The Foggernauts invade WAKFU

Roubaix , France – September 12 th 2012 – Following the in game invasion of the last few days, a new playable character class finally emerges. The Foggernauts will be released in the game WAKFU in October and will be available in early access from September 14 th for all purchasers of the WAKFU Mag #2. A video presenting the class has been released for the occasion, you watch it online here

General presentation :

Foggernauts are robotic creatures, who come from the depth of Sufokia’s waters. They distinguish themselves from WAKFU’s other classes by a mechanical design – rather unusual in online games – and by their serious nature.

They manipulate a rare energy, the Stasis, which they use to perform destructive ranged attacks. They’ve also mastered the art of building weapons and other means of transport, allowing them to move around very fast.

These saboteurs consist in a very tactical class, focused on ground control and the theft of Wakfu points in order to take the advantage over their enemies during fights.

Specialisations :

Like any other class in WAKFU, Foggernauts can specialise in three spell branches. Players can choose among different profiles: fire-spitter, close-combat hammer or trigger-happy. An overview of these specialisations can be seen in the class video .

Class abilities:

Foggernauts also have a few specialties, like building mechanical warfare insects called Microbots, which they can turn into a Cybot – a combat exoskeleton or a Motherfogger – a defensive turret. Microbots can also evolve in rails when located next to each other, allowing the Foggernaut to move more easily.

More details on the Foggernauts’ gameplay and origin can be found in the developer diary and in the WAKFU Mag #2, available on September 14 th.

Business model:

WAKFU Mag will be available for only 2.000 Ogrines (Ankama inter-game currency)[1]. A free preview is available for all on www.WAKFU.com.

Anyone who purchases the issue will have access to the full online version immediately through a viewer. One month after purchase, the buyer will receive a link that will allow them to download the magazine in PDF format.

WAKFU Mag can be purchase on the dedicated page of WAKFU’s website



[1] This currency can be obtained through Ankama games and websites. It allows players to buy virtual services.

Download the class video

Download the visuals of the Foggernauts

About Ankama

Ankama is an independent French entertainment group which founds its development on a transmedia strategy by way of online games, publishing, animation, press, music, merchandise, toys, video games for next generation consoles and mobile devices. Ankama is developing its universe, the Krosmoz (which includes DOFUS and WAKFU) through these media to create a complete, immersive, narrative experience. Ankama also supports artists creating their own universes through screenplays, television programmes, music albums, comic books and more. ( www.ankama-group.com)

WAKFU

WAKFU is a transmedia project comprising an animated series, video games and comics. The setting is the Wakfu Era, 1,000 years after the start of the Dofus Age. The series (which has already gained 1 million viewers) and the online games offer multiple ways for fans to experience the evolution of this world created by Ankama. Following on from its predecessor DOFUS, WAKFU transports players into a world filled with magic and humour. For more information, please visit the official WAKFU site ( www.WAKFU.com).

 


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