OZ Defence Is Going Free-to-Play external link


My name is Beth Kim, and I am writing on behalf of NHN Corporation to see if you would be willing to review our mobile game, OZ Defence.
OZ Defence is a tower defense game combined with RPG elements where items and units can be enhanced by upgrading, combining and enchanting. A fresh new twist of an all-time classic ‘The Wizard of OZ,’ the game takes a whimsical approach to Dorothy’s well-known journey back home. It is going free-to-play from July 9 and there will be a press release about it today.

You can take a peek on game play by using followings:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vDWgh42HJ0I (Game play video)
http://www.facebook.com/OZDefence (Facebook)
I’m attaching game description and features along with the Press Release. Please look over the attached information.
Thank you for your time.

Press release (July 9, 2013)

OZ Defence Is Going Free-to-Play
– Downloadable for free in Apple’s App Store
– Giving away 100 emeralds (worth US$0.99) as reward of downloading
– Expecting booming interest from new users with switch to free-to-play model

Seongnam-si, Korea – July 9, 2013 – NHN Corporation announced that its popular mobile defense game ‘OZ Defence’(originally, $1.99 in App Store) will switch to free-to-play model starting July 9. ‘OZ Defence’ is celebrating this switch with a promotional giveaway where 100 emeralds, worth US$0.99, are given to all users who download the game.

‘OZ Defence’ is a 2D side-scrolling tower defense game developed by ‘Orangecrew’, development studio specializing in mobile games and a subsidiary of NHN. It was globally launched in English, Japanese and Chinese last month.

NHN’s decision to switch ‘OZ Defence’ to a free app comes after a 30-fold jump in number of downloads after the launch on June 25. With this switch, ‘OZ Defence’ aims to broaden its accessibility and appeal to the ever-increasing casual gamers around the world.

Now available for free in both iOS and Android, anybody, anywhere can enjoy ‘OZ Defence.’

For more information about ‘OZ Defence’ and NHN, please visit its official website
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vDWgh42HJ0I (Game play video)
http://www.facebook.com/OZDefence (Facebook)

■ About NHN Corp.
NHN Corporation is the top South Korean multinational corporation specializing in Internet-related services and products. The main business focuses are the search engine NAVER, and the game service HANGAME, which has the largest user pools among Korean game portals. With its great success in PC domain, the company is now seeking to expand into mobile business. Launched in June 2011, the mobile messenger service ‘LINE’ attracted more than 170 million users globally with a strong presence especially in Japan and Southeast Asia.

NHN has also launched over 15 mobile games in Korea, and expects to become a top global mobile game publisher with ‘Undead Slayer’ and other upcoming titles.
For more information visit: http://www.nhncorp.com/nhnen/index.nhn
■ About OZ Defence
It is a new twist to the classic children’s tale Wizard of OZ.
OZ Defence, like the name sake, is a defense tower game with deep RPG elements.
The game was developed by in-house studio, Orangecrew.

Help Dorothy journey back home by fighting against the evil witch!
A comical re-interpretation of a classic, OZ Defense is not your typical defense game. Spanning 100 levels within 3 worlds, level-up by using various enhancement features to defeat the witch’s army that stands in Dorothy’s way.
Fight to help Dorothy and her friends get back home in this sensational adventure!

■ Main Features
A fresh new take on ‘Wizard of OZ.’
Dorothy’s journey back home is filled with colorful, fairy tale graphics.
Scarecrow, Tin Woodman, Cowardly Lion… familiar faces are also re-interpreted!

Diverse supporting units and monsters
Level-up your friends and armor!
Capture enemies to make them a part of your army!

Spectacular Dorothy takes charge
Fight with Dorothy’s exuberant and humorous skills such as ‘Flying Carrots’ and ‘Falling Pots’.
Defend, Support and Fight – customize Dorothy for your combat preference!

Variant levels
Over 100 levels to clear with diverse enemy combinations!
Unlock new routes by defeating stage bosses!

Defense game with RPG elements
It’s not just your typical defense game…Level-up, gather, and enhance your units.
Help Dorothy stop the witch to get her back to Kansas!

■ Available Platform

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