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Lineage M Tops Grossing App in Taiwan

Lineage M Tops Grossing App in Taiwan

SEOUL, Dec. 20 (Korea Bizwire) – NCsoft Corp., a South Korean online gamemaker, said Wednesday the mobile version of its mega-hit game Lineage, ranked the No. 1 mobile application in terms of sales in Taiwan. Lineage M has become the most popular app both in the Google Play Store and Apple’s App Store in Taiwan, since its launch on Dec. 11, the company said. The new Lineage M features a very high degree of visual resolution, yet brings back [...]

Game Publishers See AI as Future

Game Publishers See AI as Future

SEOUL, Dec. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s three major game developers are expanding their workforces in artificial intelligence (AI) as they consider the technology as the future of the industry, company officials said Friday. The nation’s longtime online game giant Nexon Korea Co. said that it will expand a department dealing with core technologies [...]

Government Urged to Take Action Against Chinese Video Game Rip-offs

Government Urged to Take Action Against Chinese Video Game Rip-offs

SEOUL, Nov. 24 (Korea Bizwire) – The South Korean gaming industry is urging the government to take action against Chinese video game rip-offs. “Chinese game makers are not only copying graphics and gameplay styles but also characters and the names of skills and abilities and releasing new games. The South Korean government needs to come [...]