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Kingdom Under Fire II

Kingdom Under Fire II will have exclusive content on PS4


Still alive!
Jan 10
Just a small Kingdom Under Fire II update for the lot of you that were excited to learn that the game, originally announced in 2008, is totally coming out this year for PC and PS4. According to 2P, the open beta on PC will la... read
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Ragnarok Online

Ragnarok Online Elemental Tunes delivers large music fix


Three discs of music, including arrangements by top Japanese composers
Dec 26
After our look at the Ragnarok Online 10th Anniversary Package last week, I wanted to turn my attention to this year’s special release, dedicated entirely to the music of Ragnarok Online. Elemental Tunes features f... read
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Ragnarok Online 10th anniversary box has lots to look at


Playing cards, key chain, mouse pad, music CD and more
Dec 19
We just featured an issue of Note Worthy last week, but I thought the elaborate packaging and contents that GungHo put into the Ragnarok Online 10th Anniversary Package last year deserved its own moment in the spotlight. It i... read
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MapleStory 2

MapleStory 2 announced, beta begins in 2014


MMO nostalgia hits hard
Nov 07
Don't lie, you've heard of MapleStory. The immensely popular 2D MMO took up many hours during its heyday, and it's still got quite the fanbase today. Now, Nexon has officially announced a sequel. Developed by N Square, MapleS... read
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Capcom

Capcom removes Ghosts 'n Goblins Online from Greenlight


No plans for release in North America or Europe
Sep 18
What a strange thing it was to see Ghosts 'n Goblins Online surface on Steam Greenlight. I've long wanted to try the game out for curiosity's sake and although I never expected too much from it given the free-to-play premise,... read
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A Civilization MMO is a thing that is happening


But it's just for South Korea
Aug 09
Civilization Online is an upcoming MMO being developed by XLGAMES and 2K Games. Unlike other Civilization games where you control entire empires, this one has you playing as an individual unit in one of four different cultur... read
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Minecraft music video

PSY is a minin', craftin' grieferman


Minecraft parody of PSY's "Gentleman"
May 17
Everyone was totally diggin' Korean pop sensation PSY when his "Gangnam Style" music video became an international hit. Then he just kept riding it... and riding it... and riding it. Then he starred in a pistachio commercial... read
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Celebrate Pangya's 4th anniversary with Pangya Challenges


We're giving away prizes
Apr 15
Pangya, the greatest MMO golf game in the universe, is turning 4 this week. SG Interactive has all kinds of fun things lined up for Pangya Challenges to celebrate this anniversary, including giveaways and online events.  ... read
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Nintendo Korea calls weather reporter a brainless bitch


This week's Twitter goof winner!
Apr 15
Nintendo of Korea is in hot water after its Twitter account insulted TV weather reporter Eun Ji Park. A mystery representative of the company criticized Park's growing fame, suggesting her looks were respo... read
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Terrorists win
[This post originally ran as impressions on the open beta and is now updated to reflect the full release, which came two weeks later.] Call of Duty has dumbed down the modern shooter to being about planting bombs, capturing p... read feature

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Rockman Online

Korean MMO Rockman Online is OFFICIALLY canceled


Well, DUH! Of course it is!
Mar 13
Le gasp! No! Say it ain't so, Joe! Say it ain't so! Back in September, we heard rumblings that the Korean Mega Man MMO, oh-so-creatively titled Rockman Online, had halted production following a restructuring of developer Neow... read
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Tactical Intervention

Counter-Strike successor Tactical Intervention out Mar 28


Open beta from March 14 to 28
Feb 28
Update: I just received a press release announcing a March 28 release. I guess Gooseman is trying to poke fun at the skeptic in me or make my dreams come true. One of the two. Hurrah? A year ago, Counter-Strike creator Minh '... read
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Ghosts 'n Goblins Online

Lucky Koreans: Ghosts 'n Goblins Online beta videos


Why are all the MMOs I'd actually play stuck in Korea?
Jan 31
Show of hands if anyone remembers that a Ghosts 'n Goblins Online Korean MMO was unveiled back in 2010. I figured it would have be cancelled by now -- I'm still bitter that Rockman Online was silently shut down. But nope! De... read
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Pangya

Pangya: Challenges: New season brings new character Spika


Kicks off Jan 23
Jan 24
Pangya is still, in my mind, the best thing ever. Ever. Right under corgis and tiramisu. Videogame golf, folks. Don't knock it until you've tried it. If you have tried it, and are playing golf MMO Pangya, know that the next ... read
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Resident Evil Revelations for Xbox 360 and PS3


South Korean ratings board lists
Nov 23
Listings on South Korea's ratings board show 3DS game Resident Evil Revelations as upcoming Xbox 360 and PS3 titles. Wouldn't that be nice? My guess is that this was in the plans all along. A digital download, perhaps?  Let's hear what Capcom says about this. Stay tuned. read
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'Gangnam Style' now available in Just Dance 4


