Posted on futurizekorea.com
Korean game developers are looking optimistically at 2009 with companies posting strong profitson the release of new games like NCsoft’s Aion:
The impressive opening acts of Neowiz and CJ Internet could be overshadowed on Friday when NCsoft, the industry kingpin, reports its quarterly earnings. NCsoft, which built its reputation on the iconic role-playing series, “Lineage,” seems to have finally found a heir apparent in “Aion,” the company’s new fantasy role-playing game that is actually managing to live up to its impossible pre-launch hype.
Gamasutra reported on NCsoft’s impressive earnings in the first quarter of 2009. While it’s not all rosy news for NCsoft with Richard Garriott filing a lawsuit for his termination from the company last year.
Meanwhile, Nexon is also looking at expanding their operations into Japan: