Tag: Industry News

CounterSide – Nexon invests in new studio led by former staff...

Nexon today announced it has made a strategic investment in new mobile games developer studiobside, founded back in July 2017 by former members of...

FRAG – French developer nabs USD 21 million investment to compete...

French mobile games developer Oh BiBi yesterday announced it has secured a USD 21 Million Series B investment, led by investment company Atomico (of...

NHN Entertainment – Internet giant introduces its own flexible work hours...

Following the examples of fellow South Korean game companies such as Nexon and Netmarble (along with considerable government pressure), NHN Entertainment today announced its...

PlayerUnknown’s Battlgrounds – PUBG Corp withdraws lawsuit against Epic Games

In a surprising twist to the legal battle between PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds and Fortnite, developer PUBG Corp has withdrawn the lawsuit against Epic Games. According...

Nexon – Flexible working hours to be implemented starting next month

Following the suicide incidents at Netmarble due to overworking (which was subsequently improved), Nexon Korea today announced it is adopting a flexible working culture...

Sion – Nexon is recruiting for new mobile MMORPG based on...

Nexon Korea recently posted 2 positions for its new mobile MMORPG, Sion, on its job recruitment board, one being a Character Modeler while the...

PlayerUnknown’s Battlgrounds – PUBG Corp files lawsuit against Epic Games for...

Last Friday, Korean game developer PUBG Corp, a subsidiary of Bluehole, filed a copyright violation lawsuit against Epic Games, asking a court to determine...

Nexon – Korean gaming giant takes over developer of HIT and...

If you ask me, this business deal was bound to happen once HIT became quite a success both internationally and in native South Korea....

Wargaming – Seattle office shuts down without releasing its secret MMO...

Back in 2013, Wargaming bought over the cash-strapped studio known as Gas Powered Games. Founded by Chris Taylor, the studio is most well-knowned for the...

Path of Exile – Tencent becomes majority owner of New Zealand...

This shouldn't come as a surprise, as Tencent is really high on Path of Exile succeeding in China as its publisher. Earlier today,...