ArcheAge 2 – Kakao Games and XLGAMES reveal new trailer for Unreal Engine 5 MMORPG sequel

Perhaps to reignite interest in the flailing ArcheAge, publisher Kakao Games and developer XLGAMES share a first look at their eagerly anticipated MMO sequel, ArcheAge 2. Making its debut at this year’s G-Star, attendees were treated to a beautiful cinematic…

ArcheAge War – Backstory for upcoming cross-platform MMORPG revealed

Following the recent teaser for ArcheAge War, we recently received information about the game’s story. ArcheAge War takes place after the collapse of Auroria, when the major races migrated to the western continent of Nuian (the setting of the original…

ArcheAge War – First teaser trailer for PC + mobile cross-platform MMORPG surfaces

First leaked last week, ArcheAge War is a new mobile MMORPG from the original ArcheAge developer XLGAMES. The studio, with heavy investment from publisher Kakao Games, is also working on ArcheAge 2. According to the Korean media, ArcheAge War is…

ArcheAge War – Rumored PC + Mobile Unreal Engine 4 MMORPG gets age rating in Korea

It was recently discovered that developer XLGAMES applied a trademark for “ArcheAge War” in South Korea back in August this year. Yesterday, this same PC MMORPG ArcheAge War was approved by the local Game Rating and Administration Committee to be…

ArcheAge 2 – Kakao Games confirmed as global publisher for upcoming MMORPG sequel

First announced back in 2020, ArcheAge 2’s publisher was actually never in doubt since the same company helped developer XLGAMES survived financially. We are of course talking about Kakao Games, whom yesterday announced itself as the global publisher of ArcheAge…

XLGAMES – ArcheAge developer files for new title trademark

XLGAMES, the Korean developer behind ArcheAge and the atrocious NFT/ Blockchain PC MMORPG ArcheWorld, filed for a new game title trademark 2 weeks ago. The title in question is “ArcheWar,” and it is under the classification for digital software. It…

ArcheWorld – Pre-registration begins for blockchain MMORPG based on ArcheAge

While we dread reporting about any NFT projects these days due to the clear cash-grab attempts from developers and publishers, we had to post something up when it relates to a popular IP. First announced last month, ArcheWorld is confirmed…

ArcheWorld – ArcheAge developer announces new blockchain game on BORA platform

Earlier today, blockchain platform BORA held a Partners Day media event to announce its “BORA 2.0” revamp and also reveal new partners coming on board its blockchain ecosystem. Amongst them is Kakao Games, the majority owner of developer XLGAMES. Better…

Moonlight Sculptor – Mobile MMORPG from ArcheAge developer launches worldwide under Kakao Games

It seems to us that Kakao Games fumbled on the launch process for Moonlight Sculptor, since the official launch date was just announced a couple of days prior. But no matter, the mobile MMORPG has now launched worldwide on both…

Moonlight Sculptor – Global pre-registration begins for new mobile MMORPG

We have mentioned quite a bit on Moonlight Sculptor here on MMO Culture over the years, and the English version from publisher Kakao Games is nearly upon us! A few days back, the Google Play pre-registration page went live (App…

ArcheAge 2 – Jake Song talks about game story and missing races at G-Star 2020

Back in September, the founder of XLGAMES and legendary games developer (Lineage 1) Mr Jake Song first revealed that the development of ArcheAge 2 has started using Unreal Engine 5. Last week during G-Star 2020, he was invited to give…

ArcheAge 2 – Jake Song announces Unreal Engine 5 MMORPG sequel

Earlier today, various Korean gaming websites posted interview articles with Jake Song, the prodigy who was part of the original Lineage team and went on to create games such as ArcheAge and Moonlight Sculptor under XLGAMES. The big reveal was…

XLGAMES – ArcheAge developer is now hiring for new Unreal Engine 4 MMORPG project

According to the recruitment website of Korean developer XLGAMES, the team has been hiring for a new MMORPG project since last month. The current 2 open positions are for Technical Artist and more recently, Concept Artist (for game background). These…

XLGAMES – Kakao Games acquires majority share of ArcheAge developer

Korean media and entertainment giant Kakao Games recently announced it has acquired a 53% controlling stake in XLGAMES, developer of games such as ArcheAge and more recently, Moonlight Sculptor. Kakao Games will now have a strong game studio and new…