Soul Artifact – Kakao signs global publishing rights for new mobile RPG

Kakao Games, current publisher of Black Desert Online in Europe and upcoming mobile MMORPG Moonlight Sculptor, recently announced yet another new game in its growing overseas stable. Titled as Soul Artifact, it is in development over at Korean indie studio…

ODIN: Valhalla Rising – Publisher announced for upcoming epic MMORPG

Following the epic game trailer reveal for ODIN: Valhalla Rising yesterday, another major news dropped today regarding the publisher for the game. Kakao Games has signed a publishing contract with developer Lionheart Studio, although the regions were not stated in…

Elyon – Product Director talks briefly about massive game design changes

Last week, it was announced that Ascent: Infinite Realm (A:IR) is changing its name to Elyon to better reflect the new direction the PC MMORPG is heading. Developed by Bluehole, a team under the KRAFTON brand, this took many by…

Elyon – Kakao Games and KRAFTON announces name change for Western server of A:IR

Following the official reveal yesterday for the South Korean server, Kakao Games and KRAFTON have also announced the new name of Ascent: Infinite Realm for the West. The game has officially been renamed to Elyon. This is to better reflect…

Elyon – Ascent: Infinite Realm gets new game title and prepares for Korean Closed Beta

As teased last week, there was going to be a major announcement regarding the future of Ascent: Infinite Realm (A:IR) today. Developer Bluehole and publisher Kakao Games have decided to rename the PC MMORPG to Elyon, with the original name…

Ascent: Infinite Realm – Developer teasing major change to combat system

Developed by the team at Bluehole, the makers of TERA Online, there has been little to no new about Ascent: Infinite Realm (A:IR) since mid-2019. Yes, I do know that Asiasoft had a SEA version Close Beta, but I ain’t…

Black Desert Online – O’dyllita update arriving in western servers later this year

[Game website] Right after the announcement for the Korean server, developer Pearl Abyss and publisher Kakao Games confirmed via an official press release that the O’dyllita update will arrive as a free update to the western servers this year. This…

Kakao Games – Korean media giant announces nearly USD 20 million investment in 3 studios

Kakao Games, known by most as the publisher of Black Desert Online in the western market, today announced that it has invested nearly USD 20 million in 3 local game development studios, mainly Second Dive, Ocean Drive Studio, and Pathfinder8.…

Echo of Soul: The Blue – Massive game revamp announced for fantasy PC MMORPG

Korean games developer Blue Potion Games today announced a massive revamp for its PC MMORPG, Echo of Soul. Scheduled to arrive next month for the South Korean server (published by Kakao Games), the game will be re-branded as “EOS: The…

XLGAMES – Kakao Games acquires majority share of ArcheAge developer

Korean media and entertainment giant Kakao Games recently announced it has acquired a 53% controlling stake in XLGAMES, developer of games such as ArcheAge and more recently, Moonlight Sculptor. Kakao Games will now have a strong game studio and new…

TERA Hero – Unreal Engine 4 mobile MMORPG gets a new name and logo

Originally known as TERA Frontier during its development phase, KRAFTON today revealed the official title of the Unreal Engine 4 mobile MMORPG, TERA Hero. Developed by Red Sahara Studio, a team under the KRAFTON label (same as original TERA creator…

Black Desert Online – Guardian awakening update arriving in English server next month

[Game website] Kakao Games and Pearl Abyss have announced new details for further updates on their upcoming class, the Guardian. Following her release next week, the Guardian will get her Awakening skills two weeks after that on February 5th. With…

Black Desert Online – Launch date for new Guardian class announced for western server

Pearl Abyss and Kakao Games today announced that they are releasing the 19th class for Black Desert Online soon. The Guardian is a new combatant stepping into the limelight and will be available on January 22nd with pre-registration being available…

Moonlight Sculptor – Quick look at starting gameplay of new Korean mobile MMORPG

Developed by XLGAMES of ArcheAge fame and published by Kakao Games, Moonlight Sculptor launched a couple of days back in South Korea. Based on the popular novel, The Legendary Moonlight Sculptor, there are loads of content for XLGAMES to work…