For Immediate Release
Dublin, Ireland– May 25th, 2010.– gPotato Europe is pleased to announce that the Artwork Contest for the free to play fantasy MMORPG Rappelz will start today, May 25th, 2010. After the success of the 2008 edition of their Art and Video Games contest, the Rappelz Team is going to launch the 2010 edition of this contest.
In the last year Rappelz has evolved and is now published through the gPotato.eu portal in 5 countries– Germany, France, Turkey, Poland and finally Italy, where the game went live in March 2010.
The Artwork Contest will start today, May 25th and all artists will have the opportunity to hand in their designs until the last week of August. The Contest will feature 2 different categories, one each for amateurs and professionals, to give everybody the chance to participate at their level and win one of the fantastic prizes.
In the professional category, 1.200 Euro will be split among the winners of the 12 greatest artworks. Additionally, each artwork will be published for a month on the Rappelz website in all territories and the artists will have the possibility to talk about their art, how they were inspired, how they know about Rappelz etc.
The lucky winners in the amateur category will be rewarded generously with many rare Rappelz in- game items.
All winners will be chosen by the Rappelz team at the end of the contest in August, and the list of winners will be published in September.
For any more details on the Artwork contest and Rappelz in general just visit the official website at http://rappelz.gpotato.eu
If you’re not part of the Rappelz community yet, all you have to do to join the 4 million players worldwide is simply register for your free account at www.gPotato.eu, download the Rappelz client and start to discover the mystic world of Rappelz.
Rappelz is a free, global MMORPG where over 4 million gamers adventure and battle in a dark and devastated fantasy world. Rappelz combines a striking fantasy art style with deep character customisation, tactical pet taming&training and extensive player-versus-player and player-versus-environment gameplay. Rappelz is published in Europe in Italian, French, German, Polish and Turkish by the gPotato.eu portal. For further information, visit the official Rappelz website at http://rappelz.gpotato.eu
About Gala Networks Europe Ltd.&gPotato.eu
Gala Networks Europe Ltd. is a leading European free-to-play online games publisher. It operates the gPotato brand in Europe by hosting, publishing and distributing free online games through the www.gPotato.eu portal. Established in Dublin, Ireland in 2006, it operates a portfolio of MMORPGs including Flyff, Rappelz, Street Gears, Dragonica, Allods Online, Castle of Heroes and Canaan Online. The gPotato.eu portal is now a major destination for online gamers with over 4 million users. An eighth game, currently going under the working title“Project 9” will be released during 2010. Further information on the company can be found at http://www.gala-net.eu.
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