MapleStory Europe unleashes Easter Bunnies&Eggs and New Showa Map

March 12, 2009 ?This year’s Easter promises to be another fun and exciting festive event at MapleStory Europe. Starting on March 12, 2009, the four-weeks-event invites players to join a special event quest with the ever-grumpy, demanding Easter bunny“Mad Bunny? who is sick of painting Easter eggs and not afraid to express it. The only way to calm him down will be to gather the items he wants, which will be rewarded with a special Easter item and random EXP that Mad Bunny hands out.

Following the event, MapleStory Europe is now host to the Showa town, a mysterious area for players with exciting quests and fearsome new monsters to battle. Based on the picturesque Japanese town of the same name, MapleStory Europe’s version of Showa plays home to a quiet, medieval spa town filled with exotic calmness and flair of ancient Asia. But don’t be tricked by the peaceful and inviting scenery of Showa: the map is tailored for higher-level characters and hides threatening, powerful monsters that require advanced power and skills to defeat.

?009 promises to be a huge year for MapleStory Europe as we continue its extensive and rapid expansion,?said Sung Jin Kim, Manager of Europe Business at NEXON Europe.“We are adding another great portion of entertaining and exciting new content to the game with the introduction of the Showa map, not to mention the special event-quest celebrating Easter. But this is only the beginning as we have many new, extensive contents lined up for the coming months, for committed and new players alike.?br />

MapleStory originally launched in South Korea in April 2003 and quickly went on to become one of the most successful online games of all time, with over 92million registered accounts across the world. MapleStory Europe, which launched in May 2007, is the latest iteration of the completely free to play franchise, and offers gamers in Europe the chance to play MapleStory in five different languages ?English, French, German, Spanish and Dutch.

For further information on MapleStory Europe and to sign-up for the game, please visit http://maplestory.nexoneu.com.

Nexon Corporation

Established in 1994, Nexon developed the first graphic MMORPG, called The Kingdom of the Winds, and ever since, with its diverse and well-received titles, Nexon has quickly become one of Korea’s leading publishers of online content. NEXON has an extensive catalog of games to reach players of all ages, interests and regions of the world, and promises to bring them the most enjoyable online excitement ever experienced.

Nexon Europe

Established in March 2007, Nexon Europe is the European publishing arm of Nexon and has brought the worldwide hit casual MMORPG“MapleStory?to Europe in May 2007.

With the recent launch of the anticipated First-Person-Shooter“Combat Arms? NEXON Europe has aggravated the position of a promising publisher in Europe. For more information on NEXON Europe and our games, please visit our official website at www.nexoneu.com and our blog http://blog.nexoneu.com.


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