Astrum Online Entertainment and Gonzo Rosso announce the Russian version of Pandora Saga!

September 1, 2009. Astrum Online Entertainment and Japanese company Gonzo Rosso, a leading international operator and developer of online games, announce the signing of the contract for localization and publishing of Pandora Saga, a new MMORPG by Gonzo Rosso, in Russia, CIS and the Baltic States. The game will be localized and operated by IT Territory, part of Astrum Online Entertainment.

Pandora Saga is a free-to-play MMORPG originally published by Gonzo Rosso. Set in a fantasy world infused with the classic grandeur of Medieval Europe, the game offers realistic and action-driven battle experiences to players and provides a wide array of battle strategies based on the original tactics used in ancient European wars. You will find brief information about the game, see the initial screenshots of the localized version and apply for closed beta testing at www.pandorasaga.ru.

Key features of Pandora Saga:

- Ultimate Fighting System

Adopting medieval warfare; players fight on the field with siege weapons and cavalry, besieging castles.

- Epic Battles

Pandora Saga features a large-scale PVP war that offers a highly strategic and action-packed gaming experience with three nations battling for victory and honor.

- Multiple Races and Classes

Pandora Saga contains 6 races with unique abilities and 4 basic classes, opening the path to 28 advanced classes.

- Highly optimized graphics and content

Pandora Saga is the first ever Japan-made MMORPG published by Gonzo Rosso with sophisticated 3D graphics.

For additional information please contact:

Beco Mulderij

E-mail: beco.mulderij@astrumonline.de

Tel. +49-(0)40-4143420

Vladimir Ryzhkov

Press Service, Astrum Online Entertainment

E-mail: press@astrumonline.ru

Tel. +7 (495) 952-4482, 952-0765

Cell. +7 (910) 471-5986

About GONZO ROSSO K.K.:

GONZO ROSSO develops and operates online games such as Master of Epic -The ResonanceAge Universe-, Shaiya -Light and Darkness-, RAN ONLINE, PANDORA SAGA, and The Tower of DRUAGA -the Recovery of BABYLIM-. By offering special in-game items for purchase and user-friendly systems, GONZO ROSSO ensures unique game experiences that both advanced users and online game novices can enjoy. GONZO ROSSO conducts its overseas businesses through its subsidiaries Gonzo Rosso Malaysia and Goldsky Digital Technology Ltd., which provide online game services and licenses in the world. GONZO ROSSO website: http://www.gonzorosso.jp/english.html

About IT Territory:

IT Territory ( http://www.it-territory.ru) is an online and social networks game developer and publisher and a part of Astrum Online Entertainment ( http://www.astrumonline.ru) The company is currently a leader in the online sector of the Russian game market; its portfolio contains twenty online games, including thirteen games developed by IT Territory as well as games by independent developers and licensed projects. The total number of users registered in IT Territory’s projects exceeds 12.5 million. Legend: Legacy of the Dragons ( http://w2.dwar.ru), the company’s free-to-play role-playing online flagship game is launched in Russian, English ( http://www.warofdragons.com), German ( http://www.warofdragons.de), Chinese ( http://w1.lz.woniu.com) and Turkish ( http://www.dwar.gen.tr) languages.

About Astrum Online Entertainment:

Astrum Online Entertainment is the largest player in the Eastern European market of interactive online entertainment. Currently, the Corporation includes five companies: Astrum Nival ( http://www.astrumnival.com), Nikita.Online ( http://www.nikitaonline.ru), IT Territory ( http://it-territory.ru), TimeZero ( www.timezero.com) and DJ Games ( http://www.djgames.com.ua). The companies have successfully launched over thirty massive multiplayer online games, including such popular projects as Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of Angmar ( http://www.lotro-russia.com), Legend: Legacy of the Dragons ( http://www.dwar.ru), Territory ( http://www.territory.ru), TimeZero ( http://www.timezero.ru), Sphere ( http://www.sphere.nikitaonline.ru), Piratia ( http://www.piratia.ru), Perfect World ( http://www.pwonline.ru) and many others. The total audience of Astrum’s projects has exceeded twenty million players in May, 2009.

Astrum Online Entertainment prepares to release ten of its own gaming projects as well as six localized online games by its foreign partners during 2009. For more information, please visit the Astrum Online website at http://www.astrumonline.ru


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