Calabasas, CA and Seoul, Korea– March 30, 2010– Emergent Game Technologies, a leading provider of 3D game development solutions, and Korean based EYA SOFT Co. Ltd., one of the world's premier multimedia entertainment service providers, announced today a licensing agreement for use of Emergent’s proven Gamebryo engine for the free-to-play 3D MMORPG Iris Online.
Launched into open beta testing in February 2010, Iris Online is a 3D MMORPG set in a fantasy world where three races, human, spirit, and half-beast co-exist. While cute and charming on the exterior, Iris is a fully-featured MMORPG, including instanced dungeons with special PvP areas for players to explore and conquer, 22 dungeon themes and a monster summoning system! Iris Online will be exclusively published in North America by Gala-Net, Inc., the leading free-to-play online game publisher, and will be available on Gala-Net's "gPotato" game portal site in late 2010.
Emergent’s development engines, Gamebryo and Gamebryo LightSpeed, empower developers to create their single-player, online and multi-player games in any genre and continues Emergent’s dedication to providing a one-stop cross-platform toolset for PlayStation®3 system, Xbox®360, Wii™ and PC.
For more information about Emergent Game Technologies and its development engines, please visit www.emergent.net
Best known for its industry-leading 3D game engines, Gamebryo and Gamebryo LightSpeed, Emergent's technologies have been selected by studios around the globe to bring nearly 300 titles across more than 15 genres to market, including Game of the Year award-winning titles like Fallout 3, The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion, as well as critically acclaimed titles like Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning, Civilization Revolution, QQ Speed, Divinity II– Ego Draconis and Bully. Emergent’s videogame technology is allowing studios to focus on innovative gameplay by enabling rapid prototyping, rapid iteration and rapid production with real-time on-target updates for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 system, Wii and PC. As part of the international development community, Emergent provides world class support and technologies evolved from deep relationships with its developer partners.
Emergent is headquartered in Calabasas, California, and has offices in Chapel Hill, NC; London; Tokyo; China and Korea. www.emergent.net .
About EYA SOFT Co., Ltd.
EYA SOFT Co., Ltd. is a MMORPG (Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game) developer and publisher based in Seoul, Korea. Originally founded in 2004 as EYA Interactive Co., Ltd, the company has licensed Luna Online and Titan Online to more than 11 countries all over the world. In addition to the newly launched Iris Online and the upcoming Legend of Edda, EYA SOFT is developing many other MMORPG titles of various genres and diversity with more than 10 other development projects in the pipeline.
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