NCsoft Corp

Type: Company
Name: NCsoft Corp
Nationality: Japan
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Interview: Trion Worlds CEO On The Move To Free - 'There Are So Many Lousy F2P Games Out There'

Trion Worlds , the Redwood Shores-based developer and publisher of online games, has been having a busy month.First, its most recent massively multiplayer online game (MMO), the TV tie-in Defiance , transitioned from sale as a “boxed”, single-payment ... [Published Forbes.com - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Five biggest MMOs each pull in over $100 million a year

A report from SuperData claims five MMOs are currently making over $100 million a year but that the MMO is declining year after year.The single biggest MMO is Blizzard's World of Warcraft, this game has a marketshare of 36 percent and has an annual revenue ... [Published Dark Vision Hardware - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Star Wars: The Old Republic is one of five MMOs making more than $100m annually

Star Wars: The Old Republic is currently the fourth most profitable MMO in the world and has a 6% share of the MMO market.Five MMOs are currently making more than $100m every year according to research from SuperData.A surprise entry in that top five ... [Published bit-tech.net - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Subscription-based MMO Market Pulled in Nearly $2.9B Worldwide in 2013

Free-to-play business models may be on the rise, but subscription-based models are still holding strong thanks largely to that $1 billion juggernaut called World of Warcraft. It also helps that even subscription-based MMOs are making a killing with microtransactions. ... [Published Overclockers Club - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Gangnam office market facing tough times as major firms move away from the..

The office building lease market in Gangman, the affluent southern district of Seoul, South Korea is clouded by the exodus of companies out of the area. The vacancy rate of office buildings in Gangnam, Seoul came to 8.9 percent in the second quarter (Q2) ... [Published Maekyung - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Global Digital Game Market : 2014-2018

Press ReleaseTechNavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report - Global Digital Game Market 2014-2018TechNavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in Global Digital Game Market Activision Blizzard Inc., Electronic Arts Inc., ... [Published MarketResearch.com - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Softbank & Qualcomm’s VC arms invest in delivery service Naldo

This is the Korean startup’s first major investment after its 2013 initial angel funding; instant delivery market in Korea is worth US$5BImage credit: NaldoThe instant-delivery business is booming in Korea, with the market now worth about US$5 billion ... [Published E27 - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Guild Wars 2 Doubled Its Worldwide Sales Just Two Months After Chinese Launch

NCsoft, the publisher of Guild Wars, has revealed that there are around 3.8 million people playing its best massively multiplayer online role-playing game Guild Wars 2 in China, just two months after the game was launched.According to the company's census, ... [Published Softpedia - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

[Internet/Game] 2Q14 results to miss consensus

2Q14 results to miss consensusThe game industry is starting to differentiate into two market segments: 1) PC and web-based games; and 2) mobile based games. While the earnings performance of PC/web-based gaming firms has been lackluster, mobile-based ... [Published The Korea Economic Daily - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Guild Wars 2 Gold Before Visite

Press Releases , 9 July 2014 -- Officially the actual display doesn’t start till the next day early morning, however these days had been logo pick-up day time then the actual 3 several hours associated with magnificent madness referred to as Examine ... [Published Scoop Asia - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

Fight the Infection in the latest Wildstar Update

Wildstar is one of the latest offerings from the world of MMO’s, and its pretty darn good. Content updates are expected, and NCSoft have just released their first significant patch. Are you ready to fight the strain?There’s something festering in Nexus, ... [Published Lazygamer - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Wildstar Announces Strain Ultra Drop Content, New Challenges for All Players

The development team at Carbine Studios and publisher NCSoft are announcing that they are planning to launch a new content drop for their MMO Wildstar soon, called the Strain Ultra Drop, which is designed to introduce a range of new experiences for all ... [Published Softpedia - Jul 01 2014]

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...ntialiasing, glare or depth of field, artists now have a level of convenience (and power) that’s never been seen before in the world of game design. "Today the latest and most advanced version of our middleware YEBIS 2 is used by the most innovative game developers in Japan and abroad,” said Takehiko Terada, CEO at Silicon Studio. "It is a real pleasure to see it utilized by the most innovative company in its field and through products we love. We can not wait to see what the 3D artists' community will produce now that YEBIS has joined with Substance!” Availability This integration will be available for Windows and Mac, first in Substance Designer, then in Substance Painter. There will be no additional costs added to the price of Substance Designer or Substance Painter because of this integration. For more information, please visit http://www.allegorithmic.com."

