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Mir 4 – Mobile MMORPG sequel achieves over 1 million pre-registrations in South Korea

Perhaps the biggest game launch in South Korea for end 2020, it was announced today that Mir 4 has captured over 1 million pre-registrations thus far. Developed by Wemade and co-publish with Kakao Games, the Mir IP is one which…

Mir 4 – Wemade and Kakao team up to promote new mobile MMORPG in South Korea

In case you did not know, the “Mir” IP (also known as 传奇)was involved in a legal tussle over the past few years between Wemade and a couple of Chinese developers. While technically it was Shanda (now known as Shengqu…

Wemade Entertainment – Korean developer posts massive loss for Q3 2018

It is the time of the year when publicly listed companies around the world post their financial numbers for the 3rd quarter of 2018, and game companies are no exception. While most big Korean game companies are posting record profits,…

Lionheart Studio – Veteran Korean developer opens new studio with investments from 2 major game companies

You might not have heard of veteran Korean game developer Kim Jae Young, but he has quite a reputation in the Korean gaming industry for being the main force behind the now-defunct mobile action RPG, Blade. The high-end Unreal Engine…

XLGAMES – Kakao Games and WeMade invests million in ArcheAge developer

The mobile MMORPG based on Korean novel, The Legendary Moonlight Sculptor, was first revealed back in 2016 by XLGAMES. LINE was initially announced as the publisher, but it looks like the company chickened out as Kakao Games was confirmed as…

Icarus M – New trailer debuts as official launch in South Korea gets closer

It seems Netmarble and WeMade has settled their dispute, as Icarus M is having its final test phase this coming Sunday before the official launch in South Korea. If you did not know, Icarus M was suppsoedly to be published…

Icarus M – Pre-registration begins for Unreal Engine 4 mobile MMORPG in South Korea

Following the dispute between Netmarble and Wemade over Icarus M bring made public, it seems both companies have apparently resolved the situation as the pre-registration page went live today in South Korea. Operating under the Wemade Service and Wemade Icarus…

Icarus Mobile – Developer requests cancellation of contract with Netmarble

Netmarble, developer and publisher of games such as Lineage II: Revolution, Seven Knights and the recently launched Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery, recently announced its financial report for the 1st quarter of 2018 (January to March). During the Q&A session, Netmarble…

Icarus M – New game trailer released for G-Star 2017

Netmarble continued to reveal new trailers for its 4 main mobile games, this time for Icarus M. Based on the PC MMORPG game developed by WeMade Entertainment, Icarus M is different from most other mobile MMORPG titles as there is…

Icarus M – Netmarble showcasing new mobile MMORPG at annual gaming event

Following up with the massive success of Lineage II: Revolution, Netmarble is preparing to showcase its next Unreal Engine 4 mobile MMORPG at G-Star 2017. Developed by WeMade Entertainment, Icarus M was first revealed early last year when WeMade Entertainment…

Riders of Icarus – Nexon launches new fantasy MMORPG in the West

[Game website] Nexon America and WeMade Entertainment today announced the official launch of the action-adventure MMORPG, Riders of Icarus. As a Rider with legendary combat abilities, players will master the skills of aerial combat with other heroes to fight through…

XLGAMES – ArcheAge developer receives investment from gaming giant

I would call WeMade Entertainment a slumbering giant, as it is still far behind Nexon and Netmarble. But still, the Korean publisher and developer is one of the top gaming companies in the country. After recently selling USD 178 million…

Icarus M – Global publisher confirmed for mobile version of MMORPG

Revealed last year by Korean developer Wemade Entertainment, internal studio Wemade IO recently announced Netmarble has obtain the global publishing rights for its upcoming mobile game, Icarus M. Based on the PC online game (only available to selected countries), Icarus…

Riders of Icarus – Exarahn Badlands update goes live with new area

[Game website] In the second massive update Riders of Icarus has received in as many months, large-scale PvP battlegrounds where players can take place in all-out mount warfare by land and air have been introduced to the action-adventure MMORPG. The…