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Major Korean studio famed in the west for Mabinogi and Maplestory, among many other MMOs.

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...
On a unicorn.

MapleStory 2 kicks off Project New Leaf, proposes removal of controversial fairfight mechanic

It's always nice to see game devs listening to feedback from their communities, which is exactly what Nexon is doing with MapleStory...

Introducing AxE: Alliance vs Empire, Nexon’s next mobile MMO coming west

It used to be that the idea of playing an MMO on a phone was a pretty farfetched idea. Not so much anymore: Mobile...

Nexon had a record-high 2018, but it’s got only mobile titles coming westward in 2019

If you were hoping for some eye bleach after the financial reports from Blizzard and NCsoft yesterday, then I'm sorry - Nexon...

The MOP Up: Warframe brings Fortuna to Nintendo Switch

Are you jamming with Warframe on the Switch? If so, then this past week you had an extra reason to jam hard, as...

More MMO Valentine’s Day events: Black Desert, EverQuest II, Destiny 2, MapleStory 2, Revelation Online, and Wizard101

Hearts and chocolates and flowers continue to invade MMOs all around us. Bree here, reporting from the front lines of the invasion. Here are...

One Shots: Time for the chicken dance

Ever found yourself suddenly in the midst of a surreal and even hilarious experience in your MMORPG? Delightful surprises is the theme of this...

The MOP Up: FFXIV tickles the ivories

One of the best (of many) features in Final Fantasy XIV is its amazing soundtrack. And just when you think you've heard it...

Check out Valentine’s Day for Defiance 2050 and DCUO, Lunar New Year for World of Warships and MapleStory 2

Between Valentine's Day and the Lunar New Year, MMO events are piling up around us, and we're not even mad about it. First up,
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...

Kakao is apparently considering a bid for Nexon as sale process heats up

Over January, we've been covering the future of Nexon, whose controlling owner, Kim Jung-ju, is aiming to sell his nearly 99% stake...
Roguish.

The Daily Grind: Do you find it hard to connect with pre-established MMO characters?

One of the hallmarks of MMORPGs is the freedom for players to create the kind of character that they want, from race to looks...

RuneScape dev Jagex is up for sale by its struggling Chinese owners after posting record high year

Remember a couple of years back when RuneScape company Jagex was bought out by China's Shandong Hongda, a company known primarily for...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 205: Dragons and other MMO rarities

Justin and Bree discuss Elder Scrolls Online's Elsweyr, Breach, Nexon, ArcheAge, Pantheon, FFXIV, SWG Legends, CrossCode, and the harms of early access.
When you've got tons of promo work to go back through.

MapleStory 2 is retiring Toad’s Toolkit on January 31

The latest producer's letter from MapleStory 2 describes Toad's Toolkit as an experiment, an attempt by the designers to address a clear issue...

Classic MapleStory is bumping its level cap in next week’s Black Mage: New Beginnings update

Over in classic MapleStory, players are anxiously awaiting the launch of Black Mage: New Beginnings next week on the 23rd, which itself will...
Well, someone's having fun!

MapleStory 2 posts three-month feedback plan for gemstone, pet, and Meso improvements

January always seems to be a time of regrouping for MMO communities and studios, and Nexon is joining the trend with MapleStory 2....
this is fine

Nexon founder’s controlling shares in the company are now officially up for sale

Remember how Nexon's founder and 98.64% share holder Kim Jung-ju made it clear early this month that he was looking into selling his...

Nexon’s ‘next-gen’ mobile MMO AxE: Alliance vs Empire is coming westward ‘soon this year’

Nexon is fairly well known for being one of the most prolific developers of MMOs in the industry, and today the studio announced...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 204: SpatialOS spasms

Justin and Bree discuss the Unity vs. SpatialOS showdown, the Destiny 2 Activision split and investigation, Elite's massive event, big updates for Guild Wars 2, FFXIV, and LOTRO, plus our adventures in ESO, LOTRO, SWG, and DDO, and reader mail on games that don't click with you, the MMOs we'd like to see built, and video game eyeballs.

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