Action MMORPG Project Black Sheep from Neowiz Games was revealed through Neowiz press conference on 23rd of May.
The game is developed by using Havok Vision Game Engine.Project Black Sheep emphasizes interaction between characters’ actions and objects/monsters because user’s attack actions could be applied to destroy environment. User’s avatar could throw the enemy to destroy walls or distract their formation. The enemy could be damaged by debris from objects as well. In addition, damages given could be different depends on how you swing the weapons – vertically or horizontally etc.
Project Black Sheep is targeting its 1st CBT during the 1st quarter of 2014.
IMC GAMES reveals images from their latest MMORPG ‘Wolf Knights’ for the first time through its official Facebook. It has been known as ‘Project G2’ before.
IMC GAMES did not reveal detailed information about the game yet except these 8 screenshots, the logo and the a few artworks. Based on screenshots, they hinted us that Wolf Knights is set in medieval times with enhanced graphics.
IMCS GAMES is introducing its official Facebook page(https://www.facebook.com/wolfknightsonline) to interact with fans.
Bluehole Studio is preparing for the next TERA. The studio announced that they are recruiting developers who will participate in developing the next title.
The studio has innovated PC MMORPG with console-level graphics and free-targeting system in TERA. They are preparing the next evolution with their new project with the creator from TERA and Vindictus.
The studio is recruiting developers and artists through various filed such as Server/client programmers, UI designers, Background artists etc.
RADA Studio, which CJ Games invested 100%, was closed.
RADA Studio was established by Yong Hyun Park who developed TERA in last November. With the studio closed, MMORPG project also has been canceled as well.
According to CJ Games “Yes, RADA Studio is closed. We proposed them to develop mobile games, but they do not want. So we both agreed to close the studio.” CJ Games invested about $723,000 so far on the studio.
Because CJ Games sold all shares of SOFTMAX who is developing MMORPG ‘The Was of Genesis 4’ in April, 2012 as well, people are questioning that CJ Games might consider scaling AAA MMORPG business down.
A person from CJ Games said “Our online game business strategy has not been changed. We have an internal MMORPG project, too.”
BarunsOn games held media conference on 9th to reveal their plan to step into Mobile gaming market and reveal the mobile game line-up. BarunsOn games have developed PC online games for 10 years such as Last Chaos and Laghaim.
With entering into the mobile game market, BarunSon games revealed 8 mobile games. They are all developed by itself or through subsidiary companies – Nitrozen, Fingernet, and Naogames. They will add more mobile games near future up to 14 to 15.
MMORPG Project A is also in development. They predicted 1st CBT might be started within this year and OBT for 2014.