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…

Mabinogi Heroes – More Season 2 update details

So, most of you Mabinogi Heroes or Vindictus fan would have read about the new upcoming female character, Vella. She is really just a small part of the big Season 2 update for Mabinogi Heroes, and here are some other…

MapleStory – Brand new Kaiser class arrives

This must be the 5th or 6th new class announced for MapleStory (different regions included) over the past few week. Announced sometime last month, the Kaiser has officially been added into MapleStory Korea’s servers. Born from the Nova race, he…

Project Copernicus – Nexon was potential investor

[Source] I am sure all of you, if not most, would have read about how game developer 38 Studios went bankrupt after launching Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning, the hit single player action RPG. According to the latest report, just before…

Atlantica Online: The Rise of Atlantis

A few years back, I played Atlantica Online for a couple of months. I was always wondering, where the heck is the continent of Atlantis, with the mindset that the game’s name was derived from there. Of course, Atlantis was…

Counter-Strike Online 2 – Is this just a better looking sequel?

Similar to the prequel, Counter-Strike Online 2 is crafted using Valve’s Source Engine by Nexon Korea, with various new maps, characters, and better graphics. A press event was held over the past weekend to a small group, and as usual, ThisIsGame.com…

Mabinogi Heroes – Vella teaser trailer

Revealed just yesterday (link), the teaser trailer for Mabinogi Heroes’ latest character, Vella, is now out! Alo known as Vindictus in the Western market, Vella is the 6th character in the game and is scheduled to hit the Korean server…

Mabinogi Heroes – 6th character teased

The artwork for Mabinogi Heroes’ 6th character, Vella, was teased a couple of hours ago. Also known as Vindictus (link) in the West, Vella is a duel sword wielder wearing metal armor according to the images released so far. She…

Dragon Nest – Legal case continues

[Source] According to the latest reports, Korean studio Blueside is NOT backing out from pursuing further legal actions against Dragon Nest developer, Eyedentity Games. In my previous post (link), I posted about the update that Blueside has accepted the most…

Nexon in trouble with Taiwan authorities

It seems like Nexon has too much cash to splash around, from being fined heavily after its account security lapses in Korea (link) to investing in closet rival NCsoft (link). Now, Nexon is once again being fined USD 900,000 in…

MapleStory – Sengoku Era descents

As teased a couple of days ago (link), MapleStory Japan finally confirmed the 2 new classes today, Samurai and Onmyouji (Japanese spiritual mage). They are part of the mega huge content update, Sengoku Era. If you do not know, this…

Dragon Nest – Kali enters the nest

[Dragon Nest Europe is live!] Dragon Nest’s 6th character class, Kali, is officially added to the Korean servers earlier today. A fan/ chakram user, she is a mid-range character boasting tons of mystical spells. With her class advancements, she can…