Hey Thor, Who's Your Daddy?

ATLANTA - May 10, 2011. Today, Hi-Rez Studios revealed that the next playable god within SMITE will be Odin, ruler of Asgard and the father god of Norse mythology. In addition to the character card, Hi-Rez Studios has released a detailed render of the Odin 3D character model.

As announced last month, SMITE is a DoTA-inspired multiplayer online battleground game between mythical gods. SMITE differs from traditional Defense of The Ancients style games because it uses a 3rd person camera rather than the top down view common to RTS games. SMITE also incorporates very action-oriented combat mechanics and advanced visuals enabled by the Unreal 3 engine.

For more information visit:

Website - http://www.smitegame.com

Fan Page&Updates - http://www.facebook.com/smitegame

About Hi-Rez Studios

Hi-Rez Studios, Inc, located just outside of Atlanta GA, was established in 2005 to create exceptional online interactive entertainment. In February 2010 the company released the squad-based Shooter-MMO Global Agenda. Hi-Rez is currently developing other competitive online games including Tribes: Ascend and the recently announced SMITE. For more information, visit www.hirezstudios.com

Media Contact: press@hirezstudios.com 


Games PressGames Press is the leading online resource for games journalists. Used daily by magazines, newspapers, TV, radio, online media and retailers worldwide, it offers a vast, constantly updated archive of press releases and assets, and is the simplest and most cost-effective way for PR professionals to reach the widest possible audience. Registration for the site and the Games Press email digest is available, to the trade only, at www.gamespress.com.