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12. November 2015

Two weeks remain in the Elsword Contest!

Karlsruhe, 12/11/2015 – The video/song contest for side-scrolling MMO Elsword ends on 30th November 2015. In-game and cover videos of the song ‘Playing with Fire’ can continue to be submitted until this date. At the same time, it is also possible to place and alter previous votes on the website http://elsword.co.uk/contest.

Directly afterwards, between 1st and 7th December, the top ten entries as selected by the community will be presented to an international jury for final adjudication. The winners will then be selected and announced by Gameforge on 15th December 2015.

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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