4 th of March 2013, Moscow. — NIKITA ONLINE makes an announcement on the completion of the open beta test for World of Dragons, the Russian version of Rise of Dragonian Era, which has already won the recognition of local gamers and journalists .
For twelve weeks NIKITA ONLINE’s testers were uniting their forces with volunteer users in mutual effort to detect all possible bugs, errors and imperfections of the game. Revealed flaws were efficiently fixed by NIKITA ONLINE’s professionals and their Korean colleagues from Mgame, the devstudio behind World of Dragons — the local title for RoDE.
By now World of Dragons’ audience exceeds 100 000 unique users. In order to maintain comfortable gameplay speed ? second game server was launched.
«Commercial launch is one of the crucial stages for a game entering a new market,” states NIKITA ONLINE’s Corporate Communications Director Sergey Kolesov. “The game’s smooth performance throughout the entire beta testing process proves both developer and publisher team’s high professionalism.”
World of Dragons ( http://wod.gamexp.ru) is a multiplayer online RPG (MMORPG) which gives its users a unique opportunity to grow their own dragon. Until its Russian release the game was available only for American and Korean users. In the beginning of Y2012 World of Dragons was launched in the USA and South Korea under the titles Rise of Dragonian Era and War of Dragons accordingly.
NIKITA ONLINE was founded in 1991 and became the first game company in Russia. It has two offices — in Moscow and Rostov-on-Don. Currently NIKITA ONLINE operates in Russia, CIS and the Baltic states with 20 titles: 4Story, Asda Story 2, Divine Souls, Dragon Knight, Avatarika, Karos Online, King of Kings 3, Rappelz, World of Dragons Sphere, Sphere: Reborn, Sphere 2: Arena and browser-based I, the Feudal Lord, WebRacing, Lost Magic, Tako Online, FUBAR, The Panic Room: Outrage, Nadirim and The Kingdom. The company has developed more than 100 titles and localized more than 50. Today there are more than 9,5 million unique users registered in NIKITA ONLINE’s projects. For more information, please, head to www.nikitaonline.ru.
Mgame was founded in 2000 as an online game portal while the internet gaming culture was emerging. Today it is a corporation with years of online game industry experience in the background. Mgame has been actively investing into foreign markets and successfully established a solid business base from forming foreign corporations in Japan, China and US. The company’s main focus is fun which means constantly delivering diverse and original content to the users.
GameXP ( www.gamexp.ru) is an entertainment web-portal which unites more than 9.5 million users offering them the dozens of free-to-play online games along with the wide array of user-friendly services and diverse content provided by both professional journalists and gamers themselves. The portal embodies the social network with well-developed recommendation functionality which allows the users to easily learn of their friends’ preferences as well as share the information of their own tastes. In 2013 the Gameland magazine awarded GameXP with ‘The trendiest online games web-portal’ title.