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  • Outspark Ceases All Games, Fiesta Online Moves to Gamigo

    Outspark is once known as an active and prolific free-to-play MMORPG publisher, but now it is no more. If you pay a visit to Outspark's official website, you will find a welcome message informing players that Fiesta Online will be shifted to Gamigo, which now services both North America and Europe players. Outspark has also ceased all of its other titles, including Luvinia Online, Divine Sou... Read More »

  • August of 2013 SOE Live

    Just like normal year, 2013 SOE Live event is scheduled on August 1-4th at the Planet Hoolywood resort in Las Vegas. The core principle of SOE Live is that all SOE players are members of one extended family and offer an opportunity for hardcore fans, without regarding their ages and genders, to meet the talented person behind some of the online world’s most successful game... Read More »

  • NHN Remains Strong in Q4 2012

    As in the period of game industry soaring in Korea, just like NCsoft, the performance of NHN remains strong and has a trend to continue developing. The total sales of NHN are 2.39 trillion won in 2012, which is increasing 12.6% comparing to that in 2011, in which profit is 702.6 billion won, 7.1% higher than last year and the net income is rising 20.7% on a year-on-year basis, hitting ... Read More »

  • Take-Two Revenue Rises in Third Quarter Fiscal 2013

    On Feb.5, 2013, Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. reported financial results for its third quarter fiscal 2013, ended December 31, 2012. For its third quarter fiscal 2013, GAAP net revenue was $415.8 million, as compared to $236.3 million for its third quarter fiscal 2012. Non-GAAP net revenue was $405.0 million, as compared to $236.3 million for the year-ago period. GAAP net in... Read More »

  • ‘WEBZEN.com’ becomes a partner with UOL BOACOMPRA

    WEBZEN Inc. (WWW.WEBZEN.COM), the Next Generation of Free-to-Play Online Games, launched various payments methods through UOL BoaCompra for the gamers in Brazil and other Latin American countries. WEBZEN is well-known as the developer of ‘MU Online’ which is a wildly popular MMORPG in Brazil. Along with ‘MU Online’, WEBZEN.COM is currently servicing 3 more titles ‘Archlord’, ‘S.U.... Read More »

  • Overturning MOBA, Innovation on Sins of a Dark Age

    Innovation is a vital role in designing a game. Thinking about, World of Warcraft, popular in the fans for years, is once a cutting edge game in the old days; Clash of Clans, a newly thriving game that earned for his developer billions of dollars, is adding the casual element into the nervous circumvent; DOBA, under the shadow of successfully conventional RTS, is breaking the ice by ble... Read More »

  • NPD Group: Americans spent $14.8 billion on Video Games

    According to a report from NPD Group, the United States collectively spent $14.8 billion on video games in 2012, which is 9% less than last year’s $16.34 billion. Based on the report, US gamers spent $8.88 billion on total physical software (new, used, and rental) in 2012, which is 21% less than last year’s $11.25 billion. Meanwhile, digital spend (full-game and add-on conte... Read More »

  • NCsoft – Guild Wars 2 Soaring in 4Q 2012

    This week, reporting from the NEWSIS stated that Game Industry was expanding both in domestic and abroad in 2012. And earlier today, Profit Report from NCsoft shows an incredible sales growth of GW2 in 4Q2012. Just looking at the chart above, a simple calculation can tell us that sale of GW2 is increasing from 45.841 billion WON in 3Q to 119.013 billion WON in 4Q, 2012, and the pe... Read More »

  • Korean Game Industry Exported $2.787 Billion in 2012

    According to a report from Korea NEWSIS on February the 4th, the presentation, from the Korean Culture, Sports and Tourism Ministry and the Korea IT Industry Promotion Agency, indicated that in 2012, the domestic sales of Korea Information Industry hit 88.67 trillion WON, increased by 6.9% on a year-on-year basis, and the exportation reached $4.803 billion, with an increase of 11.6%, co... Read More »

  • PS4 four times better than PS3?

    According to the reporting from Bloomberg, Sony’s new console PlayStation 4 will be announced at a February event. This innovative console will integrate graphics chips produced by Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (AMD), and processors able to render games at 240 frames a second which is roughly four times better than current-generation console which render at 30 or 60 frames per second, cla... Read More »

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