Aion: The Tower of Eternity Launches (North America)

Aion: The Tower of Eternity (Korean: 아이온: 영원의 탑), known also as The Tower of AION (タワー オブ アイオン?) in Japan is a massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) released by NCsoft, a major Korean game developer.

Aion was (up until May 20, 2009) known as "Aion: The Tower of Eternity" but it was released in North America under the one-word title of Aion. The game combines PvP and PvE (a concept the developers call PvPvE) in a fantasy game environment.