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[BB] Blabber Box Episode 4

It’s hilarious, unless you don’t understand what the heck is going on.

I love this episode of Testers, and the future reports on their games. So funny… Happy Nexon gaming!

[GMS] Global Chaos Unveiled & Blabber Box Episode 3

Me: So… what IS the Chaos update?
You: Well, Chaos is a three part update…
Me: NO! Chaos is coming to Global MapleStory in FIVE PARTS
You: Oh, well, Chaos is really big…
Me: NOOO!!!!! It’s not big, it’s MASSIVE.
You: Oh yeah, I agree. Well we’ll basically be taking a lot of content straight from Korea…
Me: NO NO NO!!!!! The fifth and final part of the GlobalMS Chaos update will add into the game EXCLUSIVE CONTENT.
You: And how exactly do you know all of this?
Me: Well, the Machinima team paid a visit to Nexon America’s offices recently and they had an exclusive interview with MapleStory producer Kristin Cox and it is the official unveiling of Global MapleStory’s Chaos update. Not only that, but BLABBER BOX EPISODE 3 IS OUT!!!

Maybe we’ll see even more secrets being unveiled at E3.

Also, Vindictus and Dragon Nest.

[GMS 0.98] Cake Vs. Pie 2: Winner Bakes All Game Update

MapleStory will be going through a scheduled game update on Wednesday, May 25, 2011. During this period, all game servers will be unavailable. The game update will last approximately 5 hours. Name changes and world transfers will NOT be processed during this maintenance.

{ Time }
Pacific: Wednesday, May 25, 2011 @ 10:00 PM to 3:00 AM
Eastern: Thursday, May 26, 2011 @ 1:00 AM to 6:00 AM

{ Updates }
Cake vs. Pie 2: Winner Bake All

{ Bug Fixes }
Combat Orders no longer cancels Hex of the Beholder.
The game no longer crashes when using regular attacks while the Black Metus bow is equipped.

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[BS] BannedStory is Closed

The tag ‘BS’ has been chosen for this article for more than one reason.

The popular MapleStory character and mob simulator BannedStory has been closed after software creator Ion was sent a Cease and Desist order from Nexon Korea citing copyright infringement. For more information click here.


[NXNA] Nexon America Surpasses 12 Million Users; Revenues Surge 28%

Nexon America, the leader in online game publishing in North America, has once again reported in a record userbase and increased revenue. The company’s total playerbase surpassed 12 million in September with the month also being Nexon’s sixteenth straight month of increased revenue when compared to that period last year, with revenues surging 23% and 28% for the entire third quarter of 2010.

The Nexon America flagship title MapleStory led the increased growth for Nexon, with the game surpassing 7 million users recently.

Heading into the fourth quarter, Nexon America plans to release the highly anticipated Vindictus, known in other markets as Mabinogi Heroes. The MMO is expected for release October 27.

“Vindictus has had one of the smoothest and most successful beta periods we have seen,” said Min Kim, Nexon America’s Vice President of Marketing. “We feel optimistic about the path that we are taking and the games we are adding to our catalogue.”