SAVE THE WORLD FROM MONSTER DESTRUCTION WITH GODZILLA DEFENSE FORCE MOBILE GAME FROM TOHO AND NEXON
Los Angeles – May 23, 2019 – TOHO and NEXON put the power of Godzilla into the hands of gamers all over the world today with the release of GODZILLA DEFENSE FORCE, featuring 70 iconic kaiju seen in Toho’s classic films (more than 29 films ) from the Godzilla franchise (1954-2016). Players can fight the onslaught of fan favorites such as Mechagodzilla, Rodan, and Mothra using special weapons while also building and reinforcing defensive bases. The action-packed clicker game is available worldwide from NEXON, a global leader in online games and developed under its consolidated subsidiary NEOPLE INC. by development team STUDIO42, and overseen by TOHO.
“Nexon is the perfect gaming partner to capture the power and personality of Godzilla and its years of rich history and lore in GODZILLA DEFENSE FORCE,” said Emi Haraguchi, Licensing Manager of Toho of TOHO. “Fans will become nostalgic when they can interact with the weapons, vehicles and characters seen in the iconic Toho’s Godzilla films.”
“Godzilla Defense Force weaves TOHO’s Godzilla series with a fantastic blend of card and defense building mechanics to create unique mobile experience that reflects the heart of the franchise,” said Jaeho Hwang, Director of Neople Studio 42.
GODZILLA DEFENSE FORCE is a stand-alone, base management game that lets players defend large and populated cities including New York, Tokyo, London and Sydney against gigantic beasts. Kaiju from across the Godzilla series are on the move, and it’s up to players to recruit these powerful beasts to save the world! Defeated Kaiju can be collected as KaijuCards, which can then be used as Skills or Buffs in various stages. Players can defeat and collect Kaiju Cards to unlock the Codex, which contains detailed descriptions of all the Kaiju alongside images from their respective movies. When players are not defending their city, forces are bolstered through lunar colonization and even a special time-traveling mechanic! The game is free to play (with micro transactions) and available at the App Store and Google Play.
About TOHO CO., LTD.
Toho Company, Limited, is a Japanese entertainment studio focused on the development, production, exhibition, and distribution of powerful content for motion pictures, television and theater. Founded in 1932, it remains a prominent force in bringing brands and original
storytelling with versatile talents to audiences worldwide. Its subsidiaries include Toho Cinemas, the highest grossing exhibition company in Japan.
About Neople Inc.
Founded in 2001, NEOPLE INC. is a developer of many PC online games including Dungeon & Fighter, as well as mobile games including Evil Factory and After the End: Forsaken Destiny. Since joining Nexon Group in 2008, Neople’s game titles have been serviced internationally with Nexon’s global publishing expertise and have gained the support of many players.
About Nexon Co.
Founded in 1994, NEXON Co., Ltd. is a company engaged in the production, development, and operation of online games. First listed in the Tokyo Stock Exchange in December 2011, Nexon made its way into JPX400 in 2015 and into the Nikkei Stock Index 300 in 2017. Currently, Nexon features over 80 live games in various genres operated across more than 190 countries. Major game titles include MapleStory, Dungeon & Fighter, Darkness Rises and HIDE AND FIRE.
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