Rappelz Press kit
PC (Microsoft Windows)
Rappelz is a free-to-play massively multiplayer online role-playing game. The game is developed by the Korean company Gala Lab, formerly nFlavor. It is published in Europe and North America by Webzen, Inc. in English, French, German, Italian, Polish and Turkish. As of October 2008, Rappelz was also being published by the South East Asia based game publishing company AsiaSoft as RappelzSEA, but was later dropped by the company on September 1, 2009. The game was also published in Arabic for MENA gamers by the Emirati company Game Power 7. The game was released under a different title known as Hope of Nations (Arabic: أمل الشعوب), and was commercially launched on March 16, 2009. A new version was released July 15, 2010 by EagleGame in the Philippines. As of Feb 6th 2013 it was confirmed by Rappelz GMs that "Gala Net, Inc. and its subsidiaries Gala Networks Europe and Gala-net Brazil have been acquired by Webzen, Inc.", however it is still being developed by Gala Labs and Gala Japan
Rappelz is set in a medieval fantasy world, dominated by three races: the Deva (who represent light), the Asura (who represent darkness), and the Gaia (humans that possess an affinity with nature).
Each major installment of the game is referred to as an "Epic". The current installment is called "Epic VIII: Omen" (3rd part of Epic VIII)