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Oasys aspires to serve as S.Korean game developers' blockchain gateway

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Oasys aspires to serve as S.Korean game developers' blockchain gateway - Korea Economic Daily

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Daiki Moriyama, the director of Oasys said, “South Korea and Japan have distinct strengths when it comes to game development.” The 39-year-old elaborated that whereas South Korean developers are known for the beautiful graphics and the expansive maps within the massively multiplayer online role-playing games (MMORPG), Japanese titles are strong in their uniqueness in their storylines and innovative ways to play games as demonstrated by Final Fantasy and Pokémon Go respectively.

Prior to the Korea Blockchain Week, Oasys hosted a pitch day in Seoul last Friday for aspiring game developers in search of new games that will be on its blockchain.'Some of the participants are now in talks with industry heavyweights for their ideas, according to Oasys.

EVOLUTION OF GAMESBut a number of industry insiders say that incorporating blockchain is the inevitable next step.“The evolution in the gaming industry happens every decade,” representative director of Oasys Ryo Matsubara told The Korea Economic Daily during an interview held on the sidelines of this year’s Korea Blockchain Week.


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Author / Journalist: jal@hankyung.com (Jee Abbey Lee)

Category: Economy

Topics: Oasys Korean Gaming Corp Game Blockchain Korea Industry Games Developers South

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Published On: 2022-08-10, 17:38:33

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