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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.

Call of Chaos goes global

NHN, known as Ijji in the English gaming scene, has just obtained the global publishing rights to Call of Chaos, an upcoming Korean MMORPG. The game boasts its default 45 degrees camera view as the quarter view feature. From what…

Silent Plot 1 – First impression

I have only played the game for 2 days, so here is my first impression (its not a review) of it. Silent Plot 1 is set in a time where every country is at war, and nuclear strikes finally brought…

BERKANIX – Official site opens

Its the 9th of September, and the official website for BERKANIX finally opened. BERKANIX is a action sci-fi MMORPG developed by the people who brought you Shaiya Online, and I must say its a huge leap. Let me recap the…

Dragonball Online

Dragonball Online finally refreshed its website, and here are the new screenshots. According to the 1st screenshot, is there a Super Saiyan mode afterall? And did I see a giant Namek? Didn’t Piccolo transform into a giant during his first…

D&D Online relaunch a success

Turbine spokesman Adam Mersky has indicated that the early-access launch of Dungeons & Dragons Online Unlimited has been a rip-roaring success. The US-only, free-to-play makeover for the MMO turns regular subscribers into VIP members and gives access to all game…

Guild Wars 2 – Interviews

Here are some of the interviews given by the Guild Wars 2 staff to various magazines and websites since the game was officially revealed last month at Gamescon 2009. For those who are still not sure how the game will…

MUX – First look at the latest action RPG from China

MUX is an upcoming 2.5D MMORPG developed by China’s The9. If you have been following the gaming industry news around the world, you would have known The9 was the ex-publisher for World of Warcraft China. After losing the rights to…

Nexon confirms 3 new games

At Penny Arcade Expo (PAX) 2009, Nexon America’s CEO, Daniel Kim (below) has just announced that they will be bringing Mabinogi Heroes, Dragon Nest and Crazy Arcade (a casual MMO) to North America in 2010. Yes, North America only, no…

Dragonica – Future updates

Warning: ** Spoilers alert ** This post contains quite an amount of spoilers even though not every feature is described in great detail. Please think two or more times before entering into the post. I shall not be held responsible…

Blizzard Taiwan Headquarters

Its a Sunday again, and there ain’t much (or any) news around. Hey, Asian people need to take a weekend break too ~!!! Well, actually there are some news, but I’m really lazy to translate them. I’m only human ^_^…

W3K – Prelude

Well, I finally got my DVD client for the upcoming action MMORPG, Warriors of the 3 Kingdoms Online. Asiasoft, the publisher, will be hosting both the Chinese and English version, and the Chinese version will go Closed Beta first on…

Ever Planet – Closed Beta 2

Ever Planet, Nexon’s latest game, recently went into its 2nd Closed Beta which will last for 11days. What got me pleasantly surprised was that they decided to add in different features at each stage of the Closed Beta phase, and…

Torchlight gets release date

Runic Games has just announced that Torchlight will go on sale digitally (and supposedly in hard copy) on October 27, at the price of USD19.99 via Perfect World Entertainment. The game’s boxed copy will be in stores right after the…

Fantasy Jade Dynasty – Pets

Here is a small gallery for some of the pets available in the upcoming Chinese 2.5D turn-based MMORPG, Fantasy Jade Dynasty. For readers with slower internet speed, please becareful before pressing on “Read more”, as the images are in .gif…