Point Blank multiplayer shooting game launched in PHL

Actress Katya Santos graced the launch of the Point Blank MMOFPS at the Hexagon Lounge at RCBC Plaza in Makati City. Edwin FranciscoIP e-Game Ventures Inc and X-Play Online Games Inc announced on July 8 the limited commercial launch in the Philippines of Point Blank, a Massive Multiplayer Online First Person Shooter (MMOFPS) game that boasts the challenge of a multiplayer game and the excitement of an FPS.

Point Blank takes off from Counter-Strike, one of the best tactical FPS games in recent years. Developed by Zepetto in South Korea, the game's i-Cube engine promises a rich interactive experience, with destructible elements like cars and windows that make strategic thinking an important part of the gameplay.

Game play

Point Blank currently has 8 game modes, 8 playable characters, 200 weapons and 40 stages. A new Dinosaur mode (Head Hunter) is also planned for release soon.

Leveling up gives Point Blank a distinctive RPG experience: the more you play, the better your character will become.

The game's producers also promise a non-stop stream of updatesand patches to keep gamers challenged.

Phenomenal reception

Enrique Y. Gonzalez, President and Chief Executive officer of IP e-Games says that the success of Point Blank in the Philippines has been phenomenal.

"The response from gamers has been overwhelming. Point Blank already ranks amongst the top 5 games in the Country in terms of concurrent users, and has become the number 1 First Person Shooter in terms of concurrent users. We are committed to the long-term success of Point Blank in the Philippines," he said at the launch, which was held at the Hexagon Lounge at RCBC Plaza in Makati City.

Ron Aquino, X-Play's chief operations officer, added: "Point Blank's spectacular rise from near obscurity to the most sought after online game today, is a testament to how good the game is. It's fun, exciting, and fast paced action will definitely satisfy gamers' need for a thrilling FPS game".

More details about Point Blank can be found at http://www.pointblankph.com. — TJD, GMA News

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