Tag Archives: Korea

Korea named as Gamescom 2012 partner

Korea will be the partner nation for Gamescom 2012, the event’s organising body has announced. This year Koelnmesse chose the UK, and its trade group Tiga, as the partner nation for Europe’s biggest games event. But next up is Korea, represented by the Korean Culture and Content Agency (KOCCA). Added …

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Crysis getting 360 release?

2007 PC title Crysis could be due for a long-awaited console release on Xbox 360. That’s if the rumours coming from Korea, and published by Kotaku, are found to be correct. A new listing from the Korean ratings board lists Crytek’s game for the console and names the publisher as …

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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. The two groups will unite to launch PopCap World; an online game portal hat will initially boast 13 PopCap games – each one adopting the free-to-play model. PopCap World will debut …

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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. As part of this deal, artwork of in-game protagonist Jim Raynor will be wrapped on two of Korean Air’s planes. The two aircraft will fly domestic routes in Korea, as well …

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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. The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism’s policy, as reported by The Korea Herald, intends to forcefully block or incrementally slow down the …

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