Tag: mobile game

Games Took More than Half of Korean Content Exports in 2012

Games seem to be the biggest revenue generator amongst Korean content exports in 2012, topping popular K-pops and movies industries dominantly.

KOFC(Korea Finance Corporation)’s report on ’trend and future of the gaming market’ quoted KOCCA’s research done in 2012 that the game exports totalled $2.6B while the K-pop exports reached only $0.2B.

Besides the games, knowledge information($445M), character($416M), publishing($245M), music($235M), TV program($234M), animation($113M), advertisement($97M), movie($20), and comic($17M) followed.

Amongst the game exports, online games took 91% out of the whole, amounting to $2.41B. The mobile game exports had grown 402.1% from 2011, amouting to $169M. However the game imports had recorded only $79M in 2012.


The largest portion is the game, followed by knowledge information, character, publishing, music, entertainment, content solution, animation, advertisement, movie, and comic.

Tower of Ascension Introduces PvP Combat


“Player vs Player Combat, Right at Your Fingertips!”

Seoul, South Korea. (March 25th, 2014) – WarpPortal is excited to announce their latest update to the iOS smash hit: Tower of Ascension! They’ll be introducing the much anticipated all-new player versus player combat system, and allowing for the ease of Facebook to login and play! For update and event details: http://www.warpportal.com/mobile/towerofascension/event.aspx


Update Features: 

  • Facebook Log in system added.
  • Battle Arena(PVP) system added.
    • Normal and Ranking Battles
    • Special gamble monster cards added for each class.
    • New map “Candy land” added.
    • New costume items added.
    • Spirit system balance patched.
    • Class balance patched.

Tower of Ascension is completely free to download and play.  You can also enhance your game play with purchases from the “Shop” in the game through the App Store (iOS).

Download now!  https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/tower-of-ascension/id744144025

Game Trailer:

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/TowerOfAscension

AD HyungTae Kim’s Next Move is Mobile Game

Nextfloor, a developer of mobile games <Dragon Flight> and <El Brisa>, announced cooperative development with Shift Up. Shift Up is a start-up mobile game developer founded by HyungTae Kim, ex-AD of <Blade & Soul>. It’s his first move after resignation from NCsoft and the MMORPG.

Shift Up conisists of many members from <Blade & Soul> development team. They are currently recruiting illustrators, concept artists, 3D artists, programmers, and game designers in order to work on the project veiled. The project should reportedly be out within the second half of this year.

“It’s honor to be with Shift Up’s start. We will put our best effort on this project with a renewed attitude,” said MinKyu Kim the CEO of Nextfloor.

“It’s so supportive that being with Nextfloor right next to us. I will do our best as an illustrator and a developer, and I am pretty sure that this cooperation is Shift Up’s chance to one step forward,” said Kim the CEO of Shift Up.


Welcome to Kiyat Games, Part 7

Here’s the 7th installation in the hilarious webcomic series from our partners at Kiyat Games! If you missed the sixth one, you can check it out here: http://en.thisisgame.com/2013/12/23/welcome-to-kiyat-games-part-6

Art by Sukyan (sukyan.tumblr.com) from Kiyat Games(https://www.facebook.com/KiyatGames).


Welcome to Kiyat Games, Part 6

Here’s the sixth installation in the hilarious webcomic series from our partners at Kiyat Games! If you missed the fifth one, you can check it out here: http://en.thisisgame.com/2013/12/23/welcome-to-kiyat-games-part-5-2

Art by Sukyan (sukyan.tumblr.com) from Kiyat Games(https://www.facebook.com/KiyatGames).