SAN FRANCISCO - January 5, 2011
Redbana today announced that the second round of Closed Beta Testing for its highly anticipated, free-to-play, card-summoning MMORPG game Cardmon Hero is going live today, starting at 7pm Eastern Time. The second Closed Beta Test will run through January 9th and interested participants may sign up on the official CardMon Hero website at http://cardmon.t3fun.com. Participants in the first Closed Beta Test will automatically receive a new key to access the second round, and all remaining gamers will get a chance to jump in when the Open Beta Test goes live in the coming months.
CardMon Hero is a free-to-play MMORPG for PC in which players take on the role of a Hero that can create, discover, recruit and summon Mercenaries to aid in battle using a deck of cards. Call Mercenaries to battle tough enemies in combination with your Skill cards as you adventure through an expansive and persistent world. Join thousands of others in a card-collecting adventure through hundreds of quests, over 70 instances and countless combinations of Mercenary and Skill cards to be discovered and used in the battle.
For more information about CardMon Hero, please visit: http://cardmon.t3fun.com
View the latest video trailer on YouTube at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b9hGQaBeHWs
A press kit including a Fact Sheet and other previously released assets may be downloaded by following this link: www.triplepointpr.com/dl/redbana/CardMon_Hero_Press_Kit.zip (90MB)
CardMon Hero Backstory
The evil forces of Zerdantis, god of darkness, have been released onto the peaceful world of Aria after being sealed for many years. Izen and Liberto, two heirs to the throne of Superta, protector of Aria, compete to destroy the dark spirits, secretly summoned by Liberto in a desperate attempt to repel and gain the support of Superta’s congress and citizens that favored Izen. As Liberto obtains the Ark Sign that once awakened the devil, Great Oracle Yui summoned heroes from other dimensions to 00battle Liberto and the demons. The year is 2016. Players on CardMon Hero are experiencing a glitch in their system. But this is no glitch. This is Yui, asking YOU to join forces with your guild and save Aria!
Formed in April 2008, Redbana Corporation is the North American publishing arm of Korea’s leading videogame developer and publisher, T3 Entertainment. With the considerable support of its parent company, Redbana ultimately aims to take a place among the elite interactive entertainment studios in the North American market by offering the most high-quality and entertaining online games in the world that appeal to a wide audience of consumers. The company has released Audition Online, a rhythm-based online dance game with more than 300 million registered players worldwide, and is currently working on CardMon Hero, a popular Korean card-summoning MMORPG debuting soon, and Mythos, a fast-paced hack-and-slash MMORPG. For more information about Redbana, please visit www.redbana.com.
About T3 Entertainment
T3 Entertainment is a major Korean MMO developer and publisher of online games with branches in Korea, Great Britain, China, Taiwan, and Japan. Its name was established in the Asian market with the blockbuster hit 'Audition' and has been quickly expanding since, with over 300 million current users in North and South America, Europe, and Asia. With a large work-force and skill in the development of online games, T3 Entertainment has won a“Best Game of the Year” award on numerous occasions for its various titles. In conjunction with Hanbitsoft, the company operates an online games portal consolidating its latest and most popular Free-to-Play MMO titles, found at www.T3Fun.com. For more information about T3 Entertainment, please visit: www.t3.co.kr.
Sam Dalsimer, TriplePoint for Redbana
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