Announced last year at G-Star 2018, gamers were surprised when Nexon announced the global server of SINoALICE. A dark fantasy mobile RPG developed by Square Enix and Pokelabo, SINoALICE is the first mobile game from director Yoko Taro (NieR: Automata) and which has over 4 million downloads in Asia. In this interview, we find out how the publishing deal came about, and how Nexon is preparing SINoALICE for the global market. SINoALICE is launching worldwide on 18 July 2019, excluding China, Taiwan, and Japan. Q: Can you please introduce yourselves to our readers? A: Hello readers, my name is SONG HOJUN. I oversee SINoALICE project at Nexon Mobile Business Department. Q: What qualities of SINoALICE attracted Nexon to seek out Square Enix and Pokelabo for a publishing deal? A: We decided to service SINoALICE mainly because it fits with our company’s DNA that values challenges and the creation of innovative experiences for the players. SINoALICE offers a unique world, mesmerizing … [Read more...] about – Interview with Nexon on upcoming dark fantasy mobile RPG
Here at ShoutMeLoud, we always talk about WordPress. No doubt, WordPress is one of the easiest platform to blog on. At the initial stage, you may have to work little hard to learn WordPress, but there are WordPress guides, which will help you to understand everything. I have a few mediocre websites – some Joomla, some WordPress, and some others that I have forgotten about or neglected. However, I am fussy about building them to best practice, within the budget. So let me show how I built a WordPress site in two days and how you can build it in an hour. I’ll say at the outset that the delay was owing to a problem with a special theme I used, lest I turn you off. As some of you know, you can click a button in your hosting control panel and “install” WordPress in a second. However, WordPress setup and tuning takes work and that is never-ending. Define the Goals for your WordPress Blog Most people create a personal blog but, given this audience, I’ll limit … [Read more...] about How to SetUp WordPress Blog in One Hour
Header bidding was supposed to solve the problem of complexity in ad operations. As the adoption picked up pace however, SSPs (short for supply-side platforms, software used by publishers to sell ads) began altering their algorithms and employing aggressive auction tactics to increase yield. This works out well for the SSPs and even publishers, at least in the short term. But in the long run, everyone loses. Gaming the Auctions Most larger publishers now use multiple SSPs to manage their ad inventory, and as with middlemen in most other businesses, SSPs will try to prioritise their own personal gains over anyone else's-including other SSPs, advertisers, even publishers. How are they gaming the system? Second-price auction has long been the default standard for RTB auctions, in it, every bidder is asked to submit the maximum amount of money that they're willing to pay for an impression, the winner then pays the second-highest bid that was collected plus a minimum increment. What are the … [Read more...] about Explainer: What is Supply-Path Optimization?
The world of eSports has seen tremendous growth over the past few years and eSports are not just popular among those who participate in games and events, but they are also quite popular with those that spend time watching competitions. In 2016, the eSports industry generated over $636 million in revenue and players took home more than $120 million in prizes. These numbers increased even more in 2017 and are expected to soar in 2018. Predictions state that global revenue will surpass $1.75 billion by 2020 and the audience enjoying eSports will exceed 600 million. With some of the biggest names in technology now involved in eSports, it goes without saying that this industry is booming and will continue to see amazing growth over the coming years. Even professional athletes are getting involved in eSports and there are a number of online betting sites that offer competitive odds on eSports. With plenty of esports wagering sites, one does not have to be a player to be part of the eSports … [Read more...] about The Popularity Of Esports Around The World
Wargaming is widely recognized as the company that created the iconic game about tanks. It's also known as the creator of World of Warships, a game about ships created in the same historical setting. It represents the largest fleet in the gamedev world to date, and the developers clearly do not spare any effort expanding it further. advertisement Over 300 people work on the game, and that is a major part of the Lesta Studio staff in St. Petersburg. Just recently, the team moved with all their equipment from the office on Obukhovskoy Oborony avenue to the business center in the Carl Faberge square. Even this did not affect the due dates for preparation and release of new updates. Lesta is quite consistent in this regard and always adheres to a strict schedule established over the years.The game has about three hundred warships which is three and a half times more than was available at the time of its release in September 2015. All ships are designed based on the actual … [Read more...] about World of Warships