Category Archives: Nexon America
Tue, Oct 15, 2013 | 20:41 BST
Extraction’s closed beta has launched, Splash Damage and Nexon America have announced. Originally known as “Dirty Bomb”, the closed beta for the online multiplayer shooter has limited openings, so only a select number of players will be able to participate. Notifications should be in your inbox if you have signed up, but more will be sent out in waves, so don’t despair. Testers will be helping out with stability and balancing.
Wed, Sep 18, 2013 | 14:22 BST
Extraction’s closed beta will kick-off in October, Splash Damage and Nexon America have announced. Originally known as “Dirty Bomb”, the closed beta for the online multiplayer shooter will have limited openings, so only a select number of players will be able to participate. Notifications will be sent to chosen players by October 1, when the closed beta period begins. Testers will be helping out with stability and balancing. Significant contributions have already been made to the game by its alpha testers since December 2012. Sign up for closed beta testing here.
Thu, Sep 12, 2013 | 17:47 BST
Nexon free to play games might be big news in Asia, with smash hits like Maplestory, but their free to play offerings like Combat Arms and Vindictus have had a harder time gaining traction in the west. The company’s Chief Financial Officer Owen Mahoney argues that free to play attitudes in the west have held back the model from attaining the dominance it has in Asia.
Tue, Sep 03, 2013 | 21:11 BST
Splash Damage planned on self-publishing Extraction, its free-to-play shooter, before Nexon America signed on as its publisher.
Fri, May 10, 2013 | 10:20 BST
Nexon has revealed its Q1 financial report, suggesting that the publisher’s revenue is booming in Japan with ¥9.9 billion in the country alone – an increase of 222.4% – but the figures are sliding in North America.
Tue, Feb 26, 2013 | 05:17 GMT
Nexon has made a “strategic investment” in Robotoki, the publisher announced via press release this week. Terms of the investment were not disclosed, but Nexon said the two companies will ‘coordinate efforts’ on development of “multi-screen, cross-platform gameplay”. Robotoki was founded by Robert Bowling, former creative strategist for Call of Duty, and is working on a first-person survival effort called Human Element, which will support cross-platform play elements on PC, next-gen consoles, Android and iOS. It’s expected in late 2015.
Tue, Aug 21, 2012 | 05:01 BST
Nexon America CEO Daniel Kim has said consoles will “go the way of the dinosaurs” if manufacturers ignore the free-to-play market.
Wed, Jul 04, 2012 | 05:02 BST
Dungeon Fighter has finally secured a release date on Xbox Live Arcade: July 13. The hack-and-slash RPG hit Steam last week, but the console version is quite different; Dungeon Fighter Online was once touted as the Xbox 360′s first freemium game, but in the end Nexon had to spin off a special, microtransaction-free version called Dungeon Fighter LIVE: Fall of Hendon Myre. Visit Siliconera for more information.
Thu, Jun 28, 2012 | 20:30 BST
Nexon America has released its free-to-play, arcade-action RPG Dungeon Fighter Online via Steam. Players can not only participate in adventure, but battle beasts, demons, and more for the fate of the exotic world of Arad. From now until July 11, players will receive a Skeleton Key and 10 Golden Apples for their first character created. Check it out through the link.
Sat, Jun 23, 2012 | 14:38 BST
Nexon America has released its free-to-play action-MMO Vindictus on Steam. The firm plans on releasing its FSP Combat Arms and and its multiplayer title Dungeon Fighter Online later this month. The Steam service now boasts over 30 free-to-play titles.
Wed, Jan 18, 2012 | 19:27 GMT
Nexon has released a promotional trailer for Dungeon Fighter LIVE: Fall of Hendon Myre, its Xbox Live version of Dungeon Fighter Online for PC. The video features scenes and illustrations of the original game’s Slayer, Gunner, and Fighter characters, and is posted below. Microsoft Studios is set to publish the game, and it will be released via XBLA later this year.
Thu, Nov 24, 2011 | 01:50 GMT
VentureBeat has heard whispers that Maple Story and Combat Arms publisher Nexon will make its initial public offering on the Tokyo Stock Exchange come December 6. The online game provider is expected to bring in $1.28 billion, putting its market value at $8.97 billion – far outweighing other giants of the industry, including EA at $6.99 billion.
In its IPO filing, Nexon boasted of eight games which have generated $100 million in lifetime revenues, including three with over $300 million in and one of more than $400 million. It now hosts 57 online games in 104 countries.
Thu, May 05, 2011 | 02:10 BST
Nexon America has announced a hefty increase in revenue during the quarter ending March 31, over the same period last year.
Fri, Apr 15, 2011 | 11:09 BST
Nexon’s free-to-play MMORPG Vindictus has received a number of updates, both large and small. Plus, free tokens for in-game content. It must be spring.
Thu, Mar 24, 2011 | 21:29 GMT
Nexon’s multiplayer brawler Dungeon Fighter Online is set for freemium release via Xbox Live Arcade. Fancy.
Sun, Nov 01, 2009 | 20:34 GMT
Indie and other games of interest: Gravity Bear formally announced, Frogger Returns, Shadow of Destiny confirmed
Another banner week for news regarding indie and other games of interest.
Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine may make it onto PC after all, 3D Dot Game Heroes is coming to North America, Nostalgia is now available, The Void sounds awesome, King Arthur: The Role-playing Wargame has finally gotten a release date, Eufloria has a demo, and version 2.6 of the Unity Platform is now free.
There’s tons more stuff after the break, too. Surely there is something that interests you should you click onward.
Sun, Oct 18, 2009 | 09:51 BST
Loads of MMOs are planning Halloween and fall festivities for users, but some have already launched tricky goodness.
You can find out more about those past the break, but while you are headed that way you will also learn other sorts of stuff like: Legends of Norrath’s eighth expansion has launched, CrimeCraft is headed to iPhone and Facebook, and having gone free-to-play D&D Online is doing great, apparently.
Also, Star War Galaxies is overrun with zombies. That’s right. Zombies.
It’s all there kids. Enjoy.
Sat, Sep 26, 2009 | 20:18 BST
It’s that time of the week again, kiddos. Time for the MMO news round-up for the week.
Unfortunately, this week the pickings were slightly slim. We blame TGS.
However, past the break there is news concerning the artbook for Guild Wars 2, a massive update to Bounty Bay Online, a round-up of news concerning the launch of Fallen Earth, and your chance to score a Star Trek Online Beta key from IncGamers.
Go ahead. Hit the jump.
Sat, Aug 08, 2009 | 22:46 BST
Loads of stuff as usual going on this week with MMOs.
CCP has files a trademark fro Dust 514, which strangely enough resembles the EvE Logo, Warhammer’s latest patch is up on the test server, Guild Wars had some more class tweaks, and the summer festivities have been extended for Lord of the Rings Online.
Load of stuff, really. Read on past the break for more.
Mon, May 11, 2009 | 03:55 BST
Weekly MMO news round-up: Fallen Earth is elf-free, Star Wars details the Trooper class, EVE storyline updates
Tons of stuff happens during the week with MMOs that it would just boggle your brains, so it’s all here for you in one post as usual.
Fallen Earth promises to be different by being “elf free”, Star Wars revealed the Trooper class, EVE gets a bit of a storyline change, and LOTRO shows you how to pull off those tricky fellowship maneuvers.
Wanna know the rest? Of course you do, and it’s all after the break.