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Nexon is publishing Overgeared-themed Project T MMORPG for PC and mobile

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Nexon has had so many "Project" games in development over the years that you'd be forgiven if your eyes glaze over at one more,...

ASTRA Knights of Veda finally opens pre-registration March 5 – here’s the new trailer

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We've been keeping half an eyeball on ASTRA Knights of Veda since last year, when publisher HYBE and studio FLINT introduced their 2-D "MORPG"...
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MMO Business Roundup: Lockboxes, Twitch Korea, and the FTC’s latest MS/ABK merger appeal

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Welcome back to another roundup of MMO and MMO-adjacent industry news. The FTC vs. Microsoft and ABK - Surely you didn't think that "signing the...

Desert Oasis: Black Desert’s Land of the Morning Light design makes perfect practical and aesthetic sense

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In the last edition of Desert Oasis, I barely scratched the surface of Black Desert's Land of the Morning Light expansion. I've still got...

Korea Tourism Board uses Black Desert’s upcoming Land of the Morning Light as ad campaign theme

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We all know that Black Desert is a Korean MMORPG. We also know that the Land of the Morning Light update is on its...

Rumor: Throne & Liberty has been delayed to fall 2023, CBT arrives in May

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Korean media are reporting today that NCsoft's Throne & Liberty has been delayed yet again, though of course since we've been waiting since 2014...

PvP sandbox MMO Bellatores launches a new English site full of lore, gameplay briefings, and pictures

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Most of what we've been hearing out of the Korean sandbox MMORPG Bellatores has been primarily second-hand, but now we're all getting a more...

Korean Elyon fans have already created a rogue server of the shuttered MMORPG

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Fans of Elyon in both Korea and the west were basically being kicked out of the MMORPG by Kakao Games, with a December sunset...

Throne & Liberty heads into its final test phases in South Korea today

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After 12 years of development, the NCsoft game now known as Throne and Liberty is finally nearing completion. NCsoft reiterated last night on Twitter...

Kakao Q3 2022: Revenue down, pipeline packed with ArcheAge War, Ares, Odin Valhalla Rising, Dysterra

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Kakao Games released Q3 financials this morning, and it's packed with good and bad news. Let's do the bad first: Revenue is down by...
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The Daily Grind: Do you play any South Korean MMOs?

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I'm going to start this edition of the Daily Grind by answering my own question with a sighing, "I've tried." Seriously, I've tried several...

Classic MMO Priston Tale is getting a mobile version in South Korea

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Do you remember Priston Tale? It's a Korean MMORPG that originally released to our shores in 2004 and is still apparently running free-to-play to...

NCsoft Korea’s office literally turns away employees who have worked too many hours

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It's not too terribly often we get the opportunity to report on gaming companies doing the right thing by its employees (even if it...

MapleStory announces spirited collabrotation with K-Pop band BTS

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I'm starting to gradually come to accept that my age, ethnicity, and lack of singing talent means that my chances of being recruited for...

NCsoft expected to change its name to NC before September

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Evidently, NCsoft is no longer going to be soft. It's not going to be hard, either, or even slightly squishy. It's simply going to...

Steampunkish Elyon proposes ‘massive’ Korean beta test this summer

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If you cast your mind back a couple of years, you might recall that steampunk MMO fans were hanging their hopes on the then-newly...

Pearl Abyss’ DokeV reveals new images, shares lyric video for its theme song

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Just what the heck is DokeV? We're still not entirely sure yet -- Pearl Abyss calls it a "creature-collecting open world MMO" but it...

Academics argue WHO’s ‘gaming disorder’ classification could cost South Korea billions

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Over the last couple of years, we've been covering the science behind gaming addiction and more specifically the World Health Organization's attempt to insert...

Minecraft-esque MMO sandbox Islet Online has launched on Steam and Android

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So hey. This hasn't been the best week for MMOs and MMO fans. Watching what's happening at Blizzard is just devastating, even if the...

Grab a key for AVA Dog Tag’s second closed beta test, planned for January 18-31

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Back in September we covered the resurrection of Alliance of Valiant Arms as AVA Dog Tag by its original developer, South Korean studio Red...

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