JOYMAX LAUNCHES ITS NEW GAMING PORTAL AT WWW.JOYMAX.COM

Seoul, Korea, May 12, 2011 - Joymax, a leading online game developer and publisher, announced that is has officially launched its new gaming portal at http://www.joymax.com/portal. Featuring all new enhancements including real-time updates and Joymax Cash, the portal is also the new home to the popular MMORPG, Silkroad Online, with many more titles coming soon, including the summer launch of the closed beta test for the highly anticipated FPS, KARMA Online: Prisoners of the Dead.

Joymax also announced today that Silkroad Online, the first playable game on the portal, and one of its most popular games, has exceeded more than 115,000 fans on its Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/#!/officialsilkroad. The game recently just launched its seventh major update, Legend VII: Rise of the Thief-Hunter.

The new portal provides all game information in real-time including Joymax portal lineup news, trailers and screen shots as well as a complete system upgrade that will enhance the user experience by allowing players to search for information on all titles available via an extensive FAQ.  A simple cash charge process is now available for all Joymax purchases, along with Joymax Cash, now called "Silk Cash", which gives players access to premium services for the entire Joymax lineup.  In addition to Silkroad Online, players will be able to access new games and updates from the WeMade, Dragonfly and IO

Entertainment lineups in the coming weeks and months.   

"We are thrilled that the new portal is now live and is so polished.

We look forward to integrating our entire lineup of games onto the portal soon," said Joymax CEO, Nam-chul Kim. "Over the next few months Joymax.com will host all of the new Joymax products including upcoming titles from our partnerships with WeMade and Dragonfly and the acquisition of IO Entertainment."

Through its recent partnerships and acquisitions, Joymax's expansion is poised to reach millions of gamers worldwide with a multitude of some of the best and most innovative free-to-play games available today.

With its new portal, players across North America, Europe and Asia will quickly and easily be able to access games, purchase items and much more! 

One of the company's most far-reaching titles to date is the popular MMORPG, Silkroad Online, where players are immersed into a deep historical fantasy experience, where they must join 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. As more than 100,000 fans of the game on Facebook have now experienced, players who join the game's Facebook page can get everything from gameplay tips, invitations to upcoming in-game events, view new videos and screenshots, and answer polls on various topics.

For more information about Joymax visit http://www.joymax.com/portal 

                                                                      

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About Joymax

Since its establishment in April, 1997, Joymax has been developing and publishing quality games for the emerging online game industry of the 21st century. Based in Seoul, Korea, the company has published numerous titles for the PC market.  With its first MMORPG, Silkroad Online, the game has grown to offer service in over 200 countries since its 2004 launch. Joymax is a proven global entertainment company, providing multimedia content for all. For more information,

please visit http://www.joymax.com  

About Dragonfly

Established in 1995, Dragonfly is the developer of the world's first Online FPS, Karma Online. Dragonfly's broad credits also include co-developing famous titles with Activision, including both Quake Wars Online and Soldier of Fortune Online. Dragonfly continues to build on its other signature titles as it expands towards distribution overseas. For more information, please visit www.dragonflygame.com/eng

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