Syncopate to Add Shanda Games’ Magic World 2 to Lineup of Acclaimed Free-to-play Games

Highly-anticipated Sequel to Internationally Popular MMORPG to be Localized for Russian Audiences

MOSCOW – January 19, 2012 – Syncopate, a leading Russian online games publisher, today announced that it has signed an agreement with Shanda Games to localize and commercially release Magic World 2, the 3D sequel to popular free-to-play MMORPG Magic World Online, in Russian markets. Set in a gritty dark fantasy world, the game continues the epic story of Magic World Online, pitting players’ highly customizable characters against the minions of the underworld, as well as each other in player versus player (PvP) combat. Magic World 2, published in Europe by Frogster under the title Eligium: The Chosen One, is planned to be Syncopate’s highest-profile launch of 2012. Continue reading Syncopate to Add Shanda Games’ Magic World 2 to Lineup of Acclaimed Free-to-play Games

Conquer Online’s New Expansion Launches Today, Celebrates with Contest to Win $3,500 in Cash Prizes!

The Pirates Have Landed! Now They Need Fans to Design their Jolly Roger Flag

HONG KONG – January 12, 2012 – The long-awaited expansion to the popular free-to-play online Action RPG Conquer Online, titled Invasion of Pirates, raises its Jolly Roger flag in celebration of today’s launch. The new expansion introduces the swashbucklin’ Pirate class to the non-stop action of the game. With a slew of malicious new abilities, the shores of Gale Shallows to explore, as well as new monsters and boss battles, this is easily one of the biggest expansions to date in Conquer Online. Continue reading Conquer Online’s New Expansion Launches Today, Celebrates with Contest to Win $3,500 in Cash Prizes!

SEGA Puts More Than One Ring On It – Acquires Online Developer Three Rings Design

Creators of Award-Winning Titles Puzzle Pirates and Spiral Knights Join the SEGA Family

SEGA logoSAN FRANCISCO & LONDON – November 17, 2011 – SSEGA® of America, Inc. and SEGA® Europe, Ltd. today announced the acquisition of San Francisco-based independent developer Three Rings Design, Inc. Founded in 2001, the talented team at Three Rings has over ten years of experience creating accessible and engaging online worlds, including the incredibly popular puzzle-MMORPG Puzzle Pirates™ and recent Game Developers Choice Online Award-winner Spiral Knights™.

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