Nexon takes 20-year-old MapleStory into web3 with Haechi’s help

Nexon, one of the biggest gaming companies in the world, is wading into web3 like some of its peers in Asia. The developer of MapleStory is creating a blockchain-powered ecosystem based on the 20-year

Nexon founder Jung-ju Jay Kim has passed away at age 54

Jung-ju Jay Kim, founder of South Korean gaming company Nexon, has passed away at age 54.  On Tuesday, Nexon’s holding company NXC released a statement: “With deep sadness, Nexon mourns the unexp

Nexon takes control of emerging game studio Embark via a $96M investment

Six months ago Korean games giant Nexon seemed headed for a management change, but now it seems very much back to business as usual. Days after founder Kim Jung-ju was reported to have called off sell

Foxconn pulls back on its $10 billion factory commitment

Well that didn’t last long. In 2017, Foxconn announced the largest investment of a foreign company in the United States when it selected Mount Pleasant, Wisconsin for a new manufacturing facility. B

Nexon founder hints at plan to sell his $9B majority share in gaming giant

The founder of Korea’s Nexon, one of the biggest gaming companies on the planet, today appeared to acknowledge his intention to sell his controlling interest for around $9 billion. The divestme

One of crypto’s longest-running exchanges has been sold

Confirmed: Korean crypto exchange Korbit sold to Nexon parent for $80M

The parent company of games giant Nexon has confirmed that it acquired Korea’s second largest cryptocurrency exchange, Korbit, in a deal that values it at just over $120 million. A spokesperson

Europe’s Game Sector Gets New Seed Fund Raised By LVP, Backed By Nexon, Zynga CEO, Wargaming

London Venture Partners (LVP) has announce a new early stage seed fund focused primarily on the European games sector. The eponymously named 'LVP Seed Fund I' is LVP's first fund raised from third par

Asian Gaming Giant Nexon Sees Revenues Climb 39% To $331.4M

Nexon, the freemium gaming company that went public around the time that Zynga did, saw its fourth-quarter revenues jump 39 percent to 30.9 billion Japanese yen ($331.4 million). It still posted a net

Here’s How Nexon Has Quietly Outperformed Zynga Since Both Of Their IPOs Last Year

Here in these parts, we may write a tad too much about our Silicon Valley gaming brethren like San Francisco's Zynga and Redwood Shores' Electronic Arts. But there's actually a company that's worth

Korean Online Gaming Giant Nexon To Raise $1.3 Billion With IPO In Japan

Korean online gaming powerhouse <a href="">Nexon</a> is seeking to list on the Tokyo Stock Exchange next month, Japanese business daily The Nikkei is reporting today. Accordin

Excited about Zynga's IPO? Get Ready for Korea's Nexon

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Social Game Developer A Bit Lucky Scores $5M From Nexon

<img src="" class="shot2">Social game developer <a href="">A Bit Lucky</a> has raised $5 million in ne