Kakao Games – Korean gaming giant reveals global plans for 2021

It is the time of the year where listed companied share their financial numbers with the public for the third quarter (July to September) 2020, and Kakao Games started the ball rolling. The company stepped up its game offerings significantly…

NCsoft – Company name change expected to take place before September 2021

It was revealed recently that NCsoft has filed an application with the authorities to start a new company known as “NC”, which led to media speculations that the company is now preparing to switch over to the new name. While…

Gran Saga – Taeyeon performs official theme music for upcoming MMORPG

As announced a couple of days ago, Korean developer NPIXEL has partnered with K-pop royalty Taeyeon to perform the official theme song for its upcoming PC + mobile MMORPG, Gran Saga. Earlier today, the full music video was released! It…

Elyon – Buy-to-Play business model announced for new PC MMORPG

During a media conference recently in South Korea, developer Krafton (TERA, PUBG etc) and publisher Kakao Games announced that Elyon will officially launch on 10 December. It will not be a Free-to-Play PC MMORPG, but rather a Buy-to-Play one with…

Dekaron – Segita Shooter enters PVP MMORPG as 13th class in Korean server

Korean developer Ubifun, now managing Dekaron Online in the country, recently added the 13th class to the MMORPG, Segita Shooter (not to be confused with one of the OG classes Segita Hunter). Players of this new class have 2 choices…

Dark Ages – Nexon reveals massive update for MMORPG launched in 1999

Many younger gamers might not know the game Dark Ages, but it was really one of the pioneers for the creation of modern MMORPG titles. Many have the impression that Nexon started off with MapleStory (2003), but Dark Ages (1999)…

Gran Saga – K-pop royalty Taeyeon to perform game’s official theme song

It has been sometime since we heard anything about Gran Saga, so here’s a quick recap. NPIXEL is a new developer formed by former devs who worked on Netmarble’s popular mobile RPG, Seven Knights. The studio’s first game is Gran…

RF Online – Netmarble is the new owner of classic mecha MMORPG IP

Earlier today, Korean gaming giant Netmarble announced is has acquired all rights to the RF Online IP from original owner CCR. At the time of this article, the company website of CCR does not exist anymore. As with the deal,…

CROWZ – New PC online FPS led by Sudden Attack veteran announced

ThumbAge is known in South Korea more for its various mobile games, but today the company officially announced a PC online shooter, CROWZ. Developed by subsidiary team Royal Crow, CROWZ is crafted using Unreal Engine 4. The man at the…

NCsoft – Korean gaming giant is buying massive parking lot to build a new R&D center

According to several Korean news outlets, gaming giant NCsoft is in the process of purchasing a massive temporary parking lot in Pangyo, Seongnam, as seen in the photo below. NCsoft plans to build a “global R&D innovation center” the location,…

ArcheAge 2 – Jake Song announces Unreal Engine 5 MMORPG sequel

Earlier today, various Korean gaming websites posted interview articles with Jake Song, the prodigy who was part of the original Lineage team and went on to create games such as ArcheAge and Moonlight Sculptor under XLGAMES. The big reveal was…

Uncharted Waters Origin – Closed Beta test scheduled to begin later this year

LINE Games today announced that it will conduct the first Closed Beta test for Uncharted Waters Origin later this year. Based on the popular Uncharted Waters series of games from Koei Tecmo, the development is led by studio Motif, formed…

Project TL – New trademarks filed for NCsoft’s upcoming MMORPG

Formerly known as Lineage Eternal before NCsoft retooled it into Project TL, it seems that this MMORPG has finally gotten a final name. Spotted recently in the South Korea trademark registry, NCsoft has trademarked the name “TL” and “TL: Origin.”…

Nexon – South Korea gaming giant is hiring for 2 new game projects

Other than Project BBQ being developed at subsidiary devCat, it does seem that Nexon is stepping out of the PC gaming market in the near future. However in recent months, job postings on Nexon’s official recruitment website says otherwise. The…