Welcome!

Weblogic Authors: Yeshim Deniz, Elizabeth White, Michael Meiner, Michael Bushong, Avi Rosenthal

News Feed Item

Perfect World Launches 'The Return of the Storm' Expansion Pack for 'Legend of Martial Arts'

Perfect World Launches 'The Return of the Storm' Expansion Pack for 'Legend of Martial Arts'

BEIJING, July 24 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Perfect World Co., Ltd. (''Perfect World'' or the ''Company''), a leading online game developer and operator in China, today announced that it launches ''The Return of the Storm'' expansion pack for ''Legend of Martial Arts'' on July 24, 2008.

''Legend of Martial Arts,'' a cartoon-style 3D MMORPG that was introduced in 2006, is adapted from a popular TV situation comedy ''My Own Swordsman,'' which has the same Chinese name as ''Legend of Martial Arts.'' With its unique features and comical tasks, the game has been popular with online game players and successfully licensed to eight countries and regions.

The new expansion pack contains a number of new features, including a ''Phantom Ship'' map and related exclusive tasks. Additionally, existing armors will be upgraded and appear in a few brand new series. The expansion pack also includes an upgraded ''Reputation System,'' a brand new ''Battleground System,'' and a new ''Revitalization System,'' to present better game experience to online game players.

''As one of our important products, 'Legend of Martial Arts' has been popular among online game players since its launch,'' commented Mr. Michael Chi, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Perfect World. ''In the new expansion pack, we have added a variety of new features to this light-hearted game in order to bring more fun to online game players. I believe they will have a brand new game experience with 'Legend of Martial Arts.'''

About Perfect World Co., Ltd. ( http://www.pwrd.com/ )

Perfect World Co., Ltd. is a leading online game developer and operator in China. Perfect World primarily develops three-dimensional (''3D'') online games based on the proprietary Angelica 3D game engine and game development platform. The Company's strong technology and creative game design capabilities, combined with extensive local knowledge and experience, enable it to frequently and rapidly introduce popular games that are designed to cater to changing customer preferences and market trends in China. The Company's current portfolio of self-developed online games includes 3D massively multiplayer online role playing games (''MMORPGs''): ''Perfect World,'' ''Legend of Martial Arts,'' ''Perfect World II,'' ''Zhu Xian,'' and ''Chi Bi;'' and a 3D casual game: ''Hot Dance Party.'' While most revenues are generated in China, the Company's games have been licensed to leading game operators in more than ten countries and regions. The Company plans to continue to explore new and innovative business models and remains deeply committed to maximizing shareholder value over time.

Safe Harbor Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements. These statements constitute forward-looking statements under the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements can be identified by terminology such as ''will,'' ''expects,'' ''future,'' ''plans,'' ''believes'' and similar statements. Such statements involve certain risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements. Potential risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, our limited operating history, our ability to protect our intellectual property rights, our ability to respond to competitive pressure, and changes of the regulatory environment in China. Further information regarding these and other risks is included in Perfect World's filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, including its annual report on Form 20-F. Perfect World does not undertake any obligation to update any forward-looking statement as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required under applicable law.

For further information, please contact: Perfect World Co., Ltd. Vivien Wang Investor Relations Officer Tel: +86-10-5885-1813 Fax: +86-10-5885-6899 Email: [email protected]://www.pwrd.com/ Christensen Investor Relations Peter Homstad Tel: +1-480-614-3026 Fax: +1-480-614-3033 Email: [email protected] Jung Chang Tel: +852-2117-0861 Fax: +852-2117-0869 Email: [email protected]

Perfect World Co., Ltd.

