EunSang Lee who founded Eyedentity, a developer of MORPG <Dragon Nest> and <New Dungeon Striker>, founded a new mobile game developer named Carbon Eyed.
He announced the foundation on his Facebook, “A few teams gathered and founded a venture last April and opened a small office in Pangyo in May. Our name is Carbon Eyed and our slogan is ‘a race born for the second most valuable.'”
The company name and its slogan represent a race with carbon eyes. As carbon is known as the second most valuable element next to oxygen in our life, Lee chose the name to show their passion to make something valuable next to oxygen.
Lee and number of core developers from <Dragon Nest> founded the company with Hyuk Jung who was a director of NHN Entertainment.
Carbon Eyed is a Unity 3D engine based mobile game developer.
<Dungeon Striker> currently published by Hangame will be taken over to Actoz Soft.
On the 28th of Feburary, Actoz Soft announced that it will be publishing the action RPG after Hangame in the future. The service through Hangame will be closed on March 7th.
Hangame gave up the game due to poor performance it showed so far. Given that, Eyedentity Games, the developer, is re-making the game from the ground. The name of the game will also be changed to <New Dungeon Striker>.
“We are glad to help <New Dungeon Striker>’s another leap. We will do our best to provide best environment for the players and the game,” said SungGon Bae the vice-president of Actoz Soft Online Business.
“I would like to apologize to the current players who love playing <Dungeon Striker>. We are doing our best to recover your faith in us through <New Dungeon Striker>,” said JoongSun Jang the director of Eyedentity Games.
The exact launching date for <New Dungeon Striker> is not announced yet.
Eun-Sang Lee, a former CEO of Eyedentity Games, is installed as CEO of NHN Hangame. He will be responsible for all of its online game, especially PC game such as online and web board games, business and will be expected to go to the office before May,
NHN also has been reorganized a structure. P HQ take care Web board games and online games, while S HQ take care smartphone games including Orangecrew. S HQ will publish more than 40 smartphone game within this year.
P HQ is consist of RPG-FPS Game division, Sports game division, Casual game division while S HQ has Smartphone game division, Internal Smartphone game division and Orangecrew.
P HQ will launch a soccer game ‘Winning Eleven Online’ and a FPS game ‘Metro Conflict’. During the first half, MORPG ‘Kritika’ will have test phases as well.
Eun-Sang Lee was responsible for overseas business division at Webzen. In 2007, he established Eyedentity Games independently and left Webzen. Their first game ‘Dragonest’ was successful in Korea, China and Taiwan.
The game has reached monthly revenue $8.7 million in China. Shanda Games, the Chinese publisher for the game, take over the company 100%. He left the company in May, 2011.
He was connected with NHN when NHN Japan published ‘Dragonest’ in Japan. NHN was a rival of Shanda Games when both tried to take over Eyedentity Games in 2010.