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DOFUS Launches the Island of Vulkania

Posted Wed, Jul 06, 2011 by Martuk

Ankama Games has launched a new zone for their free-to-play MMORPG DOFUS with the Island of Vulkania. The new zone is only available during the months of July and August and adds 165 new game screens to explore, 40 new quests, 30 new monsters and much more. Vulkania is also home to two returning terrors that players can face: Grozilla and Grasmera.

Head over to the official DOFUS website to get started playing and check out the official press release after the break for more Vulkania details.


The Island of Vulkania is here to let fans of online game DOFUS really play with fire!

The new game zone was made available on the 5th July and will be available every summer.

Roubaix, France – 6th July, 2011 – Vulkania, DOFUS’s new game zone, was designed with the summer holidays in mind and is only available during the months of July and August. From the 5th July onwards, DOFUS players can access Vulkania no matter what level their characters are.

Found just south of Otomai Island, the Archipelago of Vulkania offers a range of different terrains: white, sandy beaches, tropical jungles, smoking craters and sparkling caverns. Even the most audacious characters will find a real challenge amidst the volcanoes, as Vulkania’s native wildlife is peculiar, to say the least. Say hello to new monster species such as the Sauroshell family, as well as a Petsmount – a pet that you can ride – known as a Madreggon. But that’s not all: Vulkania is also home to Grozilla and Grasmera, two terrors who are back to shake the World of Twelve once more!

Vulkania, a new island which includes:
- 165 new game screens to explore
- 40 brand new quests
- 30 new monsters
- 13 new equipment items (3 complete sets)
- 5 craters to discover (adapted to suit all levels)
- 3 new titles to unlock
- 1 new community challenge: the Heart-Breaker
- 1 new emote
- 1 new type of pet

This summer, Ankama is pleased to invite you to Vulkania – where things are already hotting up!

About ANKAMA
Founded by Anthony Roux, Camille Chafer and Emmanuel Darras in Roubaix in 2001, ANKAMA is an independent group which produces digital creations and employs over 450 people. The international success of the group’s MMORPG DOFUS, which boasts over 40 million players, has enabled ANKAMA to branch out into several related industries: online games, publishing, animation, web design, press, mobile phone services and video games for next gen’ consoles. ANKAMA is also developing WAKFU, a transmedia project made up of a cartoon series, a video game, a card game and comic books. For more information, visit our official website: www.ankama.com

DOFUS
Halfway between video game and cartoon, DOFUS brings a whole new dimension to online gaming. With its manga-inspired graphics, gripping tactical game play and cutting humour, DOFUS has carved a place for itself alongside other MMORPGs and has already won the hearts of 40 million players worldwide. For more information, visit the official website: www.dofus.com

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It seems that every online game developer these days wants a piece of the mobile gaming market pie and Ankama Games is no exception. According to an Ankama press release, DOFUS: Battle launched on for the iPad and iPhone devices today. DOFUS: Battle is a mix of Tower Defense, real-time strategy and RPG. The game is based in Ankama's popular DOFUS universe and uses locations, characters, monsters and equipment that will be familiar to DOFUS players.

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