Korean startup Buff Studio secures investment from NCSoft
2015년 09월 15일

On the 15th September, Korean startup and game development company Buff Studio confirmed an investment of US$420k (KRW 500m) had been received from NC Soft. Buff Studio is the creator of the popular action and RPG (Role Play Game) game, ‘Buff Knight – RPG Runner’.  Some awards won by Buff Knight include the following awards: 2014 Korean Game Awards: Indie Game Award 2014 Top 30 Best Games 2014 on Google Plan (Korea) #1…

‘Timeline Dungeon’ Developer NOVN Secures Investment from NC Soft
2014년 12월 29일

‘Timeline Dungeon’ developer NOVN have announced that they recently received $500k USD from NC Soft. As NC Soft expands its business interest from game and contents to a range of other entertainment areas, this investment will enable NOVN to release Timeline Dungeon in January 2015. This investment follows up a seed round of funding from ‘The Ventures’. NOVN’s Timeline Dungeon plans to open a new genre with their first title. It is…

Chinese Companies Poaching Top Flight Korean IT Professionals
2013년 01월 29일

In the face of South Korean lay-offs Chinese corporations are poaching skilled IT workers from Korea, promising promotions and better pay. The exodus could hurt Korea’s long term aspirations for increasing the country’s profile as a top IT center.