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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.…

Monarch: Heroes of a New Age – New trailer aims to melt screens

A hybrid between the the genres of MMORPG and RTS, Monarch: Heroes of a New Age is looking to melt gamers’ screens in the near future. You see, players are allowed to control up to 25 soldiers, just like in…

RIFT Korea – 49 levels of free gameplay to save title

RIFT Korea, in a supposed desperate attempt to save sliding player numbers, has announced that the game’s first 49 levels will Free-to-Play for everyone, with no content restriction starting from 20th November. It seems that the campaign held 4 months…

Hounds – Game footage before beta hits

According to Netmarble, the zombie apocalypse will be brought upon humanity from the stars and beyond. Once again, this is Hounds, a co-op MMO shooter where players team up to fight against alien zombies and humans who are turned.  …

Monarch: Heroes of a New Age – Another Netmarble title confirmed

[Press release] They say power is claimed by the sword but no man has ever conquered alone. Monarchs rise and Monarchs fall, so if you want to gain power – and keep it, you’d better find good soldiers. The siege…

Hounds – Alien zombie co-op coming to English shores

Well well, it seems CJ E&M, the Korean HQ for their online games department, is taking the English market rather seriously. You see, under their current Netmarble English portal, there is just 1 game, Uncharted Waters Online. Hounds is scheduled…

Ghosts ‘n Goblins Online – Closed Beta 3 and Open Beta inches closer

After several rounds of Closed Beta and VIP testings, Ghosts ‘n Goblins Online will finally be entering Closed Beta 3 on 28th August before Open Beta begins sometime in September (scheduled). Developed by Korean studio Seed9, published by Netmarble (both…

RIFT Korea – Free game time as popularity slides

Even before hitting the 6 month mark, the CJ Games is forced to begin a “Ascend Comeback Project” to seek quitters to join back the game.Here is how the campaign goes. For players who last logged in between 15th May…

Hounds – Shoot many aliens

Developed in Korea by CJ GameLab, Hounds is coined as the “Role Playing Shooting (RPS)” genre by the company. Well, I would have preferred “Shooter” though. Hounds is an online co-op shooter at its core, which is still a rarity…

Hounds – Alien zombies galore

CJ GameLab’s Hounds was actually revealed way back last year with a trailer (below), but as usual there will be a stagnant period where intensive development will be going on. Despite being scheduled for release last year as well, the…

Ghosts ‘n Goblins Online (KR) – PvP added for CBT 2

[More info] Several months after Closed Beta 1 ended, Ghosts’n Goblins Online will finally be entering Closed Beta 2 today in Korea! Lasting only a mere 5 days, Player Vs Player (PvP) will be added and the main feature to…

GunZ 2: The Second Duel – No kStyle in sequel

After going through some of the comments in my YouTube channel, there are a couple of posters who are still not sure if kStyle found in GunZ 1 will be appearing in the sequel. The answer, as noted in a…

[G*Star 2011] Ghosts ‘n Goblins Online

Someone told me it is Ghouls’n Ghosts Online, but since the original name, 魔界村, is used as the game’s title, I decided to stick with the original English name as well. Ghosts’n Goblins Online is one of CJ E&M’s hit…