Aerrevan: Second Wave of Beta Announced
CubeForce Media has announced today that the second wave of Aerrevan beta testing will begin on September 8th, 2010. The second beta wave will introduce more players to the Aerrevan game world as well as include a larger beta area. CubeForce Media has also released a number of new ingame screenshots showing the game UI, combat, locations, and more.
"The second beta wave will allow us to put more stress on the game servers and make sure our architecture is prepared for our eventual gold release," said Aerrevan Project Manager, Sean Oosterveen. "We are very excited to introduce more players to the world of Lurris and show them what we have achieved these past few months."
The second beta wave will significantly increase the number of Aerrevan beta testers. Anyone who wishes to apply for the second wave of testing can do so by visiting the Aerrevan website and filling out the beta tester application form. A number of major gaming networks will also be giving away beta tester keys. Second wave applications will be accepted on September 7th with client access available on September 8th before 14:00 GMT-6.
Aerrevan is a brand new MMORPG game, it takes place on the continent of Lurris in a world shattered by the onset of a magical force known as Aer. Aer has strong magical qualities, but is also highly toxic to the body. It has been four years since the Baehoman meteor struck Lurris, bringing with it this toxic element. When the meteor struck, Aer was unevenly dispersed around the world, many died as their very lifeforce was stripped from their bodies, and others became mutated, turning into horrible creatures. Everything from wildlife to the long since dead has felt the effects of Aer.
In the years before the meteor strike, Lurris was hardly in a state of peace, the three races of the world, Humans, Orcs, and Elves were held together with weak political arrangements made by their leaders. Today, a new level of alliance has formed. Two men have come forth with solutions to long term survival in an Aer-inflicted world. Great Mage Vastellyn, one of the oldest and wisest mages in the world, has devised a method to neutralize excess Aer and purge it from the world, ultimately ridding Lurris of Aer altogether.
On the other hand, Great Mage Kalam, a mysterious and very powerful mage, aims to harness the power of Aer and use it. Followers of these mages fight endlessly for their beliefs with no control from the racial leaders. These skirmishes are centered around the Baehoman meteor itself, resting now in a valley carved by its impact. The gameplay experience in Aerrevan is centralized around Aer and its effects on the world.