Shanda, Turbine Deal to Bring Dungeons & Dragons Online to China
From PRNewswire: Shanda, Turbine to Bring Dungeons & Dragons Online to China (Press Release)
"Shanda InteractiveEntertainment Limited (Nasdaq: SNDA), the largest operator of online games inChina, announced today that it will be signing a deal with Turbine, Inc., aleading publisher of online subscription entertainment, to bring Dungeons &Dragons(R) Online to China. Under the agreement, Shanda will hold theexclusive rights in China to operate this first and only 3D massivelymultiplayer online role playing game, or MMORPG based on the world-renownedHasbro and Wizards of the Coast Dungeons & Dragons(R) franchise. The game isexpected to launch in China in the second half of 2005. Financial terms ofthe agreement were not disclosed."