CONTACT: Vivien Wang, Investor Relations Officer of Perfect World Co.,
Ltd., +86-10-5885-1813, or fax, +86-10-5885-6899, or [email protected]; or of
Christensen Investor Relations: Peter Homstad, +1-480-614-3026, or fax,
+1-480-614-3033, or [email protected], or Jung Chang, +852-2117-0861,
or fax, +852-2117-0869, or [email protected], both for PWRD

Web Site: http://www.pwrd.com/

More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

IoT & Smart Cities Stories
Nicolas Fierro is CEO of MIMIR Blockchain Solutions. He is a programmer, technologist, and operations dev who has worked with Ethereum and blockchain since 2014. His knowledge in blockchain dates to when he performed dev ops services to the Ethereum Foundation as one the privileged few developers to work with the original core team in Switzerland.
In his general session at 19th Cloud Expo, Manish Dixit, VP of Product and Engineering at Dice, discussed how Dice leverages data insights and tools to help both tech professionals and recruiters better understand how skills relate to each other and which skills are in high demand using interactive visualizations and salary indicator tools to maximize earning potential. Manish Dixit is VP of Product and Engineering at Dice. As the leader of the Product, Engineering and Data Sciences team at D...
Dynatrace is an application performance management software company with products for the information technology departments and digital business owners of medium and large businesses. Building the Future of Monitoring with Artificial Intelligence. Today we can collect lots and lots of performance data. We build beautiful dashboards and even have fancy query languages to access and transform the data. Still performance data is a secret language only a couple of people understand. The more busine...
Bill Schmarzo, author of "Big Data: Understanding How Data Powers Big Business" and "Big Data MBA: Driving Business Strategies with Data Science," is responsible for setting the strategy and defining the Big Data service offerings and capabilities for EMC Global Services Big Data Practice. As the CTO for the Big Data Practice, he is responsible for working with organizations to help them identify where and how to start their big data journeys. He's written several white papers, is an avid blogge...
René Bostic is the Technical VP of the IBM Cloud Unit in North America. Enjoying her career with IBM during the modern millennial technological era, she is an expert in cloud computing, DevOps and emerging cloud technologies such as Blockchain. Her strengths and core competencies include a proven record of accomplishments in consensus building at all levels to assess, plan, and implement enterprise and cloud computing solutions. René is a member of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) and a m...
Andrew Keys is Co-Founder of ConsenSys Enterprise. He comes to ConsenSys Enterprise with capital markets, technology and entrepreneurial experience. Previously, he worked for UBS investment bank in equities analysis. Later, he was responsible for the creation and distribution of life settlement products to hedge funds and investment banks. After, he co-founded a revenue cycle management company where he learned about Bitcoin and eventually Ethereal. Andrew's role at ConsenSys Enterprise is a mul...
Whenever a new technology hits the high points of hype, everyone starts talking about it like it will solve all their business problems. Blockchain is one of those technologies. According to Gartner's latest report on the hype cycle of emerging technologies, blockchain has just passed the peak of their hype cycle curve. If you read the news articles about it, one would think it has taken over the technology world. No disruptive technology is without its challenges and potential impediments t...
If a machine can invent, does this mean the end of the patent system as we know it? The patent system, both in the US and Europe, allows companies to protect their inventions and helps foster innovation. However, Artificial Intelligence (AI) could be set to disrupt the patent system as we know it. This talk will examine how AI may change the patent landscape in the years to come. Furthermore, ways in which companies can best protect their AI related inventions will be examined from both a US and...
Bill Schmarzo, Tech Chair of "Big Data | Analytics" of upcoming CloudEXPO | DXWorldEXPO New York (November 12-13, 2018, New York City) today announced the outline and schedule of the track. "The track has been designed in experience/degree order," said Schmarzo. "So, that folks who attend the entire track can leave the conference with some of the skills necessary to get their work done when they get back to their offices. It actually ties back to some work that I'm doing at the University of San...
When talking IoT we often focus on the devices, the sensors, the hardware itself. The new smart appliances, the new smart or self-driving cars (which are amalgamations of many ‘things'). When we are looking at the world of IoT, we should take a step back, look at the big picture. What value are these devices providing. IoT is not about the devices, its about the data consumed and generated. The devices are tools, mechanisms, conduits. This paper discusses the considerations when dealing with the...