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Epic Games Opens Office in Korea

Discussion in 'News & Articles' started by Sir_Brizz, Jun 23, 2009.

  1. Sir_Brizz

    Sir_Brizz Administrator Staff Member

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    More details on this will be forthcoming shortly, but we have confirmed with Epic Games that they have opened a new office in Korea. What this office will be doing or working on is unknown at this point, but we will fill you in as soon as we get further details!
     
  2. Hourences

    Hourences New Member

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    Ah whats wrong with just opening something in Western Europe ?:)
     
  3. Hyrage

    Hyrage New Member

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    Or Montreal?

    There is already EA Games, Ubisoft, Eidos Mtl, A2M and Gameloft... why not Epic Games? :rolleyes:
     
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  4. Slainchild

    Slainchild Gold Member

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    Kekekeke
     
  5. elmuerte

    elmuerte Master of Science

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    higher rent (than Korea)
     
  6. Hourences

    Hourences New Member

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    If its South Korea, there is a good chance it is in Seoul. Not exactly a cheap place either. 5th most expensive city...

    Of course the news post only mentions "Korea", so it could also be North Korea :)
     
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  7. TheSpoonDog

    TheSpoonDog CBP3! Yarrr!

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    Or New Zealand!

    >_>

    <_<

    ...okay okay, Australia then :p
     
  8. indy900

    indy900 [mXc]indy

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    or the Niagara region (Canada). There's public funding for media companies and imagine the hijinks of being minutes away from Silicon Knights! That's a sitcom waiting to happen ... or at least a mildly entertaining reality show. Also, it's only about 2 hours from digital extremes location in London, ON and 1.5 hours from Toronto and all the companies around there.
     
  9. Kantham

    Kantham Fool.

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    Dude, mother truckin' win right there.
    Totally local. :D

    Montreal sounds like a nice deal, We got UBI MTL, and EA also has a large studio set up (especially UBISOFT), the VG industry is hot enough around here. I'd do my best to get a job there.

    All I'm saying is that MTL could use the extra new studios around here.
     
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  10. Slainchild

    Slainchild Gold Member

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    Kekekeke!
     
  11. shoptroll

    shoptroll Active Member

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    $5 says free to play MMO development, or assisting companies like Gravity who use the engine.
     
  12. Phopojijo

    Phopojijo A Loose Screw

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    Wouldn't be too bad of a deal -- a few million free developers in exchange only for Daffy Duck cartoons.
     
  13. ambershee

    ambershee Nimbusfish Rawks

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    It's probably just to provide foreign language / feature developer support for licensees.
     
  14. Nathillien

    Nathillien █×Thilsa█×

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    Right on the spot LOL.
    Lets hope it's arround Gangnam-Gu area :lol:.

    Do you guys know how many studios in Seoul use Unreal engine? Lets just say, A LOT. Too bad that I agree with ambershee - I fear it is not a development studio. But who knows ...
     
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  15. Shadowhaxor

    Shadowhaxor FraGGing your A$$ east to west.

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    I smell an Epic/NCsoft hookup ;)
     
  16. DeathBooger

    DeathBooger Malcolm's Sugar Daddy

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    213 New Member

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    That could make the Niagara Falls Police blotter an even more interesting read than ever. Our morning rock radio DJ's used to read it on the show most Monday mornings to get some good lol's out of the ignorant urban rednecks it featured weekly.
     
  18. [SAS]Solid Snake

    [SAS]Solid Snake New Member

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    I tried that already. :)
     
  19. Twrecks

    Twrecks Spectacularly Lucky

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    Glad to see Epic doing well enough to fish international waters.
    I'd have to throw in with shoptroll about a MMO tie in, possibly support related...
    Just glad it's not Los Angeles, as I'm unemployeed and it would be irritating for them for me hanging around their building with my shopping cart :p
     
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    wherever the home of the new studio is, i want them to port GOW2 to PC :D
     

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