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Preliminary fix for daily update glitch in Vikings of Thule

September 2, 2010

We will be updating Vikings of Thule later today with a preliminary fix for a glitch that has appeared in the daily update system while we continue to work on a permanent solution. Players who may not have received their earnings in the past days should start receiving them within the next 24 hours.

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FIRST VIKINGS OF THULE QUEST RELEASED – CHAPTER 1: SLAYER OF WYRMS

August 17, 2010

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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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 Thulehttp://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
E-mail: erla@gogogic.com

Jon Thorsteinsson
Chief Marketing Officer
Tel: +354 899 9249
E-mail: jon@gogogic.com

Vikings of Thule back online after short maintenance period

May 20, 2010

After some maintenance, Vikings of Thule is back online!  The volcano has spewed the last of its cruel ash, which has caused havoc amongst the game’s common folk over the past days.

Now that the correct number of followers are making their way home, you will be rewarded handsomely for your bravery. Log in now to claim your reward of 350 silver coins!!

Gogogic at Nordic Game Conference 2010

April 27, 2010

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Some of the Gogogic team will be at the Nordic Game Conference in Malmö this week. Say hello if you happen to be there!

2009 Jólagogo Winner!

April 19, 2010

Congratulations to the winner of the 2009 Jólagogo competition, who has won a brand new XBox 360!!

Jolagogo Winner

Keep checking our blog and Facebook pages for your chance to win great prizes in the future!

Limited Edition Special Item this week in Vikings of Thule!

April 8, 2010

Glowing Idol of Freyja

The Ever-Glowing Idol of Freyja, the goddess of love and beauty, brings warmth to the weary hearts of Thule. This limited edition special item will give players +10 RP per day!

Want to earn it? It’s simple! All you have to do is tag Gogogic in a Facebook status update once during the next week! Starting now until 10:00 next Thursday, the 15th of April! We will see who does so on the pages, and the item will be deposited into those inventories during the afternoon of the 15th of April. Don’t know how to tag? Simply type the @ sign, and type Gogogic.

Volcanic Eruption in Thule

March 31, 2010

Gogogic paid tribute to the eruption in southern Iceland by including an erupting volcano on the game’s map. The inclusion of this graphic brings real-world news into the exciting online world of Thule. The eruption, which began in the Fimmvörðuhals region of Iceland on the night of Saturday, March 20th, has made headlines and attracted a steady stream of visitors. Players around the world can now share a small part of the excitement brought on by Iceland’s volcanic activity.

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A sneak peek…

March 23, 2010

Here is a sneak peek of some great new special items coming to the Vikings of Thule Marketplace soon!

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An update for Vikings of Thule today!

March 12, 2010

The last update brought many great changes, leading us to officially launch the game.  We have seen interest and activity in Vikings of Thule rise greatly over the past few weeks, and are very happy with the direction the game is headed.  Today brings another update to the game.  Features will include:

  • The first Special Items arrive in the marketplace!  Each item gives valuable rewards.  The more you collect the more benefits your Viking will see.
  • You are able to set a default option when posting game achievements to your profile.  If you click yes or no, the game will remember that as your default option.  You can change this default at any time.
  • We have taken the limit off of the number of trade slots each person can have.  You will now be able to purchase as many trade slots as you wish.  Please take note, the price per slot has slightly changed.
  • We have also fixed some of the bugs that have appeared since the last updates.  Most of the connection and loading problems have been fixed.  The battlefield has also been cleaned up so that fewer offline players will linger.

All of this is coming today!  If you would like to see what else is planned for the future of the game, or would like to make any suggestions, please visit our official forums at http://forum.gogogic.com

The Glowing Idol of Frigg

March 8, 2010

Thank you to all who have played Vikings of Thule and helped us successfully launch the game! To show our appreciation, all who played the game last week (between March 1st and March 8th) have just been awarded with a limited edition special item!

Glowing Idol of Frigg

The Glowing Idol of Frigg will give you +3 RP per day and should now be in your inventories!