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G-Star 2020 will now be an all-digital event as a result of COVID-19

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G-Star, South Korea's biggest games industry show, has officially announced that it will be a fully digital affair for 2020 as a result of...
Twish, Spir I

Spiritwish is shutting down in South Korea on April 1

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Well, this is probably not a great sign for a game that just had an update in its localized form. It wouldn't be exactly a...
Fair's fair.

Nexon agrees to a wage increase after negotiations with its labor union

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Well, this is a nice surprise for anyone who had been rooting for the labor unions. After lengthy negotiations following a year of big...
Viva buhos!

A mobile version of Granado Espada is in development from Hanbitsoft

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We understand if you have forgotten about Granado Espada at this point. Sure, Hanbitsoft has been developing it consistently for years now, 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...
Whooops.

Netmarble’s appeal over deceptive lockbox practices has been dismissed

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

Aion South Korea’s new Graffiti Artist class will paint the town red (and every other color too)

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The South Korean version of Aion is getting a new splash of color courtesy of its recently revealed Graffiti Artist class. As

South Korean legislation would make online sexual harassment a criminal offense

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According to a recent report from PCGamesN, South Korean legislators are considering a bill that would make sexual harassment in online games a...
Right, so this is awful.

TERA adds a new class option for Elin in Korea

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Most of the classes added to TERA after its launch have been restricted to certain races and genders, but the latest update for...
LET ME GO HOME

Nexon rolls out a flexible work schedule similar to Netmarble’s to reduce employee overwork

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

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

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

Aion prepares to move to a free-to-play model in Korea on its 10-year anniversary

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There are many possible reactions to that headline. Some of you are expressing disbelief that Aion could be moving to a free-to-play...
The shooter shoots.

Bluehole’s Ascent: Infinite Realm prepares for its first beta on December 13th

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Let's get the bad news out of the way right out of the gate. The first beta for Ascent: Infinite Realm (the next...
And on the end of the gun... was a HOOK!

Bluehole’s Project W to be revealed at G-Star 2017

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We first asked what Project W was about a year ago, and we still don't know the answer. We know that it's...
All right, that's... this is super, you guys are doing super, sure.

Korean mobile MMO Royal Blood kicks off its closed beta on September 25

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What is the new mobile MMO Royal Blood all about? We honestly can't tell you, unless the entire game is about fighting a...
This is different.

Lost Ark releases a trailer for its second closed beta

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We're going to lead off with the bad news: Lost Ark is currently planning its release in South Korea and China in 2018...
Lineage what, now? Huh?

Netmarble under scrutiny by government agencies in the wake of a crunch-mode death

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You probably remember the sad news about a Netmarble employee who was, essentially, worked straight to death. That's the bad news. The...
Boss of the road.

Bless Online kicks off its Rebuild testing

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So, let's talk a bit about Bless Online. It's been a long, strange road. First, the game's Western version gets cancelled. Then
sailing, sailing

Check out a trailer for ArcheAge’s upcoming naval arena

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Battle on the high seas! Cannons firing, seas foaming, decks wet, local slang dialect nearly incomprehensible! If that all sounds like fun times to...
Guns.

Check out footage of Blade & Soul’s Maestro in action

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If you were hoping for some reason that the Maestro in Blade & Soul would be all about conducting a stirring symphony, that's...

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