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hmm… been along time since I played Might and Magic, might have to check this one out.

NetDragon Websoft Inc. one of the leading game developers and operators in the PRC, announced that the beta test version of the 2.5D MMORPG Heroes of Might and Magic Online: Gold Edition will be officially launched at 15:00 (China Standard Time) on July 8th.

Mr. Liu Dejian, Chairman and Executive Director of NetDragon, commented: “Heroes of Might and Magic Online: Gold Edition is a product of significance for NetDragon, as it represents the culmination of years of iterative design processes, and balances the desires of today’s gamers with the classic strategic game-play elements of Ubisoft’s legendary Heroes of Might & Magic franchise. I would like to extend my gratitude to Ubisoft and our creative and dedicated staff, as I believe that we have developed a game for the ages. The Gold Edition not only preserves the style of Ubisoft’s original Heroes III title, but also introduces unique Chinese elements.

Mr. Liu concluded: “Since our establishment 10 years ago, NetDragon has focused on delivering innovative entertainment experiences for online gaming audiences at home and abroad. Since 2004, our pioneering advances directly into overseas markets have endowed NetDragon with the awareness and wherewithal to successfully leverage our proprietary products in various markets worldwide. We are proud to add Heroes of Might and Magic Online: Gold Edition to our ever-growing portfolio, and eagerly await a positive response from gamers around the world.”

About NetDragon Websoft Inc.

NetDragon Websoft Inc. is one of the leading online game developers and operators in the PRC. The Group’s game portfolio comprises a range of MMORPGs (Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Games) that cater to various types of players and gaming preferences. The Group has successfully developed and marketed many popular online titles of various styles. Its current offerings include the games Way of the Five, Eudemons Online, Conquer Online, Zero Online, Tou Ming Zhuang Online and Heroes of Might and Magic Online. Some of the games are also available in foreign languages, including English, French and Spanish. The Group also has four games currently in development, including Tian Yuan, Disney Fantasy Online, Dungeon Keeper Online and CJ7 Online, which are expected to be launched from 2009.

Web site: http://www.nd.com.cn/ir