X-KICK ONLINE SOCCER LAUNCHES CLOSED BETA IN THE ARAB WORLD
Dubai, UAE – July 12th, 2010 – Publisher and developer Game Power 7 announced today that they are taking progressive steps towards moving into the relatively untapped gaming market in the Arab world. Hoping to possibly ride the wave of World Cup fever that has swept the globe, Game Power 7 has released the first 3D MMO Sports game in the Arab world, X-Kick Online, the first of its genre, invites players to play online soccer for FREE for life.
Just over a year ago, the company premiered another 3D MMORPG, Arabic Rappelz, which received a great deal of success, which in turn encouraged the company to replicate the experience with other online game genres.
The closed beta session of Arabic X-Kick commenced on July 5, 2010 and will be running through late July, at which point the game will then be moved into open beta testing. The official commercial launch is said to be expected to be around mid August this year. In the mean time, gamers can check out the game by going to the official website http://xkick.gamepower7.com
“As Game Power 7 premiered with Arabic Rappelz, we took the challenge to be the first to release an Arabic MMO Sports. We are confident that this dynamic, full-of-action, 3D street football game will be the next football craze to hit the Arab Internet.. We are offering the game as Free to Play for life to allow all Arab football lovers to practice their hobby without breaking a sweat” said Amer Totounji, Project Manager at Game Power 7.
Arabic X-Kick will adopt a street football mode and rules, players will have to use different tactics and teamwork to win matches. X-Kick will also allow gamers to create and customize their own game characters, positions and skill set. The game will offer extensive personalization options and design to characters that will allow your characters to stand out.
Game modes include 5 vs 5, 6 vs 6 and will be played in unconventional pitches such as fields, roofs, backyards, streets and factories.
About Game Power 7
A publisher and developer of online MMO games and related digital media, Game Power 7 emerged as the first gaming company in the Arab World.
Game Power 7 published the first online MMORPG game in the region, Arabic Rappelz, thus, taking the risk of this untapped market in the Arab World. Following the success of the game, the company released Arabic X-Kick, the first MMO Sports game.
The company has built a state-of-the-art game localization and culturalization facility that provides global game developers with value-added game publishing services.
Game Power 7 is based in Dubai, UAE.
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