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Nexon settles on five bidders in corporate sale as Tencent splits from Netmarble and MBK

Welp, I'm sorry, guys: You're not on the shortlist to buy Nexon. I know you really wanted it, but it's not to be. As we've...
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Nexon’s $9B sale draws interest from Amazon, EA, and Comcast

Amazon presents Nexon? It could happen. Nexon's massive $9 billion sale of controlling interest in the company continues to attract major players. VentureBeat is...

Tencent and Netmarble might team up to buy South Korean MMO giant Nexon

It's time for another round of our favorite gameshow, WHO'S BUYING NEXON THIS WEEK? I'm your host, Bree Royce, and with me today playing...
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MMO Business Roundup: Netmarble’s Nexon bid, Warframe’s owners, PC H1Z1, and the Fortnite kid who saved us from Facetime

Welcome back to another roundup of the business of business in the MMO and multiplayer world! Among the multiple companies apparently considering serious...

Perfect Ten: Mobile MMOs to watch in 2018

Love it or hate it, MMOs are going mobile in ever-increasing numbers. Last year saw a crop of acclaimed titles making their way to...
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Nexon’s founder is selling off his controlling interest – for $9 billion

So, anybody got a spare $9B to buy up the biggest gaming company in South Korea? Reuters reported last night that Nexon founder Kim...
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Netmarble’s appeal over deceptive lockbox practices has been dismissed

Even South Korea is getting mighty tired of lockboxes... or at least, tired of scuzzy business practices associated with them. Netmarble had been...

Blade & Soul: Revolution on mobile gets official Korean release date

At a recent media conference, Netmarble announced that Blade & Soul: Revolution, the upcoming mobile adaptation of NCSoft's free-to-play martial arts...

Lineage 2 Classic launches in NA today as Lineage 2 Revolution teases Batman collab and Lineage II Dark Legacy hits mobile

The Lineage franchise is working overtime this week. For starters, Lineage II Classic launches for North America today, after a successful run in...

The MOP Up: PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds lets gamers tattle on each other (September 2, 2018)

The MMO industry moves along at the speed of information, and sometimes we’re deluged with so much news here at Massively Overpowered that some...
Right round.

Netmarble’s earning report shows more revenue from North American markets than Korea

Netmarble has released its earnings report for the most recent quarter, which means that if you love looking through investment reports for various...

Black Desert and Ascent Infinite Realm publisher Kakao is investing in esports

Kakao is a massive South Korean company, and as most MMO fans reading blogs probably know, video games are just one element of that...
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Nexon rolls out a flexible work schedule similar to Netmarble’s to reduce employee overwork

No company wants to be in the news by overworking its employees to death; that usually looks bad. (Due to it being bad.)

The MOP Up: Seal Online embraces a cartoony spirit (April 15, 2018)

The MMO industry moves along at the speed of information, and sometimes we’re deluged with so much news here at Massively Overpowered that some...
Kick it down the road.

South Korea continues to hand out fines for deceptive lootbox practices

Nexon isn't the only Korean studio that has been targeted by the government and fined for dishonest practices with its online games and...

The MOP Up: Paladins’ newest hero will punch your head off (April 8, 2018)

The MMO industry moves along at the speed of information, and sometimes we’re deluged with so much news here at Massively Overpowered that some...

Here’s how Netmarble’s fighting crunch after multiple developer deaths

Last year, Netmarble came under fire from South Korean authorities following the death of a game developer under its banner. Korea Workers' Compensation...

The MOP Up: Dragonball Online kicks off beta testing (March 11, 2018)

The MMO industry moves along at the speed of information, and sometimes we’re deluged with so much news here at Massively Overpowered that some...
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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...

The MOP Up: Black Desert’s Ninja arrives in Southeast Asia (February 11, 2018)

The MMO industry moves along at the speed of information, and sometimes we’re deluged with so much news here at Massively Overpowered that some...

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