NEXON and Nat Games Launch Heroes of Incredible Tales (HIT) The Unreal Engine 4 Powered Action RPG on Mobile Devices Worldwide
TERA and Lineage II Lead Designer Brings AAA Single and Multiplayer Gameplay Experience to Mobile in the Studio’s Debut Title
Berlin, Germany – July 7, 2016 – Nexon and NAT Games announced that Heroes of Incredible Tales (HIT), the HD hack-and-slash RPG powered by Unreal Engine 4, is now available worldwide on the App Store for iPhone and iPad and on Google Play for Android devices. HIT is the debut mobile title from NAT Games, founded by Yong-Hyun Park, the renowned lead designer behind popular massively multiplayer online role playing games Lineage II and TERA. With an expansive single player campaign, cooperative and competitive online multiplayer and a variety of game modes, HIT offers a wealth of content for all types of players. Reaching the number one Top Grossing Google Play position in Korea, HIT broke records to become the fastest growing game with over 5 million downloads to date. The hotly anticipated game also garnered almost 400,000 pre-registrations, reaching the last stretch goal and rewarding all preregistered players with gems, premium weapon skins limited edition accessory sets available now.
“HIT weaves together elements from beloved action RPG and hack-and-slash titles to create a mobile experience that feels both intuitive and boldly innovative,” said Lawrence Koh, General Manager at Nexon M. “Yong-Hyun Park and the NAT Games team have come out swinging with their debut game, maximizing the potential of the game’s powerful engine to put HIT in a rare group of AAA, console-caliber mobile titles.”
Fast action is at HIT’s core where players must keep enemies at bay by utilizing high-speed combos, aerials, throws, counters, dodges, ultimate specials, juggles and more. The expansive skill tree provides the ability to customize the style of combat and evolve powers to take on the toughest of foes. A variety of gear including weapons, armor, and other rare loot that can be collected in sets encourages exploration and experimentation in search of the ultimate combo of gear. HIT offers four playable characters from the outset, each with unique strengths, abilities and play styles. The two-handed greatsword-wielding Hugo mows through enemies, while Anika pairs her deadly scythe with agile acrobatics. Lucas wields fearsome dual swords while Kiki uses her magical staff to control the elements and bend nature to her will.
“With HIT, we set out to raise the bar of core gaming standards and redefine player expectations on these powerful mobile devices,” said Yong-Hyun Park, CEO of NAT Games. “With the game’s visceral HD graphics, living 3D environments and fast and fun combat, we’re confident that console and PC players around the world will feel right at home when they get their hands on HIT.”
Along with an engrossing fantastical storyline in the Adventure mode, HIT is packed with additional single player modes including Tower Trials horde mode and the Daily Dungeon challenge. HIT is true to its MMORPG roots, offering players an abundance of real-time multiplayer content for both cooperative and competitive play with head-to-head combat in The Arena, 3v3 PvP arenas, cooperative Raid Mode and all out mayhem in Guild War.
HIT utilizes Samsung’s cutting-edge Vulkan technology which offers unprecedented graphical fidelity and color depth for a mobile title. On modern mobile devices, HIT’s graphical effects include particles, smoke, fire, reflections, and explosions rendered at a smooth and consistent frame rate for an experience on par with console and PCs.
The trailer and other HIT videos can be viewed on YouTube.
For more information including character details, trailers, screenshots, concept art, upcoming events and more, visit the game’s official website: hitmobile.nexon.com
About NEXON Co., Ltd. http://company.nexon.co.jp/
NEXON Co., Ltd. (“Nexon”) (3659.TO) is a worldwide leader in free-to-play online and mobile games. Founded in Korea in 1994, Nexon developed one of the world’s first graphics-based massively multiplayer online games. Nexon also pioneered the concept of microtransactions and the free-to-play business model, setting a new standard in which play is free, and users have the option to purchase in-game items to enhance their experience. Nexon currently services nearly 100 titles in more than 190 countries. The Company is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan and its shares are listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
About NAT Games
NAT Games has specialized in quality mobile roleplaying experiences since it was founded in 2013 by experienced RPG developers, including Park Yong-Hyun, famous for his work on the hit massively multiplayer role playing games Lineage II and TERA. NAT Games’ first mobile title HIT is a fully-3D mobile action RPG. HIT was launched in Korea on November 18, 2015. It became the top selling game in both Google Play and App Store the following day.
For more about NAT Games, visit http://www.natgames.co.kr/