Elyon – Kakao Games announce conversion to Free-to-Play business model

Publisher Kakao Games today announced that the NA and EU server of Elyon will be transitioning from a Buy-to-Play model to a Free-to-Play one due to competition from other games. Developed by Korea-based Bluehole Studio, the team which made TERA,…

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…

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…

Project Windless – KRAFTON recruits Star Wars and The Avengers concept artist for new game

KRAFTON, the Korean outfit looking after games such as PUBG and TERA, recently announced Project Windless, which is the company’s plans to develop a game and larger multimedia franchise based on the Korean fantasy novel, The Bird That Drinks Tears.…

PUBG: New State – New mobile battle royale from original PUBG team announced

KRAFTON today officially announced PUBG: New State, a new mobile battle royale in the PUBG universe. In case you did not know, PUBG Mobile is developed by Chinese gaming giant Tencent, while PUBG: New State is developed by the same…

Elyon – 300-player PVP faction war mode added into Korean server

Publisher Kakao Games the faction war system to the Korean server of its latest PC MMORPG, Elyon, earlier today. Developed by Bluehole Studio (team behind TERA), this new PVP mode pits 150 players against another 150 players on the same…

KRAFTON – Massive Korean games corporation consolidates subsidiary studios

If you did not already know, KRAFTON is the parent company of studios which made TERA and PUBG (PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds). Over the course of several years, KRAFTON has bought over several other studios, which made the list seems bloated with…

Elyon – Buy-to-Play business model announced for new PC MMORPG

During a media conference recently in South Korea, developer Krafton (TERA, PUBG etc) and publisher Kakao Games announced that Elyon will officially launch on 10 December. It will not be a Free-to-Play PC MMORPG, but rather a Buy-to-Play one with…

KRAFTON – Korean dramas and movies based on PUBG teased after latest investment

KRAFTON, the parent company of PUBG Corp (developer of PUBG), today announced that is has made a strategic investment in local drama production company, Hidden Sequence. The investment details were not made public, although KRAFTON is now the second biggest…

TERA – Battle Arena team PVP mode announced doe action MMORPG

[Steam page] En Masse Entertainment recently announced TERA Battle Arena, an all-new team-based battle mode coming 2020 on PC. In TERA Battle Arena, players will control Heroes drawn from the TERA universe with each hero having their own unique skill…

Elyon – Developer previews the flexible skill customization system

Next month, Bluehole and parent company KRAFTON will be holding the first beta phase for just 2 days for Elyon, their next mega MMORPG. Once known as A:IR with a focus on aerial combat, this feature has since been minimized…

TERA: Endless War – Brief look at new mobile SLG title with 20 VIP levels

I am not a fan of mobile games with crazy VIP levels, especially in 2020 where there are many ways for developers and publishers to better monetize their mobile games without locking functions until you pay up. Unfortunately, that is…

Elyon – Korean server to hold massive beta test this July

If you did not already know, A:IR (Ascent: Infinite Realm) was recently renamed to Elyon for both the Korean and Western servers. More details here. KRAFTON recently announced that “massive” beta test phase will take place in South Korea on…

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…