Los Angeles, CA– November 30, 2007– Nexon America Inc., the U.S. division of Asia’s leading family-friendly, online entertainment provider Nexon Group, continues to add celebrated artists to its all-star lineup in Audition. Already packed with Grammy winners, platinum recording artists, teen pop sensations, and music icons, Audition, the free-to-play online dance sensation, can be downloaded for free at http://audition.nexon.net.
Nexon America knows Audition is ready to rock with the addition of popular trio Lifehouse and the lead track, Disarray, from its album Who We Are. Lifehouse is bound to earn heavy requests from the 200,000+ dancers in the game.
“Audition gives us a new medium to get our music heard,” said Jason Wade of Lifehouse.“Now these gamers, who might not have heard us on the radio or been to one of our shows, can get a taste of some of our songs, like Disarray, and even rock out with a little dance off in the game.”
The addition of Lifehouse ushers in several new sounds in Audition, including those from Swedish rock band The Sounds, whose definitive New Wave appeal manifested in Tony the Beat and Dance with Me, a perfect fit for the game’s dancing environment.
Jennifer Lopez is also expecting players to Do it Well, the aptly named title of her prominently featured new single in Audition. And you can expect Audition to keep Poppin off with Chris Brown lending his mega-hit single with the same name. Yellowcard also makes a highly anticipated debut in Audition.
The diverse range of songs recently added to Audition include:
Armin Van Buuren– Communication
Billie Holiday– Spreadin’ Rhythm Around
Chris Brown– Poppin
Earth, Wind&Fire– Boogie Wonderland
Fantasia– When I See U
Lifehouse - Disarray
Jennifer Lopez– Do it Well
Jim Jones– We Fly High
Joss Stone– Headturner
Junkie XL– Yesterdays
Mandisa– Only the World
MIMS– Like This
The Sounds– Dance with Me
Tobymac– Gone, One World
Yellowcard– Light up the Sky
With simple directional and space bar keystrokes, Audition players perform hip-hop style dance steps and choreographed routines which require precise timing and rhythm. Players compete in various dance modes, each with its own distinctive features and objectives. Audition’s in-game reward system gives dancers,‘Beats,’ or currency used to purchase a variety of items from the cash shop.
North American gamers are quickly learning why Nexon Games such as Audition are among the most popular games in the world. With the option to play entirely for free and the alternative to spend money for in-game enhancements at the cash shop, Nexon America is offering casual gamers the best in free online entertainment.
About Nexon America
Nexon America Inc. is the North American publishing arm of Nexon Group, a pioneer of interactive entertainment software and the world’s leader in massively multiplayer online games. Based in Los Angeles, Nexon America was founded in 2005 to bring the best of online entertainment to the North American audience. The company’s growing library of titles includes the world famous, smash-hit franchise, MapleStory, the motion-captured dance battle game, Audition, and the enormously-popular racing game, KartRider. The foundation of all Nexon America titles is the Item Selling business model, in which users access the full game for free and can later opt to play for game enhancements.
Hillary L. Lyons
Nexon America Inc.
Nexon America Inc.
Nexon America Inc.
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