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Lineage 2: Revolution goes mad as a hatter with its War in Wonderland update

Lineage 2: Revolution is taking its players through the looking glass and down the rabbit hole in its latest update, which, in the...

Another crunch-ridden game studio exposed: This time it’s Fortnite’s Epic Games

"Crunch" was surely the gaming industry word of the year in 2018, thanks to a massive backlash over horrible working conditions at some...

MMOs You’ve Never Heard Of: TERA Origin, Astaria, NosTale, and Veloren

Welcome back to another brief roundup of MMOs and other online games you’ve (probably) never heard of! Let's kick off our roundup with something for...

Netmarble reveals an English logo for Blade & Soul Revolution

If you were passing curious about Blade & Soul Revolution, one of the two mobile games spinning off of the original PC MMORPG,...

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...
Leaf it up.

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...
Whooops.

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...
This is very rewarding.

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...
Whooops.

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...
LET ME GO HOME

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...

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