IRVINE, Calif. - June 2, 2010
Joymax, a developer and publisher of interactive entertainment for the global market, today announced that their historical fantasy MMORPG, Silkroad Online, has once again been selected to be part of the Game&Game World Championship (GNGWC). The GNGWC 2010 will take place this year around the world, with regional finals taking place in the USA, Germany, Brazil, Taiwan, and Korea, and with the grand finals taking place in Korea.
“GNGWC is a great opportunity for us to engage with the Silkroad Online community and we couldn’t be happier to be selected for the fifth year in a row,” said Jina Song, General Manager at Joymax.“We look forward to seeing some fierce competition from all the players worldwide!”
Regional finals have been announced for the following dates, with the grand finals taking place in Korea on November 21:
- <*>Germany: July 9*> <*>USA: August 7*> <*>Korea: September 11*> <*>Brazil: October 9*> <*>Taiwan: October 23*>
For the local finals located in Germany, the USA, Brazil, and Taiwan, Joymax will provide a $100 transportation fee to all the finalists. Additionally, cash prizes will be awarded to the winning players of Silkroad Online in the grand finals: $5,000 for first place, $3,000 for second place, and $1,000 for third place.
To learn more about Silkroad Online, visit the official website at www.joymax.com/silkroad.
For more information about GNGWC 2010, visit http://www.gamengame.com.
About Silkroad Online
Silkroad Online is a massively multiplayer online RPG that puts the player deep into historical fantasy, joining the Chinese and European civilizations along the Silk Road trade route. Traveling across Jangan, from China to Constantinople, players can make their fortunes as merchants, prey on the rich as thieves, or be protection-for-hire as hunters.
More information about Silkroad Online and the recent Legend V: Heroes of Alexandria update is available at www.joymax.com/silkroad.
Since its establishment in April, 1997, Joymax has been developing and publishing quality games for the emerging game industry of the 21st century. Based in Seoul, Korea, the company has published numerous titles for the PC platform, and its first MMORPG, Silkroad Online, has grown to offer service in 200 countries since its 2004 launch. Joymax is to become a global entertainment company providing multimedia content. For more information, please visit www.joymax.co.kr/eng.
Ryan Morgan, TriplePoint