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S. Korean Mobile Gamers’ Daily Play Time Estimated at 46 min: Data

S. Korean Mobile Gamers’ Daily Play Time Estimated at 46 min: Data

SEOUL, Apr. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean mobile gamers on average play games for 46 minutes per day, data showed Tuesday, spending more time on such applications than instant messengers or video-sharing programs. According to the data compiled by industry tracker Wiseapp, South Koreans played mobile games 10.2 times a day last month, which [...]

Tamagotchi-Inspired Games “Raising” Presidents Popular with Impending Election

Tamagotchi-Inspired Games “Raising” Presidents Popular with Impending Election

SEOUL, March 27 (Korea Bizwire) – The newfound political awareness of South Koreans, after a months-long scandal that ended with the impeachment of President Park Geun-hye, has given rise to mobile games that let players be the kingmaker, running a virtual presidential election, or be the president themselves.  Developed by Goormsoft Corp., Raising President (title [...]

Suburban Pokémon GO Players Complain About PokéStop Disparity

Suburban Pokémon GO Players Complain About PokéStop Disparity

SEOUL, Feb. 2 (Korea Bizwire) – The Pokémon GO frenzy is just beginning in South Korea, but not everyone is happy with the game, with players living outside urban areas complaining about a lack of easily accessible PokéStops.  PokéStops are an essential component of Pokémon GO, places where players can freely collect items like Poké [...]

Will Pokémon Go Bring Life to South Korean Economy?

Will Pokémon Go Bring Life to South Korean Economy?

SEOUL, Jan. 25 (Korea Bizwire) – It is long overdue.  Six months after its global launch, Niantic’s Pokémon Go has finally come to South Korea.  The augmented reality game kicked off with a good start. Local videogame stocks soared Tuesday over market anticipation, and social networking services were rampant with thrills and excitement. App analytics [...]

Celebrated PC Game Lineage Comes to Smartphones

Celebrated PC Game Lineage Comes to Smartphones

SEOUL, Oct. 27 (Korea Bizwire) – The legendary Korean videogame Lineage is finally coming to the mobile realm.  The game’s developer, NCSoft, announced Thursday that the game’s mobile version titled Lineage Red Knights is set for launch on November 8 in twelve countries.  Lineage is a series of fantasy MMORPG videogames for PC, first released [...]