Mythic Welcomes New MMO Players with Downloadable Free 14-Day Trial


New "Dark Age of Camelot" Trial
Version Incorporates Introductory Movie, Tutorial, the Latest Graphics Engine
and User Interface Enhancements

FAIRFAX, VA – APRIL 18, 2005 –
Mythic Entertainment, developer and publisher of the massively-multiplayer
online role-playing game, "Dark Age of Camelot(R)," today made a new version of
the game’s 14-day free trial broadly available for download to players new to
the compelling world of "Camelot." This trial version incorporates many new
features, which Mythic recently introduced as part of the latest in a series of
free major upgrades. The 14-day trial is available for download from various web
sites listed at

or on GameZone –

“With all the upgrades we have made
to improve the new user experience in our game, there has never been a better
time to join ‘Dark Age of Camelot,’” said Mark Jacobs, president and CEO of
Mythic Entertainment. “Our goal with this trial version was to create an ideal
introduction for players unfamiliar with ‘Dark Age of Camelot’s’ unique setting
and features, including our industry-leading Realm vs. Realm system of PvP

"Dark Age of Camelot’s" new player
tutorial features a step-by-step guide to the game that utilizes professional
voiceover talent, and leaves players with a clear understanding of how to get
started with the game. In addition to the tutorial, Mythic added a video that
introduces the game’s three Realms and the game’s unique form of PvP combat,
Realm vs. Realm.

The latest in a series of regular
free updates since the game’s first release, the update also adds a host of new
missions to Realm vs. Realm play including “Caravan Guarding,” and introduces
“Tower Razing,” which allows players to see towers actually crumble to the
ground in RvR combat.

To download the new "Dark Age of
Camelot" video, click here:

For more information on "Dark Age of
Camelot," visit

About "Dark Age of Camelot(R)"

"Dark Age of Camelot(R)" is a next
generation massively-multiplayer online role-playing game (“MMORPG”), and
features state-of-the-art 3D graphics with multiple class and race combinations,
a robust trade skill system, and the most comprehensive player Guild system in
any MMORPG. The world of "Dark Age of Camelot(R)" features three Realms at war –
Midgard, Hibernia and Albion. Based on the mythologies of Viking-era
Scandinavia, ancient Ireland, and Arthurian Britain, respectively, the
once-peaceful Realms began to battle after the death of King Arthur. Players
quest, fight monsters, form guilds and eventually gain enough power to defend
their Realm from enemies.

Since its release, "Dark Age of
Camelot(R)" has received critical acclaim, including Online Game of the Year by
Computer Games Magazine and Computer Gaming World, and PC Game of the Year by
USA Today and MSNBC. With an industry-leading customer support program, "Dark
Age of Camelot(R)" continues to grow and expand worldwide and has proven to be
an enduring success. "Dark Age of Camelot(R)" is played in almost every country
in the world, and is available in seven languages. The game was released in
Japan in January and in April became the first international MMORPG available in

For more information about "Dark Age
of Camelot(R)," visit

About Mythic Entertainment(R)

Mythic Entertainment is one of the
most successful developers and publishers of massively multiplayer online
role-playing games in the world. Credited with 15 online games, including the
award winning "Dark Age of Camelot(R)," Mythic’s success is based in proprietary
technology, superior game design and exemplary customer service delivered by a
talented staff of more than 160 people.

In March 2003, TA Associates
completed a $32 million investment in Mythic(R), the largest ever granted to any
independent game developer. Mythic has been recognized for their business
achievements by the Inc. 500, Deloitte Fast 500, and as a 2004 finalist in the
Dell Small Business Awards. In addition to "Dark Age of Camelot(R)" expansions,
Mythic is currently developing “Imperator(TM),” a next-generation Sci-fi MMORPG,
scheduled for release in summer 2006. More information about Mythic
Entertainment is available at