NetDragon Wins Four Awards at 2009 China Game Industry Annual Conference
[ 29 January 2010, Hong Kong ] NetDragon Websoft Inc. (“NetDragon”, with its subsidiaries collectively the “Group”; Stock Code: 777), a leading online game developer and operator in China, is pleased to announce that at the 2009 China Game Industry Annual Conference held in Dalian recently, the Group won four heavyweight awards.
The China Game Industry Annual Conference is one of the most influential industry conferences for the domestic digital entertainment industry. The awards granted at the conference give recognition to outstanding enterprises and individuals within the industry. The Group won the "China Game Industry Special Award for 2009" and "Overseas Expansion Award for National Games for 2009," as well as "Top 10 Game Developers for 2009". In addition, Liu Dejian, Chairman of NetDragon, was named the "Most Influential Individual of China Game Industry for 2009."
Liu Dejian, Chairman and Executive Director of NetDragon, said, "Standing at the doorstep of a new decade, we will continue with our innovative ways to evolve into a global online game and IT leader. We have been steadily carrying out corporate strategies and optimizing organization structure to attain our goals. In the near future, utilizing our proprietary technology and R&D capabilities, NetDragon will release a pipeline of breakthrough products and services beginning in 2010, which we expect will offer the public exciting entertainment experiences."
NetDragon Websoft Inc. is a leading innovator and creative force in China’s online gaming industry. Established in 1999, NetDragon has been operating and developing a broad range of MMORPGs since launching its first self-made title Monster & Me in 2002. In addition, NetDragon is China’s pioneer in overseas expansion, having directly operated its titles in overseas markets since 2004 in English, Spanish, Arabic and other foreign languages.
The Group's game portfolio comprises a range of massively multiplayer online games that cater to various types of players and gaming preferences. Current offerings include the games Way of the Five, Eudemons Online, Conquer Online, Zero Online, Heroes of Might & Magic Online, Disney Fantasy Online and Tian Yuan. The Group also has several games currently in development, including CJ7 Online, Dungeon Keeper Online and a new version of Ultima Online.
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