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Nexon – Flexible working hours to be implemented starting next month

Following the suicide incidents at Netmarble due to overworking (which was subsequently improved), Nexon Korea today announced it is adopting a flexible working culture...

Project DH – Brief combat footage revealed for new PC MMO...

First announced back at G-Star 2016, Project DH is a PC MMO currently in development by studio DevCat (Mabinogi series) under Nexon. While there...

MapleStory – Black Mage update arrives in Korean server this summer

The final battle against the Black Mage is set to begin this summer for MapleStory Korea, as Nexon announced at a media event this...

Sion – Nexon is recruiting for new mobile MMORPG based on...

Nexon Korea recently posted 2 positions for its new mobile MMORPG, Sion, on its job recruitment board, one being a Character Modeler while the...

PlayerUnknown’s Battlgrounds – PUBG Corp files lawsuit against Epic Games for...

Last Friday, Korean game developer PUBG Corp, a subsidiary of Bluehole, filed a copyright violation lawsuit against Epic Games, asking a court to determine...

Nexon – Korean gaming giant takes over developer of HIT and...

If you ask me, this business deal was bound to happen once HIT became quite a success both internationally and in native South Korea....

Lost Ark – New skills preview trailers revealed for Hawk Eye...

With the Final Closed Beta phase beginning in less than 2 days in South Korea, developer SMilegate revealed new skills trailers for 3 classes...

Blade & Soul – NCsoft announces job extension system in new...

After the recent announcement of upgrading Blade & Soul from Unreal Engine 3 to Unreal Engine 4, NCsoft is back again with another developer...

Pearl Abyss – Quick look at first financial report from Black...

Pearl Abyss, the Korean developer of the popular Black Desert Online, officially got listed on the stock market last year. Today, its first financial...

Blade & Soul II – NCsoft delays mobile MMORPG to 2019

During the quarterly financial call earlier today, NCsoft confirmed that Blade & Soul II will be delayed into 2019, with Lineage 2M possible launching...