Seoul, Korea– 13th of August 2010 – Players of NHN Corporation's free-to-play MMORPG Karos Online will have a new playable class to enjoy from today: the Gunner! The first revealed class of the new Vaneesean race, Gunners aim to leave their mark on their enemies by using powerful ranged weapons. The Gunner class will be available for free to all Karos players through an automatic update of the game.
Although physically smaller than other classes, Gunners have a tough and resilient nature. They are known throughout the world as shrewd merchants and engineers, but are also greatly feared, as their masterfully crafted weapons allow them to win a fight from great distances. Indeed, it's rare for unlucky victims of a Vaneesean Gunner to ever see their opponent's face! The Vaneeseans are also known for ruthlessly profiteering from war, offering their engineering skills to all factions -- their prices are high, but the money is needed to keep their weapons in perfect condition so they can maintain their edge in battle.
As with all classes in Karos, higher level Gunners are able to specialize, focusing on dealing damage as a Sharpshooter or crafting and laying traps as a Creator. Sharpshooters can then specialize further into deadly Snipers, skilled in taking out a single target quickly, or Desperados, taking on whole groups with powerful area damage. Creators can become famous Maestros, known for crafting some of the best items in Asmara, or Mercenaries, expert in taking out opponents with deadly traps.
For more details about update features and special offers, and for all the latest game and community news, visit www.karosgame.com, join Karos Online on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/KarosOnline, and/or follow @KarosOnline on Twitter.
Karos Online - Stunning 3D Action Fantasy MMORPG
Karos Online ( http://www.karosgame.com) is a free-to-play fantasy MMORPG developed by Galaxy Gate (key members of the development team for Laghaim and Last Chaos), published in Europe and North America by NHN Corporation. The game is currently playable in English and Turkish.
In Karos Online, players take the role of a hero determined to defeat the curse of darkness falling over the world of Asmara and ascend to ultimate glory by becoming the mythical Karos warrior. Through questing, guild clashes and mass PvP, they enter the fight for domination over the world's vital energy source, Fletta. Fletta provides the basis for the game's unique and complex alternate progression system; alongside traditional leveling within the game, Fletta energy can be used to increase stats, give buffs, buy resources and enchant items. With a strong RPG component, wide range of class skills and fantastic visual combat effects, Karos Online offers a rich player experience and an exciting end-game for guilds, including castle sieges and resource control points. There are a variety of dynamic dungeons to explore, with shifting paths and surprises to challenge players as they progress in level. The economy is well-developed, with mining, fishing and crafting elements, and a consignment system for storage.
Karos Online offers rare graphical quality for its small client size, has low minimum requirements, and is accessible to a vast range of computers. Videos demonstrating graphics and gameplay, in addition to detailed game information, are available on the official website at www.karosgame.com.
Karos Online features
Stunning 3D Graphics
Massive guild-based PvP& castle sieges
Shifting, unpredictable dungeons
Fishing, mining and item crafting
About NHN Corporation
NHN Corporation (KOSDAQ KOSPI: 035420) was established in 1999 and is currently the leading multi-national internet company in Korea, operating internet search portal and gaming services in Korea, Japan and China. Its products include Naver, Korea’s largest search portal with more than 17 million unique daily visitors, and leading Korean portal Hangame, which brought KRW 366.7 billion (206 million€) in revenue in 2008, a 51% increase versus 2007. For more information, please visit http://www.nhncorp.com/eng.