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League of Legends – New internet show announced to unearth the next esports superstar

Riot Games Korea recently announced that is is starting anew online show, LoL THE NEXT, in an effort to unearth the next superstar League of Legends player or shoutcaster. This is partially to celebrate the 10th anniversary of League of…

RISE – Former Netmarble staff reveals new Unreal Engine multi-platform MMORPG

Back in 2015, Netmarble launched a mobile MMORPG called Raven worldwide, developed by an internal team called STPlay. While the Korean server is still running, the global server has shut down. Since then, one of Raven’s key development staff, Yoo…

Mabinogi Heroes – Kael enters the battlefield as 17th playable character class

It has been sometime since we heard anything about the western server, Vindcitus, but the original Korean server Mabinogi Heroes today received the latest playable character class, Kael. The 17th hero to enter Nexon’s hardcore action MMORPG, Kael sort of…

Game Tales – Korean developer announces Unreal Engine 5 MMORPG project

Game Tales, a little-known Korean studio, today announced that it is working on a massive Unreal Engine 5 MMORPG for PC and mobile devices. As Unreal Engine 5 is not out yet, the team is using Unreal Engine 4.5 before…

Kritika – Flame Striker class announced for Korean summer update

While the global reboot server of Kritika is rather quiet these days, developer All-M is still hard at work adding new content for the original Korean server. This summer, a new class is arriving in the form of Flame Striker!…

Elyon – Developer previews the flexible skill customization system

Next month, Bluehole and parent company KRAFTON will be holding the first beta phase for just 2 days for Elyon, their next mega MMORPG. Once known as A:IR with a focus on aerial combat, this feature has since been minimized…

Lost Ark – Smilegate reveals new Scouter class

As part of the ongoing and super-massive Season 2 update, developer Smilegate recently revealed the new Scouter class, the 4th under the Hunter category (along with Devil Hunter, Blaster, and Hawkeye). This is not a bow and arrow Scouter, as…

Dragon Nest – Vandar class arrives in Korean server of action MMORPG

Yesterday, the Korean server of Dragon Nest added its first new character in 5 years, Vandar. Wielding a Battle Sword and Wrist Bow, Vandar is adapt at both melee and ranged combat. When the requirements are met, he can choose…

Blade & Soul Complete – 13th new class arriving in Korean server next week

NCsoft recently announced that the 13th character class for Blade & Soul, 천도사, is arriving in the Korean server on 24 June. Exclusive to the Lyn race, there are actually 2 trees of skills in this new class, one which…

G-Star 2020 – Decision announced for annual Korean game exhibition

If you did not know, G-Star is the annual games exhibition held in South Korea, probably the biggest one in Asia after ChinaJoy. Korean games are usually known for their quality productions, with the country creating companies such as Nexon,…

Lost Ark – Massive guild territory system announced for Season 2 update

Smilegate RPG and Smilegate Stove, 2 teams under Korean entertainment giant Smilegate Holdings, recently announced new content set to arrive for Lost Ark in a massive Season 2 update. Most of these new features are focused on improving the social…

Nexon – Big esports initiative for South Korea announced

Nexon recently announced its plan to create a new esports business that will cover both online and offline activities in South Korea. This is apparently to “respond to the changing e-sports industry environment and contribute to the expansion of domestic…

Shine Games – New mobile games studio receives investment for major esports push

Founded in November last year, South Korean game developer startup Shine Games announced it has received an investment from venture capital firm Laguna Investment and YG Investment, the investment arm of the South Korean music label and entertainment agency YG…

Black Desert Online – Summary of content roadmap from global community event

Pearl Abyss announced today that its first global and online user event “Heidel Ball: AT HOME” was held successfully on May 30, 2020. Live-streamed worldwide, the special event revealed Black Desert’s content roadmap for the second half of the year,…