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Computer Gaming Becoming Leisure Sport as Fandom Broadens

Computer Gaming Becoming Leisure Sport as Fandom Broadens

SEOUL, Sept. 2 (Korea Bizwire) – The day was too hot for people to venture outside unless necessary, but the record summer heat didn’t stop some 5,000 people from queuing up at Jamsil Stadium in southern Seoul on Aug. 20. They came from different parts of the country, but they all shared a deep-hearted passion.  [...]

Blizzard Entertainment’s Latest Production, Overwatch, Scores Big in Korean Gaming Market

Blizzard Entertainment’s Latest Production, Overwatch, Scores Big in Korean Gaming Market

SEOUL, June 23 (Korea Bizwire) – Blizzard Entertainment’s latest online videogame, Overwatch, is shaking up the Korean videogame market just a month into its launch. Overwatch is a multiplayer first-person shooter game where 12 players – six on each side – fight over the control points on a map in a limited amount of time.  [...]

eSports on Track to Become a Thriving Biz in International Arena

eSports on Track to Become a Thriving Biz in International Arena

SEOUL, June 13 (Korea Bizwire) – eSports, also known as pro-gaming, refers to a form of sports where the primary aspects of the sport are facilitated by electronic systems, namely videogames. The popularity of eSports is growing not just in Korea, but also internationally, to the point where global sports clubs are actively investing in [...]

Korean Seowon Historic Sites Preserved with 3D Data

Korean Seowon Historic Sites Preserved with 3D Data

SEOUL, Nov.30 (Korea Bizwire) – Riot Games, famous for developing and distributing the online game ‘League of Legends’ (L.O.L) announced that it is digitally recording ‘Seowon’, the traditional Korean lecture halls that also served as memorial halls for Confucianist services to honor distinguished scholars and statesmen, in 3D. The project is one of the endeavors [...]