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Tuesday, January 21, 2020

South Korea

Game news from South Korea

Black Desert Online – Plans for 2020 previewed by developer Pearl...

The festive season continues, contributing to the lack of interesting news during this period. Yesterday, developer Pearl Abyss held a "Calpheon Banquet" community event...

Nexon – Korean gaming giant announce the merger of 2 development...

Nexon today announced that is has acquired all shares of its standalone studio, Nexon Red, and merge it with subsidiary Boolean Games. According to...

Kritika – First new main class in years arrives in Korean...

Developer All-M today announced the arrival of a new class in the Korean server of Kritika, the Female Warrior. Yes I do know that...

SoulWorker – Ephnel the Bombing Spear arrives in Korean server of...

Developer Lion Games and publisher Smilegate today announced the arrival of its 8th playable character in the Korean version of SoulWorker, Ephnel the Bombing...

Astellia – Nexon is shutting down Korean server of fantasy MMORPG

Thanks to reader "kalisss dadad" for sending this in, as we were informed yesterday that Nexon announced the upcoming closure for its PC MMORPG,...

Blade & Soul – Part One of Unreal Engine 4 update...

As with most major game updates for Korean titles, they are usually separated into different parts. For the "Complete" update of Blade & Soul...

Vespa – King’s Raid developer suffers massive losses as global expansion...

Korean developer Vespa Interactive, the team behind the super-popular mobile RPG King's Raid, recently announced its financial numbers for the 3rd quarter of 2019...

Lineage 2M – Quick look at starting gameplay on Purple in...

Lineage 2M launched in South Korea a couple of days back in South Korea, and perhaps there was more buzz about the Purple software...

Lost Ark – Quick look at expiring recruitment posts for English...

It has been a few weeks since we talked about the progress of Lost Ark, and we have been getting many requests for regular...

V4 – Nexon announces PC version of Unreal Engine 4 mobile...

Out of the blue, Nexon today announced that a PC version of V4 (Victory 4) is arriving in South Korea this December. Launched just...

Lineage II: Remastered – Work begins on Unreal Engine 4 renewal...

Following the impending upgrade of Blade & Soul from Unreal Engine 3 to Unreal Engine 4, the internal "upgrade" team has moved on to...

Purple – NCsoft holds media event to officially introduce emulator software

Earlier today, NCsoft held a media event to introduce its brand-new game software, Purple. Announced a few months back, Purple was developed to allow...

T1 – Head coach of most successful League of Legends team...

T1 (formerly SK Telecom Team 1) today announced the end of contract of its long-time head coach, Kim Jeong-gyun “kkOma," and he is currently...

G-Star 2019 – Demo gameplay videos to round up the annual...

G-Star 2019 ended yesterday, and even though companies such as Pearl Abyss and Netmarble brought on a great show, I still feel the ripple...