This just in from Cornered Rat:
Bedford, TX, November 14th, 2003: World War II Magazine, has teamed up with Playnet.com to offer an exclusive 14-day free trial of the massively multiplayer game, 'World War II Online'.World War II, the largest and most authoritative magazine devoted to the Second World War, presents the stories of the men and their missions, the commanders and their strategies, the great battles and little-known aspects of the 20th century's defining conflict. The magazine and its unmatched content that so vividly brings history to life is a perfect complement for the first and only massively multiplayer WWII simulation. Readers of the magazine can now log on and fight with the weapons and equipment of the period and battle over the same territory online with and against thousands of others players at the same time."We are thrilled to connect World War II readers with our online simulation", said Playnet Marketing Manager Al Corey. "We have thousands of players who are already amateur historians but we also see young people wanting to learn more about the history of the Second World War after playing our game. 'World War II Online' is not a shoot 'em up game but closer to a simulation of the era with military-grade physics, damage and ballistics applied to realistic weapon and vehicle models providing players a challenging gameplay experience found nowhere else.""We know many of our more than 150,000 readers enjoy strategy and simulation games, utilizing the knowledge of the true history gained by reading our magazine in their game playing," said Primedia History Group Editorial Director Roger L. Vance. "We are delighted to work with one of the most authentic and accurate game makers and introduce our readers to this product."
This exclusive World War II Magazine offer provides everyone a free download of the game client and unrestricted access to the virtual battlefield of 'World War II Online' for a 14-day FREE trial. Visit WWIIonline.com for details.