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First Age of Conan expansion teased

Image suggests oriental theme.

Funcom has revealed a teaser image for the first expansion pack for its MMO Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures, which it expects to release in 2009.

The concept art shows three ninja-like warriors wearing green masks with a strongly oriental look. In the background are green banners decorated with dragons, and pagoda-like buildings.

Funcom refused to comment further on the image - but the prominent oriental stylings suggest that the expansion will take players to the land of Khitai, Conan author Robert E. Howard's version of China in the Hyborian Age.

The image will be officially released tomorrow.