Entries in 'korea' (18)

Xbox One hitting other EU countries and Japan in September

Xbox One hitting other EU countries and Japan in September

There is finally a release date for Xbox One in a number of key territories, including Japan.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 18th 2014 at 1:09PM in News
Codemasters owners buys Asian mobile firms

Codemasters owners buys Asian mobile firms

Codemasters parent company Reliance Big Entertainment has acquired new studios in Korea and Japan with a view to increase its footprint in the two markets.

Will Freeman
by Will Freeman
on Mar 11th 2013 at 3:38PM in News
Nexon and NCsoft in Valve buyout talks - report

Nexon and NCsoft in Valve buyout talks - report

Valve, the company that does not want to be sold, is being linked to another buyout.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 27th 2012 at 9:01AM in News
The South Korean market in focus

The South Korean market in focus

INTERNATIONAL FACTFILE: Korea, partner country of this year’s Gamescom, is home to a market that is wildly different to that of the UK.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 15th 2012 at 2:30PM in News

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PSN faces South Korean suspension

PSN faces South Korean suspension

Sony has confirmed that it is to suspend its PlayStation Network service in South Korea.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 21st 2012 at 10:43AM in News
Nintendo 3DS launching in Korea this month

Nintendo 3DS launching in Korea this month

Nintendo has announced and detailed the upcoming launch of the 3DS in Korea.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 19th 2012 at 7:54AM in News
Korea named as Gamescom 2012 partner

Korea named as Gamescom 2012 partner

Korea will be the partner nation for Gamescom 2012, the event’s organising body has announced.

Rob Crossley
by Rob Crossley
on Dec 1st 2011 at 2:06PM in News
Crysis getting 360 release?

Crysis getting 360 release?

2007 PC title Crysis could be due for a long-awaited console release on Xbox 360.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 1st 2011 at 3:36PM in News

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PopCap and NCsoft to invade Korea

PopCap and NCsoft to invade Korea

Casual gaming giant PopCap will expand its business into Asia after striking a new partnership with local publisher NCsoft.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 14th 2010 at 11:50AM in News
StarCraft II takes flight with Korean Air

StarCraft II takes flight with Korean Air

Blizzard’s Korean arm has announced it will be working with Korean Air to promote StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jun 24th 2010 at 4:40PM in News
Korea announces MMO curfew

Korea announces MMO curfew

The South Korean authorities have announced a new ‘gaming curfew’ to try and counter what is seen as the growing problem of MMO addiction in the country.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 13th 2010 at 4:29PM in News
$200 million pumped into Korean games industry

$200 million pumped into Korean games industry

350 billion won ($200m) is being invested into the Korean games industy by the nation’s government, Gamasutra is reporting.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 5th 2008 at 10:13AM in News

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China’s The9 buys into Korean developer

China’s The9 buys into Korean developer

Chinese online game operator The9 has acquired a minority stake in Korean developer G10 in exchange for an investment of approximately $38 million.

by Tim Ingham
on Apr 28th 2008 at 4:45PM in News
Wii to finally launch in Korea

Wii to finally launch in Korea

The official Nintendo Korea site has revealed the news that the country has been waiting for – that the Wii console is finally set to launch in the territory.

by Tim Ingham
on Apr 14th 2008 at 1:18PM in News
Nintendo cracks down on piracy in Korea

Nintendo cracks down on piracy in Korea

Nintendo has asked South Korean prosecutors to investigate local websites that have uploaded illegal pirate copies of DS games.

According to the Financial Times, the move marks the first ...
by Tim Ingham
on Sep 17th 2007 at 2:41PM in News
PS3 video downloads loom

PS3 video downloads loom

Whilst confusion remains concerning whether or not Sony will release the recently announced 80GB PS3 outside of Korea, one news source is claiming that the platform holder will soon launch ...
by Ben Parfitt
on May 22nd 2007 at 6:45PM in News

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80GB PS3 set for Korea

80GB PS3 set for Korea

Despite denying rumours of an upgraded PlayStation 3 just last month, an announcement on the Sony Korea website has stated that a 80GB version of its next-gen console will debut ...
by Ben Parfitt
on May 21st 2007 at 11:30AM in News
Lineage III code stolen

Lineage III code stolen

Authorities in Korea are investigating seven ex-NCsoft employees from the firm’s South Korean HQ who have allegedly aided in the leak of code from the publisher’s upcoming MMO title, Lineage ...
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 30th 2007 at 12:00PM in News