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POSTED BY vgnadmin ON Jun 18, 2009

GigaMedia and Mythic Entertainment To Launch Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning in Taiwan on June 25

TAIPEI, Taiwan – June 18, 2009 – GigaMedia Ltd (GIGM) and Mythic Entertainment™, a studio of Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: ERTS), today announced that the highly acclaimed fantasy MMORPG Warhammer® Online: Age of Reckoning® (WAR) will launch in Taiwan on June 25th

The game is available on the leading casual platform, FunTown, which is operated by GigaMedia. Players in Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Macau will now be able to choose a side in the growing battle between Order and Destruction and help decide the outcome of the WAR across the globe!

"Since launching WAR last fall, we've been dedicated to introducing the Warhammer Online universe to gamers the world over," said Jeff Hickman, executive producer for Mythic Entertainment. "We are pleased to invite Taiwanese recruits into the fight between Order and Destruction - the battle is far from over, so choose a side and join the WAR!"

"With the wild success of the Taiwanese open beta we feel confident that WAR will be a big success in Taiwan," said Yautian Chen, General Manager of Fun Town. "Now that the Realm War is finally here, we can't wait to jump in and join the fight!"

Launched in North America, Europe and Oceania in September of 2008 and in Russia in February of 2009, Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning is an epic fantasy MMORPG based on the popular tabletop game from Games Workshop.  Featuring innovative Realm vs. RealmTM gameplay and Public QuestsTM, players are immersed in a world of perpetual conflict between the armies of Order and Destruction.  Novice MMO players and veterans alike will appreciate the incredible depth and variety available in WAR.

Subscription Rates:

  • Monthly Subscription: 450 NTD
  • Hourly Time Deduction Fee: 5 NTD

Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning features revolutionary Realm vs. Realm conflict that will provide players with an engaging battleground for years to come. Available now for PC, WAR is rated "T" for Teen by the ESRB. For more information about the game, visit www.warhammeronline.com.

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