AUSTIN, Texas – May 23, 2011 – Heatwave Interactive, Inc., a global publisher and developer of premium interactive entertainment, today revealed exclusive in-game bonus items available to players who pre-order the highly anticipated Roman mythology massively multi-player online role-playing game (MMORPG) Gods & Heroes: Rome Rising from GameStop.
Fans who pre-order Gods & Heroes: Rome Rising from any U.S. GameStop location or online at GameStop.com will receive the spellcaster minion, Morea, who protects players with her powerful spells of healing magic, exclusively at level 3. In addition, GameStop customers who pre-order Gods & Heroes: Rome Rising will have one week early access to the game and special bonus items including the Tunic of the Gods, which provides a 5 percent permanent experience boost, and marble statue of the Orator to adorn their massive estates.
Shipping to U.S. retailers on June 21, Gods & Heroes: Rome Rising is a full-scale MMORPG that immerses players in a universe of authentic Roman myth and legend. Players take on the role of a Demigod and celebrated hero of the Roman army who sets out on a quest for vengeance against an ancient enemy. While battling in the midst of Roman landmarks and legendary scenery, players can build and command their own squad of minions, customize their massive estate, combat mythological creatures, and unleash an arsenal of weapons.