After recently revealed that Asiasoft Online will be publishing Alliance of Valiant Arms (A.V.A) in 2011, another online shooter has been announced to hit the same region, and around the same time! Hessian, which had a Closed Beta phase for the Korean version last year, was eventually delayed due to several internal restructuring over at its Korean developer. The game has since been announced for Southeast Asia and its publisher will be PT. Telkom Indonesia Group, a telecom company with more than a hundred million subscribers.
Hessian is targeted to be launched in Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam and the Philippines by 2011. According to reports, plans are undergoing to specially develop localized content for the SEA region. Hessian, developed using the Unreal 3 Engine, is currently in the Closed Beta phase in Korea. The developers, GSP Interactive and iF Co., are currently aiming to attract publishers from other regions to host Hessian.