Disney’s long absence from the video game development world may soon be over with the acquisition of Korean gaming company Nexon. The news was reported in Korean newspaper The Korean Herald, which said the expected price is $13.2 billion. Nexon’s chair Kim Jung-ju signaled Disney… Read More »Large video game maker looks for deal with Disney
Last year, after the Viacom/CBS split, Paramount Parks was sold to Cedar Fair, which also owns the Knott’s theme park properties. Since then, it was announced that the formerly-Knott’s-like Camp Snoopy-thened theme park at the Mall of America, which has lost that theme, would gain a new theme – Spongebob Squarepants, a Viacom property. Now… Read More »Paramount & Theme Parks – Another Chapter?
It’s a no go in Seoul South Korea for the next Disney Themepark. A Korean paper had reported that talks were under way, but both Disney and the Korean government denies it. Previous story here.
Apparently The Walt Disney Company feels the Asia market is vastly untapped. Talks have been under way to build a new Disney Themepark in South Korea. With a park in Hong Kong under construction, Two parks in Tokyo, and talks about a park near Shanghai, Disney looks to make their themeparks as ubiquitous as the… Read More »Disneyland Korea?