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Your average online gamer who is bilingual in Chinese and English, although he does try to play Japanese and Korean games sometimes. Online gaming since 1999, and has worked in the online gaming and mobile gaming industry (Journalist, Game Master, Community Manager, Operations Manager) since 2008.

Dungeon Runners to close down

NCsoft’s Dungeon Runners is closing down after it was announced the game isn’t profitable enough. Why am I not surprised? The game went into F2P mode with premium users getting a large chunk of the content, while the F2P users…

Dragonica – New costumes

Here are some of the new costumes released in the China server just recently. Can you tell which games are they from? If you can’t please quit gaming :p They are from Street Fighter and King of Fighters, and I…

TERA Online – Palanuo Canyon

Despite the atrocity that the game is going B2P and P2P, here is the latest map revealed by the official website – Palanuo Canyon. Please do note that all names and locations are directly translated, which will change when the…

Red Cliff Online

I’m late on this, the official website for Red Cliff Online went live 3 days ago. The game is developed by Perfect World Entertainment, so expect a Perfect World / Jade Dynasty re-skin with a few twitches in the graphical…

TERA to go Pay to Play

  I was shocked at the announcement that TERA Online will be going P2P… This is an absolute outrage in my opinion. Yes, the game looks good etc, but as a flagship game, why go P2P ? I always said…

Metal Rage

Metal Rage is an upcoming mecha MMO developed and will be published by GameHi. Seems that the Korean F2P companies are now skipping finding a publisher and instead host their own English servers from Korea. I might be wrong, but…

DNF Hong Kong

There seems to be a huge amount of interest in DNF (Dungeon N Fighter) recently, most probably due to the impending Open Beta for Nexon NA’s server. Unfortunately, almost the whole world is IP blocked due to Nexon’s weird policies…

Jade Dynasty 2 – Rule the Skies

Jade Dynasty 2, the next big blockbuster F2P MMORPG from Perfect World Beijing, goes into Open Beta on 22nd September, and just by going to the official forums, you can feel how excited the players are. Too bad I have…

百变金刚 TF Online

I have known about this game for some time now, but somehow, it was only today I got myself to download it and give it a spin. Yes, this is TF Online, the China based developers wouldn’t want to get…

Dragonica – Zodiac Armors

Here are the Zodiac Armors for Dragonica Online. For fans of Saint Seiya / Knights of the Zodiac, you will be able to recognize the armors immediately. Based on the 12 horoscopes, these armors look really, really good. Initially, the…

Lost Saga – Character gallery 1

Finally, an English MMO~! Well, its not your typical MMORPG, but the lack of new English MMOs recently really killed off alot of mood for gamers. Lost Saga is a beat-them-up room based MMO, pretty much like the classic Power…

Priston Tale War

Priston Tale War is the 3rd game in the Priston Tale series of games, all developed by Yedang from Korea. Not much is being reported or known about this game, as it seems the game is in limbo after the…

PAE Online

PAE Online is an upcoming MMORPG developed by Yedang Entertainment, the studio behind PristonTale, PristonTale 2 and ACE Online. PAE Online’s setting is based on ancient Asian fantasy, with players getting to choose between 3 warring factions to start off.…

Warcry: Reign of Sword

Warcray: Reign of Sword is yet another upcoming MMO by Korean gaming giant, Hanbitsoft. The game is boasted as “1st Fantasy Shooter”, which I know some will agree, while others will point out there were already similar games out in…