Granverse – Gran Saga developer announces metaverse project

Korean developer NPIXEL today announced its ambitious plan to build a metaverse around its Gran Saga IP, a mobile + PC MMORPG which is now available in South Korea and Japan. Named as “Granverse,” the project will utilize blockchain technology…

Com2Verse – First look at metaverse from game developer Com2uS

Metaverse has been the buzzword especially since the parent company of Facebook is now known as Meta, with an aim to build a metaverse where humanity can thrive in. Now, almost all major game companies are either looking at creating…

Nexon Now – Nexon launches real-time probability monitoring system for games

Over the years, Nexon had been in various scandals when it comes to probability rates in their games, especially for gacha or loot boxes. To prevent further government scrutiny, Nexon today announced Nexon Now, a real-time probability monitoring website where…

Nexon – NAT Games and Nexon GT merges to form Nexon Games

Nexon recently announced a merger of two subsidiary studios, NAT GAMES Co., Ltd. and NEXON GT Co., Ltd. The combined teams will operate as Nexon Games and diversify development to create games for global audiences. The merger between the two…

The Great Merchant M – Global publisher announced for economy + strategy mobile MMORPG

The last time we posted about The Great Merchant M was back in 2019, so let’s have a quick recap. The Great Merchant, also known as Gersang Online, was a PC MMO which launched back in 2002. In fact, the…

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…