Japan may be known for being invaded by monsters such as Godzilla, King Ghidorah, and Gamera, but it's about to get a whole slew of new beasties to tangle with. Turbine Inc., a Massachusetts-based game publisher, today announced that Sakura Internet Inc. will distribute and help localize the PC massively multiplayer online game Dungeons & Dragons Online: Stormreach for Japan. Sakura, an Internet telecom service, will be responsible for marketing, distributing, and maintaining the game in the region. D&D Online was released in the US in late February and was published by Atari.
D&D Online headed to Japan
Japanese Internet company Sakura rolls 20-sided dice on localizing Turbine's MMORPG based on pen-and-paper game.
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Yes, great idea when Japan just got Square's newest MMO...Fantasy Earth. Great job, this is going to bomb worse than the 360 launch there.
will they even like this setting? i always saw them liking futuristic medievil settings (ie Final Fantasy) I dunno if they will even like the Fantasy Medevil but good luck they did like WOW