Blizzard is planning on opening a permanent retail store in Gangnam, Korean website Gameshot reports. Gameshot adds that the success of last year’s WoW pop-up store ‘Booty Bay Flea Market’ (pictured) in South Korea inspired the decision. [Thanks, Sang!]
Black Desert Online is famous for its character creation tool. There is an upcoming mobile version of the Korean massively multiplayer game, and it also has an impressive-looking character creation tool.
In late September, a guy on South Korea’s Ruliweb posted that his PS4 had roaches coming out of it. He decided to take it apart and stream the experience on Twitch.
Three employees of the Korean Esports Association (KeSPA), including a former assistant to chief executive Jun Byung-hun, have been arrested on suspicion of bribe-taking and money-laundering, according to Seoul-Yonhap News. KeSPA, an organization formed by the South Korean government in 2000, oversees the country’s…
Originally announced in 2011 as Lineage Eternal, this years-in-development massively multiplayer online role-playing game gets a new trailer and a new name.
The 2017 Overwatch World Cup finals saw reigning champions South Korea take on Canada, the mighty titan versus the underdog. There were cheers, excitement, and one very polite signholder in the crowd.
First modder P_Goon designed the case and the stickers. And then he says he spent a very long time making the thing.
In PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, frying pans aren’t used for cooking but for melee and blocking bullets. Recently in South Korea, a politician brought a golden pan to an assembly to talk about the game’s success.
In late 2016, a Korean blogger named Glayer made a short 28-second tribute to Overwatch’s D.Va based on the opening for the popular anime Himouto! Umaru-chan. Now in 2017, he’s finally finished the tribute.
Now that PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is a smash hit, its developer Bluehole Inc. is worth $4.6 billion. No wonder the team at Bluehole that handled the game is being turned into a subsidiary called PUBG Corporation.
Last year, a group of South Korean Hatsune Miku fans crowdfunded a billboard dedicated to the digital diva. This year, they’re back, and this time they’ve crowdfunded what looks like a shrine to the virtual idol.
During this weekend’s Yakuza press conference, actor Susumu Terajima made remarks that might get Yakuza Kiwami 2 cancelled in South Korea.
Kim “Geguri” Se-yeon, a teen girl Overwatch phenom, will be the first female pro gamer to compete in OGN Overwatch APEX. ROX Orcas has signed her, according to ESPN. Geguri fans will recall that her haters wrongfully accused her of cheating at last year’s Nexus Cup. She didn’t cheat; she’s just that good.
An onslaught of ultimates, rebuffed by a lineup featuring some of South Korea’s best.