G-Star 2009: Starcraft II Single Player in South Korea
On May 18, 2007, a shockwave expanded throughout Earth and shook when thousands of Koreans saw onscreen Blizzard Entertainment’s new cinematic trailer announcing Starcraft II … closing with the words: “Hell’ its about time.”
As beta test nears, two years and a half later, Koreans prepare to embrace the Starcraft II: Wings of Liberty single player and multiplayer demo at G-Star 2009 in BEXCO of the harbor city Busan through Thursday, November 26 to Sunday, November 29. Will Blizzard Entertainment announce the official date of closed beta there? Who knows, but that’s the perfect place for full circle.
Celebrating its fifth anniversary, the G-Star 2009 enlisted this year Blizzard Entertainment which would participate in the event for the first time with the largest size.
November 13, 2009
Held at BEXCO in Busan, Korea on November 26 ~ 29, the G-Star 2009 announced the confirmed game publishers participating in the largest Korean game festival. This year, Blizzard Entertainment and MGame are participating in the festival for the first time, while other participants include major Korean game publishers such as NHN, Nexon, NCsoft, Neowiz Games, CJ Internet and WeMade Entertainment.
As they did last year, NCsoft, Neowiz Games and Nexon plan to minimize events or shows and create their booths to display new games this year, likely filling the festival with a plenty of eye-catchers.
- BEXCO of Busan to Host G-Star 2009
This year, the G-Star is held in BEXCO of a harbor city, Busan, far away from Seoul instead of KINTEX in Ilsan where all the other G-Star events took place. BEXCO is a specialized exhibition center located in Centum-city, Busan
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