- to be published immediately -
• New website for the browser game is online
• Closed Beta signup starting now
Munich, Germany, December 21, 2011. The new, free-to-play online strategy game Skylancer – Battle for Horizon will start in Europe in the spring of 2012. For the first time, ProSiebenSat.1 Games in corporation with Chimera Entertainment and GamesInFlames is now announcing some content of the browser game which is being developed in Germany. The website for the game is already available at www.skylancer.com. As of now, players can apply there to be part of the Closed Beta phase.
Players reign over flying islands
Skylancer – Battle for Horizon, developed by Chimera Entertainment from Munich, will offer players a fantastic world with lovingly drawn cartoon-style graphics in the new year. In the battle for the planet Horizon, they become skylancers, rulers of islands that float in the air. Three factions will be available: the expansionist Empire, the peace-loving Alliance, and the opportunistic Renegades. Their tactics may be different, but they all pursue the same goal: In cooperation with other players from their faction, they set out to construct a tower all the way to the moon, where artifacts from the legendary people of the "Selenites" are buried. Through their technical excellence, these should provide a crucial advantage in the fight for the planet.
Exciting mixture of building strategy and tactical battles
Skylancer – Battle for Horizon presents a one-of-a-kind setting: The vivid game world, which can be rotated, is unique in both content and graphics. The open world of Horizon sets all kinds of different tasks for the players. Upgrading their own island is just as important as recruiting a powerful army and completing quests. Harvesting and managing various resources, unlocking new units, exploring the planet Horizon and conquering it one PvP or PvE battle at a time – the players get to decide for themselves on which tasks they want to focus.
Skylancer – Battle for Horizon appeals to both casual and hard-core gamers. While newcomers benefit from clearly structured menus and straightforward gameplay, various strategy options, combinations, and game elements pose a challenge for experienced players as well.
Closed Beta signup
Interested gamers can sign up at www.skylancer.com for the Closed Beta phase of Skylancer – Battle for Horizon as of now. The conquest of Horizon will start in the spring of 2012.
For more information about the game, please visit www.skylancer.com.
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About Chimera Entertainment
Chimera Entertainment is an independent development studio for digital entertainment software with a focus on online games and cross-platform development. The company, located in the heart of Munich, won the LARA Startup Award in 2007 and has more than 30 employees. Since its foundation in 2006, Chimera Entertainment, with its partners, has already published titles on five platforms, including the browser MMOG "Warstory – Europe in Flames", "Brain Exercise with Dr. Kawashima", and "Demolition Dash" which was awarded the Deutscher Entwicklerpreis (German Developers Award) in 2011.
GamesInFlames is an online game label founded by three games industry veterans who share a total of 40 years’ experience in the games business. GamesInFlames enables developers to reach their full potential by supporting the development process, helping to improve game design, securing financing, assisting with technology and operations and promoting new IPs. Working with developers and publishers beyond simple game development, GamesInFlames assures lasting gamer relationships with fewer risks for publishers.
For more information about GamesInFlames, please visit http://www.gamesinflames.com.