Tag Archives : NCSoft

Point Blank Tsunami Heads to Latin America

Point Blank Tsunami Heads to Latin America

<Source : YouTube – Point Blank gameplay> Point Blank, which has been sweeping ex-Korean FPS market, enters into Central and South American markets, namely “The Lands of Infinite Potential.” In order to unfold aggressive localization strategies, the developer Zepetto contracted with FHL Games on publishing Point Blank in 23 Spanish-speaking countries, including Mexico, Argentina, Peru [...]
The “official” boom of casual games in Korea

The “official” boom of casual games in Korea

On September 14, NCSoft has partnered with Popcap Games to publish Popcap World, a hybrid online game that consists of 14 casual games. Popcap Games is a leading provider of casual games for various platforms including mobile devices, Xbox, Nintendo DS, in-flight entertainment systems and the Web. Among its award-winning masterpieces are Bejeweled, Plants vs. Zombies, and Zuma. Popcap World will consist [...]
NCsoft Cries Out for Anti-BOT Legislation

NCsoft Cries Out for Anti-BOT Legislation

<Source : YouTube – Aion – How to Identify a Bot> At a seminar “Current Status and Future Task of Game Industry” held by Seoul National University Center for Law and Technology, heads of game industry and relevant sectors debated on the copyright issues of auto game play (“BOT”) and the legal status of game play. Especially, Park, Joon-Seok, an Intellectual Property Law professor [...]
Rising-Combo MMORPG Dragonica Rises Up in Korea

Rising-Combo MMORPG Dragonica Rises Up in Korea

<Source : YouTube – Dragonica Online> NCsoft released on September 6 that it has successfully launched the OBT for Dragonica in Korea. A casual MMORPG developed by Barunson Interactive, Dragonica entered into OBT on September 1, soon after its Pre-OBT from August 25 to 29. Since the start of OBT, item market, namely “Open Market,” and bulletins for strategies have already been vitalized [...]
Guild Wars 2 Triumphs from Europe

Guild Wars 2 Triumphs from Europe

<Source : YouTube – Guild Wars 2 Official Trailer released in Gamescom 2010> NCSoft’s Guild Wars 2 received the Best Online Game Award at Gamescom 2010, the largest game exhibition in Europe held in Cologne, Germany. Competition with such outstanding rivals as Lucas Arts’ Star Wars: The Old Republic and Blizzard’s World of Warcraft: Cataclysm raised even more the value of this MMORPG’s [...]
Korean online games take over Gamescom 2010

Korean online games take over Gamescom 2010

<Source : This is Game> Held this month from 17th to 21st in Cologne, Germany was the largest game fair in Europe, Gamescom. While the European online game market is rather underdeveloped and unfamiliar to many of Korea’s game developers and publishers, it seems that they are now trying to reach the untapped European market. In Gamescom 2010, many of Korea’s online games were introduced [...]
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