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Nexon USA Launches Shattered Galaxy

(August 27, 2001)
Nexon USA announced the August 21st North American retail launch of Shattered Galaxy, a large massive online warfare persistent universe game for the PC. Shattered Galaxy, published in North America by Nexon USA and distributed by Tri Synergy Inc., won 4 out 6 Independent Games Festival awards at the 2001 Games Developers Conference. The awards presented to Nexon for Shattered Galaxy include the Seumas McNally Grand Prize, Audience Choice Award, Technical Excellence Award and Best Game Design.

Combining the key components of popular gaming genres including role-playing, real-time strategy, turn-based strategy and squad-based combat, with proprietary Nexon DOOMVAS software technology which enables versatile, rapid game world updates and feature-rich game play, Shattered Galaxy is revolutionizing online massive multiplayer gaming.

Shattered Galaxy allows more than 100,000 gamers to play simultaneously. Intense real-time strategy battles allow more than 30 players to compete for long-term rewards. Players build and manage up to 50 combat units equipped with over 1,000 high-tech military components.

Set in a distant star system light years from Earth, Shattered Galaxy introduces players to the tragic remnants of the human race after a government experiment had gone catastrophically awry. Battling constant threats of alien and human attacks, players assume the role of military tacticians, securing dominance, wealth, prestige and political power through the shrewd manipulation of their cybernetic armies.

Shattered Galaxy, designed for PC/Windows systems, is available in most major retail outlets for the introductory price of $29.95. Shattered Galaxy provides the best entertainment value in the massively multiplayer online gaming genre, with a special offer of $5.00/month available when purchased a one-year subscription. A standard monthly subscription rate of $9.95 is also available.

Shattered Galaxy Facts at a Glance

-- The first massively multiplayer, sci-fi inspired online warfare gaming experience

-- A 24/7 constantly evolving universe

-- More than 100,000 simultaneous players supported in an environment containing thousands of concurrent combat engagements

-- Players build and manage up to 50 combat units equipped with over 1,000 items

-- Numerous planets on which to adventure and wage combat

-- Dozens of unique combat abilities, such as Cloak, Mind Warp and Carpet Bombing

-- The "Tier System" provides long-term objectives for teams of players

-- Multitudes of factions to join, each with their own government and society

-- $29.95

-- Shattered Galaxy Special Offer: $5.00/month available with a one-year subscription. A standard monthly subscription rate of 9.95 is also available.

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