Lineage 2 Introduces Highly Questionable P2W Cash Shop Items

Lineage 2 Introduces Highly Questionable P2W Cash Shop Items

A best-in-slot item in the cash shop? That’s pretty much classic pay-to-win, right? Oh wait, it’s not automatically BIS, it only becomes that if you…

NCSoft’s Q3 2017 Financials: Mobile Explodes, Expansion Slightly Boosts GW2

NCSoft’s Q3 2017 Financials: Mobile Explodes, Expansion Slightly Boosts GW2

The NCSoft financial report for the latest quarter has just been made public. On the surface, it looks amazing. Net sales nearly tripled from Q2…

NCSoft’s Games Hit With Curiously Timed DDoS Attacks

NCSoft’s Games Hit With Curiously Timed DDoS Attacks

Four of NCSoft’s top MMORPGs were hit with DDoS attacks yesterday, rendering it nigh impossible to log into Aion, Blade & Soul, Lineage 2, and…

Mobile Title Lineage M Dominates NCSoft Financials For Q2 2017

Mobile Title Lineage M Dominates NCSoft Financials For Q2 2017

To be honest, the last few NCSoft financial reports haven’t revealed anything all too earth-shattering. Some games are usually up a little, some games are…

NCSoft’s Q1 Financials: Lineage Drops, B&S Rises, And New Mobile Title Excels

NCSoft’s Q1 Financials: Lineage Drops, B&S Rises, And New Mobile Title Excels

NCSoft had a banner quarter at the end of last year. Its total sales were among the highest ever recorded, fueled in large part by…

Lineage 2 Grand Crusade Update Adds New Zones, Quests, And More

Lineage 2 Grand Crusade Update Adds New Zones, Quests, And More

EU Lineage 2 players have new content to sink their teeth into — the Grand Crusade content expansion. This update introduces new features and implements…

NCSoft’s Q4 Financials: Lineage Excels, WildStar Vanishes

NCSoft’s Q4 Financials: Lineage Excels, WildStar Vanishes

The final three months of 2016 were a spectacular quarter for NCSoft. According to the company’s most recent financial report, “sales reached a historic high”…

MMOBomb’s Free-to-Play Predictions For 2017 — And Readers’ Predictions From 2016

MMOBomb’s Free-to-Play Predictions For 2017 — And Readers’ Predictions From 2016

I copped out last year. I admit it. When I did my sort-of-annual tradition of making end-of-year predictions for the F2P gaming space, I only…

NCSoft’s Latest Financials: Down Nearly Everywhere, But That’s Not Atypical For Q3

NCSoft’s Latest Financials: Down Nearly Everywhere, But That’s Not Atypical For Q3

NCSoft released its financial statements for the third quarter of 2016, which covered the time period from July 1 to Sept. 30. And while the…

NCSoft’s Q2 2016 Financials: WildStar Rebounds, GW2 Tumbles

NCSoft’s Q2 2016 Financials: WildStar Rebounds, GW2 Tumbles

It’s that time of year again, time for another financial statement from NCSoft. There’s a little good and a little bad, but the overall picture…

NCSoft’s Q1 2016 Financials: Blade & Soul Soars, Guild Wars 2 Glides, WildStar Plummets

NCSoft’s Q1 2016 Financials: Blade & Soul Soars, Guild Wars 2 Glides, WildStar Plummets

The latest financial report from NCSoft is in the wild, and there’s a lot of movement, especially among its free-to-play titles with strong presences in…

NCSoft’s Q4 2015 Financials: Everything’s Up!

NCSoft’s Q4 2015 Financials: Everything’s Up!

It probably should have been obvious from the optimistic tone set by WildStar’s state of the game address a few days ago, but today we…

EU Lineage 2 Players Can Enjoy Sub-Based Hardcore Experience With Lineage 2 Classic

EU Lineage 2 Players Can Enjoy Sub-Based Hardcore Experience With Lineage 2 Classic

Yes, this site is all about free-to-play games, and what we’re reporting on technically isn’t. But since it’s based on a free-to-play game that some…

NCSoft’s Q3 2015 Financial Report: Everything’s Down, But Should Rebound In Q4

NCSoft’s Q3 2015 Financial Report: Everything’s Down, But Should Rebound In Q4

You can download the most recent NCSoft financial report today from the company’s Earnings Releases page, and, unlike Bob Ross on Twitch, it doesn’t exactly…

NCSoft Bringing Lineage II And Aion To Steam This Fall

NCSoft Bringing Lineage II And Aion To Steam This Fall

NCSoft is taking two of its longest-running and most successful MMOs to a new audience later this fall, when it brings Lineage II and Aion…

NCSoft’s Q2 Financials: Everything’s Up, Except…

NCSoft’s Q2 Financials: Everything’s Up, Except…

Take a look at NCSoft’s financial reports archive, and you’ll see that the previous quarter’s numbers have always been revealed about a month and a…

Lineage II Infinite Odyssey Coming April 22, Removes Level Cap

Lineage II Infinite Odyssey Coming April 22, Removes Level Cap

Infinite Odyssey is shaping up to be one of the most game-changing expansions for Lineage II, as the venerable NCSoft MMO celebrates its 11th anniversary…

NCSoft’s Q4 Financials Paint A Rosy Picture

NCSoft’s Q4 Financials Paint A Rosy Picture

It was another solid quarter and year for NCSoft, as the company’s most recent financial statement reveals. Overall revenues were up 11% and net profit…

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