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Nexon to release 7 new games in 2nd half of year.

Nexon unveiled seven new PC online and mobile games that will be released during the second half of the year, Thursday, including two designed to target the Japanese game market.

"We have been preparing a variety of PC online and mobile games that will enhance Nexon's competitive edge," Nexon Vice President Kim Hyun said during a media conference in Seoul. "We will continue to release high-quality new content that can satisfy many gamers."

The nation's leading game developer and publisher said it will release new mobile games a "TalesWeaver M," "The Kingdom of the Winds: Yeon" and "MapleStory Odyssey" a based on the gaming giant's profitable and popular intellectual property (IP).

The firm will also release mobile role-playing game (RPG), "Counterside," and PC online game, "KurtzPel."

"Revisions: Next Stage" and "Ark Resona" are being developed to target the Japanese game market, the company said.

The new mobile massive multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) "TalesWeaver M" is based on the storyline of the original version, the firm said, noting that the game will be filled with beautiful background music and high resolution 2D graphics. Gamers can enjoy a dynamic style of combat optimized for the mobile platform, the firm said.

The game company has also improved game content when developing "MapleStory Odyssey," it said, adding that it plans to carry out a closed beta test of the game on Aug. 21.

"Counterside," which the firm will unveil within the third quarter of the year, will offer gamers opportunities to form a team with attractive characters and map out strategies for combat.

A new PC online game "KurtzPel" is a dual action game filled with animated graphics.

The company said it is working to target the Japanese game market through "Revisions: Next Stage" and "Ark Resona."

"Revisions: Next Stage" is a mobile game based on popular animation "Revisions" produced by Japanese anime director Goro Taniguchi.

"Ark Resona" is a puzzle action game that will be released in Japan this summer.

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Publication:The Korea Times News (Seoul, Korea)
Date:Jun 28, 2019
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