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Canaan Online launches its live version today

Discover the cute manga-style MMORPG for your PC or Mac

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Dublin, Ireland– February 24th, 2010– Gala Networks Europe, leading free-to-play games publisher and operator of online portal www.gPotato.eu, is delighted to announce that the highly anticipated MMO Canaan Online re-opened its servers today The world’s first fully flash-based MMORPG launches, following the implementation of many updates from successful, customer-led beta testing.

Updates to the game include a complete reworking of the character naming process as well as implementing new chat filters for ease of use. Quests localisation into English, French and German has been tremendously improved. Various smaller user interface issues have been addressed and corrected, such as moving the hints and tips from in-game to the loading screens.

As a reward for those players who have taken part in the beta and help to make the game what it is today, players who have reached level 15 or higher will receive a beta pet of supreme quality in their in-game mail. In addition, several competitions will run to celebrate the launch of the game. These will include a desktop wallpaper contest based on the Fansite Kit posted online for download on 11/02, as well as a contest for users to write the best‘beginners guide’ to help new players get into the action. Prizes for these will include an exclusive one-of-a-kind pet otherwise not available in the game!

From developer XPEC Entertainment, Canaan Online is a fantasy MMO presented in an attractive anime style. Featuring an in-depth pet system where creatures are captured, trained and traded with other players, Canaan Online also allows players to make new friends, form guilds, run their own item shops and more in this accessible, completely browser-based interactive adventure experience.

About Canaan Online

Canaan Online is a free browser-based social MMO game developed by XPEC Entertainment and published across Europe in English, French and German. It is available to play at the gPotato.eu gaming portal.

An exciting adventure awaits players with hundreds of quests to complete as you discover the story behind Canaan Online. It features a comprehensive pet system and dozens of collectable pets to capture, train and trade, instances,dungeons, a full crafting system, auction house and a well developed chat system. It also features the choice of automatic or manual modes, allowing all types of players to play. Players can register and play this free MMORPG game at the official European website– http://canaan.gpotato.eu

About Gala Networks Europe Ltd.&gPotato.eu

Gala Networks Europe Ltd. is a leading European free-to-play online games publisher. It operates the gPotato brand in Europe by hosting, publishing and distributing free online games through the www.gPotato.eu portal. Established in Dublin, Ireland in 2006, it operates a portfolio of MMORPGs including Flyff, Rappelz, Street Gears, Dragonica, Allods Online, Castle of Heroes and Canaan Online. The gPotato.eu portal is now a major destination for online gamers with over 3 million users. An eighth game, currently going under the working title“Project 9” will be released during 2010. Further information on the company can be found at http://www.gala-net.eu.

About XPEC Entertainment

Established in 2000, XPEC Entertainment is the leading interactive entertainment software developer and publisher in Greater China. With great passion and solid development skills, XPEC delivers more than 14 titles in the worldwide market in the past 9 years Latest titles include,“Kung Fu Panda”(PS2/ Wii, 2008),“Hardy Boys- the Hidden Theft”(Wii/ PC 2009).

Located in Taipei, Shanghai, Beijing and Suzhou with more than 500 employees, XPEC builds up a skilled and experienced team with solid achievements. In the mean time, XPEC has dedicated eight years in research and development for web MMORPG and is amongst the few studios in the world to have spent so much effort for web MMORPG development. XPEC is the pioneer and leader in the field for developing client-free game.

More information can be found at the official website and Facebook fan pages:

http://en.canaan.gpotato.eu

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Canaan/237900926314

http://twitter.com/canaan_en

PR Contact: media@gPotato.eu

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