Tag: Industry News

NCsoft – CEO extends office term for three years as Nexon...

A few days back, NCsoft held a shareholder meeting, and founder Kim Taek-jin's term as CEO was extended for another three years. Nexon, NCsoft's largest shareholder, had Executive...

gumi – Brave Frontier publisher to lay off around 100 employees

Just around four months after an IPO which raised hundreds and millions of dollars, mobile games studio gumi has taken a dramatic turn in fortunes. The...

gumi – South Korea office under investigation for embezzling funds

According to the head office in Japan, gumi has confirmed that the South Korea office is under internal investigation for embezzling more than USD 300,000...

Tencent – Record year for IT giant in 2014 with USD...

When I first started researching the China market, a colleague joked with me about Tencent, claiming the company might just worth ten cents since it...

Tencent – China IT giant working with Microsoft to promote Windows...

As an active gamer of Tencent Games, I experienced first hand the tortures when Windows 8 and 8.1 launched. Applications and games, including Blade...

Quest Drop – Singapore developer reveals new mobile games publisher

Daylight Studios, a Singapore-based games developer, has announced a new mobile games publishing arm, Quest Drop, for the Southeast Asia market. The studio...

Nintendo – Game giant forms alliance with DeNA to develop mobile...

After years of resistance in launching full-fledged mobile games on the reason that the move will hurt its hardware sales, Nintendo has formed...

Project HON – NCsoft staff caught for embezzling development funds

According to various reports in South Korea, three employees from the development team of NCsoft's Project HON were removed after being caught embezzling development...

Fortune – Riot and Blizzard debuts on top companies to work...

According to a new article by Fortune, the globally recognized business magazine, Riot Games and Activision Blizzard made their debuts in the "100 Best...

Smilegate – CrossFire developer takes No.2 spot in 2014 gaming revenue

According to reports from the Korean media, Smilegate has taken over NCsoft in the No.2 spot for gaming revenue for the year 2014. Much...