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Nexon – Epic wuxia MMORPG Moonlight Blade teased for Western release

One of the biggest online games in Chinese history, both in terms of HDD space and content, Moonlight Blade seems like a heavy investment for any western publisher to bring over to the western market. However, in Nexon’s latest financial…

Nexon – Main sponsor for annual event reveals its games lineup

With just one week to go before the annual G-Star begins in South Korea, Nexon has finally revealed its games lineup for the event at a media conference. Despite being this year’s main sponsor, we must say the lineup is…

Tencent – Game highlights from annual UP press conference

Yesterday, Tencent held its annual press conference, covering several entertainment businesses including comics (or manga), movies, TV shows and of course, games. The biggest IT company in China earned USD 4 billion in profits for 2014, and it is not…

Moonlight Blade – Brief look at Closed Beta 3 for new martial arts title

With companies such as Perfect World (Swordsman) and Snail Game (Age of Wushu) churning out flagship martial arts title, China’s biggest gaming company, Tencent Games, could not resist making 1 of its own. Enter Moonlight Blade, based on a famous…

Moonlight Blade – Next test phase for wuxia epic begins in September

While some readers may see Tencent Games only publishing foreign games such as League of Legends, Blade & Soul and ArcheAge for its success, the company also has several self-developed titles as well. The more recent eye-catching one goes to…

Moonlight Blade – New trailer displays day and night system

Formerly translated as “The Magic Sword Online“, the action MMORPG has finally gotten an official English name, Moonlight Blade. Developed in-house by China’s biggest internet company, Tencent, the latest trailer displays the game’s “live” day and night system.   Not…

The Magic Sword Online – Some early game features from the press

After reading my previous posts on The Magic Sword Online, folks were saying how the game will be “complete” with Age of Wushu’s tons of features together with its more “actiony” combat. Here are some brief descriptions of the features…

The Magic Sword Online – New martial arts title out to impress

It seems like every major MMORPG developer in China is working on a “next-gen” martial arts title currently, and Tencent Games is certainly not satisfied with just Blade & Soul. The Magic Sword Online (天涯明月刀) is the company’s upcoming trump…

The Magic Sword Online – Clans of the game revealed

The Magic Sword Online was revealed over the weekend at Tencent Games Carnival 2012, with several famous personality from the Chinese film industry acting as the game’s consultants. While little information was shown, I managed to source out some confirmed…

The Magic Sword Online – Tencent expands martial arts MMO stable

While the Chinese name sounds more grand (天涯.明月.刀), the official English name is simply called The Magic Sword. Based on the Hong Kong classic by deceased novelist Gu Long, this MMO version will developed by 1 of Tencent’s studios, Aurora.…