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Heroes in the Sky begins Closed Beta

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Heroes in the Sky, a new World War II MMO from GamesCampus, has begun its Closed beta today.

The Closed beta runs from June 10th until June 24th. To celebrate, GamesCampus is giving away cash for their cash shop randomly throughout the day, with more events expected to follow in the next two weeks.

Heroes in the Sky is a third person shooter focused on historical aerial combat, offering dozens of historical planes for players to soar through the skies in.

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The Original Press Release:


The First Ten Players To Participate In the Beta Will Win $100 in GamesCampus Credit!

Sunnyvale, Calif. (June 9, 2010) – Leading online game publisher, (, today announced that the closed beta for Heroes in the Sky, will launch Thursday, June 10 at 11 a.m. PST. The closed beta for the highly-anticipated MMOTPS, (Massively Multiplayer Online Third Person Shooter) WWII flight combat simulator will run through the 24th of this month. To celebrate, GamesCampus is hosting a special event on June 10, where the first 10 users will win $100 in GamesCampus credit. Additionally, throughout the day, 100 random users will be chosen and will win $10.

The aerial combat game features hundreds of exhilarating war planes and is scheduled to launch mid-summer 2010. Players can enter to win a key for the closed beta testing with select partners. To grab a key or for more information, visit

“We’re excited to provide an opportunity for some lucky players to check out the closed beta testing stage of Heroes in the Sky,” said David Chang, EVP of Marketing and Business Development for GamesCampus. “We know they’re going to enjoy a WWII adventure where we’ve pulled out all the stops to make it a fun and exciting online aerial combat experience!”

Heroes in the Sky is an intense airborne MMOTPS that combines high impact PVE and fast paced PVP as it chronicles the events from the beginning to the end of World War II. PVP combat is taken to a new level as players must not only worry about the basic dangers from the front, behind, and sides, but also from above and below. Heroes in the Sky is dog fighting at its finest; cannon fires, machine gun blasts, missiles, and bombs flood the skies as up to 16 players shoot it out for air superiority! If that isn’t enough, players will soar across the sky with WWII war planes. Cities to bomb, boats to sink, blimps to burst, and fighters to be torn asunder – all this and more unfold as players compete to become the top Ace in Heroes in the Sky. Heroes in the Sky will also feature some of the most famous WWII aircraft in history. Players will choose from a variety of intense and realistic planes including both experimental and field tested all while reliving history and participating in intense aerial combat.

The free-to-play game features fast-paced aerial combat that embodies the intense danger akin to WWII dogfights. In Occupational War Game Mode, players will recreate critical battles of the European and Pacific front complete with WWII planes to help their side take control as they experience epic battles across the history of WWII from both sides! Players will find an easy-to-use upgrade system to help tweak planes and become the ultimate airborne marauder along with additional modifications that will allow players to, not only jam the electronics of their opponent, but also let them keep their own engines cool during boosts. Heroes in the Sky will give players a chance to relive history as they fly dozens of planes from WWII- both experimental and battle hardened – that can be customized to meet their own creative standards.

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