DroidArena Enters Third Generation

BERKELEY, CA, January 20, 2004 — DroidArena, one of the eleven games available through the Skotos Online Gaming Channel, has released a dramatically updated version of its software with the opening of its newest season, this January.

"Almost everything has changed", says Don Weber of DroidArena. Innovations in DroidArena 3: The Renaissance include: improved User Interfaces, such as an icon-driven menu bar; vastly expanded and branching research possibilities; the introduction of devices to modify equipment capabilities; a reworked base building system; a corp armory, and more. "We have plans for plenty of twists, turns, new gizmos and new things to do," says Don Weber, promising that the best is yet to come.

In the future world of DroidArena, the pent-up aggressions of an entire people are spent upon the newest sanitized blood sport: robot fighting. A variety of different droids—including Behemoths, Cyberspiders, Dragonflys, and Walkers—combat under the control of highly skilled Deckers. The fates of entire cities depend upon the results of arena combat—and in the shadows ancient corporations are once again rising ...

Like most sports, Droidarena runs in seasons. The fist season of DroidArena 3 began play this January and remains open for new players.

The Skotos Online Gaming Channel offers access to a variety of games for one monthly subscription price. DroidArena is one of six strategy games available through Skotos. Others include: Galactic Emperor: Hegemony, a science-fiction game of space conquest; Space Federation, a science-fiction game of planetary colonization and exploitation; and Gang of Four, Fist of Dragonstones, and Queen's Necklace, three tabletop strategy games.

Interested players may sign up for a free trial account at


Skotos Tech Inc. ( publishes an entire channel of multiplayer online games produced by a variety of independent developers. Roleplaying offerings include Castle Marrach, The Eternal City, Grendel's Revenge, Meridian 59, and Underlight. Strategic offerings include Droidarena, Fist of Dragonstones, Galactic Emperor: Hegemony, Gang of Four, Queen's Necklace, and Space Federation. Skotos also produces a StoryBuilder Toolkit which is being used by a group of external developers known as "The Skotos Seven" to create the next generation of Skotos games.


4 Point Games are the producers of DroidArena, the classic online games of robot conflict. The newest version of the game, DroidArena 3, is now entering its first season of play, with hundreds of players eager to raise their droids up to victory.