CDC Games, a subsidiary of CDC Corporation's (CHINA) China.com Inc, has acquired the license to the Japanese online game Stone Age 2 from Japan's DigiPark.
The new game will be free to play with players paying for virtual merchandise. The new game is expected to be launched at the beginning of 2007.
"Leveraging on the experience we have gained through Yulgang's success and our growing base of 30 million registered users, we are confident that this new game will be warmly embraced by the gaming community in China," said Dr. Xiaowei Chen, Chief Financial Officer of China.com Inc. "This new game is another demonstration of CDC Games' commitment to bring the best products from around the world to provide our users with the most unique and compelling gaming experience in China."
The animated game is set in the pre-historic era and players roam a world of volcanoes, deserts, and jungle populated by dinosaurs and spirits. The game encourages cooperation between players by rewarding teamwork. Players work together to build villages, capture and raise dinosaurs and look for treasure.