Roubaix, France– July 1st 2009– ANKAMA announces it will host a stand at the biggest European video games convention from August 19th to 23rd in Cologne, Germany.
More than 200,000 visitors are expected at the Games Com in Cologne, where ANKAMA will introduce DOFUS 2.0 , the new version of its famous MMORPG. Located in Hall6/booth B40, the 200 m² stand will be dedicated to ANKAMA’s universe, providing visitors with an exclusive experience of ANKAMA’s latest game.
Since its official release in September 2004, DOFUS ( www.dofus.com) has experienced exponential growth. Now available in 7 languages including French, English, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch and Italian, the game has gathered over 20 million players worldwide.
Five years after its debut, a brand new version of DOFUS is due to be released soon, in order to meet players’ expectations. The Games Com will be the opportunity to reveal DOFUS 2.0 for the very first time in a major exhibition. The game has been completely revamped, featuring more detailed graphics, new animations, improved performance and gameplay in order to give players a renewed experience of their favorite game.
By hosting a major stand at Games Com, ANKAMA confirms its international success, and is proud to be accounted for as a leading online games developer.
About the ANKAMA Group
Founded by Anthony Roux, Camille Chafer and Emmanuel Darras in Roubaix in 2001, ANKAMA is an independent group which produces digital creations and employs over 300 people. The international success of the group’s MMORPG DOFUS, with more than 20 million players, enabled ANKAMA to branch out into several related industries: online games, publishing, animations, web design, press, mobile phone services, video games for next gen’ consoles. ANKAMA is also currently developing Wakfu, a crossmedia project including animated series/video game/card games and comic books. Find out more on our official website: www.ankama-group.com
Treading a lush path between video game and animated cartoon, DOFUS brings a whole new dimension to Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Games.
With its manga-inspired graphics, gripping tactical game play and wild humor, DOFUS has created a unique style of its own for other MMORPGs to follow and currently boasts 20million players worldwide. www.dofus.com