Irvine, Calif., (June 25, 2009) -- True Games Interactive, an international multi-player online game publisher, in conjunction with renowned game developer, Petroglyph, today announced the release of the first official trailer for its upcoming online multiplayer action-strategy game, Mytheon. The companies have also released the first official screen shots and launched an all-new Mytheon website with new content about the game, a place to register for updates and more at: http://www.Mytheongame.com. Mytheon is scheduled to launch in Q1 2010.
"Mytheon is truly the first of its kind and we are excited to give people a sneak peek at this captivating ancient world," said Peter Cesario, Director of New Business and Product Development. "The lore of ancient Greece is indeed unique to this variety of online gaming, and it is one of the many mythologies players will explore in game.This trailer gives fans a chance to see just a bit of what they
can expect from Mytheon as it progresses."
The action-packed trailer is pure in-game footage and showcases the unique and fascinating Greek mythology styled environment while giving players their first glimpse at some of the larger-than-life mythological creatures and gods in the game, including the mighty Poseidon. Players will get a glimpse inside the immersive mythological world with dynamic 3D renderings and lush fantasy settings such as Hades. The trailer also explores one of the game's key gameplay elements, its "power stones", which can be used to summon loyal minions, inflict destructive and devastating spells, battle colossal monsters and more.
"We're pleased to finally take the lid off Mytheon and show everyone the incredible, fully realized 3D world that we've created for the game," said Chuck Kroegel, CEO and General Manager of Petroglyph Games. "The trailer demonstrates the immense maps players can look forward to, along with the unique gameplay mechanicof casting Power Stones to summon and use incredibly detailed creatures, structures and spells. We look forward to releasing additional information on Mytheon in the coming months."
Mytheon offers a unique game play experience that combines elements of strategy and action with an emphasis on collectability. Players will challenge legendary mythological gods by wielding powerful "Power Stones" that transform into spells, structures and creatures. Players can loot, forge, buy, sell and trade these stones among a thriving online community, then cast the stones during epic battles that play out in a visually stunning 3D mythological world.
For additional details on Mytheon and for continuous updates on the game, please visit: http://www.Mytheongame.com.
Petroglyph is an award-winning, independent game development studio located in Las Vegas, Nevada. The company is composedof industry veterans with a studio-wide average of over ten years in game development. Petroglyph specializes in the Real-Time Strategy (RTS) genre, leveraging the experience gained from developing original hit franchises. For more information, visit www.petroglyphgames.com.
About True Games Interactive
Based in Orange County, California, True Games Interactive is an international multi-player online game publisher. It was founded by a core team of MMO industry veterans with extensive experience in publishing and operating online games. True Games brings new and innovative development ideas online, delivers them with a state-of-the-art game platform, and leverages micro-transaction revenue models. True Games Released its first game, Warrior Epic,
( www.warriorepic.com) in Spring 2009. They are working with world-class publishers to license existing online titles and world-class developers, including Petroglyph ( www.Mytheongame.com), to create games exclusively for online play. UTV Software Communications Ltd (UTV), India's first integrated global media and entertainment company, holds a strategic stake in True Games Interactive.
About UTV Software Communications
UTV Software Communications Ltd (UTV) is India's first integrated global media and entertainment company. UTV India&its subsidiaries
(UTV) create, aggregate and disseminate content of various genres across varied distribution platforms. Its 5 business verticals include Content Production&Services, Movies, Broadcasting, Interactive Gaming, and New Media.
Listed on India's premier stock exchange, The Stock Exchange, Mumbai in addition to the Motion Pictures Subsidiary, UMP PLC is listed on the AIM London Stock Exchange. UTV is India's only diversified media and entertainment company with content creation abilities across platforms and genres.
It has subsidiaries with offices across India, Mauritius, UK, USA and Japan. Walt Disney holds a strategic stake in UTV.