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Nexon: Market optimization key to free-to-play

Nexon has been one of the pioneers in the free-to-play space from the very beginning, and while much of Asia has been capitalizing on free-to-play for years, it’s only in the last few years that free-to-play has started to really

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Nexon to Acquire South Korean Developer THINGSOFT

NEXON Co., Ltd. (“Nexon”) (3659.TO), a worldwide leader in free-to-play online games, today announced that Neople, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Nexon, entered into a definitive agreement to acquire all outstanding shares of THINGSOFT (“THINGSOFT”), a leading PC online game development

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Nexon Announces MapleStory Makeover Month

Nexon America, one of the world’s leaders in massively multiplayer online games, is celebrating MapleStory Makeover Month in August with the addition of new giveaways and events! As part of the MapleStory Makeover Month, players will be treated to: Cassandra’s

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Nexon Sees Sales Up 60% in 2Q

Global online game company Nexon Japan announced its results for the second quarter of this year.It posted sales of 36.6 billion yen (US$380.5 million) for the second quarter of this year, up 60 percent year on year, with its operating

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Nexon’s Japanese business booms in strong Q2

Japanese revenue up 233 per cent, company revenues up 60 per cent. Nexon’s Japanese business boomed in the second quarter, as its strategic acquisitions continued to show strong returns. Nexon acquired the Japanese mobile developer Gloopsfor around $460 million in

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EA SPORTS FIFA Online 3 Takes No. 2 Spot in Korea’s PC Cafe Rankings

NEXON  a world leader in free-to-play online games, today announced that EA SPORTS(TM) FIFA Online 3, published by Nexon’s wholly-owned subsidiary NEXON Korea Corporation, now holds the number 2 spot in Korean PC cafe rankings, according to Gametrics. Driven by

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Nexon exec: the game war will be won in digital online markets, not consoles (interview)

Owen Mahoney was bored at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) this year. As the chief financial officer of Nexon, he is immersed in digital gaming — social, mobile and online — that is much more popular in Asia. More than

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MapleStory introduces Farmville-like minigame called Monster Life

Nexon’s free-to-play massively multiplayer online role-playing game, MapleStory, recently introduced a new monster-orientated Farmville-like minigame calledMonster Life. Similar to popular games found on Facebook, Monster Life allows players to create and personalize their own farms and raise a plethora of

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Warface Comes to Japan

Competitive players better watch out – some of the world’s best gamers hail from Japan, and they’ll be the next to join us in Warface. Powerhouse developer Crytek have today signed a deal with Asia-based publisher Nexon, guaranteeing that Warfaceis

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MapleStory 8th Anniversary events announced

Nexon’s free-to-play 2D MMORPG MapleStory turned eight years old in North America last week and the publisher is planning to celebrate with a variety of of special events over the next couple of months. According to a recently released press

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