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About Nexon

Established in South Korea in 1994, Nexon Corporation is a pioneer of interactive entertainment software and the world's leader in massively multiplayer online games. Since its development of the world's first graphic MMORPG, "The Kingdom of the Winds", in 1995, Nexon's innovative titles have continued to redefine online entertainment.


Nexon is credited with several other industry achievements. It developed the world's first internet quiz game, QPlay, set a world record 700,000 concurrent users in China in 2004 with Crazy Arcade BnB, and developed South Korea 's most played online game KartRider (over 30% of the population). Through these titles, Nexon also pioneered the "item" (microtransactions) business model, where users access the full game for free and can later opt to pay for game enhancements (items) such as avatar customizations and pets. By developing titles that are more casual than hardcore MMORPGs, Nexon has redefined the notion of online games from a marginal sector propelled by hardcore gamers to a progressive, mainstream form of entertainment enjoyed by everyone.

Nexon is headquartered in South Korea , with branch offices in Japan , China , and the US , and partners in international markets including Taiwan , Thailand , Singapore and Malaysia .


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About Nexon America

Anticipated to redefine and expand the North American online games market, Nexon America is the North American publishing arm of Nexon Corp. Founded in 2005, Nexon America is dedicated to bringing the best of online entertainment to the North American audience.

Its first launch title is the world famous, smash-hit franchise, MapleStory. Combining classic platformer elements with a massively multiplayer online game, MapleStory has registered over 40 million users to its free-to-play service. In less than a year, Nexon America is proud to have recorded over 2 million registered users for the North American service of MapleStory.

Our newest title, Audition Online, combines a simple interface, motion-captured dance moves and chart-topping songs to immerse potential superstars in the passion of music.

With this new innovative game, Nexon America looks to create and expand a new community of casual gamers united by their love of music.

The foundation of all Nexon America titles is the "item" business model. What does this mean for gamers? Nexon's audience can be rest assured that they are experiencing the best of multiplayer online games that will continue to be Free-for-Life.

With a highly-trained staff of passionate gamers, Nexon America looks to build on its principles of immersion, fantastic game play, exciting content and ease of use to fulfill an oft-overlooked purpose in the gaming industry: making games fun for everyone.


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