press release

14. June 2017

Elsword: New Character Ain Announced

Hero fights with godly magic | First class change live at launch

Karlsruhe, 14/6/2017 – Gameforge and South Korean developers KOG’ are introducing a new character class to the anime sidescroller Elsword: Ain makes the round dozen of playable heroes. The angel named Ainchase Ishmael combines his godly powers with the earthly precious stone, EL. His ancient way of speaking also belies his position as son of the world of gods.

Fight with Might and Magic

Ain expands the popular anime MMORPG to include a special magical component: his pendulum lets him unleash the might of the gods in stages and also allows him to profit from the effects of three power boost levels. They not only change his movement but also allow him to float or grant him wings. Ain gathers power points through hits or suffered damage which he then uses for creation or rotation magic, to give himself the upper hand in battle.

Get a taste of Ain’s battle style in the new trailer:

https://youtu.be/80R3ZOB8mu4

Angel in Skill Fever

At first glance, you do not see the secret of the calm-looking Ain’s origins. However, the moment he destroys his pendulum, he gets access to supernatural powers which he makes perfect use of.

Whether he turns to the lighter or darker side of magic is up to the player: alongside the character release comes the release of the class changes for the 1st path (Exactor at level 15 and Prodigium at level 35). This provides Ain with a wide selection of combo attacks and special abilities and he can then fight with a projected shortsword, dagger or godly spear. The next class changes for the 2nd path (Aptare and Vigere) as well as the 3rd path (Viator and Apostata) follow soon.

About Elsword

The MMO Elsword impresses with its unique mix of 2D side-scrolling and role-play in an anime style. This two gameplay traditions are fused together in Elsword to form a unique and dynamic gaming experience. The exciting story centres around the mythical Eldrit stone, from which the continent of Elios draws its energy. Eight masters protect it; creatures such as the machine-like Nasod even derive their life-force from it. One day, the stone shattered and the pieces were strewn across the entire world. Now the task of uniting the stone once more and ensuring the survival of Elios lies in the hands of the players. In over 35 dungeons, the players must fight their way through an exciting world full of action, magic and adventure. Elsword is already wowing European players in Germany, France, Italy, Spain and Poland.

About Gameforge

With more than 20 titles and over 450 million registered players, Gameforge is the leading provider of free-to-play massively multiplayer online games (MMOs) in the western hemisphere. Headquartered in Karlsruhe, Germany, the group offers its games in more than 75 countries. Their portfolio includes a bundle of established gaming industry brands, including client-based titles such as award-winning role-playing game AION Free-to-Play and TERA as well as Europe’s most successful MMO, Metin2. In future, the varied offering will be expanded by action-rich Anime MMORPG SoulWorker; Popular browser-based games such as OGame and Ikariam complete their offering. More information available at http://corporate.gameforge.com/.

Title: Elsword
Genre: Anime MMORPG
PEGI: 12
Platform: Windows PC
Release Date: 2010
Developer: KOG' Studios

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