“We are excited to bring you ROJ within the end of the year, this game brings you back to the nostalgic memories of the original Ragnarok on a web browser. Followed by Ragnarok Online, Ragnarok Journey is the first title to be serviced by Gravity Group.” ~Kitamura Yoshinori, President and Chief executive officer of Gravity Co. Ltd.
Gravity Co., Ltd., the gaming company behind the worldwide online game phenomenon, Ragnarok Online, brings back Ragnarok Journey, its web browser version to the Philippines. Gamers and fans alike have smashing a good time at the Ragnarok Journey Grand Party with prizes and collectibles given away.
Kitamura Yoshinori, President and Chief executive officer of Gravity Co. Ltd. graced the event and welcomed attendees to the Grand Party hosted by Betong Sumaya and Arianne Bautista.
It was such an adventure Ragnarok Journey Grand Launch Party with Gravity and ELITE held a Grand Party for fans and gamers at the Glorietta 2 Activity Center in Ayala, Makati City. Based on Ragnarok Online, the pioneer MMORPG in the Philippines, Ragnarok Journey is a game you can play anytime, anywhere without the need to download and install a client!
I had enjoyed exhilarating performances, appearances from well-known celebrities and game bloggers, exciting games, and big-ticket raffle items that have been given away! It was surprising that a lot of Filipino gamers still remembered and played Ragnarok Online (RO). I had met and with RO players from different walks of life and they, all remember the game with fondness and great memories.
“Ragnarok Journey will allow them to continue adventuring in the fantastical world of Midgard, fight familiar mobs and monsters, meet new and old friends easily. Ragnarok Journey is not there to compete with other existing online games. We want to provide a wider choice of games for our players to enjoy. We’re providing our players assistance so they can rest without interrupting the game.” ~Liliana Bae, Business Division / Global Business Group Supervisor for Gravity Co.
Ragnarok Journey the Casual Game
Aimed at casual gamers, Ragnarok has been re-imagined in an all-new convenient AI-assisted adventure style which makes grinding and leveling up easier. Battle monsters throughout the world of Rune Midgard and use characters skills to traverse through new dungeons and zones.
Ragnarok Journey offers a completely unique playing experience. Some of the awesome features include choosing a specialized class—such as Mage or Swordsman at level 10, characters accumulating new abilities by manually adding skill points, and unleash devastating attacks on a menagerie of colorful fantasy monsters, the same model used in the classic Ragnarok Online, and undertaking quests from NPCs and enjoy daily rewards, just like the great MMORPGs.
The Journey Grand Party
Casual and hardcore gamers alike, enthusiasts, and long-time Ragnarok fans, from different parts of the country, gathered together to attend this highly anticipated event. Attendees participated in the various programs and won awesome freebies and exclusive Ragnarok Journey premium items.
Mall shoppers and fans of the game were already forming a line early in the morning, eager to join the new adventure ahead. The program, hosted by popular TV hosts and GMA talents Betong Sumaya and Arianne Bautista, began with a bang and a round of prizes!
Gravity went all out and invited the some of the best local bands to entertain and celebrate the event. Popular Filipino Synco-pop/alternative rock band Gracenote warmed up the crowd with a long set of songs and a showcase of vocalist Eunice Jorge’s multi-instrument talent.
Gravity also held a cosplay contest and it was a sight to behold. Dozens of cosplayers became competitive with their characters and props.
Ragnarok Journey is an online browser massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) that enables players to battle against colorful monsters, gain new abilities and participate in quests in a fantasy world. It’s a game everyone can play anytime, anywhere, without the need to download and install a client.
The Ragnarok Journey Grand Party was closed by alternative and pop music band 6cyclemind with an energetic set of their most popular songs.
For more details and updates on the game, visit the Ragnarok Journey - Philippines page at www.facebook.com/RagnarokJourneyPH.
The grand party for Ragnarok Journey was nothing short of spectacular as the performances came one after another and the prizes just kept flowing until the end of the program. Fans and gamers were also treated to collectibles after visiting all the booths inside the area. One lucky kid won a motorcycle as the big-ticket raffle prize as well.
Gravity Co. Ltd
Gravity was established in April 2000, and listed on the NASDAQ as a global online game company. GRAVITY is widely known for its successful development of the internationally acclaimed MMORPG title, Ragnarok Online, and is also developing and servicing a full lineup of next-generation game titles including the sequel Ragnarok Online II, Requiem which will continue the success of Ragnarok Online in the years to come. Also, GRAVITY is strengthening its publishing business by providing a wide variety of renowned game titles to our users based on the company’s powerful global network. For more information, visit www.gravity.co.kr
ELITE Global Sourcing Inc.
ELITE GLOBAL SOURCING (ELITE) is currently the Philippine publishing partner of Electronics Extreme Ltd., an online entertainment service provider based in Thailand. ELITE and Electronics Extreme’s first published game in the Philippines is the relaunched Ragnarok Online .ELITE is an international Game Management Solutions Provider based in the Philippines with its corporate headquarters located in the United States. Headquartered in California, ELITE and its predecessor have been in the Philippines and North America Gaming scenes for nearly a decade, as the premier Publishing, Operations, and Marketing partner for Global Game Publishers in multiple genres ranging from Massively Multiplayer Online, First-Person Shooter, Web browser, Mobile, Social Network and Console games. Since then, the company has continued to build an impressive game portfolio with their extensive game industry knowledge and operational expertise. For more information visit http://elitegsl.com.