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Elite Lord of Alliance – Final Test phase to begin next week

Similar to many of its competitors, Netmarble (CJ Games) will not be attending G-Star 2014, instead choosing to solely rely on the internet to spread news about its new games. The latest client MMORPG under its wings, Elite Lord of Alliance,…

Mystic Fighter – Hyuna unveiled as spokesperson for Open Beta phase

After months of beta test phases and supposed delays, Mystic Fighter will be begin Open Beta in Korea on 3rd April in Korea. Published by CJ E&M (Netmarble), Mystic Fighter is seen as a serious contender to Nexon’s Dungeon &…

Tencent – 500 million USD strategic investment in CJ Games announced

China powerhouse Tencent just invested 500 million USD in Korean gaming publisher/ developer, CJ Games. Tencent is now the 3rd biggest shareholder of CJ Games. On a side note, 50% of Tencent’s revenue in 2013 apparently came from gaming operations.…

Pirates: Treasure Hunters – Official trailer debuts for upcoming MOBA

Developed by Spanish studio Virtual Toys, Pirates: Treasure Hunter was announced last November will first launch in South Korea by publisher Netmarble, part of the CJ E&M group. It will also be Netmarble’s first MOBA title, and also 1 of…

Prius Online – Korean server shutting down after 5 years of service

Launching back on 23rd October 2008, the Korea server for Prius Online is finally shutting down after a run of over 5 years. Character creation and the cash shop has already stopped functioning, with the closure scheduled on 17th December…

Pirates: Treasure Hunters – CJ E&M reveals new pirate-themed MOBA

After the failure of RIFT Korea, I am really surprised CJ E&M is picking up a Western title again. Developed by Virtual Toys, a company based in Spain, Pirates will be starting its beta phase first in Korea, some time…

Dragon Ball Online – Korea and Taiwan servers shutting down

Once the darling of gaming media around the world, both the original Korea and Taiwan servers for Dragon Ball Online will be closing, marking the end of the MMORPG based on the ever-popular Japanese manga. The Korea server will shut…

Arcane Saga – Game closure announced after 1 month of service

[Game website] Entering Open Beta only last month, Netmarble has announced the closure of Arcane Saga, the rebirth version of the silently popular Prius Online. I had an interview for the game a few months back, which you can read…

RIFT Korea – Game closure finally announced

I added in the word “finally” as I saw the word “doom” written all over the game once RIFT was revealed to retain its monthly subscription model in South Korea. Published by CJ E&M, under the Netmarble portal, RIFT Korea…

Arcane Saga – The revival of Prius Online interview

[Facebook page] Once known in the Western online gaming market as Prius Online, the game did not last as long as expected under publisher gPotato. Now, the game has been reborn as Arcane Saga, with the US subsidiary of the…

Hounds – Game promoting mass gender change

Yes, you read it right. Sounds really kind of hilarious, but Hounds is not really offering actual surgery for that. The game launched a couple of weeks ago, but with only male characters. On the 19th, the female characters update…

Hounds – Female character models teased for upcoming patch

While the game launched recently in Korea with only male characters, Hounds recently teased about adding the new female character models in the upcoming content update this month. Developed by CJ GameLab, this Korean shooter emphasize more on co-op PvE…

Arcane Saga – Prius Online revives for a new challenge

I am sure most of my readers have read about or played Prius Online, which was last hosted by gPotato. The game did had its shortcomings, but now it is back as Arcane Saga, seeking a new challenge! This time,…

GunZ 2: The Second Duel – Final Test phase nears

1 of the longest games to be still in development after being publicly announced, GunZ 2: The Second Duel will finally enter its Final Test phase on 28th February, lasting till 3rd March 2013.. The highlight of this phase is…