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Curious about the new Korean action-MMO Asker Online? One tester says that you really shouldn't be. Steparu spent time in the first closed beta and reports that the game is treading over familiar territory. He noted that while he's disappointed with Asker's choice of gender-locked classes (with on...

October 14th 2014 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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Webzen announced a new advanced class for its dungeon-based MMO Continent of the Ninth Seal, today. The Nightstalker is a mid-range class that can summon companions and absorb them for added boosts and skill gain. To help celebrate the Nightstalker's launch, the publisher is giving away an item co...

March 7th 2014 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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MMO main themes hold the potential to be some of the most powerful and magical pieces of music, partly because we associate them with particular games more than anything else. A great theme will dredge up intense memories or euphoria by the third note, and I see composers putting in their all with...

February 25th 2014 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Webzen wants you to know about the third expansion of its Continent of the Ninth Seal (C9) online action title. Beginning on August 21, players will have a chance to battle the monsters bent on invading Raebin, which is the "thrilling new sixth continent of Glenheim." C9 players will need to battl...

August 14th 2013 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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Playing a Shaman in Continent of the Ninth Seal just got a touch more interesting, as Webzen has unveiled the Demonisher, a new class advancement available to players who follow the shamanic ways. The Demonisher is a long-range and melee attacker who uses an orb to initiate magical attacks. Demoni...

July 18th 2013 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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At this year's E3, Webzen was hyped to chat about its lineup of games, though it was close-lipped on many of the details. C9 players who remember the extreme dungeon exclusive Massively had a few weeks back are about to get a little more good news in the form of a spoiler: Sorry, but you don't get...

June 13th 2013 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Continent of the Ninth Seal is preparing to unleash a raid to end all raids tomorrow. Webzen is marketing Bardiel Seal as an "extreme dungeon" that will send innocent players to their doom as they fight three new raid bosses: Molleck, Creios, and the Rebecca twins. Despite the raid designation,...

April 23rd 2013 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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Webzen has announced that it's adding a four-player "raid mode" and a new dungeon to its Continent of the Ninth Seal action fantasy MMO. The company's press release highlights something called an Extreme Dungeon which houses three "dangerously difficult" bosses and appropriate rewards for defeati...

April 11th 2013 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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Webzen has announced that it is acquiring MMO publisher gPotato as well as its parent company Gala-Net. According to Reuters, the transaction date is February 15th, after which Webzen will hold 100 percent of Gala-Net's shares. MMO Culture notes that Webzen has already said hello to gPotato cust...

February 1st 2013 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Continent of the Ninth Seal has officially launched in Europe. The action MMO was developed by a Korean company called Cloud 9 Studio, with some assistance from noted free-to-play firm Webzen. In Europe, C9 falls under gPotato's publishing banner, and it's now available for play via Gala Networks...

December 17th 2012 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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Calling your game an "unrivaled action RPG" is a pretty daring thing to do. After all, we play in a market that offers games like Vindictus, TERA, Dragon Nest, and Dungeon and Dragons Online. Action-based MMOs are nothing new, really, but they do seem to become more extreme with every new title t...

September 26th 2012 at 8:00pm 0 Comments