Avalon Heroes: WeMade FOX chooses new names for heroes

Munich, Germany, April 9, 2010

It was no easy feat, but the WeMade FOX team finally selected the two most suitable entries among more than 800 suggestions how to "Name the Hero". As early as April 21, all players of the online RTS RPG Avalon Heroes will be able to fight epic battles with the two brand-new heroes Amkatar and Phelizia– two amazing characters with lots of very different skills.

New heroes are getting ready to join the battle for honor and glory: as of Wednesday, April 21, the massive warrior Amkatar will be available to all players inthe world of Avalon Heroes. As a guardian of the dark, he mainly utters curses and is able to summon a horrible mummy in combat. But Phelizia is also a formidable, lightning-fast fighter. She always has her bamboo flute ready for targeted attacks,

and can rely on fearsome dragon assaults. Both Amkatar and Phelizia are also well equipped for long-range attacks.

Moreover, the Electronic Sports League (ESL) is still

looking for contestants in the first season of the ESL Major Series (EMS). Avalon Heroes players who would like to take part in the fourth and last EMS qualification round can

still register until next Tuesday at www.esl.eu/eu/ems/season6/avalonheroes/news/117477.

Besides battle and adventure modes, Avalon Heroes also features a scenario mode with a huge single player campaign and an exciting storyline. No matter which faction they join, Oriens or Aeonia– Avalon Heroes appeals to both newbies and veterans of the genre. The title is also closely associated with e-sports in the Electronic Sports League (ESL), and new, fantastic cup tournaments for this online RTS RPG will be held in the future as well. The official client at www.avalonheroes.de.alaplaya.net/download is only a few mouse clicks away, completely free of charge.

For more information about Avalon Heroes, please visit the official website at www.avalonheroes.alaplaya.net. The online RTS RPG in the European ESL is found at www.esl.eu/eu/avalonheroes.

burda:ic GmbH– Managing Directors: Ingo Griebl, Achim Kaspers

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Background:

alaplaya:

The free-to-play games portal alaplaya.net offers top-quality online games such as Audition, Fantasy Tennis, S4 League, Florensia, and Avalon Heroes. Another game, LOCO - Land of Chaos Online, is currently in the making. By the end of 2010, 10 million users will be playing free alaplaya games. The portal is offered in eight languages; the games run in all of Europe including Turkey, some of them even in Russia as well as North and South America, at www.alaplaya.net.

burda:ic:

burda:

ic GmbH is a leading publisher of high-quality, free-to-play PC online games, marketing and running massively multiplayer online games (MMOG) in EMEA as well as North and South America, including Ragnarok Online and Florensia. For further information, please visit www.burda-ic.com.

ESL:

With over 2.3 million registered members and more than 570,000 registered teams, the Electronic Sports League (ESL) is the largest and most prominent league for computer gamers  in Europe. Founded by Turtle Entertainment GmbH in the year 2000, ESL provides a platform with more than 3,500 leagues and games from all genres, and currently some 220,000 matches played each month. The ESL website counts more than 1.1 million unique visitors and over 10,000 new registrations each month. For more information, please visit www.esl.eu.

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