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World of Warcraft Remains #1 Revenue-generating... [Published Techgage - Jul 24 2014]
Interview: Trion Worlds CEO On The Move To Free... [Published Forbes.com - Jul 23 2014]
Five biggest MMOs each pull in over $100 millio... [Published Dark Vision Hardware - Jul 23 2014]
Star Wars: The Old Republic is one of five MMOs... [Published bit-tech.net - Jul 22 2014]
Subscription-based MMO Market Pulled in Nearly ... [Published Overclockers Club - Jul 22 2014]
And the top 10 subscription-based MMOs are… [Published NAG - Jul 21 2014]
World of Warcraft made over $1 billion in reven... [Published TweakTown - Jul 21 2014]
Softbank Ventures Korea and Qualcomm Ventures i... [Published Venturebeat - Jul 18 2014]
Gangnam office market facing tough times as maj... [Published Maekyung - Jul 18 2014]
Global Digital Game Market : 2014-2018 [Published MarketResearch.com - Jul 18 2014]
Softbank & Qualcomm’s VC arms invest in deliver... [Published E27 - Jul 16 2014]
Guild Wars 2 Doubled Its Worldwide Sales Just T... [Published Softpedia - Jul 14 2014]
Gamblit Gaming Partners With Shanda Games, Gami... [Published Vision Monday - Jul 09 2014]
[Internet/Game] 2Q14 results to miss consensus [Published The Korea Economic Daily - Jul 09 2014]
Guild Wars 2 Gold Before Visite [Published Scoop Asia - Jul 09 2014]
Fight the Infection in the latest Wildstar Update [Published Lazygamer - Jul 04 2014]
‘Wildstar’ kicks off July with new Strain update [Published Examiner.com - Jul 02 2014]
Wildstar Announces Strain Ultra Drop Content, N... [Published Softpedia - Jul 01 2014]
Gaming Freedom: The best time to get into Guild... [Published Rappler - Jun 29 2014]
Impressions: WildStar revels in its old-school ... [Published ArsTechnica - Jun 26 2014]
South Korea ponders the implications of video g... [Published Electronista - Jun 24 2014]
Global MMO Game Market 2014-2018 [Published OSIX News - Jun 20 2014]
WildStar Gold Online Shop Now Offering Essentia... [Published SBWire - Jun 19 2014]
Comparing MMOs: World of Warcraft vs. Final Fan... [Published Venturebeat - Jun 07 2014]
Carbine Studios™ Highly Anticipated MMO WildSta... [Published PR Newswire: Entertainment & Media - Jun 03 2014]
Wildstar developer Chad Moore on the challenges... [Published Ars Technica - Jun 01 2014]
Packaged Console Gaming and MMO Game Market 201... [Published PRWeb - May 27 2014]
South Korea’s online PC game market is growing ... [Published Venturebeat - May 21 2014]
Allegorithmic Integrates Silicon Studio’s YEBIS... [Published PRWeb - May 13 2014]
How To Build A Warplot In WildStar [Published Kotaku - May 06 2014]
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Softbank Ventures Korea and Qualcomm Ventures i... [Published Venturebeat - Jul 18 2014]
Image Credit: Bradley Gordon/Flickr Naldo today announced its Series A investment from Softbank Ventures Korea and Qualcomm Ventures. After an initial angel funding in 2013, this is the first major investment for Naldo. Funding will allow for faster ...
Comparing MMOs: World of Warcraft vs. Final Fan... [Published Venturebeat - Jun 07 2014]
Above: Well, they at least all have nice art. Image Credit: GamesBeatCheck out all of GamesBeat's Electronic Entertainment Expo 2014 coverage here . Why settle for just one life? Massively multiplayer online role-playing games (MMORPGs, or MMOs for ...
Carbine Studios™ Highly Anticipated MMO WildSta... [Published PR Newswire: Entertainment & Media - Jun 03 2014]
ALISO VIEJO, Calif., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NCSOFT® and Carbine Studios™ are reigniting the MMO gaming category today with the release of WildStar, the action-adventure sci-fi MMO that's seriously going to shake things up. While officially launching ...
Wildstar developer Chad Moore on the challenges... [Published Ars Technica - Jun 01 2014]
There are plenty of varied characters to choose from in the Wildstar universe.Carbine Studios/NCSOFT Chad Moore is the Creative Director at Carbine Studios, developers of the upcoming massively multiplayer RPG Wildstar. Moore speaks to Wired.co.uk ...
South Korea’s online PC game market is growing ... [Published Venturebeat - May 21 2014]
Above: Games on a train in South Korea Image Credit: Ultra South Korea’s PC online game market is expected to grow from $2.83 billion to $3.5 billion by 2018, but it won’t be easy for new entrants to dislodge the established franchises of NCsoft, Nexon, ...
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