be found at us.changyou.com.
Established in October 2012 and operated by ChangYou.com (US) Inc., GameFuse is a new online gaming destination which offers free-to-play online games that connects mid- to hard-core gamers in a fun, competitive and immersive experience. Currently in beta stage, the online portal offers a number of new and popular browser games and will soon expand its portfolio with a wide variety of free games that will quickly solidify itself as the top online gaming destination. More information about GameFuse can be found at www.gamefuse.com.
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