ET: New reports have go to light suggesting that "Ellie" is at fact a hoax perpetrated by several people, however the particulars have still not been established. WIRED continues to monitor the matter.]
South Korea's Biggest Gaming Company Hits the Market
One with the biggest game companies in Asia is Nexon, a Tokyo-based firm that is one on the largest presences in gaming in South Korea. Now, as reported MS2 Mesos by Gamasutra, its founder, Kim Jung-ju, is putting his commanding share from the company's stock for sale, putting one from the most important players for the reason that region's gaming market available for sale.
Nexon operates very popular mobile games like MapleStory, and contains also been to blame for bringing Western and Japanese titles towards the South Korean market. It's at the beginning, but whoever involves own this provider will instantly gain immense power from the Korean market. Rumored contenders include Tencent and Electronic Arts.
Recommendation with the Week: Kingdom Hearts
Over the vacations this year, I decided to MapleStory 2 Gold revisit an existing: In advance with the upcoming, long-long-long-awaited Kingdom Hearts 3, I went back towards the original. In its PlayStation 4 HD re-release, I found a game title that was a lot less rough than I expected. With the exception of any wonky camera, it stands up remarkably well to be a goofy, lighthearted action role-playing game, with responsive, chunky combat and also a delightful a feeling of wonder. As the beginning of your long, bizarre combination of games about friendship, Disney characters, and creeping existential despair, it's really a strange and essential document of contemporary gaming history. And as being a game? It's a complete blast.