'Tis the Season for Giving in Gates of Andaron

Karlsruhe, Germany - December 16, 2009

Gameforge, the world's leading independent distributor of online games, today announced their upcoming Holiday promotion for Gates of Andaron, which offers players Holiday-themed activities to offer exclusive, limited edition in-game items. Starting on Dec. 16th and lasting until Dec. 30th, 2010, Gates of Andaron will be full of Holiday cheer with fresh decorations and unique quests to bring in the season.

From Dec. 16 to Dec. 30, Gates of Andaron will play host to a number of special Christmas-themed events. Upon logging in, players will notice a new letter in their inventory with instructions on how to gain a new snowball-throwing ability. Once equipped this ability allows the player to complete special quests to receive rare, limited edition items including Rudolph Chocolate, a Deer Horn Hat, and a Silver Bell.

On Dec. 30th, Gates of Andaron will transition to the New Year’s Event, offering an entirely new set of quests and rare items to continue the Holiday cheer. Players will receive instructions on how to participate in a letter, which includes an item that increases their HP and MP temporarily. Holiday-themed items will be dropped by enemies, which can then be used to create rare status-boosting items.

In Gates of Andaron, war has ravaged the kingdoms of Valorian and Derion. Those who were once allies are now hostile enemies. While the origin of the conflict has been lost over time, both kingdoms have created their own versions of the story behind the bloody conflict. The only thing certain is that the key to ending the war between the two kingdoms lies hidden in ancient, almost-forgotten tales and sagas. The quest to reveal the truth and end the everlasting struggle is a task for only the bravest of adventurers.

For more information on this promotion, or to download and play Gates of Andaron, visit: www.gatesofandaron.com.

About Gameforge

Gameforge is the largest independent global provider of browser and client-based online games. The company from Karlsruhe, Germany, offers 17 games in more than 50 languages, including Metin2, the largest massively multiplayer online game in Europe. The Gameforge portfolio also includes popular games such as OGame, Ikariam, 4Story, and Gladiatus. The Gameforge portal MMOGAME integrates all Gameforge games in a comprehensive community network. Gameforge has won numerous awards, including 'Entrepreneur of the Year 2008' and 'Technology Pioneer 2009' from the World Economic Forum. In 2009, Ikariam won the German Computer Game Award in the 'Best Browser Game' category.

For more information about the company: www.gameforge.com

For more information about the games: www.mmogame.com

Joe Ziemer, TriplePoint for Gameforge

(212) 730-9744

joe@triplepointpr.com


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