Blade & Soul Korean massively multiplayer online game coming West

Korean massively multiplayer online role-playing game "Blade & Soul" is coming to western shores, courtesy of NCSoft.

Korean massively multiplayer online role-playing game Blade & Soul is in development for Western shores, publisher NCSoft confirmed today.

Blade & Soul uses martial-arts style combat emulating films like House of Flying Daggers and Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. Set within a world entrenched in Asian mythology and folklore, players create characters spanning four races, eight classes, and a score of professions to engage in a variety of player-versus-player combat scenarios.

The game was designed by NCSoft's Team Bloodlust, the company's in-house Seoul division, and Korean artist Hyung-Tae Kim, character artist for the strategy role-playing War of Genesis games and the South Korean Magna Carta series.

Blade & Soul was released in Korea in June and China in August. Western release dates have not yet been announced.


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