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Bless The Demon Puppets – Japanese studio reveals new hardcore horror battle royale on Kickstarter

[Kickstarter page] Qmax, a games developer located in Fukuoka, Japan, recently announced its latest project on Kickstarter, Bless The Demon Puppets. Build for Windows PC, Bless the Demon Puppets is a “hardgore” battle royale game which will be sold on…

Nexon – Major investment in new European developer announced

After revealing its 14 games for G-Star 2018, Nexon announced its financial results for the 3rd quarter of 2018 earlier today. The game giant posted record-high revenues, operating income, and net income, driven by continued strength of its biggest franchises…

Skyforge – Fantasy sci-fi MMORPG launches in Japan this week

Japanese publisher DMM Games recently announced that Skyforge, its latest Free-to-Play MMORPG, will enter Open Beta in Japan on October 11. Developed by Russian studio Allods Team, Skyforge will be one of the rare sci-fi themed PC online game to…

Aion – Japan server announces Made in Abyss collaboration campaign

The Japan servers of successful PC online games and mobile titles are always bound to have a collaboration with an anime series, and The Tower of Aion (Japanese name) is no exception. NC Japan recently announced an in-game crossover event…

Phantasy Star Online 2 – Crossover event with Monster Hunter Frontier Z announced

While Phantasy Star Online 2 will no doubt never to land on western shores, the PC MMORPG from SEGA is still doing very well in its native Japan. Over at Tokyo Game Show 2018, it was announced that a collaboration…

Naruto X Boruto: Borutical Generations – Bandai Namco reveals new browser game in Japan

Bandai Namco recently announced a new web browser game based on the Naruto franchise, and it has an unusual name. Known as Naruto X Boruto: Borutical Generations, the game uses a classic turn-based combat system with the ability to perform…

Nexon – Epic wuxia MMORPG Moonlight Blade teased for Western release

One of the biggest online games in Chinese history, both in terms of HDD space and content, Moonlight Blade seems like a heavy investment for any western publisher to bring over to the western market. However, in Nexon’s latest financial…

ROSE Online Japan – New map based on Shibuya added as part of anniversary update

One of the most popular PC MMORPG back in the days, ROSE Online recently celebrated its 13th anniversary in Japan. To mark the milestone and celebrate the occasion, publisher ROSE Online Japan Inc updated the game with the new map,…

Black Desert – Japan server welcomes region of Drieghan later this year

During the 3rd Anniversary Party of Black Desert’s Japan server, publisher Pmang and developer Pearl Abyss revealed that the new region of Drieghan will arrive in the 2nd half of the year. Already in the Korean server since March, Drieghan…

Nexon – First quarter financial results for 2018 reveals upcoming new games

It is the season for companies to reveal their quarterly finances, and Nexon is included as well. Stock-listed in Japan, the total revenue for Nexon’s first quarter of 2018 (Jan to Mar) stands at 90.514 billion JPY (around USD 827…

Dragon’s Dogma Online – New crossover event with BERSERK The Golden Age begins

In Japan, almost all PC and mobile games with moderate success gets into a collaboration project with a popular anime series at one point. Dragon’s Dogma Online’s latest campaign sees it teaming up with classic anime movie BERSERK: The Golden…

TERA – Attack on Titan collaboration event announced for Japan server

Japanese publisher Pmang today announced an in-game collaboration project between its popular MMORPG, TERA, and one of the most recognizable anime series in the world, Attack on Titan. Scheduled to begin next week on 2 May, all races and classes…

Dragon’s Dogma Online – Update 3.2 arrives this week with new High Scepter class

While Dragon’s Dogma Online might never be imported to the western region, it seems the MMORPG running on Windows PC, PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 is doing very well in Japan for developer Capcom after all these years. This week,…

Luminous Productions – FFXV director helms new AAA studio under Square Enix

Earlier today, Square Enix announced the formation of Luminous Studios, an in-house development unit led by Hajime Tabata, the director of Final Fantasy XV. Perhaps named based on the Luminous Engine which Final Fantasy XV was developed from, the studio…