Show your dark and your light side in MapleStory Europe

Luxembourg, 15 th January 2013 – The all-time 2D-Sidescrolling MMORPG hit „MapleStory“ introduces the new Hero Luminous, who is torn between the two everlasting  competitors: Light and Darkness.

He is well-known to the MapleStory Community. Luminous, a mysterious hero, torn apart inside. Once he was a magician, filled with light, until he was tainted by the darkness of the Black Mage – the ultimate opponent of the Maple World – and sealed in time. Now it’s time for him to break free again – as a playabe character.

And he’s probably one of the most interesting characters to ever emerge within the Maple World, utilizing both Powerful Buffs and Devastating Dark Magic. Players actually have to balance this character just like Ying and Yang. If the player only uses one side of his skills, the power of that used force will decrease, which requires the player to put effort into controlling this new hero, allowing a totally new approach on the previous character development in MapleStory.

With the latest addions, including two new Characters, a smoother leveling  system, map overhauls, new Bosses and the PvP-Sytem, MapleStory proves once more that blockbuster games are available to the whole Internet Community,  filled with fun – and Free2Play.


About MapleStory

MapleStory is a free2play 2D Fantasy MMORPG first launched in South Korea in April 2003, allowing players to delve deep into an exciting online adventure to fight monsters, solve quests and join fellow gamers. Since then, MapleStory was able to delight nearly 100 million players worldwide by now; establishing NEXON’s fantastic journey through Maple World as one of the most successful online games. More than 2 million European players are contributing to this huge community since May 2007, when the European service started in English, German, Spanish, French and Dutch.

About NEXON Europe

Established in March 2007, NEXON Europe is the European publishing arm of NEXON and is one of the leading publishers of Free2Play MMOs. The listed company has brought the worldwide hit casual MMORPG MapleStory to Europe in May 2007, and the successful First-Person-Shooter Combat Arms in January 2009. With the launch of 3D Action MMORPG Vindictus in 2011, NEXON Europe has strengthened its position as a promising publisher in Europe. Next to these inhouse franchises, NEXON Europe was also able to acquire and fully operate Atlantica Online, an innovative, tactical MMORPG, Dekaron, an authentic action MMORPG set in a grim fantasy universe and the action-packed FPS War Rock. The newest additions to its growing Portfolio will be NavyField 2 alongside the highly anticipated Shadow Company in 2013. For more information on NEXON Europe and its games, please visit the official website at


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