1499-5 YNK Bldg., Seocho, Seoul
Starting in 1994 as an Internet service provider, Nowcom utilized its service network to evolve into an online game publisher in Korea. Nowcom used to run Nownuri, one of the four biggest PC communication services in Korea, along with Nowweb, the portal for Nownuri. Nowcom is currently operating PDBOX, the biggest entertainment portal in Korea, CLUBBOX, mass storage community and Afreeca, the personal broadcasting media. Nopp.co.kr is its channel for servicing Tales Runner, O2jam, Fortfire, and Animal Warriors. The company’s major product, Tales Runner is best known for its immense popularity in Korea. Overall, Nowcom encompasses diverse areas of internet contents development and e-security solution service. Nowcom’s largest shareholder is Kumyang Communications.
1984.07. Founded Sunny Corp. as a shoemaker 1998.08. Signed MOU with Blizzard Starcraft marketing agency 1998.08. Founded YNK 2001.05. Consolidation between Sunny Corp. and YNK 2001.11. Signed Agreement with Click Entertainment[USA] for licensing Throne of Darkness 2001.12. Signed Agreement with Neople for licensing online games 2001.12. Signed Agreement with Gravity for licensing 'Ragnarok' 2002.01. Signed Agreement with Maiet Entertainment for licensing online games 2002.06. Signed Agreement with Troika Games[USA] for licensing 'Arcanum' 2002.07. Signed Agreement with Papirus[USA] for licensing Nascar 2 2002.08. Started Service of 'Ragnarok' in Korea 2002.10. Signed Agreement with Adam Soft for licensing online games 2002.10. Signed Agreement with Grigon Entertainment for licensing 'Seal' 2003.02. Signed Agreement with Ryu Entertainment for licensing online games 2003.05. Signed Agreement with DB Solution for licensing 'Alpang' 2003.07. MOU('Seal' with Neowiz 2003.09. Signed Agreement with TIC for publishing 'Seal' in Taiwan 2003.09. Signed Agreement with GBM for publishing 'Seal' in Japan 2004.01. Started Service of 'Seal' in Korea 2004.03. Established YNK Japan 2004.06. Signed Agreement for publishing 'Seal' in Taiwan 2004.07. Signed Agreement with Funbox for publishing 'Seal' in Thailand 2004.08. Signed Agreement with Coslight for publishing 'Seal' in China 2005.01. EstablishedYNK Casual 2005.03. EstablishedYNK Interactive 2005.04. Started Service of 'Seal' in China 2006.03. Started Service of 'Rohan' in Korea 2006.03. Renamed into YNK Korea 2006.06. Established YNK Taiwan 2006.11. Started Service of 'Rohan' in Japan 2007.02. Acquired rights on 'Seal' 2007.03. YNK Taiwan Started Service of 'Rohan' in Taiwan 2007.04. YNK Taiwan Started Service of 'Rohan' in Hong Kong and Macau 2008.06. Started Service of 'Rohan' in USA 2008.12. Started Open Beta Service of 'Sting' 2009.06. Started Service of 'Battle Rohan' in Korea
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