HIT 2 – Nexon announces global publishing rights for MMORPG sequel

In a press release sent to the Korean media earlier today, Nexon announced that it has signed the global publishing rights for HIT2 (히트2) from developer NAT Games. This is the same HIT MMORPG which we mentioned back last year.…

NPIXEL – Gran Saga developer becomes faster Korean gaming company to hit unicorn status

Korean gaming startup NPIXEL, developer of Gran Saga, has joined the local “unicorns club” after receiving yet another new round of investments. The company is now valued at over 1 trillion Korean Won, which is about 860 million USD. The…

Netmarble – Korean gaming giant announces Seven Knights 2 for 2021 global launch

This past week saw companies all over the world, regardless of industry, announce their latest financial records for the 2nd quarter of 2021 (April to June), and that includes listed gaming companies as well. Netmarble is one of them, but…

Nexon – Global games giant announces new projects in active development

Nexon today announced that it unveiled details on new games in development at the company’s studios in Seoul, South Korea. Games in development include Project Magnum, Project HP and Mabinogi Mobile, plus nine additional games. Some of the titles are…

Project DX – Mobile MMORPG based on Durango: Wild Lands is in development

Back in December 2019, Nexon closed the global server of Durango: Wild Lands, a rather unique mobile game perhaps too ahead of its time. While the population was small, those who stayed till the end formed a close knitted community.…

Krafton – Ambitious projects for PUBG Universe and The Bird That Drinks Tears announced

If you did not already know, Korea-based Krafton is the parent company of studios such as PUBG Corporation (PUBG series), Bluehole (TERA), and a couple of new teams such as Rising Wings and Striking Distance Studios. Due to the global…

Project B – Details of first mobile RPG from startup funded by Pearl Abyss revealed

As big as Pearl Abyss might be right now, the Korean game company with global ambitions will still need to get new products to supplement its lineup of regular game launches. It is still not enough with the upcoming Crimsons…

NCsoft – Korean gaming giant adds 2 games to its web streaming platform

Following the PC emulator “Purple” announced back in 2019 to allow gamers to play their mobile games on the PC desktop, NCsoft today announced updates to its platform, Yeti. Teti is a software that, when installed on PC or mobile…

Hound13 – Korean studio receives massive investment from Garena

Korean developer Hound13, known for its first mobile action RPG titled Hundred Soul, yesterday announced it has received a major investment of more than USD 17.5 million from Southeast Asia games company, Garena. Other than publishing League of Legends in…

Krafton – PUBG company founder set to become multi-billionaire next month

According to the latest report from Bloomberg, Krafton Inc. founder Chang Byung-gyu could be worth as much as $3.5 billion USD if the firm’s initial public offering prices debuts next month at the top end of the range given in…

Call of Duty – Activision hiring for new mobile game based on popular shooter IP

Activision recently posted a job listing which looks to hire a mobile games producer for its new mobile division, Activision Mobile. This is actually big news, as the team will be working on a mobile game based on Call of…

KOG – Grand Chase and Elsword developer working on new Unreal Engine 4 PC title

KOG, the Korean developer known for titles such as Grand Chase, Elsword, and most recently Kurtzpel, recently uploaded a job posting seeking a Technical Artist for a “new project.” According to the description, the candidate must be versed in Unreal…

Neowiz – Unreal Engine 4 game based on Alliance of Valiant Arms (A.V.A) revealed in job postings

Korean games publisher and developer, Neowiz, currently posted job listings looking for new employees to join some of its new projects, which include a new anime-style mobile RPG, while also attempting to revive the Alliance of Valiant Arms (A.V.A) with…

Blue Archive – Nexon announces global publishing deal for popular anime mobile RPG

Nexon announced earlier today that i has obtained the global publishing rights (other than Japan and China) for NAT Games’ anime mobile RPG, Blue Archive. While NAT Games is now a subsidiary of Nexon, internally they would still have to…