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NCSOFT Faces Bad Game Reviews, Plunging Share Price, and Now Sexual Harassment Case

NCSOFT Faces Bad Game Reviews, Plunging Share Price, and Now Sexual Harassment Case

SEOUL, Oct. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean video game giant NCSOFT Corp., stricken with criticism over newly released game and a plunging share price, is yet again facing a sexual harassment case. An anonymous whistleblower at the company posted on Blind, an anonymous community of employed workers, that “certain individuals notorious for committing sexual [...]

NCSOFT Develops Industry’s First AI-based Translation Engine

NCSOFT Develops Industry’s First AI-based Translation Engine

SEOUL, July 16 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean online gaming giant NCSOFT Corp. has introduced an artificial intelligence (AI)-based translation engine for the first time in the country’s gaming industry. Users can now access real-time translation service between Korean and English on ‘Purple Talk,’ a messenger service available on ‘Purple,’ NCSOFT’s gaming platform. The new [...]

NCSOFT Accepts New Gacha Rate Instructions Following Boycott

NCSOFT Accepts New Gacha Rate Instructions Following Boycott

SEOUL, May 31 (Korea Bizwire) — NCSOFT Corp., a major South Korean online and mobile game developer, announced that it will self-impose strong regulations as game developers are imposing stricter voluntary restrictions on ‘gacha’ items. The Korea Internet and Digital Entertainment Association has recently released an amended code of conduct for self-regulation on gacha items. [...]

Naver, NCSOFT Sharpen Platforms to Tap Deeper into Global K-pop Fan Community

Naver, NCSOFT Sharpen Platforms to Tap Deeper into Global K-pop Fan Community

SEOUL, Jan. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s two tech giants — top internet portal operator Naver Corp. and gaming giant NCSOFT Corp. — have accelerated their push into the global K-pop fan community with their platforms, industry officials said Saturday. On Wednesday, Naver announced that it will join hands with Big Hit Entertainment, the [...]