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Webzen snaps up Gala-net, gPotato

Korean MMO publisher Webzen has acquired free-to-play specialist publishers Gala-net Inc and Gala Networks Europe.

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Webzen headlines

  • Counter-strike map copied in new Webzen title - report

    Counter-strike’s de_dust2 map has apparently been reproduced in free-to-play shooter, Arctic Combat.

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  • Firefall gameplay and video interview talks unique elements and Manga art

    Red 5 Studios, developer of free-to-play team-based shooter Firefall, has spoken about the modes, character classes and art style of its upcoming title as well as how they intend to balance the oft-prickly issue of micro-transactions.

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  • Red 5 Studios and Webzen settle legal disputes over FireFall

    Red 5 Studios has announced it has entered into a settlement agreement with Webzen, to resolve legal disputes filed on both sides, which inlcudes the withdrawal of all pending legal claims.

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  • Huxley: The Dystopia still alive and kicking

    Remember Huxley: The Dystopia? You’d be forgiven if you didn’t, or thought it was either vaporware or canceled. We thought the later ourselves.

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  • Weekly mmo news round-up: Star Trek, LOTRO, EVE, it's all here

    Not a whole lot this week in MMOs that didn’t hit the front page – still, there’s still some news past the break. Read on to find out more about changes in the Legendary System and Skirmishes to Lord of the Rings Online when Siege of Mirkwood is releases. Also, while scanning through the bullet […]

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  • Huxley: The Dystopia gets teaser site with countdown

    Webzen has a teaser site for Huxley: The Dystopia up, complete with a countdown timer. Gotta love a tease. The site includes a flash video featuring game footage, and it looks rather awesome. The MMOFPS is for PC and Xbox 360, and there’s still no release date – we’re getting a bit antsy for it. […]

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  • Huxley enters open beta in Korea

    According to this press release, Webzen MMOFPS Huxley’s entered open beta in South Korea. “Huxley is a creative, thrilling and immersive adventure, and we are excited to open the break-through game to the mass public for the first time anywhere in the world,” said Webzen meta-king Nam Ju Kim. “Huxley combines the unmatched Unreal Engine […]

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  • NHN to launch Huxley in "late 2008"

    NHN USA just put out a press release saying MMOFPS Huxley is to release in the US in “late 2008″. The American arm of the Korean internet giant will release the Webzen game via ijji.com. “Huxley is one of the most anticipated online games currently in development, and we are very excited to bring the […]

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  • Huxley release gets even further away

    According to this, Webzen’s MMOFPS Huxley is still some way off. The Xbox 360 SKU is six months behind the PC outing, which is going to take another six months to localise from its native Korean. The game is due out on PC in Korea in the first half of this year, apparently. We had […]

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