Entries in 'ncsoft' (13)

NCSoft's Carbine Studios axes nearly half of its workforce

NCSoft's Carbine Studios axes nearly half of its workforce

The developer behind MMO Wildstar is confirmed significant job losses at its studio.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 14th 2016 at 10:29AM in News
NCSoft's Blade and Soul player count surpasses 1m

NCSoft's Blade and Soul player count surpasses 1m

Less than a week after it launched, new MMO Blade and Soul has shot past one million active players.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 26th 2016 at 12:17PM in News
Blade & Soul western launch set for January

Blade & Soul western launch set for January

Popular MMO Blade & Soul will make its way to western markets this January, publisher NCSoft has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 20th 2015 at 6:35AM in News
Nexon sells off its NCSoft shares

Nexon sells off its NCSoft shares

Nexon has sold off its 15 per cent stake in South Korea publisher NCSoft.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Oct 19th 2015 at 1:45PM in News

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WildStar's free-to-play switch dated

WildStar's free-to-play switch dated

NCsoft has confirmed precisely when its MMO WildStar will become a free-to-play title.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 4th 2015 at 2:22PM in News
Wildstar free-to-play revamp enters closed beta

Wildstar free-to-play revamp enters closed beta

Wildstar's upcoming free-to-play re-release has entered closed beta, developer Carbine Studios has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 12th 2015 at 7:19AM in News
NCSoft's journey to the West

NCSoft's journey to the West

In its native Korea, NCSoft is one of the top three games publishers alongside rivals, Nexon and SmileGate. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 15th 2015 at 2:00PM in News
New-look NCSoft West eyes rapid American and European growth

New-look NCSoft West eyes rapid American and European growth

NCSoft is ‘accelerating’ its Western expansion with an aim of becoming one of the biggest games businesses in Europe and the US – just like it is in South Korea.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 29th 2015 at 10:29AM in News

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MMO WildStar is going free-to-play

MMO WildStar is going free-to-play

One year after its launch NCSoft has announced that sci-fi MMO WildStar will be going free-to-play this autumn.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 28th 2015 at 4:09PM in News
NCSoft bringing MMO Blade & Soul west this winter

NCSoft bringing MMO Blade & Soul west this winter

NCSoft has revealed its MMORPG Blade & Soul is heading west, with a release planned for North America and Europe later this year.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 21st 2015 at 7:08AM in News
Steam listing hints at Wildstar free-to-play switch

Steam listing hints at Wildstar free-to-play switch

NCsoft’s sci-fi MMO Wildstar could be in the cusp of abandoning subscription charges.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 15th 2015 at 3:45PM in News
NCSoft invests $5m in Canadian mobile game studio

NCSoft invests $5m in Canadian mobile game studio

Following up on its recently announced plans for expansion into new business segments such as mobile and tablet games, NCSoft has invested $5m into Vancouver-based mobile startup This Game Studio.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 13th 2015 at 6:01AM in News

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Top 100 Women in Games: Véronique Lallier

Top 100 Women in Games: Véronique Lallier

“My 15 year career has been driven by my passion for both video games and digital entertainment  – which began at the age of 10, when I was given a ...

on Feb 6th 2015 at 2:00PM in News