JCE From South Korea to Launch MMO Basketball Game "Freestyle" in North America

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JC Entertainment Corp. (JCE) (KOSDAQ 067000), online game developer from South Korea, announced today that they launched MMO basketball game "Freestyle" in the North American market.

See Freestyle basketball here

Freestyle” is online basketball game with streetball gameplay against other online gamers, and is one of the most popular online games in Asia since 2005.


Freestyle” was previously serviced through Sierra Online of Vivendi Games in North America market and already has more than 80 million users around the world, but JCE now provides the game service directly through its own global game portal "www.gamekiss.com".

Freestyle” from JCE has already established as dominant leader in the online basketball game market against entertainment giants such as EA or Konami.

Freestyle” combines hip-hop and street basketball through unique characters and gameplay. Each character has unique ability according to their basketball position, and the players can play 3 on 3 half court or 5 on 5 full court basketball game. “Freestyle” users can maximize their fun by creating multiple basketball moves through simple game interface with just A, S, D, and W key and arrowkeys on the keyboard.

According to global research firm Screen Digest, the home broadband is expected to grow from 73 million households in 2008 to 86 million households by 2011.

And, according to Korean government agency KIPA, the market for online games in the U.S. is estimated to be 17 billion dollars in 2008.

JCE expects that “Freestyle” will be a huge success in the North American market as it appeals to North American gamers who have traditionally enjoyed playing sports games.

Yang Shin Kim, the CEO of JCE, said, "Anyone who likes playing basketball and wants to show their skills to other players around the world will definitely love to play Freestyle."

In order to enjoy “Freestyle”, users can download Freestyle at http://www.gamekiss.com/ for free game client and learn more about the game in the “Freestyle” webpage.

About JC Entertainment Corp.

JCE (KOSDAQ 067000) was established as online game developer in South Korea. JCE introduced number of popular MMORPG games including the first SF online MUG "Warbible", global MMORPG "Red Moon", innovative sports MMO game "Freestyle", Stylish aircraft game "Aeronauts", and Action RPG "Ghost X" . JCE focuses on developing innovative games and maintains as the leader in global game market. JCE has been providing its online games to the gamers around the world through their own global game portal website gamekiss.com since February of 2009. For more information, please visit http://www.jceworld.com/

By: Business Wire

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