Warface – Korean publisher revealed for CryEngine 3 online shooter

Today, the Korean server for Warface was officially revealed, with MMO kingpin Nexon as the publisher. Warface has been active in Russia for a few months now, with the China server still in beta phase and the North American server…

Nexon America – New CEO packs tons of experience and credentials

[Source] Nexon America announced a new CEO earlier today (effective 1st September 2012), and man his credentials look awesome. His name is Min Kim, and from my past knowledge, isn’t afraid to mingle with the crowds at game conventions. He…

Mabinogi Heroes: Season 2 – New raid bosses defeated

A few days ago, the 2 new bosses in Mabinogi Heroes: Season 2 were defeated. They are the pacific giant snake, Rakiora and the legendary giant sea monster, Kraken. Given that they are supposedly the hardest ones implemented thus far,…

Mabinogi Heroes: Season 2 – Awesome new raid trailer

Season 2 was released as a “side-story” for Mabinogi Heroes a couple of weeks ago, and with the update comes new places, new equips and of course, new raids. The latest trailer stars the 2 new raid bosses, Rakiora (snake)…

Shadow Company booth – Nexon’s only game at the show

Nexon was always the target of negativity by the European gamers, seeing how games always launch in the region the last. Hence, I was surprised to even see a Nexon booth with the latest announced game, Shadow Company. And demo…

FIFA Online 3 – National team captain revealed as spokesperson

It was never in doubt who the spokesperson was after a teaser last week about “captain”. South Korea’s national soccer team captain, Park Ji Sung, is now confirmed as the face of FIFA Online 3. Currently,  there is  a possible legal…

Mabinogi II – Nexon says sequel will launch in 2012

It is this time of the year again when public listed companies dish out a few surprise information here and there during their quarterly financial calls and showing of financial reports. Nexon, the MMO giant from Korea, is not exempted…

Cyphers – Marketing campaign invades the subway

While it is common for most Asian MMO companies to hold big launch events for their games, all these efforts will then go on a down-slide and eventually into obscurity. However, a couple of the big companies will still do…

Mabinogi Heroes – Vella added as Season 2 update continues

As part of the mega summer content update (Season 2) for Mabinogi Heroes, Vella has been added to the roster today as the game’s 6th character. Wielding 2 swords, she may represent current character Lann, but her actions and speed…

Mabinogi Heroes – Season 2 official trailer

With full details posted just a few days back, the official trailer for Mabinogi Heroes: Season 2 has now been posted online. As mentioned in my previous post, there are tons of new features, including jump attacks due to the…

Counter-Strike Online 2 – SpawN says the game is great

After officially announcing the game earlier this year, developer and publisher Nexon held a press event a few months later where the game was showcased to the public for the very first time. Among the professional Counter-Strike players invited for the exhibition…

MapleStory adds yet another new class

Another month, another new class in MapleStory Korea’s test server. According to dedicated MapleStory blog, Orange Mushroom, the new class is call Angelic Burster. I am not sure if the previous few and this can be called classes, since they…

FIFA Online 3 – New EA title changes publisher

1 of the most popular game in South Korea, FIFA Online 2 has always seen its position cemented in the Top 5 rankings on a weekly basis. However, that is set to end as FIFA Online 3 has been announced.…

NCsoft founder explains Nexon investment greenlight

At a recent senior management summit, NCsoft’s founder and CEO Mr Taek Jin Kim (pictured) revealed some reasons why he decided to sell 14.7% of the company’s shares to his biggest competitor, Nexon. He cited cases where game companies are…