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The South Korean government is taking a firm stance on mobile games involving play-to-earn crypto with an order to Apple and Google The latest trend in mobile that's slowly becoming extremely lucrative (at least for the companies publishing them) are mobile titles that involve players being able to earn blockchain and cryptocurrency, as well as[...]
Pearl Abyss To Establish Korean Game Industry Art Center
Pearl Abyss announced plans this week to establish a brand new Korean game industry art center, the biggest of its kind in South Korea The tenative name for the place is currently being called the Pearl Abyss Art Center, which will be an entirely new building 9which you can see a mockup of below) that[...]
Taskmaster #3 At $15 Over "South Korean Captain America" Taegukgi
Taskmaster #3 features the first appearance of a brand new South Korean superhero named Taegukgi. Taskmaster #3 artwork by Alessandro Vitti  Who is being portrayed as the South Korean equivalent of Captain America. Taskmaster #3 artwork by Alessandro Vitti  And for some reason, that's enough to make this comic book suddenly eight times more valuable than it was last[...]
How Gonjiam Asylum Mastered Found-Footage Horror
Luckily, the sub-genre may have found new life, which is all thanks to the magnificent South Korean film Gonjiam Asylum. With many agreeing that the sub-genre can still be effective, moviegoers were growing immune to the patterns studios began to follow as a cash-grab mentality. Gonjiam Asylum sets itself up as a modern, documented horror title; the[...]
The BTS Army Are Mercenaries for Change - Carpool Karaoke Bonus Clip
Over the weekend, BTS announced that the uber-popular South Korean band had donated $1 million to the Black Lives Matter movement Well, the BTS Army saw that as a worthy cause call to action: in the next 24-hours, the force of musical nature would double the band's original contribution, under the hashtag #MatchTheMillion But for[...]
"Overwatch" League Moves Canceled China Matches To South Korea
The league issued a statement over the weekend letting fans know the games would be moved to South Korea in the wake of the health crisis in China. Credit: Blizzard In order to protect the health and safety of our fans, players, and staff, Overwatch League matches at homestand events in Shanghai, Guangzhou, and Hangzhou—in February and[...]
Russia Wins The PUBG Nations Cup 2019 In Seoul
Over the weekend, the PUBG Nations Cup was being played in Seoul, South Korea, and last night we saw Team Russia take the top honors and the cup When you get right down to it and look over the results, this was basically the tale of two teams Team South Korea, playing up to their[...]
PUBG Corp. Reveals Team Rosters For "PUBG" Nations Cup
The event will take place at the Jangchung Arena in Seoul, South Korea from August 9th-11th, featuring the top pro players for each participating country as they compete for a $500k prize pool The company also revealed the special PUBG Nations Cup Pan, a commemorative in-game skin, which you can buy for $10 from July 31st[...]
The PUBG Nations Cup Will Happen in Seoul This August
made a big announcement this week as they'll be taking the PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Nations Cup to South Korea this August The event will take place at the Jangchung Arena in Seoul from August 9th-11th, as representatives from several countries will be battling over a $500k prize pool and a chance to hold the Nations Cup[...]
Blizzard Announces Hearthstone Masters Tour Championships in Seoul
Blizzard had some big news today regarding the Hearthstone Masters Tour as the championship round will be making it's way to Seoul, South Korea The tournament will be held a from August 16th-18th for a shot at $250k and prizes yet to be announced, all determined during a giant PC Bang According to the company,[...]
FOX's 'The Masked Singer' Returning for Second Surreal Season
The series is based on the original South Korean hit series. Produced by Endemol Shine North America, The Masked Singer is executive-produced by Craig Plestis and Izzie Pick Ibarra, with Alex Rudzinski directing Cannon, Nikki Varhely Gillingham, and Rosie Seitchik serve as co-executive producers. Deadline Hollywood With an announcement as "shocking" as a CNN news ticker breaking[...]
Not So Shocking: South Korea Wins Third Overwatch World Cup
For the third year in a row, South Korea has won the Overwatch World Cup After an intense two days worth of matches among some of the best teams in the world comprised of players who work well together, the cup's final match came down to China and South Korea, with the latter rolling in[...]
Ultimate Beastmaster: WWE Alum C.M. Punk Co-Hosting Season 3
China's Haibin Qu was crowned the season's "Ultimate Beastmaster." ●  The nine countries taking part are the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Germany, Brazil, Italy, France, South Korea and Mexico India and China will not be contending this season. ●  New hosts include WWE alum/MMA fighter Punk (born Phillip Jack Brooks) for the U.S[...]
[Olympics] #SlideAPose Is Just as Adorable an Idea as You Think It Is
As the Winter Olympics head toward their official closing ceremony on Sunday, February 25th from the Olympic Stadium in Pyeongchang, South Korea (which you can watch live on the NBC network starting at 6 a.m ET; or catch the taped replay at 8 a.m ET), the Olympic Channel (the official social media account for the International[...]
Also, a large ship containing 114 members of North Korea's delegation to the games requested oil and various other items upon docking in South Korea There is also news that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's sister Kim Yo-jong is planning to attend the games. Okay, so first: Maybe you don't recall, earlier this year it was announced that[...]
sombra Overwatch
Blizzard's Korean Overwatch forums released a statement this week informing fans that they have helped track down and turn over to police several individuals selling illegal hacking software that messed with the game.
Taking place in PyeongChang South Korea, the Games herald the coming together of competitors from all over the world is the probably the closest we'll ever get to world peace.  What?  Let me be terribly optimistic for those two weeks, ok? NBCUniversal and NBC Sports once again hold the US broadcast rights for the Games (which[...]
No Surprise Here: South Korea Dominates 'Overwatch' World Cup Again
But in the end, the most predictable outcome we could have told you came true, as South Korea's team dominated the tournament to win the cup for the second year in a row. credit//Blizzard South Korea dominated the final round, winning 4-1 against Canada, who held their own up until the very end They have nothing to[...]
South Korean Body Horror Comic, Beauty Water, Becomes Smash Hit In China
Chinese news network ECNS reports that a recent South Korean on-line horror manwha Beauty Water has gone viral in China And that millions of new readers are now seeking out other horrific comics by the cartoonist Oh Seong-dae, just one of a number of South Korean creators gaining new prominence in China. Beauty Water features "a young overweight woman[...]