Korean publisher NHN Games (Archlord) have revealed a glimpse at a new upcoming MMO, currently being referred to as Project E:st.
NHN Corporation announced today that it has signed a publishing deal on a major new title in development at Polygon Games, known currently under the codename Project E:st. A fantasy MMORPG with an Asian theme, Project E:st will use Crytek's award-winning CryENGINEģ2, and Crytek will be showcasing a trailer of the game at GDC 2010 in San Francisco next week. "The project name, E:st, was selected to show the commitment between NHN Corporation and Polygon Games to develop the best Asia fantasy game," says Wook Jeong, Hangame CEO at NHN Corporation. "We believe that the high graphical quality realized with CryENGINEģ2, coupled with an immersive storyline, will strongly appeal to gamers." NHN is planning to publish Project E:st both in Korea and in overseas territories, including North America and Europe.
Project E:st is scheduled to enter closed beta testing in Korea later this year.
The doesn't offer much idea on the game's features, other than some pretty visuals so hopefully this week's GDC 2010 reveal offers something more substantial.
Several screenshots can also be found over on our game page