Tag: Industry News

Webzen – Global publisher buys overs parent company of GamesCampus

According to early reports from South Korea, global publisher Webzen has bought a 86.21% stake in OnNet, the parent company of OnNet North America...

NCsoft – Lineage 1 earnings soars sky high in latest financial...

Even though Lineage 1 is only available in Asia, particularly popular in South Korea, the game has been NCsoft's main pillar for earnings for...

Titanfall – Nexon signs deal for exclusive Asia Free-to-Play version

Announced in the Korean media today, Nexon has signed a contract with Electronic Arts (EA) and Respawn Entertainment to develop an Asian online version...

GREE International – Former mobile giant lays off 30% of employees

GREE, headquartered in Japan, recently confirmed that its North America subsidiary, GREE International, has laid off 30% of the employees in its San Francisco...

Lineage Eternal – Intel teams up for new tech and global...

Last week, Intel and NCsoft signed a contract to work on two of NCsoft's games, Master X Master and Lineage Eternal. Other than building...

Lineage 2 Mobile – NCsoft to develop mobile game with Netmarble

Earlier this year, NCsoft and Netmarble teamed up to prevent a takeover by Nexon. While some see it as a desperation move, things have...

Nintendo – CEO claims upcoming mobile games will be “Free-to-Start”

If you did not know, Nintendo has finally signed a deal recently with DeNA to develop mobile games based on its extensive list of...

gumi – Around 30 employees have quit and laid off from...

About 30 employees left gumi China recently, with 13 of them being let go (15% of workforce), while the rest submitted their notice prior...

Puzzle & Dragons – Man arrested for selling game hack for...

Gungho Online Entertainment, based in Japan, recently released a press release highlighting the arrest of a game hacker. Developer of the ever-popular mobile game,...

Dragon Nest – Shanda reveals brand strategy and new games for...

If you did not know, Shanda Games from China is the owner of Eyedentity Games, the South Korean developer of Dragon Nest. Actoz Games,...