Guild Wars 2 – First level 80 player spotted

[Source] The first level 80 character in Guild Wars 2 was confirmed a couple of hours ago, with the honor belonging to a player named Surfeuze, member of French guild War Legend. He simply reached the level cap by crafting…

Funcom confirms “temporary” layoffs, says TSW not going F2P

[Source] Norwegian developer Funcom, maker of Age of Conan and the recently launched The Secret World, was hit with layoffs today that are speculated to affect about half of the studio’s worldwide staff, part of previously announced “cost-adjustment initiatives.”  …

Dragon Nest Europe – Teaser website opens

As the title suggests, Dragon Nest Europe’s website is now up! This should come as a relief for the European gamers, although I have read that a big group of them are currently happy in the SEA server. Still, the…

[Updated] Dragon Nest – Europe publisher confirmed

According to reports in Korea, Eyedentity Games finally signed a contract with a European MMO publisher for Dragon Nest. The publisher is eFusion MMOG (link), which is currently hosting games such as Black Shot and Navy Field. Based in Germany,…

Firefall – Russian publisher rumored to have been confirmed

According to foreign reports, The9 and Red 5 Studios is set to sign another multi-million deal for Firefall’s Russian server. Recently signed to various parts of Asia under Garena for USD 23 million, the publisher for Russia will apparently be…

Shadow Company – Heading to North America and Europe

Shadow Company, one of the latest online first person shooter (MMOFPS) to hit the Korea market, has been confirmed to be landing on North America, Europe and Japan after a publishing deal was signed. Developed by Doobic Game Studios, the…

[gamescom 2011] ASTA: The War of Tears and Winds – A brief introduction

Perhaps one of the rare few Korean online games to be showcased at gamescom 2011 in Germany, ASTA’s fame is boosted by the fact that it is developed using Crytek’s latest game engine, CryEngine 3. Yes, the same one which…