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KRAFTON – Massive Korean games corporation consolidates subsidiary studios

If you did not already know, KRAFTON is the parent company of studios which made TERA and PUBG (PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds). Over the course of several years, KRAFTON has bought over several other studios, which made the list seems bloated with…

NPIXEL – Gran Saga developer obtains new investment and reveals new game

NPIXEL, the new Korean studio which is preparing for the domestic launch of Gran Saga, today announced it has secured an investment of 30 billion Korean Won (around USD 27 million) led by Hong Kong-based Aspex Management. Current investors which…

Korea Game Awards – Winners announced for prestigious annual awards

Just before the official start of G-Star every year in South Korea, an awards night is bound to happen to celebrate the year’s best games. While this year’s nominees list was seemed by many as “weak”, nevertheless a game has…

Gravity – Korean developer gives update on Ragnarok IP for the near future

With Korean developer Gravity missing from G-Star 2020, many readers have reached out to find out more about the future of the Ragnarok IP. While we do not have the full outlook, we did find out more about Gravity’s plans…

ServerDNA5 – Malaysia’s largest gathering of gamers goes online this December

[Register now] One of Malaysia’s largest gamer gatherings is coming back this December, and it promises some really exciting activities and over RM200k worth of giveaways for game lovers. ServerDNA5: The Celebration of Gamers, organised by serverDNA, is an 18…

Korea Game Awards – List of nominees revealed for annual awards

Every year before G-Star 2020 begins in South Korea, there is an awards night celebrating the best games in the country. Known as the Korea Game Awards, the nominees for 2020 were revealed a little over a week ago (yes…

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…

Wizardry – Drecom acquires global rights to develop new game using classic IP

Japanese developer Drecom recently announced it has obtained the global development and publishing rights for Wizardry, a classic game IP which started back in 1981. Other than console and PC titles, the most recent and commonly known title was Wizardry…

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…

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,…

Dreamhaven – Blizzard co-founder Mike Morhaime reveals new gaming venture

After leaving the corrupted hell-hole known as Blizzard Entertainment since April 2019, co-founder and former president Mike Morhaime has kept a rather low profile. Earlier today, he finally revealed what he has been working on – Dreamhaven, a new company…

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,…

Microsoft – Software giant buys The Elder Scrolls developer for $7.5 billion

[Official press release] Microsoft today announced it has closed a deal to take control of ZeniMax Media and its game publisher Bethesda Softworks, the company which made games such as DOOM and The Elder Scrolls franchise. Under the terms of…

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.”…