Nexon announced that online shooter Sudden Attack 2 will be closing down on September 29. This comes only a month after the game launched with Nexon stating that it will rethink the game from the ground up and try to better manage players’ expectations. [Thanks, Sang!]
At around 7am this past Sunday morning, a 33-year-old man drove a car into the first floor of PC and mobile game company Nexon.
PC gaming company Nexon is replacing voice actress Jayeon Kim in MMORPG Closers after controversy over a t-shirt erupted online.
Not only that, but there is also mouse-shaped bread.
Nexon is working with EA and Respawn for an online Titanfall for PC. Yes, the original Titanfall was already an online multiplayer title, so we do wonder how different it will be! The official release mentions free to play and that the game is for the Asian market.
The Korean media dubbed Sara Kim the “Genius Girl.” A young math whiz so brilliant that two elite universities, Harvard and Stanford, offered her dual admissions. Her father, an exec at Korean game company Nexon, must have been proud! Other people, however, were suspicious.
Hrm. This sure looks look familiar, no? Yes, yes it does.
With the amount of money smartphone games make, this shouldn't be that surprising. But Square Enix is bringing a version of Final Fantasy XI to smartphones. It's called Final Fantasy XI Mobile. There's also a new FFXI spin-off title called Final Fantasy Grandmasters.
South Korea's Nexon just released a trailer for its upcoming Ghost in the Shell first-person shooter. The online title is for PC and looks like it could be a good time.
Video games and real-life combat are obviously different. But what if real combat was like an online shooter? Well, it might be like this.
The series may be an apocalypse or two late to the party, but massively popular multiplayer shooter Counter-Strike is getting a zombie-centric spin-off. Huh. Well, I guess it worked for Call of Duty.
Cliff "Cliffy "Dude Huge" B" Bleszinski, formerly of Epic but on a break for a while, has a new gig. It's being published by Nexon, but before signing on that dotted line, he met with pretty much everyone. And that included Zynga.
Yesterday, Nexon announced that charges were being pressed against three Sudden Attack gamers for allegedly cheating online. Today, new reports reveal that the teens' apparent underhanded gaming tricks supposedly earned them $80,000.
In Japan, online game company Nexon is pressing charges against three gamers, ages 17 to 18, for obstruction of business. In short, the gamers were allegedly using in-game cheats for online FPS Sudden Attack. That, it seems, was hurting the game and Nexon.
Check out a sneak peek at Maple Story 2, which is slated to go into close beta this year in South Korea. The game's release date is still TBA.
Stealing is bad. Stealing items in online games is also bad, and usually there's not much that can be done to combat it—so it's super good news that two Chinese internet thieves have been sentenced to prison terms.
Nexon, perhaps best known for Maple Story, was founded in South Korea. Its headquarters is now in Tokyo, however. We are not going to look in its headquarters. Instead, let's have a look in its new South Korean digs.
It fits, considering the new cutesy MapleStory won't be its typical side-scrolling self.