Asia Deal for Turbine MMOGs
MMOG outfit Turbine has signed Omake to handle Asian distribution of
its products, including new titles Dungeons & Dragons and the Lord
of the Rings Online.
"Following E3, there has been a tremendous groundswell of support and
excitement in these franchises from around the world and in particular
Asia," said Mark Cullinane, vice president of business development, at
Turbine. "The online games industry has become truly global and Turbine
recognizes the strategic importance of this region as part of our
overall growth strategy and continued strength in the marketplace."
He added, "Our goal is to establish a very close network of
partnerships across Asia, and with more than 15 years of gaming
experience, Omake offers a unique pathway to success in this region."
Tim Allison, CEO of Omake said, "The Asia-Pacific region represents one
of the world’s largest and fastest-growing markets for online games.
We’re looking forward to helping Turbine deliver its games to new
audiences in key Asian markets, including China, Korea, Japan and