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Online Battle of Sexes Still Raging in Korea after Gangnam Station Murder

Online Battle of Sexes Still Raging in Korea after Gangnam Station Murder

SEOUL, July 25 (Korea Bizwire) – It has been 70 days since the Gangnam Station murder, which sparked the ongoing controversy over gender crimes in South Korea. The recent issue of a voice actress from the online game “Closer” being fired for wearing a ‘feminist’ t-shirt has started another fiery battle of the sexes on social [...]

G-Star Turns Its Eyes to Mobile Games

G-Star Turns Its Eyes to Mobile Games

SEOUL, Nov. 22 (Korea Bizwire) – At the ongoing global game exhibition G-Star in Busan’s BEXCO, mobile games are emerging as a new growth engine in the gaming industry. Although the main booths of the exhibition hall showcase blockbuster online PC games, mobile games, despite their lack of mainstream status, are increasingly gaining prominence. NCSoft, [...]

Nexon America Announces Publishing Agreement with Canadian Developer United Front Games

Nexon America Announces Publishing Agreement with Canadian Developer United Front Games

  LOS ANGELES & VANCOUVER, British Columbia, June 25, 2014 (Korea Bizwire)–Nexon  America today announced it has entered into a publishing agreement  with United  Front Games, the Vancouver-based independent development studio  behind the highly successful open-world action-adventure game Sleeping  Dogs. Under the terms of the agreement, Nexon America will serve as  the exclusive publisher for [...]

Nexon Enters into Strategic Partnership with Austrian Game Developer Socialspiel Entertainment

Nexon Enters into Strategic Partnership with Austrian Game Developer Socialspiel Entertainment

TOKYO, May 27 (Korea Bizwire) — NEXON Co., Ltd. (“Nexon”) (3659.TO), a worldwide leader in free-to-play online games, announced a strategic relationship with Socialspiel Entertainment GmbH (“Socialspiel”), a Vienna-based social and mobile game development studio. Led by industry veterans Mike Borras and Helmut Hutterer, Socialspiel is a highly-acclaimed European game development studio focused on high-quality, [...]