GigaMedia Unveils Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning Traditional Chinese Website

TAIPEI, Taiwan–(BUSINESS WIRE)–GigaMedia Ltd (NASDAQ:GIGM), publisher of Warhammer® Online: Age of Reckoning™ (WAR) in Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Macau, and Mythic Entertainment, an Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:ERTS) studio, today announced the launch of the localized Chinese language (Traditional Chinese) website for the fantasy Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game (MMORPG) Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning.

Launched in September 2008 in North America, Europe and Southeast Asia, WAR has received multiple Editor’s Choice awards from media outlets including IGN, GameSpy and GameFocus. A fully localized traditional Chinese version of WAR is slated for launch in early 2009.

“The launch of this site is a big step toward our goal of delivering WAR to a truly worldwide audience,” said Mark Jacobs, co-founder and general manager of Mythic Entertainment. “We want any and all interested players to be able to join the ranks of Order and Destruction, regardless of location or language. The battle between Realms can only get better as more warriors join the fight for the Age of Reckoning.”

With the launch of the new website, gamers in Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau will have access to the latest game information, including background on the armies, the history, the characters, and the classes of WAR. In addition the latest information on the introduction of the two new careers, The Black Guard and The Knight of the Blazing Sun, will be available on the website this December. In anticipation of the 2009 launch, the website will also provide players with up-to-the-minute community news and account management functions.

For More Information, please visit the WAR websites:

Traditional Chinese: http://www.warhammeronline.com.tw/

English: http://www.warhammeronline.com

FunTown blog: http://blog.wartown.com.tw

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