SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Aug. 30, 2012 – A new champion rises in the highly anticipated DK Online from Aeria Games, a leading global publisher of free-to-play online games. Today the publisher released the latest class spotlight video for the stalwart Paladin, following closely in the footsteps of his noble comrades, the Warrior and Sorceress.

While the video showcases the Paladin’s smooth moves in battle, it’s not all guts and glory. On the lighter side are some of the class emotes, as well as a shot of the Paladin’s most powerful and flashy attack being unleashed on a relatively harmless woodland animal for a one-hit KO. Such wanton destruction isn’t generally in keeping with a Paladin’s holy ideals, but it’s a humorous counterpoint to the seriousness of battling an evil dragon’s minions in DK Online.

The video also highlights the hero brandishing a massive two-handed sword, but that isn’t the only way Paladins can fight. Echoing the flexibility of the game's previously showcased other melee class, the Warrior, Paladins can wield the traditional sword and shield to take on a more defensive role when the situation calls for it.

Players interested in more in-depth information about the Paladin, as well as the other classes, can check out the DK Online website. The game will be free to download, and like all Aeria Games titles, it will be free-to-play. Interested players can sign up for closed beta now at

About Aeria Games & Entertainment, Inc.

With a rapidly growing community of over 40 million core players and a deep portfolio of development partners, Aeria Games is a leading destination for free-to-play online multiplayer games. Founded in 2006 and with offices in the US, Germany, and Brazil, Aeria Games publishes and develops high quality online games in nine languages - English, German, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Polish, Italian, Turkish and Russian - covering more than 30 countries. The company’s proprietary technology offers strong benefits to both players and developers. Players gain access to a universal gaming destination providing deep, immersive online games accessible from PC, browser, tablet, and smart phones. Developers get a blazingly fast point of entry to the global gaming market via Aeria Games’ specialized platform that enables quick and easy game integration. The company’s diverse portfolio includes highly engaging fantasy MMORPGs, action shooters, anime-style social games, and multiplayer mobile titles. For more information, visit  

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