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Planet Calypso Announces the Harbinger Event

They can have my laser when they pry it from my cold, dead hands

G?teborg, Sweden - October 29, 2010 /GameBlast/ - First Planet Company, developer and publisher of the largest real money Massively Multiplayer Online Game, announced today The Harbinger Event.? This major event, which will ultimately allow the players to determine its outcome, will take place from November 9 th until early December.

In this limited time event, which will unfold in several stages, Calypso's colonists will face a new and evolved enemy invading the landscape of Calypso. Under direction from the military, colonists will have to recon, hunt and repel a technologically advanced new nemesis.? Is this relentless foe only here to hunt humans, or is it a harbinger for something far worse?

The Harbinger Event will feature new enemies to fight, a gripping storyline complete with new missions, a new environment, and an ending determined by the players. Colonists will be able to participate and find rare and valuable new items during the event. Those who take up the Harbinger challenge will also receive a special diploma from the Calypso Defense Forces documenting their part in the largest battle for survival ever seen on this planet. Since Planet Calypso is free to download anyone can simply download the client and get started defending the world.

First Planet Company is the developer and publisher of Planet Calypso, the oldest planet within the Entropia Universe, the largest real economy Massively Multiplayer Online Game in the world. Players have the ability to participate in a unique virtual world where they have no monthly costs. Its innovative real money economy uses a virtual currency which has a fixed exchange rate with the US dollar. This allows players to deposit and withdraw real funds for their adventures on Calypso or in the real world. Planet Calypso uses a state of the art graphics engine to deliver the highest quality visuals in an MMO today.??

Planet Calypso is a free download available at the game's official website, www.planetcalypso.com.? Follow Planet Calypso on Facebook here.

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About First Planet Company

First Planet Company AB is a subsidiary of the MindArk Group. First Planet Company AB develops and markets Planet Calypso, a Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game (MMORPG) based on the Entropia Platform, and is part of the Entropia Universe. Set in a distant future, the planet Calypso is home to an expanding human colony struggling with the natural and economic elements involved in establishing their new civilization.

For more information on First Planet Company (FPC) and Planet Calypso please contact us at the numbers?below or go to our website at http://www.planetcalypso.com

Copyright? 2010 First Planet Company. All Rights Reserved.?

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For further information, please contact:

First Planet Company:

Frank Campbell

?+46 31 607 362

fc@mindark.com

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First Planet Company Media:

David Tractenberg

(310) 453-2050 x111

david@tractionpr.com

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