press release

10. September 2008

Gameforge Unveils Official Game Trailer for Ikariam

Teaser Trailer to Introduce the Elegant, Browser-Based Strategy Game

SAN FRANCISCO – September 10, 2008 – Gameforge Productions Inc., a developer and publisher of browser-based multiplayer games, today released the teaser trailer for Ikariam, the massively multiplayer strategy game. The trailer offers a quick glance into the world of Ikariam and delves into the glory of empire-building online.

Ikariam is a multiplayer game set in the ancient islands of the Mediterranean that focuses on trade, warfare, and city-building. Players can manage resources and trade valuables with gamers from around the globe as they turn a small patch of coastal land into a full-fledged kingdom spanning dozens of islands.

Free-to-play and completely browser-based, Ikariam requires no client downloads and can be played at the pace of the players’ choosing. Registration details and additional information can be found at www.ikariam.com/.

About Gameforge
Gameforge is the largest independent supplier of browser- and client-based MMOGs (massively multiplayer online games) worldwide. More than 60 million players in over 40 countries have already registered for Gameforge games, and more than 11 million people actively play the company’s online titles. Gameforge offers a large catalog of releases such as Ikariam, OGame, Legend Online, WarpFire, Gladiatus, BiteFight, and many more.

Klaas Kersting and Alexander Roesner established Gameforge in December 2003. The investment firm Accel Partners purchased a stake in the company in August 2007. Gameforge opened their US office in San Francisco in spring of 2008. Lars Koschin, CEO and President, oversees the operations of the US office. More information about Gameforge is available at www.gameforge.com.

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About Ikariam

Ikariam is a browser-based strategy game, that whisks players from all over the world into an antique island setting and is completely free of charge. In an era of emerging advanced civilisations, ground-breaking discoveries and destructive battles, the player leads their civilisation to honour and glory. With a comprehensive overview, great tactics and by cooperating with thousands of other players, a huge online world can be explored and seized. Ikariam has been fascinating players from around the globe since early 2008 and so far 60 million players have registered for the game. Since November 2012, the game has also been available as a mobile version on the iPad.

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: Ikariam
Genre: Strategy
Platform: Browser
Release Date: 2008
Developer: Gameforge

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