North American GNGWC Championship 2009 Qualifying Round Begins In Fantasy MMORPG Silkroad Online

IRVINE, Calif. - August 28, 2009

Joymax, an independent developer and publisher of interactive entertainment for the global market, today announced that the North American qualifying round for the 2009 Game&Game World Championship (GNGWC) will run from August 30-31 in Silkroad Online. Skilled players who survive both days of PvP combat will be flown to Los Angeles to compete in the Regional Finals on September 12. Victory there means nothing less than a trip to the Grand Finals in Busan and a shot at $5,000!

“GNGWC is wonderful because it gives us the opportunity to interact directly with Silkroad players from around the globe,” said Jina Song, General Manager at Joymax.“The competition has been fierce so far, and it should only get more exciting as we get closer to the worldwide finals in Busan.”

More information about GNGWC 2009 and the US qualifying round is available at www.gamengame.com/gngwc/introduction.asp

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. The most recent expansion, Legend IV: Tomb of the Qin-Shi Emperor, added new territory, quests, weapons, and an increased level cap for adventurers. With over 18 million registered users and 170,000 concurrent players worldwide, the triangular conflict of Silkroad Online has never been more exciting. More information about Silkroad Online and the new Legend IV Plus update is available at www.joymax.com/silkroad.

About Joymax

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.

Kate Pietrelli, TriplePoint

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