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Digimon Super Rumble – Unreal Engine 4 MMORPG announced for PC

Korean developer Move Games made a name for itself over the past decade and more making games based on the Digimon IP, including Digimon RPG (PC) in 2002, Digimon Masters (PC) in 2009, and Digimon Soul Chaser (Mobile) in 2018.…

KOG – Grand Chase and Elsword developer working on new Unreal Engine 4 PC title

KOG, the Korean developer known for titles such as Grand Chase, Elsword, and most recently Kurtzpel, recently uploaded a job posting seeking a Technical Artist for a “new project.” According to the description, the candidate must be versed in Unreal…

ODIN: Valhalla Rising – Kakao Games announce MMORPG launch date for South Korea

First announced back in October 2019 as Project ODIN, developer Lionheart Studio and publisher Kakao Games recently held an online virtual showcase event to announce the official launch date of ODIN: Valhalla Rising in South Korea – 29 June 2021.…

Neowiz – Unreal Engine 4 game based on Alliance of Valiant Arms (A.V.A) revealed in job postings

Korean games publisher and developer, Neowiz, currently posted job listings looking for new employees to join some of its new projects, which include a new anime-style mobile RPG, while also attempting to revive the Alliance of Valiant Arms (A.V.A) with…

Pearl Abyss – Black Desert developer buys local mobile games studio to strengthen development

Pearl Abyss, the Korean developer of Black Desert Online, yesterday announced it has acquired a domestic mobile games studio, Factorial Games. The deal is said to be worth around USD 17.8 million. You might not heard of this team before,…

Project S – New mobile MMORPG based on Ragnarok Online begins development hiring

Gravity Neocyon, the subsidiary under Ragnarok Online developer Gravity which made games such as Puzzle & Dragon and the widely successful Action RO2: Spear of Odin, announced today that it is recruiting in many new positions due to the the…

Kakao Games – Korean social and gaming giant announces games launch roadmap

Kakao Games, the Korean social and gaming giant, released its latest financial results earlier today. We will not be going through numbers since most of its business is still in South Korea, but rather talk about their upcoming games. Despite…

UNDECEMBER – New mobile + PC cross-platform “hack and slash” RPG announced

Next up from LINE Games after The Vanshee and Quantum Knights is UNDECEMBER, a cross-platform RPG (Mobile + PC) from developer Needs Games. UNDECEMBER is a “Hack and Slash” RPG that is designed around intricate item and skill systems for…

Quantum Knights – Magic and firearms battle it out in new online shooter

One of the few new games announced by LINE Games, Quantum Knights is yet another PC title which is aiming to launch worldwide in 2022 on PC (Steam) and LINE Games FLOOR (game service platform of LINE Games which will…

The Vanshee – New online action RPG for PC announced by LINE Games

LINE Games, the publisher of titles such as Exos Heroes and Royal Crown for the global market, today held its “Play Game” media event in South Korea to announce some upcoming titles (mostly for Korea first). The Vanshee is a…

Dungeon & Fighter Overkill – Neople announces new Unreal Engine 4 side-scroll action MMO for PC

Neople today revealed Dungeon & Fighter Overkill (tentative name), a PC side-scroller based on the original Dungeon & Fighter online game. Crafted using Unreal Engine 4, it seems like the game will be a massive 3D graphical remake of the…

Lost Ark Fighters – Smilegate announces new fighting game based on popular MMORPG

Earlier today (1 April 2021), Korean developer Smilegate announced a brand new game as part of Lost Ark’s IP expansion, Lost Ark Fighters. Featuring classes and characters from the popular Lost Ark MMORPG, there is currently no launch schedule confirmed.…

HanbitSoft – Developer secures new funding for Granado Espada M and other businesses

HanbitSoft, the Korean games publisher famous for games such as Granado Espada (Sword of the New World) and AIKA, recently announced it has raised 130 billion Korean Won (around 11.5 million US Dollars) through issuing convertible bonds. The fund will…

Google Play – 15% commission rate for smaller Korean developers on Google Play planned

Amidst complaints from developers and the local authorities, the South Korean unit of Google Inc. has reportedly decided to lower its planned commission rate for smaller app developers. Google Korea reported to parliament’s committee on science and technology that it…