Irvine, Calif.-October 22, 2009 - Global online game publisher, True Games Interactive ( www.Truegames.com) announced today, along with its partner Petroglyph TM , that it has launched the all-new website for its upcoming online multiplayer action-role-playing game, Mytheon TM .
Players can now visit www.MytheonGame.com to explore the new and exclusive content and the first 1,000 eligible players to register for an account will be guaranteed a spot in the upcoming closed beta test scheduled to begin later this fall.
The new official website features brand-new content including detailed coverage of the game's unique "Power Stones," in-depth character class descriptions, overviews of the game's many environments and more.
Visitors can alsobe among the very first to register for the upcoming closed beta test of Mytheon. Other features revealed exclusively on the Mytheon website include the story behind Mytheon, news, screenshots, trailers, a fan site kit and much more!
"The team has been working long hours to pull together this great collection of Mytheon information and assets," said Peter Cesario, Director of New Business and Product Development at True Games Interactive. "We have received a positive response from our growing community as they learn more about the world of Mytheon, and we expect the new website to be a regular destination for its fans."
"We're looking forward to the start of the Mytheon closed beta test this fall, and are proud that the game's new website will be a premiere destination for all the news about it," said Chuck Kroegel, General Manager and CEO of Petroglyph. "Petroglyph team members will be active participants on the website's forums and we look forward to speaking directly with the fans about theirexperiences in the game."
Mytheon offers a unique online game play experience that combines the best elements of the Action-RPG genre with strategic combat and collectability. Players will challenge legendary mythological gods by wielding potent and unique "Power Stones" that transform into spells, structures and creatures. Players can loot, forge, buy, sell and trade these stones among a vast 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 to register for the upcoming closed Beta in the U.S., please visit www.MytheonGame.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.
The company recently announced the creation of its first wholly-owned development studio based in Austin, Texas.
UTV Software Communications Ltd (UTV), India's first integrated global media and entertainment company, holds a strategic stake in True Games Interactive.
Founded in 2003, Petroglyph is an award-winning, independent game developmentstudio located in Las Vegas, Nevada. The company is
comprised of industry veterans with a studio-wide average of over
ten years in game development. The Petroglyph team specializes in the Real-Time Strategy (RTS) genre, leveraging the experience gained from developing original hit franchises for PC and consoles. Petroglyph uses their proprietary GLYPHX Online game engine, tools and technology to power their next-generation titles. For more information about Petroglyph, visit www.petroglyphgames.com.
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.