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G-STAR 2017 Attracts Record Crowds

G-STAR 2017 Attracts Record Crowds

SEOUL, Nov. 21 (Korea Bizwire) – A record number of gamers visited this year’s global gaming convention G-Star, marking a successful year for the South Korean gaming industry. G-Star 2017 wrapped up on Sunday after four days of successful events attended by over 225,000 people, the biggest audience since the game exhibition was launched in 2005 [...]

VR Room Escape Café Wins World OKTA’s Venture Competition

VR Room Escape Café Wins World OKTA’s Venture Competition

SEOUL, Nov. 1 (Korea Bizwire) – Shanghai-based South Korean businessman Kim Hae-soo has won this year’s ‘Next Generation Rising Venture Conference’ with his business of virtual reality-based room escape cafés. During the event, which was jointly held by the World Federation of Overseas Korean Traders Association and Yonhap News Agency to help young South Korean businessmen [...]

Mega-hit Game ‘PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds’ to Land in S. Korea

Mega-hit Game ‘PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds’ to Land in S. Korea

SEOUL, Aug. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — Kakao Games Corp., the game unit under Kakao Corp., which operates South Korea’s most-used mobile messenger Kakao Talk, said Monday that it will publish mega-hit computer game “PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds” in South Korea. Under an agreement with Bluehole Inc., Kakao Games will launch the multiplayer online battle video game in [...]

Mobile Platform Potential ‘Game Changer’ for Game Industry

Mobile Platform Potential ‘Game Changer’ for Game Industry

SEOUL, Aug. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s longtime online game giant Nexon Korea Co. is finding itself threatened by its smaller local rival Netmarble Games Corp. partly as mobile has become a more popular platform than desktops, market watchers said Monday. Netmarble, South Korea’s No. 1 mobile game developer and publisher, announced on Friday [...]