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Freestyle: Update for August Summer Vacation (8/4)

- Addition of Episodes of European Team and Opening of two new male special characters at the same time

- Faster and easier level-up becomes available as a response to a long-standing request from users

To be distributed on July 30, 2010

Update for summer vacation is scheduled on August 4 for Online Street Basketball Freestyle provided by a global game portal, GameKiss. During upcoming update following the June update where spider character was added, male special characters will be strengthened, which has been relatively weak comparing to female special characters, by adding two new male special characters simultaneously. At the same time, responding to requests from the users who had difficulties with level-ups, ability value and point rewards are to be adjusted to help users to achieve level-up faster and easier than before.

‘Raymond,’ one of the newly added special characters, is a male center from France, which is expected to allow users to have more selection between‘Raymond’ and‘Howl,’ previously a lone special character for center. Especially in the newly added episodes of European Team, users are to be entertained as Raymond’s carefree personality will be fully implemented.

‘Sieg,’ another newly added special character, is to be the only special male character specialized for his guard position. As all previous special characters specialized for a guard, such as‘Alice’ and Sachi,’ have been female characters, overwhelming requests for male guard character have been made from the users.

‘Joey,’ main GM of FS, explained that the original update plan was designed to update a female special character of LA team,‘HoneyBee’; however, male character of European Team named‘Sieg’ took a higher priority for update in order to accommodate popular demands by users. Moreover,“I hope upcoming update could bring joys to many users as it is to add 2 male special characters including Raymond at once reflecting the requests made by the users who prefer male characters,” said Joey.

In addition, Joey, who is in charge of Freestyle services, pointed out what should be noticed from the upcoming update is that it was carefully prepared to fully accommodate the demand which users have long been longing for. Another noticeable element of the update this time is the adjustment of the table for experience value and point reward along with the addition of male special characters.

Reward table is to be adjusted to allow users to achieve level-up faster than before, which is expected to help users to have more pleasant experience with the game during this summer vacation. Major adjustments are the sizeable increase in experience value and points given to beginners when they lose at lower level section while the time required for level-up at All-star section over level 31 was shortened than before. Therefore, the time required for level-up is expected to be shortened by more than 30% comparing to the past.

Additionally, 5 new skills and the items only for special characters are also to be updated, which would bring more satisfactory experiences for the users. For more information upon the update, please visit official website of Freestyle at http://freestyle.gamekiss.com.

About GameKiss.com

Global multiplayer online game portal site launched by JCE on February 2009, starting with FreeStyle Street Basketball. It has Valkyrie Sky, NIDA Online, GhostX in service. With the vision of‘Providing FUN never before presented to the world’, it will continue to progress to introduce quality contents to global gamers in the year 2010.

GameKiss PR Contact: global@joycity.com

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