Video Game News
Nexon Believes The $60 Game Model Needs To Change
Nexon believes that shopping around through shelves full of $60 games is becoming a trend that needs to change, based on providing a product and content that needs to suit the tastes of the gamer. In other words, the $60 model needs to go.
Shadow Company: The Mercenary War Arriving In Late 2012
Nexon and Doobic Game Studios has announced that North Americans, Europeans and Japanese will be able to experience some 24-player, PvP, Unreal Engine 3 powered action starting later this year when Shadow Company: The Mercenary War launches as a free-to-play MOFPS for PC.
Nexon Licenses Unity Engine For Multiple Games
Nexon and Unity Technologies have come together for a massive agreement that sees renown Korean publisher Nexon licensing the Unity Engine and its full software development suite for all of their global subsidiaries.
Korean Games Expected To Exceed $3 Billion USD In Export Sales
While oftentimes we label South Korean MMOs as shoddy World of Warcraft clones (and unfortunately, a vast majority of them are) there happens to be a nice plethora of South Korean titles that aren't clones, and the ones that stand on their own two feet as both original and fun are making publishers billions, $2.16 billion USD to be exact.
Nexon Introduces Prepaid Karma Koins At 70,000 Retailers
Nexon announced that they wanted to replace the NX cards at retailers with Karma Koins for a more safe and secure method of allowing consumers to purchase prepaid amounts of digital cash to spend in Nexon’s cash shops.
Nexon Posts Q3 Growth; Rolls Out MapleStory Adventures, Zombie Misfits
The MMO publishing giant has announced that their third-quarter results for 2011 has once again proven to be very profitable, showing a 29 percent growth rate over the same quarter results from 2010. The report isn't all numbers and stats, though, the company announced a number of upcoming projects slated for release very soon.
Combat Arms: Zombies Announced For iOS; Powered By UE3
It may be the most popular free-to-play shooter on the net but Nexon constantly finds ways to move the franchise forward. The next step in the evolution of Combat Arms is moving from PC to the iOS and to do so, Nexon acquired an Unreal Engine 3 license in order to power the mobile version of the popular shooter.
Dragon Nest Officially Launches In North America
Nexon America's free-to-play, hack-and-slash MMORPG, Dragon Nest has officially launched in North America, exiting the beta and becoming commercially available to anyone with a PC who meets the bare minimum requirements.
Nexon Revenue Increases By 59 Percent; MapleStory Adventures Coming Soon
While many companies are posting profit loss in the first quarter due to a decline in revenue, Nexon America is doing just the opposite and bragging about it from here to the moon and back. Also, a new MapleStory game is on the way for Facebook users.
Vindictus Adds New Titan Boss, Weapons And Labyrinth
Nexon and DevCat are continually pumping out content for Vindictus, including revamped weapons, a brand new titan raid boss and an exciting new map called the Labyrinth. All the new features and updates for the game will become available once April 20th arrives.
Nexon To Demo New Dragon Nest, Vindictus Content At PAX East
If you plan on attending the Penny Arcade Expo you might want to check out Nexon's booth while you’re there, the free-to-play publisher will be demoing a few dungeons from the upcoming Dragon Nest, as well as the first ever PvP dungeons, towns and content in the next big patch for Vindictus.
Vindictus Episode 5 Now Live: Level Cap Raised, New Items, Armor And More
The biggest update since the launch of Vindictus has arrived, offering gamers a smorgasbord of new content ranging from a level cap increase from 44 to 60, opening up the door for brand new customizable armor, items, weapons and more.
Nexon's Q4 Revenue Jumps 42 Percent Thanks To…Maple Story?
In a recent press release Nexon indicated that the initial surge in revenues finishing up 2010 came from the long running casual MMO, Maple Story.
Vindictus: Blood Lord And Football Expansion Now Available
The vampire lord requires a royal butt kicking and stylish gamers can do so all geared out in football attire, that's right...football attire.
Vindictus: Episode 4 Battle Trailer Shows Off New Bosses And Maps
Even though the game recently released it’s already up to Episode 4, and a new trailer was released featuring the combat, items and map scenarios that have been added to the game.