You may not know him, yet but John H. Chi was the CEO and President of Nexon America from 2006 to 2008 establishing Nexon's Group operations in North America. In those two years, with John at the helm, Nexon brought in more than $50MM in total combined revenue with such games as Maplestory, Audition, and Mabinogi.
Over the past few months, gamers throughout Europe have accompanied ChangYou.com during the Pre-Closed beta, Closed beta and Limited Open beta stages of one of China’s most successful MMO games ever - TLBB. Players have come across beautiful places such as Assassin’s Peak, Mountain Emei, Royal Temple and the Shaolin Temple whilst experiencing exciting in-game activities such as Lucky Bingo, Thief Raid, Herb Wars and Martial Battles in a world that brings loyal and skillful pets alongside warriors who brave the adventures of these exciting lands.
The Ether Saga "Land of Obscurity" dungeon has been available for raid sized groups of players for a while, but now The land of Obscurity is finally coming for smaller groups to explore if you dare.
Kingdom Heroes is an upcoming large scale war MMORPG to be published by Aeria Games. The game is based on Romance of the Three Kingdoms, one of China's Four Great Classical Novels. With the detailed and immersing storyline found in the novel, not forgetting the various battles fought, what can players look forward to in this game?
The hardworking team at Perfect World Entertainment have sent us the following preview of a new dungeon, The Dread Labyrinth that is about to be added to Jade Dynasty!
Ntreev USA, a leading online game developer and publisher, announced today that Sieghart, a popular character in its online action-brawler MMO, Grand Chase will get a new job starting April 14th: Duelist. The company is celebrating the upcoming launch of the new job with a pre-event kicking off tomorrow, April 7th through April 13th where players can train their character for his new job. In addition, Grand Chase has a Dungeon Weekend event planned which runs April 9th to the 11th.
League of Legends (LoL) is another rising challenger in the unique genre of Defence of the Ancients (DotA) clones. That's quite a mouthful, let's just refer to them as Multiplayer Online Battle Arenas (MOBAs) from now on. LoL has two of the ex-DotA contributors on board their team, Steve "Guinsoo", one of the early developers of DotA and Steve "Pendragon", who created the popular DotA fan-site. With these two on the team, there are high expectations for LoL.
When I first heard about this game, I was like "What the hell is this?!" An MMORTS? Really? I've seen tons of MMOs and tons of RTSes but to put them both together as one whole package does seem a little off. First of all, these two types of games barely have anything in common other than the unit population. Upon installing the game, I was anxious about what to expect, either it'd be close to DotA (Defense of The Ancients) or not.
We are glad to announce that we are going to release "Glory of the Tribe", the 3rd expansion pack of Destiny Online, in mid April. The long-awaited new Tribal War will be highlight of the expansion, along with the raising of the level cap, the indispensable new Super Pets and avatar items.
Perfect World Entertainment Inc. today announced that players can look forward to joining the closed beta for Battle of the Immortals next Tuesday, April 13. As a 2.5D multiplayer game that combines eastern and western cultures ranging from Norse Mythology to the Qin Dynasty, players can expect intense PvP action, hardcore dungeons and highly-articulated equipment with the Soul Gear system.
Chances are that the first major game feature you’ll come across in Kingdom Heroes is its unique soldier system. I don’t want to spoil too much about the first fifteen minutes of the game, but I will say that the new player experience is very tightly designed and, after a harrowing sprint through a dangerous chasm, it caps off with the gratifying reward of earning your first upgradeable and customizable NPC soldier.