?Since the company?s inception in 2000, Webzen, Inc. has established itself as one of the largest online game companies in the Asian games market,? said Nam Joo Kim, CEO of Webzen, Inc. ?With publishing arms in all major Asian markets including China, Taiwan, Japan, and Korea, we have reached critical mass as a global games publisher and think the time is right to expand into the robust U.S. games marketplace.?
Later this year, Webzen, Inc. plans to bring to market in the U.S. multiple online game titles, including the company?s next blockbuster, massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG), SUN, and titles specifically designed for American gamers. Webzen, Inc. will also develop game properties for the next generation game consoles to enhance its appeal to the mainstream gaming audience. The official announcement of Webzen, Inc.?s upcoming product line will be made in February.