Captivating Players Worldwide
Introduction to Korean Games that Drew the World's Attention
South Korea is a game powerhouse. In the past, skilled Korean professional gamers raised Korea's status globally. Today, South Korea stands tall as a 'game-maker' that develops excellent games. As games are winning amazing popularity day by day, here are three Korean games that fascinated gamers worldwide.
[Battle Royale ]
“Winner Winner Chicken Dinner”
Krafton, Battle Ground
“Winner Winner Chicken Dinner” is a phrase you can see when you win a match in ‘Battleground,’ a battle royale game where a hundred people fight each other until only one remains. Players pick up
items and fight with various strategies on a vast world map. Periodically, the game draws a circle to shrink the range, and if you are outside the circle at that moment, you will lose your life. The sophisticated and suspenseful game also won popularity abroad as well. On Steam, the game platform used by people worldwide, it has set a record of selling over 65 million copies and achieving over 100 million dollars in sales. In addition, it has imprinted South Korea upon the world as a game powerhouse through various e-sports competitions such as the PUBG Global Championship and East Asian Games.
Graphics Like a Movie Scene
Pearl Abyss, Black Desert
‘Black Desert’ is a representative MMORPG (a game where multiple users access simultaneously to play their respective roles). It is a flagship of Pearl Abyss, played by more than 20 million people in 150 countries. You can raise your level by selecting your character's appearance and occupation as desired. Many fans at home and abroad cite the splendid presentation and interesting story development as the strengths of Black Desert. High-quality graphics and detailed game composition enhance immersion. Black Desert is catching popularity in various countries overseas, including Australia, and hosts team-based competitions such as the Ramones Championship.
Your Own Kingdom Made of Cookies
Devsisters, Cookie Run: Kingdom
Devsisters' Cookie Run: Kingdom, released in January last year, was hugely successful in Korea and the United States, Taiwan, and Japan. It is an SNG (Social Network Game) that uses cookie-shaped characters to establish a kingdom and manage the city and resources. It can be accessed from a mobile device. Different contents such as adventure and battle are also incorporated into the game, leaving no room for boredom. Cookie Run: Kingdom has been a sensation since its launch. It has been played by around 38 million users in accumulation around the globe as of last year. You can download it from Google Play for Android and the App Store for iPhone.