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gamigo's  Online Strategy Game, Cultures Online, Launches Today In North America

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Hamburg, September 30, 2010 - gamigo, one of the leading publishers of free-to-play online games in Europe, today launched the North American version of its popular strategy game Cultures Online. Now English speaking gamers in North America can play the innovative browser-based game set in the world of the Vikings.

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Cultures Online is the next installment of the strategy game series Cultures, which gained a cult following in the Nineties thanks to its unique graphics and humorous content. Players play the role of a Viking chief and build their own village, complete with cultural and military facilities. Players can hire up to seven heroes to help mine materials, conduct research or accompany them on raids to faraway lands.

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In Cultures Online, players can form tribes to settle an island together. They can loot resources from each other by winning PvP combat and fight for the top spot in the rankings. Funatics, the developers behind the Cultures series, created the latest version entirely in Flash. Smooth zooming allows players to see even the tiniest of details in their Viking world.

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Cultures Online's features at a glance include:

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Players can join the play the game by visiting http://cultures-online.gamigo.com

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About gamigo AG

gamigo AG, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Axel Springer AG, was founded in 2001 and has grown to become one of the leading publishers of free-to-play MMOGs in Europe. Since 2010, gamigo also publishes its games globally.? gamigo employs a team of 100 in its company headquarters in Hamburg, with a satellite office in New York City in planning. The key to success is the emphasis on publishing high-quality games supervised by first-rate community management. The portfolio includes games from all ends of the gaming spectrum - from Facebook games and browser-based games to elaborate MMORPGs.

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Press Contact for North America:

Mika Kelly

408.693.0176

mika@clevercomm.com

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