THE BATTLE RAGES ON AS CRITICALLY-ACCLAIMED iOS MMORPG SHADOW CITIES EXPANDS TO STREETS OF UK, ITALY, FRANCE, GERMANY AND MORE

                  

Shadow Cities was released in the U.S. and Canada in May 2011 to critical acclaim after previously skyrocketing to the top downloads in Finland’s iTunes App Store. The persistent mobile MMORPG received tremendous critical reception to its North American launch, immediately becoming the“App of the Day” on top game blog Kotaku and chosen as a“Daily iPhone App” by AOL’s The Unofficial Apple Weblog.  Mobile games site Gamezebo exclaimed that Shadow Cities“brilliantly blends location-based gaming with MMO standards,” while MMO enthusiast site AOL Massively affirmed that "Grey Area's Shadow Cities redefines mobile MMORPGs and immersion."

The experience of Shadow Cities is made possible through location based technology that creates an augmented reality and a revolutionary global arena for its players to participate in real-time, large-scale combat with friends and other gamers. Players will engage each other in epic battles around the world in their very own transformed neighborhoods and cities. Shadow Cities builds upon traditional roleplaying systems and concepts, offering a deep leveling system that allows players to customize their character by learning spells and developing attributes.

Shadow Cities is available now for free in the United States, Canada and in Italy, France, Germany, UK, Ireland, Spain, Portugal, Netherlands, Austria, Switzerland, Belgium, Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Finland. To begin your journey as a modern-day mage, please visit http://itunes.apple.com/app/shadow-cities/id387962119?mt=8. Shadow Cities is developed by the Helsinki-based game developer Grey Area, which in 2010 raised a $2.5M Series A round of financing from an experienced syndicate of games industry investors. For more information check out http://www.shadowcities.com, Like us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/shadowcities or follow us on Twitter http://www.twitter.com/shadowcities.

Contact:           Ville Vesterinen

                        Co-founder and CEO, Grey Area

                        ville@greyarealabs.com / +358 44 555 1666

  


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