burda:ic Announces the Official North American Launch of S4 League

MUNICH - July 13, 2010

burda:ic, a leading publisher of online games in Europe and the Americas, today announced the official North American release of their popular online third-person shooter, S4 League. One of the most frequently played free-to-play titles in Europe, S4 League comes to this side of the Atlantic as part of burda:ic’s continued dedication to providing exciting multiplayer experiences in the West.

Developed by Neowiz Games, S4 League is a fast-paced, online third-person shooter which features eight character types with unique arsenals and skillsets. Weapons and items can also be upgraded to maximize damage and effects, creating a deep experience and wide variety of strategic options. Gameplay modes are heavily team-focused, rewarding players for thinking of others before thinking about themselves.

"S4 League is one of our most popular games, and we are glad to be able to provide North American gamers with a chance to join in the fun. We truly appreciate the trust that Neowiz Games has shown in Burda:ic and alaplaya.net, and we look forward to a successful partnership," says Ingo Griebl, Managing Director of burda:ic GmbH.

"burda:ic has done an outstanding job as the publisher of S4 League in Europe, so it makes perfect sense to have them partner with us to introduce the game to North America, as well,” said Leo Park of Neowiz Games.“As developers, we will support the future success of S4 League to the very best of our abilities.”

To join S4 League, sign up on the alaplaya portal at http://s4.en.alaplaya.net

For more information about alaplaya, please visit www.alaplaya.net

About S4 League

Developed by Neowiz Games,S4 League is a fast-paced, multiplayer third-person shooter that has captivated players in Asia and Europe since its release in 2008. Featuring eight distinct character classes, team-focused gameplay modes, and a wide variety of weaponry and skills to wield, S4 League continues to deliver a top-tier gaming experience to players around the world. For more information about S4 League, please visit http://s4.en.alaplaya.net.

About burda:ic&alaplaya

burda:ic GmbH is a leading free-to-play PC online games publisher headquartered in Munich, Germany. burda:ic markets and distributes massively multiplayer online games (MMOG) such as Avalon Heroes, S4 League, and Florensia. Its innovative alaplaya Gaming platform has continued to grow rapidly since its launch in summer 2007, with an expected 10 million registered users by end of 2010. More information about burda:ic is available at www.burda-ic.com.


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