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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.

Funtasy Online

Lager Network, the Taiwanese studio which developed King of Kings 3 (English version), has just announced a brand new MMORPG at Tokyo Game Show 2009 (TGS) to be released next year. Titled Funtasy Online, the 3D turn-based game has a…

Jade Dynasty 2 – Pets & Mounts

Jade Dynasty 2 has finally entered Open Beta, and over the past few days, I can see that lots of new servers were added daily. With Zhou Xun, one of China’s most famous actress as the spokesperson, the lure and…

Project 9

Gala Networks Europe, or more commonly known as Gpotato, has announced a partnership with Chinese developers, Snail Games, to bring over its latest game, Project 9 over to Europe in 2010. Project 9 is also known as 九阴真经OL in China…

Cash boost for Korean MMOs

Games firms in South Korea are getting a funding boost from Microsoft. The software giant has agreed to invest more than $19m (£11.7m) to help develop online gaming in the nation. The money will be divided among more than 25…

TERA Online – Rebellion Plains

Rebellion Plains used to be a peaceful farming area, which provides the bulk of the food needed in nearby cities. Due to widespread interactions with magic, the owners of the farms started using magic to replace the farmers’ work on…

Project C

Winking Entertainment, the China/Taiwan company, best known in SEA currently for its DnF ripoff, Battle of Destiny, is intending to hit the 2010 F2P MMORPG market with a huge bang. Project C is just one of the company’s current MMO…

BERKANIX – English site opens

Yeap yeap, following in the footsteps of TERA Online, yet another Korean MMORPG has opened a English teaser site when the game is not even ready for release in Korea. Does this mean future Korean MMOs will launch almost simultaneously…

S.U.N Online – Webzen site opens

The official site for Webzen’s SUN Online is finally up. The Closed Beta is still due to start in October, so for those who are IP blocked and have to go through the troublesome Hotspot program to play Ijji’s, the…

Microsoft eyeing EA takeover ?

Is it time for Electronic Arts (EA) to have a taste of its own medicine ? Rumors are flying around that Miscrosoft is ready to buy the gaming giant, most probably in a bid to boost their own underachieving Microsoft…

FFXIV Online – TGS 2009 Trailer

Here’s the latest trailer for Final Fantasy XIV Online straight from the 2009 Tokyo Game Show (TGS). The game is due 2010, with various languages available at launch. The PS3 and PC platforms are confirmed, while Square Enix is still…

The Heaven of Three Kingdoms – New screenshots revealed

Here are some new and official screenshots for Hanbitsoft’s latest Asian oriental MMORPG, The Heaven of Three Kingdoms. The game is looking rather pretty from these images. Hopefully, I hope it wouldn’t turn out to be yet another MMO which…

Halo Online – The lost MMO

Some of you might have already seen the pictures, but do bear with me as I came across the website again while deleting my bookmarked websites. Here are some images, sketches and artwork from a canceled Halo game, which is…

NCsoft working on 2 new titles

NCsoft recently went on a hiring spree for various positions, supposedly behind 2 new MMOs – A MMORPG and a FPS. The Korean gaming giant currently only has 2 projects on hand, Blade & Soul and Metal Black (Guild Wars…

Bounty Hounds Online – New sci-fi MMORPG revealed

Bounty Hounds Online is developed by Taiwanese studio, XPEC, which also developed the PSP version of the game (released in 2006). You can click here for more information for the handheld version. Bounty Hounds Online was just revealed today at the Tokyo…