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Tower of Ascension - Korean MORPG (by Gravity Co., Ltd.) (Unreal Engine 3)

11-13-2013, 08:33 PM
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Tower of Ascension - Korean MORPG (by Gravity Co., Ltd.) (Unreal Engine 3)

An Unreal Engine 3-powered iOS-exclusive game coming soon to Western markets in December 2013, by Gravity Co., Ltd. (the makers of Ragnarok Online). (It has already been released on the Korean App Store).


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WARPPORTAL REVEALS NEW UPCOMING MOBILE RPG TITLED “TOWER OF ASCENSION” USING THE UNREAL 3 ENGINE

“Action-Adventure Role-Playing using the Unreal Engine 3!”

BUENA PARK, Calif. (November 13, 2013) – WarpPortal, known for publishing the online titles Ragnarok Online & Ragnarok 2, has revealed an all new mobile Action- Role-Playing game, Tower of Ascension, being developed by Gravity Co.Ltd. Powered by Unreal Engine 3 Technology, this iOS exclusive game has launched in South Korean and is slated for a North American release December 2013.

“We wanted to something extraordinary to bring to the mobile market,” stated Jay Choi, COO of Gravity Interactive, “the Unreal 3 Engine helped us do just that, with beautifully rendered graphics, and amazingly smooth gameplay.”

‘Tower of Ascension’ was designed exclusively for smartphones and tablets, with High Quality graphics, and fast-paced gameplay. Players can choose to play as a Warrior, Wizard, and Hunter each with their own unique skill trees and powerful finishing moves. Battle against friends or party up with them to take down some of the vilest monsters in your quest for immortality.


The video above showcases the multiplayer and fast-paced action. Pre-Registration Event: http://www.warpportal.com/mobile/tow...ion/event.aspx

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/TowerOfAscension
(Source: www.warpportal.com.)

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SEOUL AND CARY, NC (November 12, 2013) — Leading Korean game developer and publisher Gravity Co., Ltd. today announced it has developed its new multiplayer online role-playing game “Tower of Ascension” for mobile using the award-winning Unreal Engine 3. “Tower of Ascension” is available now for iOS on the App Store in Korea, and is coming to Western markets soon.

Gravity has brought to market a range of popular online games, including the long-running “Ragnarok” series, and is now taking the high production values of its PC games to mobile thanks to Unreal Engine 3.

“When selecting a game engine that could do everything we intend to accomplish with ‘Tower of Ascension,’ Unreal Engine technology was the clear winner,” said Hyun Chul Park, CEO of Gravity Co., Ltd. “The tools have made it easy to create a bold new online mobile RPG experience. We couldn’t be happier.”

“Tower of Ascension” offers high-definition visuals and fast-paced gameplay designed exclusively for smartphones and tablets. In the quest to become an Immortal, players will traverse expansive worlds filled with fiery volcanoes, icy castles and sunken temples while scaling the Tower of Ascension. All three character classes – warrior, wizard and hunter – employ a skill tree system rich with potions and powerful finishing attacks. Battles are perfect for quick solo play and multiplayer matches, with simple controls that are welcoming to new players.

“We’ve always been fans of Gravity’s work, and are honored to help them leap forward in the mobile market,” said Ray Park, territory manager of Epic Games Korea. “This is just the beginning of their journey with the Unreal Engine, and we’ll continue to provide the best tools to help all developers using our technology stay competitive in the global gaming marketplace.”

For more information on “Tower of Ascension,” visit www.warpportal.com, Like facebook.com/TowerofAscension and follow @WarpPortal on Twitter.
(Source: www.unrealengine.com.)




Some gameplay videos on YouTube:


Last edited by clever_bug; 11-14-2013 at 02:30 AM.
11-13-2013, 09:12 PM
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Looks good. I wonder if there will be gender locked classes. IE Mage will always be a female

11-14-2013, 01:18 AM
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I hope it won't need my house and my firstborn child to play and finish the game. Looks amazing. Diablo-ish

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11-14-2013, 01:21 AM
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Awesome
11-14-2013, 05:29 AM
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Been playing Ragnarok Online for a long while when it was released.
Looking forward to try this one!
11-17-2013, 01:30 PM
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Looks fun iPod 4 support and price?
11-17-2013, 07:33 PM
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Originally Posted by christopherrocs View Post
Looks fun iPod 4 support and price?
- Supported devices: iPhone 4S (and above), iPad 2 (and above), iPod Touch gen 5.
- Currently, it is a freemium game on the Korean App Store.
11-17-2013, 08:02 PM
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Do you need an internet connection to play?
11-17-2013, 08:40 PM
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Originally Posted by JackyLau95 View Post
Do you need an internet connection to play?
Yes, since this will be a MMORPG.

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11-17-2013, 11:05 PM
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Originally Posted by iANiMeX View Post
Yes, since this will be a MMORPG.
It is a multiplayer online RPG (MORPG), not a MMORPG (excluding the word "massively").