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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Crytek announces Warface, an online FPS for Korea


Nov 25
Crytek and Crytek Seoul are using the holiday downtime to announce a brand new first-person shooter called Warface. The military shooter being targeted at Asian markets, more specifically the South Korean demographic. The sho... read

Community member perri had the opportunity to attend Korea's G-Star trade show this past weekend and made it a point to check out the demo for Rockman Online. He posted his impressions on his blog, and sad to say, they are a ... read feature


The Korean MMOG Rockman Online is something that I personally have been trying to keep an eye on. Tonight, a ton of stuff has come out about the game. Earlier we posted the animate teaser and now we have gameplay footag... read feature

Korean Internet gamer kills mother, then himself


Nov 17
A fifteen-year-old Korean boy murdered his mother, then killed himself, following a dispute over Internet games. The mother scolded the boy after playing too many games this past Monday night. The fight escalated, with the so... read

Cool things you can't have: Ghosts 'n Goblins Online


Nov 09
Wait, there's a Ghosts 'n Goblins MMO? Yes, there is -- but it's being developed by Seed9 for Korea. Much like Mega Man Universe (which we will be getting, thank goodness), Ghosts 'n Goblins Online retains its side-scrolling... read

Rockman Online's setting sounds interesting


Oct 01
Some new details on the upcoming Korean MMO based in the Mega Man universe, Rockman Online, have hit the web. Developer Neowiz has set up a blog for the game with information on its setting and what appear to be character typ... read

TGS: Hands-on with rhythm heroics in Astro Ranger


Sep 17
Tucked away in a ignored corner of TGS was Astro Ranger, a rhythm action arcade game from Korea. I was immediately drawn to it. The art direction and general premise here is very reminiscent of Viewtiful Joe, which is a sure... read

An epic tease of Rockman Online


Aug 26
This is a teaser video for the upcoming MMO Rockman Online. Confirmed only for Korea at this point, it's a 2D side-scroller with RPG elements. The video seems to show the first rise of Dr. Wily as a villain with the original... read

StarCraft II to have 3D implemented post release


Jul 04
While most people will be buying StarCraft II regardless of its ability to function in 3D those with 3D monitors and 3D glasses shouldn't have to wait too long to start playing the game in 3D. At a recent StarCraft II event i... read

1C Company brings screenshots of Theatre of War 2: Korea


Jun 07
You know, it's true, for every ten titles of World War II, there is maybe a couple modern fictional military shooters, four "pseudo-realistic" future titles, maybe a Desert Storm game, and if a publisher is feeling particular... read

Capcom financial report mentions 'Mega Man Online'


May 10
In its recent report to investors, Capcom has revealed that it's working with Neowiz Games Corporation to develop a title called Mega Man Online. The South Korea-based Neowiz corporation is best known for its work on "casual"... read

StarCraft match rigging scandal is SERIOUS business


Apr 13
You're familiar with that old trope, right? The one where a prize boxer agrees to "take a dive" in order for a mobster to win an illicit bet. Well, brace yourself for a real shocker ... not only does that clichéd&... read

South Korea institutes midnight ban on MMOs


Apr 12
To address an ever-growing concern over online game addiction amongst children, the government of South Korea has put in place a ban on youths playing them past the witching hour. Underaged users who play in the wee hours wil... read

Super Smash Bros. Brawl gets Korean release date ... yes


Mar 26
We're not pulling your balls here. Nintendo seriously only just got around to planning the release of Super Smash Bros. Brawl in Korea. While we thought Europe and Australia had it bad with Nintendo's late release dates, Kore... read

Baby starves to death while parents raise virtual child


Mar 04
A man and a woman have been arrested for letting their infant daughter starve to death while they raised a virtual child in the online game PRIUS. The Korean couple, known only as the Kims, returned home after a 12-hour gamin... read

Saucy Korean booth babes banned for being too sexy!


Nov 30
This is not really news so much as an excuse to post pictures of sexy Asian women, but at least we'll admit that. In any case, a pair of booth babes have recently been thrown out of South Korean game show G-Star for having co... read

Noooo! Pangya art director SeeD dies of illness


Oct 01
SeeD, the art director for the Pangya series of golf games, has passed away from an unnamed illness. The news first dropped on the Twitter feed of SeeD's friend, musical composer esti, who says that he'll write a memorial son... read

Square Enix sues FFVII Advent Children cosplayers for $325k


Aug 05
You think you're making a cool cosplay music video, and then Square Enix slaps you with a lawsuit, and you're forced to pay $325,000 for paying tribute (*cough*) to one of their properties.That's exactly what happened to Kore... read

Imagine a golf game like, say, Hot Shots Golf, but with an over-the-top presentation and an RPG-ish layout and story. Oh, and have it starring a cast containing scantily clad girl pirates, huge-breasted military commanders, a... read feature







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