Bigpoint Scares Up More Details About Universal Monsters Online
- By: CM Boots-Faubert
- Posted 12th Jun 2012
Bigpoint today released new information about its anticipated free-to-play (F2P) browser-based title, Universal Monsters Online. The game, which Bigpoint is developing in collaboration with Universal Partnerships & Licensing, will enable players to experience Universal's iconic cast of classic monsters in a highly-competitive Multiplayer Online Battle Arena (MOBA) setting.
Taking on the persona of Dracula, Frankenstein, The Wolf Man, and The Creature from the Black Lagoon -- among many other notable monsters from Universals rich history -- players compete with and against each other in a blend of combat and strategic game play.
Like all Bigpoint titles, Universal Monsters Online will be F2P. In-game currency can be used to purchase items such as new characters (after a free-trial period), unique character skins, and special abilities.
Bigpoint plans to begin closed beta testing shortly, and is now encouraging players to sign-up for early access at: http://www.UniversalMonstersOnline.com.
About the Universal Monsters
Starting more than 80 years ago, Universal Pictures created some of the most iconic characters in cinematic history. These monsters introduced visions of terror that created indelible impressions, and their legacy continues to haunt our collective nightmares.
Beginning in 1923 with The Hunchback of Notre Dame and continuing with the horror classics The Phantom of The Opera, Dracula, Frankenstein, The Invisible Man, The Mummy, The Bride of Frankenstein, The Wolf Man, The Creature from the Black Lagoon and Van Helsing, the Universal Studios Monsters have stood the test of time, appealing to countless generations and living on in popular culture today.