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Turbine launches LOTRO in Korea and Russia

Wednesday, 22nd April 2009 22:17 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

lotro2Turbine has announced the launch of The Lord of the Rings Online in Korea and Russia.

Through partnerships with NHN in Korea and ITT in Russia, Turbine’s plans to spread The Lord of the Rings Online around the world is coming to fruition.

‘Bout time someone else got frustrated with those damn hobbits.

Press release through the break.

April 22, 2009 – Turbine, Inc. has announced the launch of its award-winning massively multiplayer online game, The Lord of the Rings Online™, in Russia and Korea. Through partnerships with NHN in Korea and ITT in Russia, Turbine continues to expand The Lord of the Rings Online around the world. Turbine currently operates The Lord of the Rings Online in North America and Europe.

About LOTRO
The Lord of the Rings Online is the ultimate interactive adventure. This award-winning massively multiplayer online role-playing game delivers an interactive experience brimming with life and filled with the familiar people, places and monsters from the most beloved fantasy of all time. From the picturesque surroundings of the Shire to Moria, the most fearsome underground realm ever imagined, players will experience the world of Middle-earth as never before. The Lord of the Rings Online: Mines of Moria Complete Edition, which includes the original game, The Lord of the Rings Online™: Shadows of Angmar™ (Volume I), all content updates released since launch, and Mines of Moria (Volume II) is now available for purchase at major retailers across North America. For more information or to download a free trial, visit www.lotro.com.

About Turbine
Turbine, Inc. is a premier creator, operator and publisher of massive, persistent online worlds that foster powerful social gaming communities. Turbine is the largest privately-held online gaming studios in North America and was recently chosen by AlwaysOn as one of the OnHollywood 100 Top Private Companies, a power list of the top private emerging technology companies in digital entertainment and media. The company has created some of the world’s most popular and award-winning online games, including The Lord of the Rings Online™, Dungeons & Dragons Online™ and Asheron’s Call®. For more information on Turbine, its products and services please visit www.turbine.com.

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