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CrossFire – Former Fast & Furious producer leading film project

Smilegate today announced that it has signed a partnership deal with Sony Pictures Entertainment for a film based on its popular online military FPS, CrossFire. Tencent Pictures from China is co-producing and investing in this CrossFire film project. If you…

CrossFire – Smilegate announce the closure of online military FPS in South Korea

Games developer Smilegate recently announced the closure of its online FPS, CrossFire, in its home country of South Korea. CrossFire is the stuff of legends, helping a near-bankrupt Smilegate overturn its fortunes years ago by letting Tencent publish the game…

CrossFire ZERO – Smilegate announces new PC battle royale for Southeast Asia

[Pre-register] Korean developer Smilegate recently announced a new PC battle royale, CrossFire ZERO, based on the popular CrossFire online shooter IP. However, CrossFire ZERO is only slated for Southeast Asia market at this time. According to the teaser trailer combat…

CrossFire – Online drama series begins filming in China

CrossFire, the most lucrative game in China, is having its own drama soon. Tencent, the game’s publisher, announced today that the online drama series has started filming during a media event. The leading actor is apparently Leo Wu, one of…

Smilegate – Founder of once-failing studio is now Korea’s 4th richest man

According to Forbes, the founder of developer Smilegate, Kwon Hyuk-Bin, is now South Korea’s 4th richest man. Kwon Hyuk-Bin currently owns 100% shares of Smilegate Holdings, and his company was once on the edge of closing down. Tencent, China’s biggest…

Smilegate – All games under GamBooz platform terminated

As you might not know, Smilegate is one of the world’s top developer, with its online shooter CrossFire earning shit loads of cash over in China, while also looking to the future with the upcoming Lost Ark. Sadly, the success…

CrossFire – China server is top earning Free-to-Play game in 2013

According to a new research by SuperData, CrossFire remains as China’s top online game in terms of both player count and earnings. CrossFire’s earnings of USD 957 million is a significant chunk bigger than its nearest competitor, League of Legends…

CrossFire 2 – Game engine reportedly confirmed for in-development sequel

[Source] After it was announced earlier that CrossFire 2 has started development and is currently hiring to fill the team, a new Korean report has claimed that the game engine of choice will be Unreal Engine 3. Content wise, it…

CrossFire 2 – Smilegate reveals development for sequel has started

[Korean source] According to an article from South Korea, Smilegate has revealed that CrossFire 2 is currently in development. The project started just this summer, and currently is looking to fill the team up with development staff. Smilegate is also…