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Raph Koster’s Playable Worlds scored $25M in investment for his ‘modern sandbox MMO’

Raph Koster's Playable Worlds is inching a little closer to a playable world thanks to another cash infusion. GIbiz reports that the company has raised...
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MMO Business Roundup: Unionbusting, Kakao, sportswashing, DDOS attacks, plagiarism, and PUBG

Welcome back to another roundup of MMO- and MMO-adjacent industry news. I'm sorry. Raven Software: The internal Activision studio that saw first a strike and...

Mobile MMO Moonlight Sculptor is adding new regions in today’s update

Are you ready for more areas to check out in the mobile MMORPG Moonlight Sculptor? If not, it's time to brace yourself for the...

Elyon recaps its first closed beta and plans its second for mid-August

The first closed beta phase for Elyon has passed, and the team is now recapping how that test went and what player feedback was...

Kakao’s Moonlight Sculptor has officially launched on mobile devices

As promised, Kakao's mobile MMO Moonlight Sculptor has officially launched on Google Play and the Apple Appstore as of last night, billed as an...

Upcoming mobile title TERA Classic opens up pre-registration in South Korea

Last month, Kakao Games announced that it would be bringing Bluehole Studio's action-combat MMORPG TERA to mobile devices with TERA Classic, and now the...

Black Desert Online locks (some) player accounts in the wake of data breach

Black Desert Online appears to be in the midst of an account-security fiasco, as a recent forum post from GM Rhotaaz has announced that...

Pearl Abyss makes a deal with Kakao Games to acquire Black Desert’s South Korean publishing rights

Black Desert developer Pearl Abyss has struck an agreement with the game's publisher, Kakao Games, to acquire the publishing rights for the South Korean...

Black Desert Online cracking down on private servers to community’s dismay

The folks at Kakao Games and Pearl Abyss have announced via an official forum post from GM Rhotaaz that they're cracking down on Black...

Black Desert Online will show off new Archer class, Drieghan expansion at TwitchCon 2018

The folks at Pearl Abyss and Kakao Games have announced their plans for TwitchCon 2018, where they'll be showing off the upcoming Archer class...

Black Desert Online rolls out three new in-game events, announces remastered soundtrack

This week, Black Desert Online didn't undergo its regular maintenance, so although there's no new patch, Pearl Abyss is making up for it with...

Black Desert Online will launch its Drieghan expansion in the West on November 14th

This November, a new expansion is coming to Pearl Abyss's sandbox MMO Black Desert Online. The expansion, titled Drieghan, will release on November 14th...

Black Desert’s Kakao Games enjoys $131.6 million in investment

It's all coming up Kakao Games these days. The Korean studio received a large investment package recently that totals $131.6 million. The bundle comes from...
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Check out the dubbed cinematic for Ascent: Infinite Realm

If you're looking forward to Ascent: Infinite Realm when it arrives on these shores, you're probably also looking forward to learning about the world...
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Kakao Games signs on as publisher for Bluehole’s next MMO, Project W

What is Project W? Is it part of the most ambitious ARG ever that kicked off with last night's World Series win by the...

Echo of Soul returns to Korea a year after its shutdown

Last year was rough on Echo of Soul. The Korean fantasy MMO ended up closing down in both its native country and China in...