Snail Games is bringing another one of its titles to the US with Age of Wushu. The game boasts to represent more than 2000 years of Wuxia tradition and is built in a world where levels and classes no longer matter over skill.
Age of Wushu players will experience one of six personal stories that they can choose from when they start playing. Snail Games claims that every action bears a consequence and that every NPC has an opinion.
The International testing for Age of Wushu is set to launch soon according to the press release, though no solid date was given. You can keep up with all the latest information on the Age of Wushu website.
Â Age of Wushu, ChinaÂs Most Anticipated MMORPG Announced Stateside
5 years in the making, Snail Games USA brings AAA to free-to-play
LOS ANGELESÂJanuary 6, 2011ÂSnail Games USA today unveiled their colossal upcoming MMORPG, Age of Wushu.Representing more than 2000 years of Wuxia tradition, Age of Wushu thrusts players into a personal adventure, in a world where classes and levels no longer matter and where every action is judged harshly by the world around you. Players will learn that nothing is as it seems when the official International Test for Age of Wushu launches soon. ÂWe are ecstatic to finally be able to announce this title in the USA. After many years of research and development, Age of Wushu has been the #1 anticipated online game in China for over 2 years now and we hope to garner the same excitement in the States,Â said ShiÂ Hai, CEO and founder ofÂ Snail Games.
Prepare to embark on a journey unlike none other, literally. After choosing one of six unique story lines, players become the protagonists of their own individual stories in Age of Wushu. Every action bears a consequence and every NPC has his or her own opinions about each player. Players will also be in control of where and how to hone their skills in Wushu. Players can choose one of eight martial arts schools to train, or invade another school to steal knowledge not offered at their current alma mater.Training can even take place offline by choosing one of 30 offline activities to keep a character progressing in-game as an NPC.
Without the traditional MMO crutch of levels and classes, it is impossible to predict the outcome of a fight. Yes, that means that beggar on the street can be a traveling Grand Master! With over 5,000 equipment upgrades, 32 guild sites, 17 professions and a range of amazing aerial combat, Age of Wushu will putseach player in control of their experience.
Sign up for the latest Age of Wushu news and get the first glimpse of endless gameplay possibilities when the International Testing period begins next month: www.ageofwushu.com
For more information on Snail Games USA, www.snailgamesusa.com
About Snail Games USA
Based in Los Angeles, CA, Snail Games USA is the North American division of Snail Games (Suzhou Snail Electronic Co., Ltd.), a leading developer of MMOs and virtual world experiences in China. Snail Games USA is committed to delivering the highest-quality interactive experiences to gamers. To learn more about Snail Games USA, please visit: www.snailgamesusa.com.
About Snail Game
Named as one of the ÂTop 10 Chinese game developers,Â Snail Games is a leading developer of MMO and interactive online games in China. Founded in October 2000, Snail GameÂs growing library of titles includes 5 Street, Age of Armor, Voyage Century and Heroes of Gaia. Snail GameÂs wildly popular titles are currently sold and distributed worldwide. To learn more about Snail Game, please visit: www.snailgame.net.