OSLO, Norway --(Business Wire)-- Feb. 12,
2004 -Prepare for the MMORPG sci-fi experience of the year-
Following the critically acclaimed and award-winning 'Anarchy Online -Shadowlands', Funcom
today announces 'Anarchy Online - Alien Invasion'. Set for release this summer, the next
chapter in the Anarchy Online saga further strengthens the sci-fi aspects of Anarchy
Online, making the game even more unique compared to current and forthcoming offerings
within the Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game (MMORPG) genre.
In 'Anarchy Online - Alien Invasion'
Funcom once again offers a game full of innovative features and fun gameplay elements. Not
only will the social aspects be greatly improved, with players being able to construct
their own towns, set up unique shops and build impressive organization headquarters, they
also get their action quota filled when they come face to face with aliens wielding
The new alien menace threatens all of the
citizens of Rubi-Ka as the planet is suddenly invaded. A massive call to arms is sounded
across the planet as the players rally to defend their own cities against the alien
hordes. The players can also fight their way into the heart of invading spaceships,
gaining riches, fame and power.
"With 'Anarchy Online - Alien
Invasion' we continue our focus on fun and fast-paced gameplay within a sci-fi
setting", says Game Director Marius Enge, and continues: "While Anarchy Online
is already considered to be one of the best MMORPG's on the market, we believe that the
exciting new features in Alien Invasion will take it to a whole new level"
Additionally, a new line of flying
vehicles will be made available, as well as new items, weapons, armour, social clothes and
-- Defend your cities against invading
-- Get access to alien perks and new
-- Board and attack alien spaceships
-- Build impressive looking organization
-- Construct a wide variety of
-- Build your own towns with distinct
-- Create your own shops
-- Gain benefits by owning houses, shops,
towns and organization headquarters.
-- Get access to a completely new trade
-- Own a new line of personal flying
-- Obtain new weapons, armour, social
clothes, items and quests
-- And more...
For more information, images and
features, please visit www.anarchyonline.com/alieninvasion regularly.
About Funcom - Funcom is an independent
developer and publisher of computer and console games with a focus on single-player
adventure games and online role-playing games. Funcom continues to expand its track-record
of more than 23 games to date. Recent successes include the multi-award winning The
Longest Journey, and the award winning and critically acclaimed Anarchy Online - The Notum
Wars (Expansion pack of the year 2002, CGW) and Anarchy Online - Shadowlands (11 Editor's
Choice Awards, Expansion pack of the year 2003, IGN.com). For corporate information please