Los Angeles– Oct. 7, 2010– Hoist the sails and set your compasses for North: Uncharted Waters Online TM , the historical massively multi-player online role-playing game (MMORPG), officially launched today. Distributed by Netmarble, the game portal from CJ Internet, a global entertainment company dedicated to enriching people’s live through fun, social and massive online gaming, and developed by TECMO KOEI GAMES, Uncharted Waters Online TM has now debuted in North America and Europe, along with an exciting new gameplay trailer.
To celebrate the launch, and in honor of Columbus Day, CJ Internet is also hosting an in-game event simulating the first voyage of the great explorer Christopher Columbus himself. Players who complete the route will be awarded in-game money and items, with one lucky player winning the Grand Prize: a cruise ticket valued at $4,000 USD to a destination of their choice.
“ Uncharted Waters Online TM celebrates the explorer in all of us,” said Takeda Tomokazu, producer, TECMO KOEI GAMES.“We invite players to set forth on the stormy sea and set sail for the pages of history. Whether battling pirates or becoming a master of trade, this online adventure will inspire players to chart their own course through the game and beyond. And, with our Columbus Day promotion, one of our fans can live out their sea-faring dreams.”
Set between the Fifteenth- and Seventeenth-centuries, Uncharted Waters Online TM players will have the chance to conquer hundreds of neutral cities to ensure that their nation becomes the world’s leading power. Sailors can choose to fly the flag of one of six nations: England, The Netherlands, France, Spain, Portugal or Venice, buying or building ships to ready for battle, trade routes or exploration of new worlds. Featuring nearly endless lands to visit, thousands of artifacts to discover and more than 75 professions and 100 skills to master, Uncharted Waters Online TM offers ample game play for hardcore and casual players alike.
For more information or to set sail for lands unknown, please visit the official Uncharted Waters Online TM website at: http://global.netmarble.com/uwo.
About Netmarble and CJ Internet
Located in Seoul, Republic of Korea, CJ Internet is a global entertainment company dedicated to enriching people's lives through fun, social and massive online gaming. The company currently provides more than 200 game titles to more than 20 million registered players via its portal site Netmarble, a highly popular Korean gaming portal launched in 2001. CJ Internet also operates a direct gaming platform, Global Netmarble, in English and Spanish, which launched in 2009.
About TECMO KOEI GAMES
TECMO KOEI GAMES is a developer of interactive entertainment software for current generation consoles, handhelds, digital download content, as well as online and mobile games. The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of TECMO KOEI HOLDINGS CO., LTD., headquartered in Yokohama, Japan. TECMO is best known for the Dead or Alive ® , Ninja Gaiden ® , Tecmo Bowl ® and Fatal Frame ® series. KOEI is best known for its Dynasty Warriors ® and Samurai Warriors ® franchises and online titles such as Uncharted Waters Online TM and Nobunaga's Ambition Online ® .