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|Founded||May 1, 2000|
|Headquarters||Irvine, California, U.S.|
|Owner||KOG Co. Ltd.|
KOG Games is an American video game publisher based in Irvine, California. They specialize in online free-to-play games and currently publish the 2.5-dimensional side-scrolling action MMORPG, Elsword. They are a subsidiary of South Korean game developer KOG.
KOG Games was founded in May 1, 2000 as a joint venture between South Korean game developer KOG and international publisher LevelUp! with the objective of bringing KOG’s games to North America. Their first game was Elsword, which began its open beta test April 27, 2011. In June 2012, KOG purchased LevelUp!’s interest in the company to become the sole owner. In August 2012, KOG officially changed the company name to KOG Games Inc. KOG Games sells the virtual currency K-Ching, which can be used to purchase virtual goods within their games.
Games published by KOG Games
- Elsword - Action MMORPG
- Ultimate Race - Action Racing Game
- Aima Online - Action MMORPG
- HeroWarz - Isometric action RPG
- Grand Chase - Action MMORPG(Closed)
- "Kill3rCombo Unveils First Game Elsword". IGN.com. Retrieved 2013-02-19.
- "Kill3rCombo Fully Acquired by KOG, Changes Name". MMORPG.com. Retrieved 2013-02-19.
- "HeroWarz Official Site | Free to Play Action MMORPG". herowarz.koggames.com. Retrieved 31 October 2016.
- "HeroWarz: Register Now!". register.koggames.com. Retrieved 31 October 2016.
- "Goodbye, Chasers! Hope to see you in Elsword!". grandchase.koggames.com. 2015-04-15.
- "'Grand Chase' Servers Shut Down In North America". WorthPlaying.com. 2015-04-15.
- "ELSWORD Online – Free Action MMORPG". elsword.koggames.com. official KOG Elsword page.
- "Ultimate Race Online – Free Action Racing". ur.kog.co.kr. official KOG Ultimate Race page. Terminated on 17 November 2016.
- "Aima Online – Free Action MMORPG". aima.nexon.com. official KOG Aima Online page.
- "Grand Chase Online – Free Action MMORPG". grandchase.koggames.com. official KOG Grand Chase page.
- "HeroWarz Official Site – Free to Play Action MMORPG". herowarz.koggames.com. official KOG HeroWarz page.