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Friday, February 28, 2020

South Korea

Game news from South Korea

XLGAMES – Kakao Games acquires majority share of ArcheAge developer

Korean media and entertainment giant Kakao Games recently announced it has acquired a 53% controlling stake in XLGAMES, developer of games such as ArcheAge...

Nexon – Korean gaming giant agrees wage hike for employees after...

After a tumultuous year for Nexon Korea which saw a major restructuring and employees going on strike over the company's treatment, there is finally...

CrossFire – Smilegate announce the closure of online military FPS in...

Games developer Smilegate recently announced the closure of its online FPS, CrossFire, in its home country of South Korea. CrossFire is the stuff of...

Project TL – NCsoft reveals new artwork for Unreal Engine 4...

Formerly known as Lineage Eternal before getting a reboot and changing name to Project TL, NCsoft today released new details about the PC MMORPG...

Counter-Strike Online – Collaboration with Netflix horror series Kingdom announced

Just a quick recap, Counter-Strike Online is a Free-to-Play version of the popular online first person shooter made for the Asian market, mainly South...

Gran Saga – Former Seven Knights developers reveal first gameplay trailer...

New Korean developer NPIXEL, founded by a group of former Seven Knights developers, today revealed the first gameplay trailer for its maiden title, Gran...

Project RTD – Korean developer brings back classic genre with anime-style...

NGELGAMES is an ambitious game publisher and developer based in South Korea, and over the past few months have showcased a couple of new...

MapleStory – Adele the Conductor of Swords added as new playable...

While Part 1 of the "RISE" update was pretty normal, Part 2 welcomed a new job in the form of Adele, the Conductor of...

Mabinogi Heroes – Mistress of the Fists enters the battleground

The 16th playable character for Mabinogi Heroes landed in the game today, and her name is officially confirmed as "Lethor," which is mighty weird...

Black Desert – Guardian awakening update goes live in Korea server

The Korean server of Black Desert today welcome the awakening update for its latest class, Guardian. According to the story, Guardian makes her pact...

Lost Ark – Season 2 “With All RPG Fans” and new...

South Korean developer Smilegate recently held a community and media event to celebrate the 1st anniversary of its hit MMORPG, Lost Ark. Titled "Luteran...

Mabinogi Heroes – Action MMO celebrates 10th anniversary with new feature...

Mabinogi Heroes, otherwise known as Vindictus in the western market, recently celebrated its 10th anniversary in South Korea. Nexon held a live event and...

NPIXEL – Former Seven Knights developers obtain over USD 25 million...

If you did not already know, NPIXEL is a new South Korean studio formed by former developers of games such as Seven Knights and...

NCsoft – New corporate identity and logo revealed for gaming giant

South Korean developer NCsoft today revealed a new corporate identity (CI) to start off a new year, and hopefully a new era. According to...