Hong Kong - February 1, 2011
Lakoo, leading developer of iPhone, Android and other mobile games, today announced the newest update for Empire Online, their hit Asian iPhone MMORPG, which just launched in the North American App Store earlier this month. Version 1.2 features optimized World Chat functions, gameplay elements and overall visual presentation.
One of the most enhanced gameplay elements in version 1.2 is a more fluid navigation system. Players can now see their exact position on the world map, so they can easily find their way from empire to empire. In terms of visual improvement, players can now adjust text and image colors, making the dialogue and landscape stand out to be read more easily. Finally, as an aesthetic visual finishing touch, the game now sports a new loading screen. Other updates in version 1.2 include minor bug fixes and gameplay tweaks to make a more enjoyable, user-friendly MMOG experience.
Empire Online is growing all the time with more updates to come– visit the iPhone App Store now to download your free copy and claim your kingdom: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/empire-online/id408302797?mt=8
Art assets and game fact sheet are available for FTP download here:
For more information, please visit http://lakoo.com/en/empire.
About Empire Online
Empire Online was released in North America in January 2011 after sensational success in Asian markets, with over 5 million players and growing. Filled with numerous world maps on which players can build their own handheld kingdom, the game incorporates classic RPG elements with turn-based battles, and a fine selection of classes and races, each with their own unique abilities. Empire Online proves how much fun can fit on a smartphone, and has already received significant positive feedback from thousands of U.S. players since launch.
Founded in 1999, Lakoo is dedicated to developing iPhone and Android mobile games with a team of over 150 members in Hong Kong, Guangzhou and other cities of China. Lakoo’s flagship product, Empire Online, is one of the most popular mobile MMORPGs in the world with over 5 million registered users. Lakoo is funded by Sequoia Capital.
Erin Fan, TriplePoint for Lakoo