ATTACK, RETREAT, CAPTURE™
GAMEPLAY, FIERCE COMPETITION, NOW LIVE ON
popular with infectious gameplay, ARC offers players great diversion to
blow off a little steam
WA (February 28, 2000) – Attack, Retrieve, Capture – otherwise known
as ARC™ – is now live at www.won.net. The second most popular game on
the TEN gaming site, this top-down arcade-style
game offers players a simple game with
infectious playability and fierce competition, in a no-nonsense style.
Armed with only four weapons, ARC is the game for players with an arsenal
of wits looking to blow off a little steam. Accommodating up to an awesome
64-players per server, players can access the game by tapping the "ARC"
link at www.won.net.
is the perfect outlet for meeting your buddies on-line at 4pm for a 20-minute
free-for-all," said Scott Fasser, product manager for Won.net. "The
pure and simple, infectious gameplay will undoubtedly keep people coming
back for more – particularly, during quarter-earnings week."
is no newcomer to Internet gamers. The game was originally available on
the TEN gaming site where it was the number two
game in minutes played for more than four
months. When the games’ creator, John Vechey, went to work for
Won.net, the company purchased the game from TEN, and enhanced it with new,
was one of the most wildly popular downloads when it was with TEN,"
said Vechey. "Now the game will gain a much
broader audience because Won.net has been
so successful in penetrating both the hard-core and the general-consumer
three games include Capture the Flag, Bait-and-Switch, and Death Match where
the gameplay is simple and the competition fierce. Navigating their way
through various scrolling environments, players can use their radar to pilot
a hovercraft-style saucer to fight off the enemy and achieve the ultimate
objective: victory, at any cost. At hand, players have up to four weapons,
each inflicting a graduated level of damage: two types of lasers, rockets,
or grenades. Players can also use the ICQ communication protocol for
strategizing with their teammates, or for the simple pleasure of taunting
their opponents. On-line and available now, players can access ARC: Attack,
Retrieve, Capture™ by tapping the ARC link at www.won.net
dedicated to integrating the Internet into gaming, is one of the
largest aggregators of Internet enabled games, with over 40 live and playable
choices, including 22 free online-only games from seven major developers.
Some of the site’s highlights include YOU DON’T KNOW JACK® the netshow,
HOYLE® card and board games, Homeworld, Half-Life™, TRIBES™, Wordox,
Soldier of Fortune and Vampire: The Masquerade–Redemption, Acrophobia,
Silencer and ARC. WON.net also develops proprietary technology tools
for games including WONswap™, the easiest way to download and install
user-created content; Game Detector™, offering
players the easiest way to find and join a
server-based game on the web; and GameSearch.net, the best, most
complete Internet search engine focused solely on games. WON.net is an autonomous
business unit incorporated within Havas Interactive, the largest publisher
of consumer PC software in the world.