Tuesday, September 11, 2007


International Contents Creater's Convention,
Announces Korean Game Power 25
International Contents Creater's Convention(ICON2007) announced Korean game power 25 to distinguish the most influencial figures of Korean game industry in each areas. Kwon Jun Mo, CEO of NEXON took the honor of being the first place and honor of being the second place went to the star developer Kim Hak Kyu, CEO of imcGAMES.
Alex Kim, CEO of HanbitSoft, took second place as most influencial CEO and 7th place in total. Sudden Attack's Baek Seung Hun took 8th, Ryu Jun and Park Young Hyun ranked 9th and 10th for Lineage2. (...)
ICON2007 is held for the first time this year in Pusan from September 13th to September 14th. This research was participated by total of 135 people, mainly asked to professional game journalists and academics.
Retreived from Ilgan Sports (Yahoo Media)
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POPOMING! The New Casual RPG

PoPoMing : HanbitSoft presents its new casual RPG

HanbitSoft announced today that the company is launching a new title called Popoming, targeting the young gamers. Popoming has already passed the rating process, received ‘for all ages’, and is now set to start off its closed beta test.

Popoming is a cheerful, playful casual RPG that set in the world of Bugi Bugi Island. The natives protecting the island from the evil Dr. Frank is the main story of the game.

For now, there are three main characters. Wizzard ‘Ara’, elf ‘Chiro’, transforming robot ‘Roy’. Each character can evolve in five stages and turn into 75 different types in total.

Popoming will introduce various topics that youngsters will enjoy, and use pillows and dolls instead of knives and axes to get rid of in-game violence.

HanbitSoft announced that the company will open official website for Popoming and invite gamers for its closed beta test very soon.
If you want to visit the official website, visit www.popoming.com

TakeDown on The Games

TakeDown: The First Mission was recently introduced in , one of korean game weeklynews.
Here, the journalist competes against the best shooter in game and learn his know hows about the game.
TakeDown is an online FPS introduced by HanbitSoft, and currently in open beta service.
It will be introduced in Japan this fall.
For more information, visit www.takedown.co.kr

Mythos Party in HanbitOn!!

HanbitSoft Opens Official Community Site for Mythos in HanbitOn
Mythos sets basis for open public in Korea

Seoul, Korea – September 12, 2007 – HanbitSoft announced that the official Party(community site) for Mythos is opened in HanbitOn, the company’s official community portal site.

Party is the term used only in HanbitOn for community space. HanbitSoft games are introduced through HanbitOn Party before opening their official websites to communicate with the gamers ahead. Mythos Party will provide latest contents such as play movies and screen shots for gamers who are waiting for Mythos to open.

HanbitOn also prepared an event to celebrate the opening of Mythos Party. To those who participate the special quiz event, HanbitOn will provide the gamers invitations for closed beta accounts and headsets as gifts.

Mythos is an online MMORPG developed by Flagship Seattle, the subsidiary of Flagship Studios. It is counted as the most anticipated online game of the year along with Hellgate: London.

HanbitOn is a community portal site serviced by HanbitSoft. HanbitOn provides various game contents such as blogs & party systems for community spaces, game news & search engine for information and online real time broadcasting system for active UCC. HanbitOn has more than 8milion members who actively participate and play HanbitSoft games.

If you want to visit Mythos Party, please click: http://parti.hanbiton.com/mythos