4:33 Creative Lab, a Korean games publisher invested by LINE and Tencent, announced the soft-launch of Blade: The Age of Blood on the Australian App Store. Developed by ActionSquare, the game has over 5 million downloads in Korea and was the first ever mobile game to win the Grand Prize at Korea Game Awards 2014. Past winners include ArcheAge, TERA and Blade & Soul.
There are three different modes including Dungeon, Arena and PvP that provide single and real-time multiplayer gameplay. Blade: The Age of Blood is powered by Unreal Engine to display visually realistic and immaculate graphics which captivates dynamic sword slashes and lethal magic spells.
Equipment and enhancement of legendary gear and accessories, combined with an active skill tree incorporates traditional RPG elements into this action blockbuster.
“We are excited to soft-launch in Australia,” stated Tae Hwan So, CEO of 4:33 Creative Lab. “Australia is a key market that we’d like to propel our most successful title prior to the global release, and we’re certain to captivate the hearts of many RPG fans around the world.”
For introduction’s sake, 4:33 Creative Lab was founded by Joon-Mo Kwon, former CEO of Nexon and Nexon Mobile, and other members with experience of developing blockbuster mobile & online games. Blade: The Age of Blood is expected to launch globally (excluding China and Japan) this coming April or May. The Android version will officially launch along with the iOS version as well.