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Runescape dev unveils new title

War Of Legends becomes Jagex's latest free-to-play title

Runescape creator Jagex has released its first third-party developed game, War of Legends.

The title - which Jagex will be publishing online - will be available to play from today at WarOfLegends.com.

War of Legends is a real-time strategy game based on Chinese myth law. Players either pledge their support to the incumbent, unscrupulous King or his unproven contender.

"When we started to develop games in 2001 we were forced to self-publish as none of the 'traditional publishers' seemed interested in or even understood online game publishing. Nearly a decade and a great deal of success later, we want to leverage our experience and global reach to help other talented young developers bring their games to life" said Mark Gerhard, CEO at Jagex.

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"We were approached by the War of Legends development team last year, we played it and loved it, we believe our players would probably feel the same way so it's only natural to add it to our growing catalogue of games on Jagex.com.

"We are actively recruiting to help scale up our publishing division throughout 2010 and we are confident that WarofLegends.com will be the first of many great third-party games to be published by Jagex."

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