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Nexon’s FIFA Online 3 Update Featuring Park Ji-Sung

SEOUL, May 19 (Korea Bizwire) - Korea’s major game company Nexon recently launched a TV commercial introducing FIFA Online 3 Update that includes the legendary players in the 2002 World Cup Games. The latest episode featured Park Ji-Sung, the Korean footballer who just announced his retirement, following one featuring Ahn Jung-Hwan, another Korean player who [...]

Game Giants Are Eyeing Non-game Businesses Seeking Synergies

Game Giants Are Eyeing Non-game Businesses Seeking Synergies

SEOUL, May 18 (Korea Bizwire) –  NCSoft is determined to recruit investment specialists. The company’s investment target is a non-game industry which can have a synergy with the game industry. Nexon and NHN Entertainments are also vying to make investments in non-game industries. Such moves by Korea’s most respectable game companies are interpreted as attempts to [...]

Casual Mobile Games Go out of Trend; High Quality Games Are In

Casual Mobile Games Go out of Trend; High Quality Games Are In

SEOUL, May 8 (Korea Bizwire) – The mobile game industry is raising the stakes to come up with high-quality games with splendid graphic effects that can hitherto be shown on environments like desktop computers or video consoles. According to the industry, casual mobile games which became popular since the take-off of Anipang in 2012 have [...]

United Eleven by Nexon to Excite Online Gamers across the Globe

United Eleven by Nexon to Excite Online Gamers across the Globe

TOKYO, April 9, 2014 (Korea Bizwire) – NEXON Europe, subsidiary of NEXON, a leader in free-to-play online gaming, today announced its latest title, United Eleven. United Eleven is a browser-based, cross-platform real-time strategy and simulation game that combines names and faces of actual players with the most sophisticated match engine available. The game will be [...]

NEXON Announces Barbarossa Tops 1 Million Downloads on the Apple App Store and Google Play

NEXON Announces Barbarossa Tops 1 Million Downloads on the Apple App Store and Google Play

TOKYO, July 18 (Korea Bizwire) – NEXON Co., Ltd. (“Nexon”) (3659.TO), a worldwide leader in free-to-play online games, has announced that Barbarossa, a mobile game serviced by Nexon’s consolidated subsidiary inBlue, Inc. (“inBlue”), has surpassed 1 million downloads on the Apple App Store and Google Play. Barbarossa is a free-to-play social card battle role play [...]

Nexon Enters into Strategic Partnership with U.S. Social Game Developer SecretNewCo

Nexon Enters into Strategic Partnership with U.S. Social Game Developer SecretNewCo

Makes Equity Investment and Agrees to Worldwide Publishing RightsExtends Nexon’s North American Gaming Presence and Mobile Content Offerings      TOKYO, July 16 (Korea Bizwire) — NEXON Co., Ltd. (“Nexon”) (3659.TO), a worldwide leader in free-to-play online games, today announced a strategic relationship with SecretNewCo, a Maryland-based game development studio led by 22-year industry veteran Brian Reynolds, who [...]