Irvine, Calif. – June 12, 2012 – SG Interactive, a leading North American free-to-play game publisher and G4BOX Inc., a North American distributor of interactive online entertainment media, announced today that they have entered into a strategic partnership introducing their high-quality free-to-play games to a combined global audience of nearly 20 million registered users.
To celebrate the cementing of this free-to-play industry first relationship, members of G4BOX’s Z8Games platform can scoop up a GameRage bundle of in-game items valued at more than $40. To qualify, gamers simply need to go to www.Z8Games.com before July 31 and follow the banner prompts.
“The partnership between SG Interactive and G4BOX was a natural one, given we both have regional versions of CrossFire and are both dedicated to delivering the highest quality games to our audiences,” said Jungsoo Lee, vice president of live production for SG Interactive. “By bringing together our audiences, we get to increase our player base immensely and offer new, engaging free-to-play games.”
Starting today, members of SG Interactive’s popular GameRage service will be introduced to G4BOX’s action-packed first-person shooter CrossFire and its Asian-themed role-playing title Metin2. Gamers of the Z8Games portal, powered by G4BOX, will get their first look at Grand Chase: Heroes, a side-scrolling massively multiplayer online (MMO) action role-playing brawler game , Project Blackout, SG Interactive’s first-person tactical shooter, the anime-themed golf title Pangya United, and Trickster Online, an MMORPG that challenges players with a massive 400 level cap. In addition, G4BOX’s European FPS community can now experience CrossFire gameplay on localized servers with SG Interactive’s CrossFire Europe .
About the games:
CrossFire & CrossFire Europe are regional versions of the popular fast-paced military combat shooter pitting two competing mercenary forces, the Global Risk and the Black List, fighting for strategic advantage in a war-torn world. Developed by SmileGate, CrossFire is the largest first-person online shooter in the world with more than 3.7 million concurrent users globally. Players can choose a side, select their equipment load-out, and battle in different gameplay modes: Escape, Team Death Match, Elimination, Search and Destroy, Mutation, Ghost, Biohazard and Predator modes.
Grand Chase: Heroes is a side-scrolling action MMORPG brawler game where players take on the role of magical knights fighting against a world under constant threat. Gamers can battle alone or group up and fight monsters in dungeon lairs to acquire experience, unlock new skills and new items. Alternatively, players can battle each other in physical and magical combat as one-versus-one or three-verses-three matches in either survival or team battle mode.
Metin2 is a massively multiplayer RPG that features a unique dynamic fighting system, four playable character classes, and a strong story line set in an ancient Asian-influenced world setting. Players assume the role of heroes of the land, banding together to unlock the secret of the mysterious Metin meteors that fell from the heavens many years ago.
Pangya United is a deep and challenging golf game wrapped in an anime-style magical world of Pangya Island. Gamers explore the 18 challenging courses as they play solo or challenge friends online in one of the five different modes: Versus, Tournament, Family, Ghost and Battle.
Project Blackout is an online first-person tactical shooter pitting players against each other in a wide variety of game modes. Testing gamers' skills with fast-paced action, precision shooting, and twitch response times, Project Blackout also immerses them into the never-ending struggle with detailed graphics, surround sound, camera effects, and game-dedicated low-lag servers, adding to the realistic gaming experience.
Trickster Online is an anime-style massively multiplayer online role playing game set on a fantasy island in the Pacific Ocean. Players are challenged to solve mysteries, discover new friends and attempt to reach the game’s level cap of 400 for the chance to earn Don Cavalier's massive fortune.
About G4BOX INC.
G4BOX INC. is a digital media provider specializing in the distribution of online video games. The company was founded in 2006 on the principle that online, community-based video games offer unique and compelling gaming experiences with untapped mass market potential and wide social appeal. They currently offer a growing portfolio of successful, massively multiplayer online game properties. G4BOX is based in Toronto, Canada, where it employs a staff of widely-talented and culturally diverse employees – headed by an experienced and imaginative management team. Their mission is to become a premier content provider in the online gaming market. For more information about G4BOX and its current product offerings, please visit www.G4Box.com.
About SG Interactive
Headquartered in Irvine, Calif., SG Interactive is a publisher of high-quality free-to-play online games. Founded in 2006, SG Interactive is dedicated to providing players with engaging online games for the casual and hard-core gamer, a welcoming virtual community and outstanding customer support. Offering a diverse and expanding selection of titles, which currently includes anime action brawler Grand Chase: Heroes, casual golf game Pangya United, MMORPG Trickster Online, and multiplayer first-person shooters Project Blackout and CrossFire Europe, SG Interactive hopes to continue bringing smiles to players all over the world with its online gaming portal, http://gamerage.com.
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