Tag: Industry News

Pearl Abyss – Founder rewards all employees with new mobile devices

Following the recent stock listing on KOSDAQ following the success of Black Desert in several regions, developer Pearl Abyss is on a roll. It...

Kakao Games – Publisher aims for stock listing and overseas expansion...

Kakao Games, the publisher behind Black Desert Online in North America, Europe, and South Korea, held a shareholders meeting in Seoul yesterday and confirmed...

Nexon – Former Blizzard staff working on secret Unreal Engine 4...

There wasn't any mainstream news when Nexon opened its own development studio in Orange County, California, earlier this year. But recently, a former Blizzard...

Pearl Abyss – Financial details of Black Desert developer revealed

Pearl Abyss, developer of Black Desert, is now stock-listed in Korea, hence certain financial details were revealed. According to audit, from July 2016 to...

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...