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  • WoW and Burning Crusade launch in Russia

    MCV’s reporting that World of Warcraft and the Burning Crusade expansion have launched in Russia. Blizzard announced only last week that the game was to hit Russia in August. “The launch of the Russian-language version reflects our continuing commitment to make World of Warcraft even more accessible for gamers throughout the world,” said Blizzard boss […]

  • Age and Conan and WoW get Russian release dates

    Both Funcom and Blizzard have announced Russian release dates for their spearhead MMOs today, with Age of Conan hitting the country in “late 2008” and WoW getting all vodkarish in August. The new WoW release is the fifth European-language version, complementing the existing English, French, German, and Spanish versions. More here. Age of Conan is […]

  • Left 4 Dead to launch in Russia

    Valve’s upcoming zombie shooter, Left 4 Dead, will be released in Russia thanks to a partnership between the US company and local distributor Akella. “Left 4 Dead is Valve’s attempt to fill gamers’ desire for a dynamic and engaging co-operative action experience,” said Doug Lombardi, VP of marketing at Valve. “This has been validated by […]

  • Russians get LotRO

    MMO developer Turbine’s done a deal with IT Territory to distribute Lord of the Rings Online in Russia and Eastern Europe. The game, currently operating in the US, Europe, Australia, New Zealand and Japan, is the well-received online adaptation of Tolkien’s fantasy epic. Who knew Russians were bang into trolls? Turbine did, obviously. No dates […]

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