Nexon Stock Drops 7% Following China's Ban On The Release Of Games Made In South Korea

It's sometimes easy to forget that the virtual worlds that we explore are often heavily influenced by the real world. PocketGamer.biz is reporting that the Chinese government recently put a ban on releasing games made in South Korea in China and its effect on the games industry was felt almost immediately. According to Nikkei, a Japanese business newspaper, Nexon's shares [...]

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Watch MMOs.com Podcast Episode 94, Live On Twitch

It's the only podcast intelligence agencies tap because they enjoy listening to it: the MMOs.com Podcast!  Where: https://www.twitch.tv/mmosdotcom When: That depends on where you live: 7PM EST 4PM PST On tonight's episode we're recapping our experience with Revelation online, talking about the money-minting-machine Dungeon Fighter Online, the development cycle of PLAYERUNKNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDs, and more!   If you can't make it you can [...]

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Dungeon Fighter Online Is A Bigger Franchise Than Star Wars with $8.7B in Lifetime Sales

In an interview with Venturebeat Nexon CEO Owen Mahoney revealed that Dungeon Fighter Online (DFO) earned more in lifetime revenue than the most successful movie franchise of all time, Star Wars. Revenue for Dungeon Fighter Online clocked in at $8.7B since its release in 2003 while ALL the Star Wars movies combined earned $7.6 billion in box office sales since [...]

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