June 3, 2011 - Foster City, Calif. - Perfect World Entertainment Inc., a wholly owned US subsidiary of Perfect World Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ: PWRD), announced today its partnership with Zombie Studios to publish its next-generation, adrenaline-pumping first person shooter (FPS) Blacklight™ Retribution.
A sequel to Zombie Studio's Tango Down, Blacklight Retribution will be shown for the first time at this year's E3 (June 7 - 9) in the West Hall, Booth #5322 for a behind-closed doors first hands-on to select media.
"Blacklight Retribution will be the first FPS in Perfect World Entertainment's diverse portfolio of online games and highlights our commitment to providing players with new and unique online gaming experiences," said Alan Chen, CEO of Perfect World Entertainment Inc. "With Zombie Studio's vast experience in developing high-quality first person shooters, we look forward to working closely with them to bring this free-to-play online experience to PC gamers everywhere."
"We've wanted to develop a high quality and yet free-to-play first person shooter for years, which is why we're excited to be teaming up with Perfect World, an online-game developer and operator with more than eight years of experience in the free-to-play space," said Mark Long, co-CEO of Zombie Studios Inc. "We know how to make thrilling first person shooters and Perfect World have vast experience in publishing various games in different markets. With this alliance of expertise, PC gamers can look forward to a high quality first person shooter that is available for everyone to play."
Blacklight Retribution will set the new standard for free-to-play shooters, by fully leveraging Unreal 3 technology and implementing DirectX 11 to give gamers cutting-edge graphics that will blow away expectations as well as minds.
For more information on Blacklight Retribution, E3 attendees can stop by Perfect World Entertainment's booth (#5322), located in the West Hall.
For an exclusive hands-on demo behind closed doors, please contact Jason Varden at email@example.com or +1 (650) 590-7728 for an appointment.
About Perfect World Entertainment Inc.
Perfect World Entertainment Inc., a subsidiary of Perfect World Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ: PWRD), primarily publishes online games and provides online services in North America. Aiming to provide the best game services to North American players with the highest level of commitment in localization, quality assurance, and user-friendly publishing infrastructure, Perfect World Entertainment has achieved great success and published a number of MMORPGs, including "Perfect World International", "Forsaken World", "Battle of the Immortals", "Jade Dynasty", "Legend of Martial Arts" ,"Heroes of Three Kingdoms," and "Ether Saga Odyssey", and a single-player action-RPG "Torchlight."
About Zombie Studios Inc.
Seattle based Zombie Studios is a leading independent developer of PC, Xbox and PS3 titles across multiple third party engines including Unreal and Unity. Zombie has been an independent developer for 17 years with development focus on everything from military simulation and serious games to hand held development, to retail quality Xbox360 and PC games. Zombie is also focused on developing properties for use in graphic novels and movies. For more information on Zombie, visit www.zombie.com
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