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Thursday, December 12, 2019

South Korea

Game news from South Korea

Pearl Abyss – Black Desert studio is biggest exhibitor at G-Star...

Earlier today, the organizer of G-Star 2018 held a press conference to announce details for the annual exhibition beginning this November. An important question...

Nexon – 2 key executives step down from Korean gaming giant

Following the recent restructuring turmoil at Nexon and the cancellation of Peria Chronicles, the latest news emerged from the South Korean media is that...

Peria Chronicles – Nexon confirms cancellation of ambitious MMORPG

First announced in 2012 as Project NT, it was confirmed today that Nexon has stopped the development of Peria Chronicles. A project under subsidiary...

Nexon – Employee union receives permit to hold demonstration in front...

Nexon's employee union, Starting Point, today announced it has obtained permission from the local police to hold a demonstration in front of Nexon's Korean...

Nexon – Over 80 employees “dropped” from canceled Unreal Engine 4...

It seems that the "crisis" at Nexon is continuing over in the Korean offices. 2 weeks after closing down 2 western subsidiaries, Nexon M...

Lineage 2 – Brief introduction to the new Death Knight class

Yesterday, the South Korean server of Lineage 2 went fully Free-to-Play along with adding the new Death Knight class. Of course, the auto-farm convenience...

Assault! Ragnarok – Gravity holds media conference to preview new game

First announced a couple of weeks ago, Korean games company Gravity teased a new game based on its Ragnarok IP, roughly translated as Assault!...

Netmarble – Mobile games giant reports substantial drop in Q2 profits

It is the time of the year when the publicly-listed companies report their financials for the 2nd quarter (April to June), and Netmarble has...

Pearl Abyss – Black Desert studio announced massive financial results and...

Pearl Abyss, the acclaimed developer of Black Desert Online, today announced its financial earnings for the most recent quarter. Since the document is all...

Nexon – Korean gaming giant will not be at G-Star for...

According to reports from South Korea, Nexon has announced it will not be attending this year's G-Star game exhibition (at least in the public...

Lineage 2 – Death Knight class and auto-farm system announced

NCsoft today announced that a new class, Death Knight, is arriving on 14 August for the Korean server of Lineage 2. There is no...

NCsoft – Guild Wars 2 on mobile mentioned during financial call

NCsoft recently published its financial results for the 2nd quarter of 2019 (from April to June), and once again the South Korean developer and...

Ragnarok Online – Gravity announces new Ragnarok title for South Korea

Korean games developer and publisher Gravity today announced it will be launching a new MMORPG based on its popular Ragnarok IP this September. Titled...

Nexon – Korean gaming giant rumored to have big internal merger...

According to the Korean media, Nexon will merge both its mobile and PC games business units next month in a major overhaul. This is...