THQ*ICE will be showing off their new title, Dragonica Online, at this years Anime Expo. Fans who attend the the convention will receive an activation key used to enter the game's closed beta program, however keys are in limited supply.
If you plan on attending the expo, check out Dragonica Online at booth #428 in the H Hall.
The full press release is available below:
THQ*ICE to Showcase ‘Dragonica™ Online’ at Anime Expo® 2009
Attendees of Convention Gain Entry into Exclusive Closed Beta Test
LOS ANGELES, CA – June 29, 2009 – Allowing anxious fans the chance to play new content for the very first time, online game operator THQ*ICE LLC today announced the consumer debut of Dragonica™ Online (http://dragonica.thqice.com) for North America during the nation’s largest anime and manga convention, Anime Expo® 2009, from July 2 – July 5, 2009 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. More information can be found at www.anime-expo.org.
Located in booth #428 in the H Hall, THQ*ICE is giving convention goers access to one of the most highly anticipated free-to-play, massively multiplayer online (MMO) games of 2009. While supplies last, fans that visit the Dragonica Online booth will receive a special Activation Key that gets them exclusive access to the game’s Closed Beta Test in advance of its launch this Fall. Throughout the show, THQ*ICE will be hosting a variety of promotions including a raffle for limited-edition Dragonica Online wall scrolls, a special Anime Expo-themed in-game item and more!
“This is the first time any U.S. anime convention has been incorporated and immortalized in any MMO game,” states Ms. Liyin Liang Anime Expo Convention Chairwoman. “We are happy to work with THQ*ICE and have them bring such an amazing and exciting game to our convention!”
“We are excited to officially unveil Dragonica Online to our fans at this year’s Anime Expo and let them experience new content for the very first time,” said Aaron Dean, Marketing Manager for Dragonica Online. “As part of our commitment to our fans, everyone who stops by our booth will be able to demo new game content, receive special prizes and have the opportunity to get an Activation Key for our Closed Beta Test. We look forward to the event and the chance to get feedback on their experience which we’ll then use to create the best game possible.”
Fans who are unable to attend Anime Expo but are interested in participating in the Closed Beta Test can register at http://dragonica.thqice.com for the chance to receive a Closed Beta Test Activation Key.
Developed by Barunson Interactive, Dragonica Online is the first MMO to merge 3D side-scrolling, fast-paced combat and a hilarious, yet devastating, skill system. Join the quest to vanquish the threat of evil - explore a fantastical world rife with monsters to battle, challenges to overcome and adventures to discover. Choose your class, master powerful skills and grow your character into a legendary hero.
If you won't be able to make it to the expo you can still try your luck and register for the closed beta here.