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Popular MMO Game Companies in Korea

Popular MMO Game Companies in Korea


Known for making a popular line of MMO games such as Lineage, Guild Wars, and Blade & Soul. T.J Kim, the CEO of NCSOFT found the company in March 1997. Later in the following year, they successfully launched Lineage as their first game. Eventually, the firm expanded their company as a subsidiary in the United States in 2001, called NC Interactive. After signing Destination Games, NCSOFT went on to launch two of the most successful MMO that we know today, Lineage II and City of Heroes in 2004.


Specialized in creating online games especially for mobile and PC and the company provides service for over 100 known titles for more than 190 different countries. NEXON is famously known to develop Maplestory which became a worldwide hit, especially in Asia. The company was first founded in December 1994 and today, NEXON owns a large collection of subsidiaries around the globe.


A South Korean game developer company who initially made games especially for PC before expanding to other gaming platforms which also includes mobile games. Silkroad Online and Digimon Masters are known to be created by Joymax.

There are still other potential MMO companies to look out for. You can find new and interesting Korean MMOs in a Korean MMO game review website. One of them is known as “먹튀사이트” (Translated to Toto and Eats), also known as “토토먹튀”, or “먹튀. The website helps users to check 먹튀사이트 out MMOs by the number of articles posted by the site. How the site verifies the authenticity of an MMO is by running them through a series of verification steps (먹튀검증사이트). After it is verified (먹튀검증), the site will provide screen captures and details of the MMO for users who are interested.