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WAR: Korean Battlefront Opens 2009

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Mythic Entertainment has announced a partnership that will bring Warhammer Online to the Korean market. Hangame will facilitate the launch of the MMOG to the Korean market sometime in 2009. Does anyone know how to say Waaagh! in Korean?

“I am thrilled to be working with Hangame to bring Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning to the Korean gamers,” states Mark Jacobs, general manager of Mythic Entertainment. “Warhammer is a remarkably rich and exciting fantasy world and we’ve seen it truly come to life as an MMORPG thanks to the passion and enthusiasm of our fans. By partnering with Hangame, we hope to provide Korean gamers with a fresh, new fantasy experience and years' worth of Realm vs. Realm adventures on the frontlines of WAR.”

Wook Jung, Director of Hangame, said that “it is an honor to publish Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning in Korea. It is a true MMORPG masterpiece which has received an astonishing response and rave reviews from critics and gamers around the world. With the addition of WAR to the NHN game platform and global network, we continue to expand our services in order to provide gamers in Korea with high quality games through various channels.”

“I am very pleased about the mutual beneficial cooperation that we have entered into with Hangame and we will give our best efforts to meet the expectation of our gamers as well as maintain the good working relationship with Hangame,” said Savannah Hahn, Vice President of Electronic Arts Asia Pacific and President of Electronic Arts Korea.

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