SAN FRANCISCO, June 1, 2011 /CNW/ - Bigpoint Inc., the U.S.-based
independent subsidiary of Bigpoint GmbH (http://www.bigpoint.com), the global market leader in browser-based massively multiplayer
online games (MMOGs), today released a teaser trailer and game site for
its upcoming action-adventure title, The Mummy Online (http://themummy.bigpoint.com/). Developed in collaboration with Universal Partnerships & Licensing,
The Mummy Online brings all of the action and adventure of the
blockbuster film franchise to the free-to-play MMOG space.
"With The Mummy Online, our objective is to produce a game that looks
amazing and offers several layers of gameplay to keep players engaged
and coming back for more," said Arash Amini, producer, Bigpoint.
"Working with such a rich franchise not only enables us to leverage an
incredible story; it also lends itself to further exploration and
development perfectly suited for an online game that can evolve over
Inspired by The Mummy film franchise, the high-end 3D action-adventure
game will include original storylines, fast-paced battles, and
opportunities to explore mysterious and exotic locals.
Game Setting - Amarna
Located at the southern tip of the Nile, Amarna is the homeland to
priests and tribes who practice the dangerous art of sorcery and is the
birthplace of the region's most legendary sorceress Masika. Amarna has
been a battleground for centuries with pharaohs attempting to control
all who held wisdom of the ancient worlds. Filled with mysterious
tombs, burial grounds, and undiscovered treasures, players will be able
to travel the map across several dedicated PvP and PvE locations.
The Mummy Online is scheduled for release this fall. For more
information, including concept art, screenshots, videos, and background
into the game's storyline, please visit: http://themummy.bigpoint.com/.
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