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  • Nexon receives $1.2 billion in Japanese IPO

    Nexon went public on the Tokyo Stock Exchange this week, and managed to rake in a staggering 1.2 billion USD in its IPO. Driven largely by the strength of Maple Story, which is said to be one of the most popular games in the world, Nexon boasted the largest IPO of the year on the […]

  • Maple Story hack compromises 13.2 million Korean players

    Hugely popular Nexon MMORPG Maple Story suffered a security breach last week, risking the personal information of three-quarters of its Korean player base.

  • Rumour - Nexon to go public at $1.28 billion in December

    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 […]

  • EG giving away Vindictus beta codes

    Lovers of hack and slash MMOs, this is your day.

  • Vindictus Europe teaser site opens, video released

    Nexon has launched a teaser website and trailer for its free-to-play MMO Vindictus Europe. Set for release in the fall, it looks a bit gritty and gothy compared to a lot of games in the same genre on the market. Not that it’s a bad thing, we are intrigued after watching, to be honest. The […]

  • Nexon hiring for 3DS development

    MapleStory and Dungeon Fighter developer Nexon is looking to expand onto the 3DS, apparently.

  • EVE Online to be released by CCP and Nexon in Japan this fall

    CCP and Nexon have announced an agreement to bring a fully localized game client, as well as product services for EVE Online, to Japan this fall.

  • New Vindictus content lands April 20

    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.

  • First freemium XBLA title inbound - Dungeon Fighter Online

    Nexon’s multiplayer brawler Dungeon Fighter Online is set for freemium release via Xbox Live Arcade. Fancy.

  • Weekly MMO round up: WoW's Pirate Day, Aion provides a server listing, EVE is everywhere

    Loads of news this week in MMO land, kiddos. Massively is giving away Beta keys to Star Trek Online, Aion dropped GameGuard and launched its first server, Pirates are everywhere, and Sony is giving you double station cash this weekend. There is also news concerning Champions Online, EVE, Guild Wars 2, EverQuest, Warhammer, Runes of […]

  • Weekly MMO news round-up, August 29: Turbine suing Atari, The Green Lantern, LEGO subscription model

    Loads of stuff happened this week in MMO land, and some of it is posted for you after the break. Should you choose to click on through, you will find why Turine is suing Atari, get caught up on The Green Lantern and DC Universe’s Beta status, hear about new goodies coming to EQII, lament […]

  • Weekly MMO news round-up: CCP files a trademark, Guild Wars class updates, more

    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. […]

  • Nexon closes Vancouver studio

    MMO publisher Nexon has apparently closed its Vancouver studio, resulting in 90 job losses. A studio-wide meeting was held yesterday morning to break news to staff, according to this Kotaku report. Nexon’s ongoing games – MapleStory, Combat Arms, Mabinogi, and so on – are thought to be unaffected. Gamasutra’s confirmed the move as well.

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