THQ*ICE Kicks-Off The Official Grand Opening Of Dragonica Online for North America
October 14, 2009
THQ*ICE Kicks-Off The Official Grand Opening Of ‘Dragonica Online’ for North America
In Style With Special Events, Bonus Items & Giveaways
Great prizes, in-game loot and exciting quests await registered players as THQ*ICE today announced Thursday, October 15th as the official grand opening for their highly anticipated free-to-play Massively Multiplayer Online (MMO) game, Dragonica™ Online (http://dragonica.thqice.com). Filled with a rich storyline, beautiful lands, challenging boss battles, and comical skill moves, Dragonica Online redefines traditional arcade-style fun for all types of MMO players. THQ*ICE invites you to come explore Dragonica Online and choose your fun.
As part of the official game launch, THQ*ICE is hosting a series of fun-filled events and contests for all registered players which include:
Emporia War Challenge: players can join their guild members for the top honors as the strongest guild. On opening day, October 15th, guilds will have to knock down the THQ*ICE guild to win this title in the new guild-versus-guild feature.
On Guard for Game Cards: players who log in every day between October 15 and October 22 are automatically entered to win a collectible Dragonica Online Game Card.
Increased Rates: between October 15 and October 18, THQ*ICE will be increasing the size and rates of gold drops and increased XP gain to celebrate the opening weekend of Dragonica Online.
Around the World in 80 Hours: players must travel to various places within the game world, take screenshots as proof of their journey and then post them in the forums to win prizes by October 18th, 10 PM (PDT).
New Dungeon Content: Dragonica Online's third dungeon opens next week! Hidden deep in the Sanctuary of the Gods, the Kundaran Dungeon is designed to test adventurers level 50 and up.
And much more!
New and veteran players can still participate in ongoing events and contests as well, such as:
Loot Hunt: collect in-game raffle cards to win incredible prizes including a trip to Korea, an 8GB iPod Touch, iHome’s iP71 iPod Computer Speakers, and more! With the Increased Rates for opening weekend, the hunt for raffle cards is even more rewarding!
“Dragonica Online is an extraordinary multiplayer experience whose sense of humor and unique combination of gameplay has been drawing raves from the online gaming community,” said Aaron Dean, Marketing Manager, THQ*ICE. “We are excited about our grand opening and look forward to celebrating with our community. The THQ*ICE guild is eager to test our player’s skills in the Emporia War Challenge; it should be a lot of fun!”
Rated ‘E10+’ for Everyone over the age of 10, fans can register to play Dragonica Online at http://dragonica.thqice.com, follow on Twitter at http://twitter.com/dragonicathqice or join on Facebook at http://facebook.com/dragonica.
Developed by Barunson Interactive, Dragonica Online is the first free-to-play fantasy-action MMORPG to merge fast-paced combat, 3D side-scrolling and a hilarious, yet devastating, skill system. Players can join the quest to vanquish the threat of the evil Lord Dragon Elga; explore a fantastical new world rife with Boss Battle monsters, Mission Map challenges, and epic adventures.