Aeria Games Announces Side-Scrolling Shooter Metal Assault

SANTA CLARA, Calif.– January 20, 2010– Aeria Games, a leading global publisher of free-to-play online games, officially announced today its latest title Metal Assault , a high-octane, side-scrolling multiplayer shoot-‘em-up slated for Closed Beta (CB) release in Spring of this year. Players interested in participating in the upcoming CB testing period can get their chance to sign up early by visiting the official Metal Assault Web site ( http://metalassault.aeriagames.com) starting today.

Developed by GNI Soft, Metal Assault is a fast-paced massively multiplayer online (MMO) 2D shooter that promises to win over hardcore and casual players alike with a sizable helping of exciting player-versus-player (PvP) and player-versus-environment (PvE) game modes. As an R.O.C. Operative, players will be able to explore the City of HERZ, run and gun across 12 dangerous maps and go on a series of gun-blazing assignments to unravel the mystery behind the explosion at R.O.C. HQ and the disappearance of the famed Professor Russell. 

Metal Assault offers players a variety of fun and engaging features, including:

·        Solo, Co-Op,&Team Missions– Choose from a variety of frenetic game modes ranging from solo and co-op missions, team battles for control points, wild 8v8 deathmatches and more.

·        BRAAAAINNNSS!– Zombies have infiltrated the City of HERZ and it’s up to you and your friends to halt their advance. Take on hordes of cranium craving monsters in 7 different scenarios!

·        Get to the CHOPPA!– Dominate the battlefield with a variety of player vehicles– from dynamic robotic bodysuits and powerful mortar cannons, to 4-player vehicles like tanks and choppers.

·        Gear Up, Soldier– You’ll come across an assortment of nifty equipment throughout your missions. Deck out your character in military fatigues, try on a pair of shorty shorts, or strap on some groovy goggles.

Players interested in learning more about the game are encouraged to visit the official Metal Assault Web site ( http://metalassault.aeriagames.com) where they can also sign up for the game’s CB test. Those who are selected to participate in the CB will be informed via e-mail when the game begins its testing phase later this year.

About Aeria Games

Aeria Games, a leading destination for online entertainment, provides an unrivaled MMO gaming experience to a growing community of more than 15 million members. The online gaming portal offers a broad selection of fun, high-quality games, including fantasy MMORPGs, FPS, casual MMOs and Facebook games. Aeria Games is committed to its position as the world’s premier publisher and portal, with high-quality, innovative content and outstanding customer service.

Based in Silicon Valley, Calif., Aeria Games&Entertainment, Inc. was founded in 2006 and has offices in the United States, Japan, Germany, and Brazil. More information about Aeria Games can be found at www.aeriagames.com.

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