NHN is considering separating Hangame from the company. There has been a rumor since December, 2012 because it is quite difficult to catch up with fast-changed mobile industry under the current organization, which has various businesses to cover.
It is known that the head office is calculating profits and losses if they separate Hangame from the company. Some media predicted it will be discussed at the directors meeting next month and determine at the general meeting of stockholders on March.
If Hangame were separated, NHN will be free from the negative aspects by operating gambling board games as well as capable of fast-paced decision makes and carry forward new business more aggressively.
A person from NHN confirmed that they consider separating Hangame. But, nothing has been settled yet.