Cloud streaming, new quests and free bonus items key to casual rebranding for the anime-inspired game
EVERETT, Wash.--February 7, 2013-- GameSamba announced today that they will be introducing a host of new features and content as part of an overall rebranding strategy for the casual free to play MMO Remnant Knights. The company is also partnering with leading cloud gaming service Kalydo so players can easily jump in and go. In response to the game's enthusiastic player base of teens and casual players, GameSamba is emphasizing the quirky and social elements of the game, along with the school rivalry-based competitions. A revamped rewards program and VIP subscriptions will be introduced, and a new set of Expedition Quests gives players the opportunity to delve deeper into Remnant Knights lore.
"The uniquely cute and colorful world of Remnant Knights resonates well with teens. We've worked hard to create a friendly environment with tons of fun stuff to do, and we want it to be easily accessible for everyone," said Dr. Scott Wong, president and co-founder of GameSamba. "Kalydo provides a great solution that gets people playing and connecting with their friends instantly."
"We are excited about the launch of Remnant Knights on Kalydo. Gamers can now play this game instantly from the desktop and browser without having to download and install a big client. Cloud gaming is the future and Kalydo is shaping it together with GameSamba," said Doki Tops, CEO of Kalydo.
Brand new Expedition Quests unlock the secrets of Kasmari, as players embark on a journey to discover their true past, encounter noteworthy individuals, overcome obstacles, and earn their knighthood. The 65+ quests add variety to gameplay and offer exciting new rewards.
Players who log into the game and check in with the Daily Rewards App will receive a special free premium item each day from the Samba Shop, with different category of item represented daily, such as Mounts Mondays and Pet Thursdays. As they advance through the game, players will also now receive Progression Perks at certain level milestones. These free premium items serve as a bonus reward for achieving the level, and provide some added help for the next challenge.
The new VIP Subscription program offers a greater value and convenience for dedicated players who frequently purchase premium items. Subscribers may choose from 1, 3 or 6 month plans starting at only $4.99 per month, and will receive an exclusive VIP Title and stat-boosting Frenzy Potion, a collection of consumable items, one free monthly event item and 400 free Sambas per month to buy their preferred shop items.
ABOUT REMNANT KNIGHTS
Remnant Knights is a free to play casual MMO designed for teens and the young at heart. Join with your friends as a student of the Owl or Dragon school, and fulfill your destiny as one of the mighty Knights of Kasmari! As the last of an ancient bloodline, you are the last hope to contain the threat from wild and unruly Skalari mobs. Train well, develop your skills, and meet a few friends along the way.
Remnant Knights has been rated "T" for Teen by the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB), with a 'fantasy violence' descriptor.
For more information, visit www.remnantknights.com.
Kalydo is a leading cloud gaming service, providing instant playability for any type of game, from the browser and desktop. Kalydo offers its partners a scalable, end-to-end service to distribute and operate their games more effectively in any country and via any social network.
Headquartered in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, Kalydo was founded in 2006 and is live in 15+ countries worldwide, successfully powering games from companies such as Cartoon Network, Gameforge, COG, Shanda Games, Gamigo and Gravity. For more information visit: www.kalydo.com
GameSamba is an exclusive publisher of online free to play games including Remnant Knights, Champions of Regnum and JollyGrim. Headquartered in Everett, Washington, GameSamba is an energetic startup that has built a diverse team of industry veterans committed to creating innovative online gaming experiences. The company recently formed a strategic alliance with FUNimation Entertainment , a leader in bringing the best of Japanese Anime to North America. Visit www.gamesamba.com
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