Tag: Industry News

Pearl Abyss – Korean developer set to be listed on stock...

Pearl Abyss, the developer of Black Desert, is set to go live today on Korea's second board, Kosdaq. Each share is estimated to be...

Nexon – Gaming giant announced as main sponsor for G-Star 2017

Earlier today, Nexon was revealed to the media as the main sponsor for G-Star 2017, one of the biggest gaming events held annually in...

Valve – Dota 2 and Steam developer might sue Mobile Legends...

Following the news about League of Legends developer Riot Games suing Shanghai Moontoon Technology, the developer of Mobile Legends, another potential lawsuit is coming...

Netmarble – Government calls out developer over employee welfare

Following the recent report on employee deaths in Netmarble, the Korean developer recently announced internally it will resolve all late overtime pay issues "immediately",...

NCsoft – Console version of Blade & Soul confirmed during financial...

NCsoft recently revealed its financial results for the second quarter of 2017 (April to June), and posted a declining revenue trend from its PC...

Netmarble – Government recognized overwork as cause of employee death

Last year, 3 employees from Netmarble died due to suspected overwork reasons. Last month, the Korea Workers' Compensation and Welfare Service acknowledged 1 of...

Pearl Abyss – Black Desert studio purchases game network developer

Pearl Abyss, the studio behind Black Desert, today announced it has bought over Korean game network developer Nettention. Its core product is ProudNet, a...

Riot Games – League of Legends studio sues Mobile Legends developer

Riot Games, the Tencent-owned studio behind League of Legends, has filed a lawsuit against Shanghai Moontoon Technology, developer of hit mobile game, Mobile Legends....

LINE Games – New games subsidiary officially announced by LINE Corp

LINE is known to most users as a mobile chat app which took digital stickers to the next level. While it has published some...

GREE – Japanese developer shuts down all Western offices and studios

According to reports, Japanese developer GREE has closed all its Western offices and studios, at the same time laying off all employees in...