ORANGE COUNTY, Calif., (October 21, 2008)– True Games Interactive, an international multi-player online game publisher announced today that is has acquired the global publishing rights for the highly anticipated free-to-play MMORPG Warrior Epic ( www.warriorepic.com), developed by Possibility Space. Per the agreement, True Games and Possibility Space will work closely together to launch Warrior Epic in spring 2009 with top syndication partners around the world.
“This partnership demonstrates True Games’ commitment to bringing quality triple-A gameplay, traditionally only seen in retail releases, to the free-to-play game space,” said Jeff Lujan, Founder and Chairman of True Games Interactive.“Not only is Warrior Epic a visually beautiful MMORPG, it also offers some incredibly innovative gameplay features that, combined with the free-to-play model, will ensure a big hit with gamers around the world”.
Warrior Epic is an online, action role-playing game set in an original fantasy world. In the game, players will assume command of a Warrior Hall from which they manage their characters’ adventures. They can recruit a wide array of character classes, each with its own style of play. The warrior classes and the Hall itself can be upgraded visually as well as functionally. Players adventure together in multiplayer campaigns, adventure mode, solo quests, and PVP. True Games and Possibility Space will soon release full product details for the game.
“The free-to-play business model is ushering in a fresh and welcome change to how games are developed and the relationship between developer, publisher and player. We welcome this change, and were looking for a publisher who felt the same,” said Gage Galinger, CEO of Possibility Space.“True Games’ progressive attitude toward online gaming and dedication to working with the next generation of top developers on truly high-quality game content made them the right choice for us and for Warrior Epic.”
“As our lineup grows and the quality of our upcoming products becomes evident, we are raising the bar for the free-to-play space,” said Bob Drobish, CEO of True Games.“With each unique product we sign, we continue to attract key talent and partnerships and this is just the beginning of what we have in store for gamers.”
For additional details on Warrior Epic and for continuous updates on the game, please visit: www.warriorepic.com.
About True Games Interactive
Based in Orange County, California, True Games Interactive is an international multi-player online game 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. They are working with world-class publishers to license existing online titles and world-class developers, including Petroglyph, to create games exclusively for online play. UTV Software Communications Ltd (UTV), India’s first integrated global media and entertainment company, holds a strategic stake in True Games Interactive. UTV is India’s only diversified media and entertainment company with content creation abilities across platforms and genres.
About Possibility Space
Operating out of Austin and Beijing, Possibility Space is a developer and publisher of interactive entertainment software. The founders of Possibility Space have been key contributors to hit games and feature films from studios including Electronic Arts, Blizzard, Ensemble Studios, Blur, Industrial Light&Magic, Michael Bay Films, Lucasfilm, Dreamworks, and Lightstorm Entertainment.
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