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Human Element ditches free-to-play, losing publishing partner in the process

Indie studio Robotoki’s upcoming title Human Element has decided to ditch free-to-play in favour of becoming a premium product. Gamasutra reports that, as a result, the game will no longer be published by Nexon. "Nexon and Robotoki have come to a mutual decision to end their publishing agreement for the …

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Nexon beats quarterly revenue and profit forecasts

Nexon beat its own revenue and profit forecasts for its third quarter of 2014, thanks largely in part to the Korean-based firm’s native market. Games Industry reports Nexon saw a 14 per cent year-on-year increase in revenue to $395m, along with net income of $94m – a 69 per cent …

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Counter-Strike Nexon: Zombies open beta launches

Free-to-play Counter-Strike spinoff Counter-Strike Nexon: Zombies is out now in open beta. The game – set to officially launch in October – is the western version of Korea’s Counter-Strike Online 2. As always, player feedback means a great deal to us, and is reflected in our games,” Nexon Europe’s Product …

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Nexon partners with Valve for Counter-Strike Nexon: Zombies

Nexon has announced a new deal with Valve to produce Counter-Strike Nexon: Zombies, a free-to-play spinoff of the series featuring various undead enemies. Eurogamer reports the game will offer a standard campaign against the zombie horde, as well as modes including Bomb Diffusion and Hostage Rescue. Valve and Nexon had …

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Boss Key reveals core development team

Cliff Bleszinski’s new studio Boss Key Productions has confirmed a new wave of hires, bringing on industry veterans from Call of Duty, Far Cry and Bleszinski’s own Gears of War franchise. CVG reports on the additions, which includes senior producer Chris Mielke (Gears of War: Judgment, Infinity Blade III), senior …

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Nexon acquires minority stake in Bleszinski’s new studio Boss Key

Nexon America has acquired a minority stake in Cliff Bleszinki’s freshly unveiled studio Boss Key Productions, the two companies revealed earlier this week in a joint announcement. Along with ownership of a portion of the company, the agreement terms also give Nexon exclusive worldwide publishing and marketing rights to Boss …

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Cheaters in online FPS Sudden Attack face legal action in Japan

Nexon is taking legal action against three gamers accused of using cheats in its online FPS Sudden Attack. Kotaku reports that the trio are accused of obstruction of business” as their actions – both in the game itself and in distributing the cheats – hurt the title and, by extension, …

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