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Cliff Bleszinski’s new game is “new take on an old favorite”

Boss Key Productions announced its partnership with publisher Nexon for Cliff Blesinzki’s new free-to-play arena shooter. But what is it? Well, Bleszinski himself has shed a small ray of light on whatever codename Bluestreak is.

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Nexon headlines

  • Nexon CFO argues against intrusive monetisation in free to play games

    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 […]

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  • Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex MMOFPS releasing 2014

    Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex was announced a while back by developer NEOPLE. Publisher Nexon has now confirmed that the MMOFPS is due to launch in the first half of 2014.

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  • Report - EA and Nexon teaming up for FIFA Online release in Asia

    EA and Nexon are reportedly working together on the distribution of EA’s FIFA Online game in Asia, according to “three people with knowledge of the matter,” speaking with Bloomberg. The report states EA is considering using Nexon’s servers in the region to run the sports game. Rumors last week pegged the South Korean company as […]

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  • EA shares up after rumored Nexon takeover

    EA shares are up after a South Korean newspaper rumored this morning Nexon has made a bid for EA. Shares spiked $1.22, or 8.1%, to $16.23 after a 52-week low. Nexon, which has offices in Japan, are the makers of free-to-play MMOs such as MapleStory and Combat arms. The firm’s market cap sits around $8.1 […]

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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 […]

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  • Thursday Shorts - funding, investment, and startups edition

    Today’s bits and pieces are largely about money moving around, a thing of great interest.

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