BABEL, the first expansion to the game HEROES OF GAIATM, has been released.


LOS ANGELES, December 20, 2009 – Snail Games USA announced today that they have released the BABEL expansion to HEROES OF GAIA™, the innovative browser-based RTS MMO.

The BABEL expansion is huge step forward for HEROES OF GAIA™ since its launch in late October.” said Scott Miller, General Manager of Snail Games USA. “BABEL will unveil a number of upgrades to HEROES OF GAIA™, as well as introducing innovative features to expand PvP and PvE interactions. BABEL owes a huge debt to our 600k+ player community, as their ideas and suggestions were instrumental in our development process.”

Key Features:

• The Tower of Babel, a challenging multi-level experience with progressive rewards

• Instanced Minion and Boss Monster fights

• New PvP Features, including the ability to establish a Military Embargo on enemy castles

• Significant Upgrades of the Arena Combat system, with exclusive titles and magical items

• New Spells and Buildings for all races

• New Scrolls, introducing the Elemental and Summoning schools

• Additional Quests/Tasks to expand daily interactions, including repeatable daily tasks

• Unit healing times reduced drastically, world map travel speed increased, and more!

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Contact information:

All media inquiries on HEROES OF GAIA™, Snail Games USA or Snail Games can be directed to: [email protected]

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Based on classic strategy game concepts pioneered in legendary PC strategy titles, HEROES OF GAIA™ puts gamers in the shoes of one of four warring factions (Humans, Elves, Orcs or the Undead) and challenges them to build a castle, recruit mighty heroes, quest for magical items, summon up devastating armies and rampage across the land battling against players and NPCs alike in thrilling strategic combat to dominate the kingdom of Gaia. The game is free to play and browser-based which means no heavy client to download or install and no subscription fees – ever.

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About Snail Games USA

Based in Los Angeles, CA, Snail Games USA is the North American division of Suzhou Snail Electronic Co., Ltd., a leading developer of MMOs and virtual world experiences in China. Founded in 2009, Snail Games USA is committed to delivering the highest quality gaming experiences to consumers.

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About Suzhou Snail Electronic Co., Ltd

Named as one of the “Top 10 Chinese game developers,” Suzhou Snail Electronic Co., Ltd. (Snail Game) is a leading developer of MMO and interactive online games in China. Founded in October 2000, Snail Game’s growing library of titles includes 5 Street, Age of Armor, Voyage Century and Heroes of Gaia. Snail Game’s wildly popular titles are currently sold and distributed internationally.

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