2Moons – Open Beta – Already a hit!

August 27, 2007 — Leave a comment

I’ve waited until now to announce the 2Moons Open Beta in my Blog because I think the store is an important addition.
Acclaim keeps adding new features, and it’s really quite exciting to watch this game taking off. We’ve had over 500,000 people download it and the servers are filled with people playing it 24/7.
Hey, it’s already a hit MMORPG!
I’ve got a GM account, so I’ve taken a Level 150 Bagi Warrior with everything, and cruise around to chat. It’s fun to see just how high you can go in the game. It reminds me when I started to play World of Warcraft and I first saw someone on a mount go by, it was really inspiring to press on and see if you can achieve that status in the game.
One of the reasons I chose to work on this title was seeing how the artists and programmers were really working hard to make the character growth really really visual. They’ve done a great job on that aspect and so when level 150 characters fight, it’s like a light show, with blood flying. The mounts we have are also really cool, but you really need to work your way up there.
I’ve been playing as a GM for a while, it’s fun to teleport to the Gold Farmers and toss them into jail. Or stripping them naked and throwing them into a PvP area.
The most important part is that the game remains free. For now we’re also running without in-game advertising, so dive on in and give it a try.
http://www.2moons.acclaim.com
I hope to see you in there, make sure to say HI.
Here’s some images from the game:
http://acclaim.jot.com/WikiHome/2moonsimages
I’m: [GM] dperry.
A
Here’s the press release:

2Moons Virtual Item Shop Opens for Acclaim’s Free to Play Extreme Action MMO Game
2Moons Shop opens as game’s mega explosion of players continues

Los Angeles (August 27, 2007) — Acclaim Games is pleased to announce the opening of the 2Moons Shop, a virtual item store for the free to play extreme action Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game (MMORPG) called 2Moons directed by video game industry superstar David Perry. With over half a million players in the first 4 weeks since the game’s Open Beta launch, 2Moons is continuing its nonstop explosion as virtual items become available for the first time to enthusiastic players who want to enhance their gaming experience. Players will also be able to enjoy the new “2Moons Killer Events” which begin when the shop officially opens.
Hundreds of thousands of avid players are thrilled with the hardcore game and eagerly awaiting the new items available at the shop’s launch. With the opening of the in-game 2Moons Shop, players will be able to use Acclaim Coins to purchase all-new optional game items designed to enhance gameplay. The shop’s new virtual items will provide players with unique game features and optional upgrades for the first time ever.
“2Moons has been a fantastic project that’s already proved Acclaim’s free-to-play model is what gamers all around the world have been waiting for. The number one request we got from the gamers who have been testing the game was to offer them more customization, so the item store will immediately help there,” said David Perry, director of the game.
A special new item called the Traveler’s Backpack will allow players to increase their inventory space by another 50 cells. Players will also be able to purchase items such as special potions and boosters, customized clothing for each character type, and other optional game enhancements.
There will also be several future updates to the shop making all new items available to players. New items will include rideable mounts that increase a player’s speed, guild mark special effects for all members of a guild, and more special costume updates including hats and outfits. More items will be continue to be created and added to the shop to add all new content to the exciting multiplayer game sensation.
To kick off the launch of the 2Moons Shop, Acclaim also launches the “2Moons Killer Events” to give players a chance to earn double experience points to quickly level up and enter random drawings to win special prizes such as gaming hardware, enhanced weapons, and Acclaim Coins packages that can be used in any Acclaim game.
2Moons is currently in Open Beta, and any player can sign up for free to play online with thousands of others in massive bloody battles. Based on a hugely successful game called Dekaron in Korea, 2Moons continues its astonishing rise and is already one of the most exciting online games to be released this year, quickly on its way to becoming a huge blockbuster hit MMO title for Acclaim.
2Moons is targeted to hardcore gamers who want to experience an epic adult story, intense fighting action, and extreme violence. The game’s tagline, “No mercy for the weak, no pity for the dying, no tears for the slain,” lets players know that this is truly a game for hardcore players! The game is intended for audiences age 17 and older due to mature content including extreme violence and strong language.
2Moons is the fourth release from the new Acclaim, a resurrected company focused on providing quality multiplayer online games for free. The games will be supported with a mix of advertising and virtual item stores.
Any player can participate in 2Moons Open Beta. Players can register, download the game and play for free by visiting http://www.2moonsgame.com .
About Acclaim Games
Based in Beverly Hills, California, Acclaim Games is a revolutionary company with over 3 million registered players worldwide. CEO Howard Marks, a cofounder of Activision, has established Acclaim as one of America’s top online game brands. Today, Acclaim Games offers only the finest online games with a focus on accessibility, playability and most importantly fun. Acclaim’s free massively multiplayer games include BOTS!! (futuristic robot fighting action game), 9Dragons (Martial Arts MMORPG), 2Moons (Extreme Action MMORPG), DANCE! Online (hit music dancing game), and Top Secret (a fan developed online game). To learn more, please visit http://www.acclaim.com.
About David Perry
David Perry is the CEO of GAMECONSULTANTS.COM and prior to that was the founder of Shiny Entertainment, Inc. For more information, please visit: http://www.dperry.com. David Perry’s latest Matrix Movie related game projects are estimated to have grossed over $300 million, and he has had numerous #1 hits and awards over his career with titles such as Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Disney’s Aladdin, Earthworm Jim, and many more.
About GameHi
Based in Seoul, South Korea, GameHi specializes in developing online MMORPG and FPS games with cutting edge technology, gaming expertise, and innovative ideas. GameHi has been in the spotlight ever since Dekaron (MMORPG) and Sudden Attack (FPS) were listed as two of the most popular games in the Korean online game market. For more information, please visit http://www.gamehi.net.

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