Perfect World to Showcase Neverwinter and RaiderZ at PAX East
Free-to-play publisher Perfect World Entertainment heads up its PAX East lineup with Neverwinter and RaiderZ.
Perfect World Entertainment is heading to PAX East next week and theyre taking two of their upcoming new titles with them. The free-to-play publisher will be showcasing the upcoming Neverwinter MMORPG from Cryptic Studios along with the online monster hunting title, RaiderZ, developed by Maiet Entertainment.
PAX East attendees will get the chance to try Neverwinter hands-on for the first time at Perfect Worlds booth #736. Additionally, PAX attendees will also have the chance to try out RaiderZ for a chance to earn some prizes and Blacklight: Retribution, which will also be holding an Intel sponsored LAN tournament.
PAX East gets underway on Friday, April 6th.
PERFECT WORLD ENTERTAINMENT AT PAX EAST
Dungeons & Dragons Neverwinter and RaiderZ to Headline Company Effort
(Redwood City, CA) March 30, 2012 -- Perfect World Entertainment Inc., a wholly owned US subsidiary of Perfect World Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ: PWRD) today announced its lineup of games at PAX East, the consumer video game expo taking place between April 6 and April 8, 2012.
At the Perfect World PAX East booth (#736 in the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center), the free-to-play online games publisher will be showing two marquee titles: RaiderZ, the highly anticipated colossal monster hunting MMORPG, and Neverwinter, the newest fantasy action MMORPG based on the immensely popular Dungeons & Dragons franchise.
During the show, attendees may experience RaiderZ's non-targeting, monster grappling systems in and around the Kingdom of Rendal and enjoy the first ever hands-on playable version of Neverwinter. By playing the custom-built demos, players may collect exclusive real-world prizes that match randomized loot drops found in-game. Throughout the expo, players will also have a chance to enter raffles held twice daily. The raffles feature a wide assortment of prizes, including NVIDIA and AMD graphics cards, computer, and gaming equipment from Logitech and Alienware.
Attendees can also check out Blacklight: Retribution, the award-winning free-to-play first-person shooter, in a LAN tournament sponsored by Intel at its booth (B1 - PC Room). Participants will put their combat readiness skills to the test in a war for bragging rights. Players can also hang out in the after-hours VIP area and experience the game in free play style after regular expo hours.
"We are proud to showcase RaiderZ and Neverwinter at PAX East," said Yoon Im, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Game Publishing, Perfect World Entertainment. "Our strong partnerships with developers worldwide have allowed us to expand our diverse portfolio of impressive free-to-play games and strengthen our position as a leader in the business of online games. Both RaiderZ and Neverwinter are looking spectacular and we can't wait to show them off."
Private Demo Rooms
Personalized, in-depth looks at both RaiderZ and Neverwinter are available by appointment to registered press only. These meetings will provide unique opportunities for exclusive hands-on demos and interviews with each game's developers and producers. To schedule an appointment, please refer to the designated company contact listed above.
For more information about Neverwinter, please visit the official website: www.playneverwinter.com
For more information about RaiderZ, please visit that title's official website: www.playraiderz.com
For more information about Perfect World Entertainment's portfolio of games, including the titles that will be present at PAX East, please visit www.perfectworld.com.
ABOUT PERFECT WORLD ENTERTAINMENT INC.
Perfect World Entertainment is a leading North American online games publisher specializing in immersive free-to-play MMORPGs. Founded in 2008, Perfect World Entertainment has published 10 popular titles, including Blacklight Retribution, Forsaken World, Perfect World International and Star Trek Online. The company works closely with its American development teams and partners such as Cryptic Studios, developer of the highly anticipated MMORPG Dungeons & Dragons Neverwinter, and Runic Games, developer of the hit Torchlight series, to provide unparalleled quality of service and game experiences to its players. A subsidiary of Perfect World Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ: PWRD), Perfect World Entertainment is headquartered in Silicon Valley, California. For more information, please visit: www.perfectworld.com
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