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Celebrating Its First Anniversary, The Popular MMORPG Thanks Its Fans For A Great First Year

August 22, 2012--- Joymax, leading online game developer and publisher, announced today that Digimon Masters Online, a 3D MMORPG following the popular Japanese animation series Digimon, hit??a major milestone on this day - the one year anniversary since its global launch.? Players should be on the lookout for all kinds of celebratory events and additional contents in the coming weeks!? New and regular players can head over to the Joymax portal to check out all the upcoming action at http://www.joymax.com/portal

Digimon Masters, a free-to-play MMORPG, is based on the fifth anime series "Digimon Savers";? giving players the opportunity to take the role as one of three main characters-Marcus,? Thomas, or Yoshino-along with a trusty Digimon as their partner!? Just like the original animation series, players can work on raising, collecting and battling Digimons within the game.?

"It's always a special moment when one of our games hits its anniversary," said Nam-Chul Kim, CEO of Joymax,? "It reminds us of how we started off and how the game has lasted this long through the love and interest from our players."

Digimon Masters first landed on the scene with service in South Korea then expanded across the world through a global publisher, Joymax, on August 30, 2011.? Taking the gaming industry by storm, Digimon Masters is currently home to half-a-million players!? What first began as 12 different Digimons has quickly grown to over 200 in the past year alone; along with several content updates including a new playable character, Keenan.?

Readying for the first anniversary celebration, Digimon Masters will launch eight action packed events and contests, such as a chance of winning a special Digi-Egg or gathering delicious birthday cakes to celebrate. All of these events can be achieved with the extra movement speed increase of 30% during the special Speed Event. For those who haven't yet had a chance to play Digimon Masters, this is the best time to join!

For more information on the latest news, events and contests can visit the Digimon Masters website at http://www.joymax.com/DigimonMasters

Digimon are well known all over the globe as part of the famous Japanese TV animation series.? Digimon Masters is the first ever 3D online game based on the Digimon universe with more than 1,000 characters featured from seasons 1 through 5 of the series. Not only is it faithful to the art design, Digimon Masters closely follows the original story that will satisfy both loyal fans of the series as well as the average gamer. The game seamlessly combines pet training simulation with role-playing elements to deliver a one of a kind gaming experience. Featuring real-time combat, Gamers will be thrilled with the challenges brought forth by real-time combat which requires quick thinking and good reflexes. Players can also become one of 8 Royal Knights. Royal Knights are Digimon who are in charge of each area in the Digital World. Leaders of a guild that conquers one of these areas can become a Royal Knight who has the right to impose taxes along with other perks and obligations.

To get the latest information and regular contests for amazing prizes, players are encouraged to follow the official Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/digimonmasters??Players can also check out more details at http://twitter.com/dmojoymax

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About Joymax

Since its establishment in April, 1997, Joymax has been developing and publishing quality games for the emerging online game industry of the 21st century. Based in Seoul, Korea, the company has published numerous titles for the PC market.? With its first MMORPG, Silkroad Online, the game has grown to offer service in over 200 countries since its 2004 launch. Joymax is a proven global entertainment company, providing multimedia content for all. For more information, please visit http://www.joymax.com??

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