AUSTIN, Texas - (February 17, 2009) -- True Games Interactive, an international multi-player online game developer and publisher, and award-winning developer, Petroglyph, announced today that they have launched an all-new Fan Site Creation Kit for Mytheon ( www.Mytheongame.com), their upcoming Action-RPG MMO with strategic game play which is due to launch Spring 2010. The new kit offers exciting new concept art and screen shots, audio files and ring tones, and all the necessary components to make a fun and engaging fansite for Mytheon. The fansite kit can be downloaded from:
"When I saw some of the art in the new fansite kit I realized how visually stunning the game is and how much players will enjoy the characters and scenery. People will have fun creatingtheir own site,"
said Peter Cesario, Director of New Business and Product Development at True Games Interactive. "We have provided to the tools for our community to create some very unique and compelling web destinations and we look forward to seeing where their creativity takes them."
The complete new kit includes:
. Web content items to help flesh out the fansite
. 20 exciting new screenshots
. Official game and company logos
. Various banner images to help link and direct
friends and visitors to the official Mytheon Website
. Unique audio files and ring tones
. Concept art from the creators of the game
. Documents that help designers build their fansite
Mytheon offers a unique online game play experience that combines the best elements of the Action-RPG genre with strategic combat and collectability. Players will challenge legendary mythological gods by wielding potent and unique "Power Stones" that transform into spells, structures and creatures. Players can loot, forge, buy, sell and trade these stones among a thriving online community, then cast the stones during epic battles that play out in a visually stunning 3D mythological world.
For additional details on Mytheon, to download the fansite kit and to sign up for the game's closed beta test please visit:
About True Games Interactive
Based in Austin, Texas, True Games Interactive is an international multi-player online game developer and publisher. It was founded by a core team of MMO industry veterans with extensive experience in publishing and operating online games. True Games brings new and innovative development ideas online, delivers them with a state-of-the-art game platform, and leverages micro-transaction revenue models. True Games released its first game, Warrior Epic,
( www.warriorepic.com) in 2009 and this Spring will launch Mytheon, its premier action-RPG game set in an online mythology-based universe.
They are working with world-class publishers to license existing online titles and world-class developers, including Petroglyph ( www.Mytheongame.com), to create games exclusively for online play.
The company has multiple titles in development at its wholly-owned development studios based in Austin, Texas and Beijing, China.
UTV Software Communications Ltd (UTV), India's first integrated global media and entertainment company, holds a strategic stake in True Games Interactive.
Founded in 2003, Petroglyph is an award-winning, independent game development studio located in Las Vegas, Nevada. The company is comprised of industry veterans with a studio-wide average of over ten years in game development. The Petroglyph team specializes in the Action RPG and Real-Time Strategy (RTS) genres, leveraging the experience gained from developing original hit franchises for PC and consoles. Petroglyph uses their proprietary GLYPHX Online game engine, tools and technology to power their next-generation titles. For more information about Petroglyph, please visit www.petroglyphgames.com.
About UTV Software Communications
UTV Software Communications Ltd (UTV) is India's first integrated global media and entertainment company. UTV India&its subsidiaries
(UTV) create, aggregate and disseminate content of various genres across varied distribution platforms. Its 5 business verticals include Content Production&Services, Movies, Broadcasting, Interactive Gaming, and New Media.
Listed on India's premier stock exchange, The Stock Exchange, Mumbai in addition to the Motion Pictures Subsidiary, UMP PLC is listed on the AIM London Stock Exchange. UTV is India's only diversified media and Entertainment Company with content creation abilities across platforms and genres.
It has subsidiaries with offices across India, Mauritius, UK, USA and Japan. Walt Disney holds a strategic stake in UTV.