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NHN Entertainment to Develop AI-based Go Games

NHN Entertainment to Develop AI-based Go Games

SEOUL, Jan. 23 (Korea Bizwire) – NHN Entertainment Corp. said Wednesday it will develop more intriguing Go games based on its artificial intelligence (AI) technology, following its successful match held between its program and South Korea’s top players. The entertainment unit of Naver, South Korea’s largest portal, unveiled the AI development plan as it was [...]

Coexistence or Encroachment? Chinese Capital Rushes into Korean Game Industry

Coexistence or Encroachment? Chinese Capital Rushes into Korean Game Industry

SEOUL, March 10 (Korea Bizwire) – Big-spending Chinese game companies armed with significant financial resources are rushing into the Korean market. As the ‘allies’ are engaged in strategic collaboration followed by equity acquisition, some industry officials are concerned that Korean game developers might fall into the hands of Chinese gaming companies. However, some consider the [...]

NHN Entertainment Challenges IoT Market beyond Fintech

NHN Entertainment Challenges IoT Market beyond Fintech

SEOUL, July 17 (Korea Bizwire) – NHN Entertainment, a renowned mobile game publisher, is transforming itself into a composite IT service company by introducing Internet of Things products as well as a payment solution. On July 16, NHN Entertainment introduced a cloud-based IP camera called TOAST Cam. With its cloud technology sending images to data centers [...]

Producer Game Offers Chance to Manage K-Pop Girl Groups

Producer Game Offers Chance to Manage K-Pop Girl Groups

SEOUL, Dec. 5 (Korea Bizwire) – A mobile management game dubbed Idol Dream: Girls has been launched, according to NHN Entertainment on December 4. Real images of Korean K-pop girl groups including Miss A, Girl’s Generation, Secret, Sistar, After School, f(x) and Rainbow are featured in the game. Players can become producers, sign contracts with [...]

Global Launch of NHN Entertainment’s Real-time Shooting Game “Top Tank”

Global Launch of NHN Entertainment’s Real-time Shooting Game “Top Tank”

SEOUL, Sept. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — NHN Entertainment, a leading mobile game publisher and developer, released its latest game title, “Top Tank: Last Tank Standing.” The military-based FPS game is supported by three languages including Chinese, English and Japanese version will be added soon.  Especially, the game was selected as “Google Play New & Updated Games [...]

NHN Entertainment to Release Mobile Version of “Bug Princess”

NHN Entertainment to Release Mobile Version of “Bug Princess”

SEOUL, Sept. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — Ahead of its forthcoming mobile flying shooting game, “Bug Princess,” NHN Entertainment is promoting a pre-order event. The “Bug Princess” is a mobile version of “Bug Princess Futari: Black Label,” a popular online game made by a Japanese game developer CAVE and the mobile version is in response to the [...]