Watch gameplay here
Nov 20
PSY's crazy popular "Gangnam Style" DLC is now available at the Just Dance store for Xbox 360/Kinect. As for the other versions of Just Dance 4, this DLC goes live tomorrow for the Wii, a few days later for the PS3... read
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Music get: free Bar Oasis download on Dtoid's SoundCloud


Koreans know their game music
Nov 17
We've got a special treat for you today. We wrote about the Bar Oasis 2 soundtrack in Note Worthy 005, and since that time, the team at Corners Studio has put together a special compilation album featuring remastered selectio... read
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Preview: Bless
Neowiz Games unveiled their work on upcoming massively multiplayer online RPG Bless at the G-Star trade show last weekend in Busan, Korea. I had the chance to get a good look at the latest build of this beautiful, vast MMO as... read feature

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SmileGate developing Marvel MOBA for Asia


Codenamed Project PK
Nov 09
You're already dreaming up the possibilities, aren't you? A multiplayer online battle arena game centered around Marvel characters sounds too good to be true -- and perhaps it is -- but it's happening. Disney Interactive has ... read
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Gallery: Welcome to G-Star 2012


'Booth companions'
Nov 09
Think of G-Star as Korea's Tokyo Game Show. This gaming expo, which I'm currently attending at the BEXCO in Busan, South Korea, runs through the weekend, and has already been pretty busy these last couple of workwee... read
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Valve and Nexon partner to bring Dota 2 to Korea, Japan


Can I get a release date?
Nov 08
Valve has reached an agreement with Nexon to publish Dota 2 in both Japan and Korea, a move that seemed inevitable considering how seriously the company has been taking eSports with the title. No real specifics were given oth... read
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NCSoft confirms Western development of MMO Blade & Soul


Sep 14
Above you'll see the very first Western trailer for NCSoft's newest MMOROG, Blade & Soul. It's being developed for Western audiences by Team Bloodlust, the in-house studio based in NCsoft’s HQ in Seoul. The ti... read
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Pretend to be shocked: Rockman Online is likely cancelled


Sep 10
In the fallout of Capcom's cancellations of Mega Man Universe and Mega Man Legends 3, many folks likely forgot that there was still one big Mega Man title in development: Rockman Online, a Korea-exclusive 2D side-scrolling MM... read
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Bar Oasis 2: Sit back and have a drink with music samples


Jul 30
Maybe you never checked out Korean-based Corners Studio's Bar Oasis app for iOS when it was released a couple years back. The visual novel game focusing on drink mixing and the relationships between characters sported so... read
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DJMAX Technika Tune: New Vita features, songs


Jun 27
Upcoming PS Vita rhythm game release DJMAX Technika Tune marks the first time the touch game will be leaving arcades, and to make the transition to portable smooth, the game has been reworked to use the Vita's touch technolog... read
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Sony suspends PS Store in South Korea following new rules


Jun 20
Sony has had to suspend all PlayStation Store services in South Korea following a new ruling that says companies cannot ask for the real names and ages of minors when taking payment details.  The so-called Game Industry ... read
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Koreans already beat Diablo III


May 15
While many of you were staying up late, waiting for 12AM PDT last night, other gamers across the world were toiling away, hacking and slashing their way through Diablo III, as the servers were already up for Europe/Asia. It l... read
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Korean eSports teams up with MLG for tourney partnership


May 11
East will connect with West through StarCraft II. Major League Gaming (MLG) and the Korean eSports Association are announcing a multi-year partnership that will connect these two hubs of the StarCraft world, allowing Kor... read
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PSN exclusive Malicious is getting an English version


Dec 16
Long-time readers may remember Malicious, a really cool looking PSN title about a guy with a magic cloak that fights stuff. It's been out in Japan since forever, but an unlikely source has confirmed that an English language v... read
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Xbox 360 countdown timer site: Not as cool as we thought


Oct 18
Remember that countdown timer site we found yesterday? Yeah, so about that: It's not for anything cool, so I hope you didn't get too excited. It's not Sonic Kinect or a game for the Olympics or anything even close to that. It now redirects to xbox360invitational.com, a Korean tournament site. Unless you're a Korean console gamer, this end result could not have been more disappointing.  read
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So jelly: Korea is getting a Power Rangers MMO


Sep 24
Friggin' Koreans and their cool-as-sh*t MMO scene. We get Free Realms and the endless parade of World of Warcraft updates, while they get the stuff I actually want, like Rockman Online -- this happens to be the only Mega Man ... read
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North Korea accused of raising MMO 'hacker army'


Aug 08
South Korea has accused its northern neighbors of online skullduggery, warning that Kim Jong-il is using an army of young hackers to exploit MMOs and make some desperate money.  Reports claim that the hackers have i... read






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