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Counter-Strike Online 2 – New online shooter heads to China

Still not officially launched in Korea, Counter-Strike Online 2 was confirmed for China earlier today. The publisher is none other than Tiancity, Nexon’s default publisher in the world’s biggest online gaming market. The biggest draw of Counter-Strike Online 2 will…

Counter-Strike Online 2 – Big City map to support 128 players

Previewed a couple of times for the past few weeks, Big City is the main feature for the upcoming Counter-Strike Online 2. Publisher Nexon Korea held a major media conference recently, and more details emerged for this special GTA-like (as the…

Counter-Strike Online 2 – Video previews for upcoming Big City map

Announced a couple of days ago, Counter-Strike Online 2 will be adding this Big City map upon launch in Korea (date not confirmed). Sort of a take on Grand Theft Auto according to developer and publisher Nexon, there will be…

Counter-Strike Online 2 – Nexon previews new Grand Theft Auto map

With the final test phase ending just yesterday, Nexon Korea teased to the media what to expect when Counter-Strike Online 2 launches, which is in the form of a new map call Big City. Why the Grand Theft Auto reference? Well,…

Dota 2 – Game officially launches as Asia powers lurk in the shadows

[Game website] I am sure all PC gamer would have heard of Dota 2 by now, and after years of beta testing, the game has now officially launched. Or rather, the beta is over. There is no client download, as…

Dota 2 – Nexon announces Korea’s entry into the global competition

Nexon, the publisher for Dota 2 in Korea, announced that the game will go live in the country this Autumn. Nexon’s CEO also revealed the formation of Nexon Starter League and setting aside around 1.63 million USD to support Dota…

Half-Life 3 – Sequel reportedly shown at GDC 2013 behind closed doors

This is all a rumor, and the logo above is not real as well. Ex-Battlefield 3 lead designer, David Goldfarb, had a rather interesting conversation with Notch on Twitter, as seen below during Game Developers Conference (GDC) 2013. Notch, as…

Perfect World – Preparing its first 2 foreign games in China

Perfect World Beijing, or Wanmei, all along has only publish its self-developed client online titles on its platform in China. But with the tastes of gamers greatly widen these days, the North America subsidiary was the first to begin importing…

[G*Star 2012] Dota 2 – Publisher for Korea and Japan announced

Remember the rumor that Nexon and NCsoft are looking to buy developer Valve after the bosses were spotted together? Well, it seems the visit was all about Dota 2 afterall. earlier today, it was announced at G*Star 2012 that Nexon…

Valve clarifies rumored sale to Nexon and NCsoft

I am not sure how the Korean media managed to cook up this story, but once I saw the amount mentioned (less than USD 1 billion), I knew it was far from the truth. Valve’s Chet Faliszek has rubbished the…

Breaking news – Nexon and NCsoft in talks to buy Valve ?

Despite Valve’s co-founder, Gabe Newell, commenting recently about not selling his company to outsiders or giant corporations, this has not stopped today’s waves of rumor in the Korean media. According to various reports and sources (see below), the CEOs of…

Team Fortress 2 – New update trailer is more than awesome

Since Team Fortress 2 is now Free to Play, I thought I should post something about it, especially when the latest update trailer literally blew me away (positive). Mann Vs Machine unifies the opposing Red and Blue team in a…

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…

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…