TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NEXON Co., Ltd. (“Nexon”) (3659.TO), a worldwide leader in free-to-play online games, today announced that Gamania Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd. (“Gamania”) has been named as the exclusive distributor of Warface in Taiwan. Warface is a highly successful next-generation first-person shooter (FPS) game developed by Crytek and licensed by Nexon in Asia.
Warface features compelling next-generation visuals, artificial intelligence elements and physics in a near-future military setting. Players assume the roles of elite ex-army personnel to stop a ruthless force known as Blackwood. With a constantly updated player-versus-environment (PVE) universe full of dramatic multiplayer co-op missions, Warface offers multiple character classes – each with different tactical approaches – as well as unique team interaction and intense player-versus-player (PVP) scenarios.
“We are excited to work with Gamania to bring this critically-acclaimed title to players in the important Taiwan market,” said Seungwoo Choi, President and Chief Executive Officer of Nexon. “Nexon and Gamania have been trusted business partners since 2005. We look forward to continuing to work together with Gamania to bring exciting new titles to players throughout the region.”
About NEXON Co., Ltd. http://company.nexon.co.jp/
NEXON Co., Ltd. (“Nexon”) (3659.TO) is a worldwide leader in free-to-play online games. Founded in Korea in 1994, Nexon developed one of the world's first graphics-based massively multiplayer online games. Nexon also pioneered the concept of microtransactions and the free-to-play business model, setting a new standard in which play is free, and users have the option to purchase in-game items to enhance their experience. Nexon currently services nearly 60 online games in more than 100 countries and since its founding, Nexon has generated more than 1.4 billion player registrations. The Company is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan and its shares are listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
About Gamania Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd. http://www.gamania.com
Gamania Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd. is a major PC online game and digital entertainment corporation having its headquarters in Taipei, Taiwan. The company is the very first Taiwan online game brand to expand globally, now with overseas branch offices in Taiwan, Japan, Hong Kong and the United States. Gamania aims to become the leading digital entertainment brand and provides diversified contents including its online games, animations, entertainment platform to the world.