Media Invited To GDC Free2Play Forum Mixer in SF

Feb. 21 at ROE Lounge Near Moscone Center

WHO: The Free2Play (F2P) Forum, a collection of top Free2Play publishers and service providers including Nexon America, OnNet USA, Aeria Games, Gala-Net, , KIPA, Danal, NCony, Joymax, and Double Fusion.

SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKERS: Wanda Meloni from DFC Intelligence will be on-hand to give an overview of the market and Min Kim of Nexon will discuss the power of micro-transactions.

WHAT : Free2Play Forum hosted Cocktail and Q&A Mixer

WHEN: Thursday, February 21, 2008 (5-8PM)

WHERE ROE Lounge&Restaurant, 651 Howard Ave. San Francisco, CA. 94105 (Conveniently located just 1.5 Blocks from Moscone Center)

WHY: The Free2Play space has grown at a tremendous pace over the last year and the micro-transaction business model has been validated by many of our companies. Once seen as a niche market, the Free2Play market is growing and attracting a large audience and can no longer be ignored by the media and industry. This event gives us a chance to speak to you, the media, about this business model, our continued growth and future trends that will make our companies a major force in the online gaming world in 2008 and beyond.

Executives from top Free2Play companies in the industry including Nexon America, OnNet USA, Aeria Games, Gala-Net, KIPA, NCony, Danal, Double Fusion, Joymax, and more will be on-hand for an informal gathering to discuss the industry and answer any media questions.

“The industry can no longer focus solely on traditional subscription models with the Free2Play space evolving so rapidly,” said John H. Chi, president and CEO of Nexon America Inc.“The micro-transaction business model allows us to change the way consumers enjoy online entertainment and offers a new method to deliver game content.”

RSVP: If you are a member of the press and are interested in attending please contact Mika Kelly of Clever Communications at 408-693-0176 or or Claire Chang of KIICA-SV at 650-440-9146 or

About the F2P Forum :

The F2P Forum is a collection of executives and representatives of the F2P online gaming publishers and service providers in the industry. The committee’s mission is to educate the media and public about the F2P business model and its impact on the online gaming industry. The committee is constantly growing and includes executives and staff from more than 30 companies including Nexon America, OnNet USA, Aeria Games, Gala-Net, KIPA, NCony, Double Fusion, Danal and more. The committee is constantly accepting new members. Please contact Insun Yoon at 408-456-0119 x260 or email:

Ms. Mika D. Kelly

Clever Communications

(408) 693-0176

AIM: Lebongirlmika

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