BEIJING, Sept. 12 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Recently, Beijing Perfect World Co., Ltd. agreed a formal cooperation contract with CFGC concerning both the 3D MMORPG called "The War of the Red Cliff," which will be launched in the fourth quarter by Beijing Perfect World, and the cognominal film shot by reclaimed director John Woo. Both sides reached an agreement of cooperation covering both the film and online game on August 7, 2007. The two parties will not sign an official contract until negotiations continue in one month. The release schedule for the film version of "The War of the Red Cliff" has been scheduled for release in 2008. There is no doubt that the film, with its focus on the history surrounding the three kingdoms era, will be a big hit with the majority of film goers, as well as three kingdoms fans, especially since multiple well- known celebrities from all over China are involved in the production, including Tony Leung, Takeshi Kaneshivo, Chen Chang, Fengyi Zhang, Jun Hu, Dawei Tong, Chiling, and Vicki. Gamers are constantly raising their expectations in regards to the online- game version of "the War of the Red Cliff," Beijing Perfect World's second large-scale MMORPG in 2007, since the Company's first announcement about it. The game has already seen itself listed as one of the "Top Ten Favorite Online Games" at the Jin Ling Awards at the 2007 China Joy event, which is regarded as the Oscars of China's online gaming industry. Meanwhile, the formal publishing number has been promulgated by the General Administration of Press & Publication of the PRC, and the relative works on R&D are in positive processes. In terms of the cooperation and contract signing, Zhu Qi, vice president of Beijing Perfect World, revealed, "The Company has made every effort to bring the whole world excellent online games that stay true to traditional Chinese culture. This principle will be used in the newly produced game "the War of the Red Cliff". Both CFGC and John Woo are involved in the shooting of the film, and we are delighted to be in the coordination with them, so as to strengthen the influence Chinese games pose on the world at large. Through this chance, the contract signing has finally turned the dream into reality. After this, we will endeavor on all-round works to carry forward the Chinese culture of the three kingdoms by ways of entertainment." Introduction of Beijing Perfect World Technology Co., Ltd. Beijing Perfect World Technology Co., Ltd, ( http://www.wanmei.com/en/wanmei.htm ) was founded in 2004, and was originally invested in by Mr. Chi Yufeng, the president of Human Software Corporation, a leading company in educational software enterprises in China, as well as other well-known people in Information Technology. The aim of the company is to develop world-class national online games with heart and soul, while striving to be China's leading online gaming development team and publicizing traditional Chinese culture to the world. The Company has an effective management team, outstanding techno-talents, wide markets and a rich marketing experience. Relying on precise and stable technical accumulation and deep international influences, the company commits itself to developing internationally competitive products and to leading Chinese interactive entertainment products to the world through extensive international cooperation. Introduction of "Perfect World" Perfect World ( http://www.w2i.com.cn )is a fantastic 3D online game presented by Beijing Perfect World Technology Co., Ltd. Starting from a traditional Chinese myth that Pangu built the sky, land and people, the game created a fantasy world and took players to times of old, with its epic backgrounds and grandiose story content. As a wholly homemade masterpiece, "Perfect World" covers many creative elements that are leading at home and abroad. The large and seamless map completely clears up regional limitations; flying status makes the 3D war in a real sense possible; while the function that lets large factions build cities by themselves allows players to have fun while creating a whole new world. The private home system enriches the communication between players. Allowing them to make their own armaments lets them possess unique weapons. Also, there are more systems available like individualized image setups, freely designed fashion systems and a buddy system. Some designs are very interesting: flying kites and fishing, for players who may want to relax; carriages and yachts, for those that want to kick back. All these features allow players to appreciate the magnificent scenery in "Perfect World." Introduction of "Wulin2" "Wulin2"is a 3D Q edition Wu Xia fantasy online game, which was developed by Beijing Perfect World in 2006. It created a brand-new "Online Comedy Game" entertainment style for gamers. The game story starts at the Tongfu hostel in the small town of Qixia, and then moves on to the world, which is full of peril. It brings the players to the unpredictable Wulin world where they can do what ever they like, while trying their best to become a hero. The story behind the game "Wulin2" is drawn from the famous modern comedy teleplay of the same name. In order to inherit "Perfect World's" consistent and precise game style, the game is created by an advanced 3D engine. It possesses the characteristics of a small-sized client server, with low computer hardware requirements and fancy images. Using the many wonderful characteristics of the "Wulin" teleplay, Beijing Perfect World initiated the "Online Comedy Game." It concentrates on a comfortable, humorous game style from the aspects of game background, tasks, systems and so on, and it always amuses the players through humorous dialogue and tasks. Introduction of "Zhu Xian" Beijing Perfect World will launch a large-scale fantasy, self-cultivating online game "Zhu Xian," which is based on the extremely popular novel that is dominating the top ten most popular novels of Baidu. Its unique fourth- generation MMPRPG system configuration will renovate the current Chinese online game market. "Zhu Xian Online" will inherit the fantasy elements of the novel, express China's beautiful scenery and truly let the player experience the full process of self-cultivation. This beyond-space-and-time "4D" online game has an abundant production system, complex mage equipment and a variety of regions. The game will have furious clan battles, and will allow the players to enter the mysterious underground. The game creates two unique ways of leveling up and self-cultivation, and will bring a totally different fantasy online game to you.
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