Tag Archives: Korea

Korean StarCraft 2 legend Flash retires aged 23

Lee "Flash" Young-ho, a Korean StarCraft pro who has played for KT Rolster for eight years, announced his retirement today at the age of 23. Lee, who was initially signed to the largest Korean eSports organisation in 2007 at the age of 14, has since gone on to win an …

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PS4 and Xbox One Resident Evil 6 appears at Korean rating board

It appears that Resident Evil 6 could be coming to the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. That’s if a leak from the Korean Game Rating Board is to be believed. As spotted by Gematsu, PS4 and Xbox One SKUs of the 2013 survival horror title have been assessed by the …

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International Factfile 2015: South Korea

Long the home of online games, South Korea’s industry saw a shake-up in 2014. According to the Korea Internet and Digital Entertainment Association, online gaming comprises three-fifths of South Korea’s exports revenue. This is of little surprise when you consider that the country is home to major firms in the …

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Steam adding 11 new currencies

Steam is in the process of adding support for 11 new currencies from around the world, Valve has announced. Local currency from Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, The Philippines and Singapore are now accepted via the PC games and software distributor. Support for Canada, Mexico, Norway, Turkey and Korea currencies will follow …

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League of Legends appears on Coca-Cola

One of the world’s biggest games properties has tied up a deal with the world’s biggest soft drink. Riot Games president and co-founder Marc Merrill tweeted a pair of pictures (which can be seen below) of LoL characters emblazoned on both Coca-Cola bottles and cans. It’s not yet known if …

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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. The machine will arrive in the following regions in September: ArgentinaBelgiumChileColombiaCzech RepublicDenmarkFinlandGreeceHungaryIndiaIsraelJapanKoreaNetherlandsNorwayPolandPortugalRussiaSaudi ArabiaSingaporeSlovakiaSouth AfricaSwedenSwitzerlandTurkeyUAE The machine had originally been pencilled in for a global launch last November but in August Microsoft confirmed that …

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