[NXM] [CA:Z] Nexon Mobile Announces ‘Combat Arms: Zombies’
Nexon Mobile Licenses Unreal Engine 3 for Its New iOS Title, “Combat Arms: Zombies”
The 3-D first person shooter to be revealed at G-Star 2011 prior to November launch
LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nexon Mobile Corp., the innovative mobile game development arm of Nexon Co. Ltd., will launch “Combat Arms: Zombies” for the iOS platform in November after an unveiling at G-Star 2011, the biggest game expo in South Korea. “Combat Arms: Zombies” was developed using Epic Games’ Unreal Engine 3, giving the popular first person shooter (FPS) unmatched graphics and rich content for mobile devices.
“‘Combat Arms: Zombies’ has been a major effort for us and it will help establish Nexon Mobile as a top developer of multi-platform games.”
“Combat Arms: Zombies” is based on the zombie infested cooperative Fireteam Mode found in “Combat Arms,” one of Nexon’s most popular online FPS’ that has millions of players across North America and Europe.
Nexon Mobile has combined the gameplay of the original “Combat Arms” with diverse attack patterns of the 3-D zombie mode, top-notch visuals and a variety of weapons systems. Nexon Mobile expects to provide users with regular content updates with the intent of delivering massive game content approaching that of the original online game.
“Using Epic Games’ cutting-edge Unreal Engine technologies, ‘Combat Arms: Zombies’ will set a new standard for graphics and quality gameplay on mobile devices,” said Nexon Mobile’s CEO, Albert Rim. “‘Combat Arms: Zombies’ has been a major effort for us and it will help establish Nexon Mobile as a top developer of multi-platform games.”
Prior to its launch later in November, “Combat Arms: Zombies” will be unveiled for the first time at G-Star 2011 on Nov. 10 at Busan BEXCO. Visitors to South Korea’s top games expo will have hands-on access to the game via iPads and iPhones at the Nexon Mobile exhibit.
About Nexon Mobile Corp.
Nexon Mobile Corporation is a multi-platform game development company that has introduced many smartphone games of diverse genres to the market, along with wired and wireless integration services. The company has also recently been strengthening its position as a global publisher of mobile games. Leading Nexon Mobile’s success is the “MapleStory” series, a successful mobile game that boasts a total of 14 million downloads in Korea. In addition, “MapleStory Thief Edition,” released in August of 2010 to worldwide acclaim, has been downloaded more than 1.85 million times. In addition, “KartRider Rush” on iOS exceeded 1 million downloads just one week after being released in March of 2011 and continues to grow in popularity, having had a total of more than 4 million downloads to date. Nexon Mobile Corporation, with “Fun Everywhere” as its motto, continues to develop a variety of content that transcends platform and location, and is poised to become a leader in the Mobile Games market. Additional information about Nexon Mobile can be obtained at http://global.nexonmobile.com.
About Unreal Engine 3 Developed by Epic Games, the award-winning Unreal Engine is known for its cutting-edge graphics, best-of-breed tools and scalability across multiple platforms. Unreal Engine 3’s highly mature toolset and content pipeline consistently evolve along with its advanced mobile features, multi-core processor support, optimizations for numerous platforms and massive world support. Unreal Engine 3 is designed to accelerate developers’ productivity for computer and video games, mobile games and applications, training simulations, 3D visualizations, digital films and animated entertainment. Integrated with two dozen leading middleware technologies, Unreal Engine 3 holds more than 20 technology awards, including seven Game Developer Front Line Awards and four Develop Industry Excellence Awards. Additional information on Unreal Engine 3 can be obtained at www.unrealengine.com.
About Epic Games Epic Games, Inc., based in Cary, NC and established in 1991, develops cutting-edge games and cross-platform game engine technology. The company has created multiple million-selling, award-winning titles in its “Unreal” series, including “Unreal Tournament 3” for PC, PlayStation®3 and Xbox 360®. The first two games in Epic’s “Gears of War” franchise have sold more than 13 million copies and won more than 50 game of the year awards. The third installment, “Gears of War 3,” sold more than 3 million copies within its first week of release, catapulting the franchise beyond $1 billion in lifetime sales. Epic’s Unreal Engine 3 holds more than 20 industry technology awards and powers many bestselling games. Additional information about Epic can be obtained at www.epicgames.com.
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