NEXON, a global leader in Virtual Worlds, today announced that the Nexon Developers Conference 2022 (NDC22), Korea’s largest game-industry knowledge-sharing conference is now open and available to viewers on the NDC website and YouTube channel. The NDC22 is now available to viewers without registration until the conference ends on June 10. Viewers can engage in a total of 60 sessions on a wide range of topics related to game development including: Metaverse & NFT, data analysis, programming and more. Owen Mahoney, Nexon President and CEO, kicked off the conference with a talk encouraging game developers to take risks and overcome … Continue reading Nexon 2022 Developers Conference Commences →
Nexon unveiled details on new games in development at the company’s studios in Seoul, South Korea. Games in development include PROJECT MAGNUM, Project HP and MABINOGI MOBILE plus nine additional games. Nexon a global leader in Virtual Worlds, today announced that it unveiled details on new games in development at the company’s studios in Seoul, South Korea. Games in development include PROJECT MAGNUM, Project HP and MABINOGI MOBILE plus nine additional games. Some of the titles are being developed for multiple platforms — PC, consoles and mobile — and have potential as global blockbusters. Others are highly innovative games that … Continue reading Nexon Showcases Twelve New Games in Development →
Teams of three Battlerite Pro League players can sign up for the qualifiers to earn a slice of the $80,000 prize pool. Twitch is the exclusive live streaming partner for the league, while Nexon is handling production and distribution for the league in Korea.
NEXON Co., Ltd. (“Nexon”) (3659.TO), a worldwide leader in online games, today announced its wholly owned subsidiary, Nexon America Inc. (“Nexon America”) has entered into an ongoing relationship with First Strike Games, a game studio formed last year to specialize in multiplayer experiences. Nexon has acquired the worldwide publishing and marketing rights to First Strike Games’ first title, an unannounced multiplayer online game. “Partnering with First Strike Games is another example of our focus on and commitment to working with the best development talent in the Western market,” said Owen Mahoney, president and CEO, Nexon. “This partnership will leverage First … Continue reading Nexon Partners With First Strike Games For Multiplayer Titles →
NEXON Co. Ltd., a worldwide leader in free-to-play online and mobile games, today announced that its consolidated subsidiary, NEXON Korea Corporation has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire all outstanding shares of Big Huge Games, the developer of the strategy game DomiNations.
Nexon Co., Ltd., a worldwide leader in free-to-play online games, today announced a strategic relationship with SecretNewCo, a Maryland-based game development studio led by 22-year industry veteran Brian Reynolds, who until February served as Chief Game Designer of Zynga. Reynolds also founded Big Huge Games and co-founded Firaxis Games, where he led the development of critical and commercial hits including Rise of Nations and Civilization II. Under the terms of the agreement, Nexon will make a cash equity investment in SecretNewCo in exchange for a minority stake in the company. Terms of the investment were not disclosed. The agreement also … Continue reading Nexon Announces Partnership With SecretNewCo →
Maplers ready for the Tempest Updates can now enjoy ‘Into the Storm,’ the first installment of a four-part update to MapleStory. ‘Into the Storm’ brings various system changes to the game, allowing players to advance jobs at lower levels faster, increase their equipment arsenal, create more characters, and more. Players can maximize their skills and strength with bonus experience and quicker job advancements. The third job advancement has been lowered to level 60 from level 70, and the fourth job advancement has been lowered to level 100 from level 120. Additionally, EXP requirements have been adjusted and bonus EXP will … Continue reading Maple Story Adds Into The Storm Update →
NEXON Co., Ltd. (3659.TO) (‘Nexon’), a worldwide leader in free-to-play online games, today announced an agreement with Valve Corporation, a leading entertainment software and technology company based in the United States, to publish Dota 2 in Korea and Japan. Dota 2, developed by Valve with legendary designer IceFrog, is the sequel to the genre defining game that has become one of the most played games in the world and a leading title at e-sports tournaments around the world. ‘We are very excited about working with Valve to publish Dota 2 and build on the worldwide momentum of the highly successful … Continue reading Nexon And Valve To Launch DOTA 2 in Korea And Japan →
Nexon America, the North American business unit of NEXON Co., Ltd. (‘Nexon’)(TSE: 3659.TO), today announced that several of its free-to-play games will be accessible through Valve’s leading online gaming platform, Steam. ‘Vindictus,’ Nexon’s highly acclaimed real-physics-based massively multiplayer online game role playing game (MMORPG) is available on the Steam platform starting today, followed by Nexon’s global smash hit ‘Dungeon Fighter Online’ and its high-intensity online first person shooter (FPS) ‘Combat Arms’ later in June. Steam, a leading online gaming platform with more than 1,800 titles and 40 million accounts around the world, began supporting free-to-play games in June 2011 and … Continue reading Nexon Free To Play Games Move To Steam Service →
Nexon America’s ‘Maplestory’ not only has a lot of players – 9.2 million registered users in North America – but those players are multiplying quickly as the number of characters created in the game has surpassed 35 million. ‘MapleStory’ is known as the first commercially successful free-to-play massively multiplayer online game (MMO) in North America. ‘MapleStory’s’ success has paved the way for a new generation of online games that have successfully turned to the free-to-play, microtransaction-based business model. ‘MapleStory’s’ deeply immersive, vibrant 2-D world creates social environment that is accessible and friendly for any gamer. The game has attracted an … Continue reading MapleStory Hits 35 Million Characters →