FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
FIRST VIKINGS OF THULE QUEST RELEASED – CHAPTER 1: SLAYER OF WYRMS
Vikings of Thule, one of the first MMORPGs for Facebook, now offers gamers a challenging expansion to the social role-playing game. This new expansion will be followed by future adventures as determined by the players.
REYKJAVÍK, ICELAND – August 17, 2010 – Gogogic announces the installment of a new expansion for Vikings of Thule, the innovative social MMORPG for Facebook. Vikings of Thule – Chapter 1: Slayer of Wyrms introduces a dedicated single player quest to the game.
The quest is shrouded in mystery, but involves gamers embarking on a mythical journey filled with adventure and a great challenge awaiting at the end. Those who successfully make their way through the perilous paths can expect great rewards. Players can select different difficulty levels, making the quest accessible for both new players and those who have reached advanced ranks.
“We have been pleased to see more players than ever before engaging with Vikings of Thule, so we wanted to create a whole new experience for them. The new quests will add even more depth and involvement to the game,“ says Iris Kristin Andresdottir, Senior Producer for Vikings of Thule.
The game‘s map has also been redesigned to reflect the changes made to the game with the new quest addition and the growing number of players who have immersed themselves in the world of Thule.
All in all, this opens a new chapter in the Vikings of Thule saga with player participation and feedback determining the nature of future chapters.
About Vikings of Thule
In Vikings of Thule – http://www.vikingsofthule.com/ – you will have to fight bravely and manage your resources carefully in order to climb up the social ladder in the harsh Viking society. Only the most skilled, cunning and respected Vikings will be chosen to join the ancient parliament, the Althingi.
The game introduces a unique Player vs. Player battle system that will test your abilities as a Viking warrior against both live online players and an offline AI system. Should you gain the skills and the prestige needed, you will be able to call upon the aid of Thule’s mythical beasts, the Wights. The in-game marketplace offers an abundance of beautifully designed weapons, armor, shields, clothing, jewelry and other exquisite items to equip a number of male or female avatars. Your gear allows you to grow stronger in battle, helping you to gain ranks and earn the respect of others. As you progress in the game you will earn the favor of the gods such as the mighty Odin, Freyja the goddess of fertility and the mischievous Loki, who looks to your skills in looting and plundering. A recent additon to Vikings of Thule are challenging quests, which players can embark upon.
Play now by visiting http://apps.facebook.com/vikingsofthule
About Gogogic ehf
Headquartered in Reykjavík, Iceland, Gogogic ehf – http://www.gogogic.com – was created by a group of passionate gamers to build and introduce new and innovative social games on a variety of platforms including social networks, the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. The company’s mission is to grow and become an exciting, influential provider of innovative and emerging gaming experiences while crossing platforms to enhance each release.
For further information please contact:
Erla Bjarney Arnadottir
Director Public Relations and Communications
Tel: +354 898 9363
Chief Marketing Officer
Tel: +354 899 9249