Tag: Industry News

Lineage – Classic MMORPG going Free-to-Play in South Korea

Korean gaming giant NCsoft recently announced it will abolish the subscription "Pay-to-Play" business model for its oldest and more profitable game, Lineage. Starting on...

Nintendo Switch – Tencent listed as company bringing console to China

According to a new document regarding approved game-related hardware from the Guangdong Provincial Department of Culture and Tourism, Tencent was revealed to be the...

Riot Games – League of Legends developer debuts new company logo...

Riot Games today announced on its Weibo account (China's version of Twitter and the country's largest social media platform) that it has debuted a...

Neowiz Bless Studio – Bless developer to dissolve and merge with...

Neowiz Bless Studio, an independent subsidiary of Korean games company Neowiz, will merge with its parent company by 19 June 2019. Once having over...

Pearl Abyss – Black Desert developer announces $1 Billion gross sales...

Pearl Abyss today announced that its open-world action MMORPG franchise Black Desert has surpassed 1 billion USD in gross sales in four years...

Vespa – King’s Raid developer acquires new studio for global expansion

Vespa, the Korean developer which rose to prominence in recent years due to the global success of mobile RPG King's Raid, has purchased fellow...

Shift Up – Destiny Child developer reveals 2 new games for...

Shift Up, the up and rising Korean games developer behind mobile RPG Destiny Child, revealed 2 new games for the global market earlier today...

Square Enix – New core project led by Final Fantasy XIV...

It was recently reported that Naoki Yoshida, the mastermind behind the modern rebirth of Final Fantasy XIV and Head of Square Enix Business Division...

Shengqu Games – Former Chinese giant Shanda Games re-brands under new...

I have followed the China games industry for over a decade now, and have seen how Shanda Games fell from grace from its market...

Electronic Arts – CEO claims firing 350 employees is to “meet...

By now, most of you would have read from various media websites about Electronic Arts (EA) announcing it is laying off 350 employees, with...