Korea

Korea (Korean: 한국; Hanja: 韓國), pronounced as Hanguk in South Korean and Chosŏn in North Korean, is an East Asian territory that is divided into two distinct sovereign states, North Korea and South Korea. Located on the Korean Peninsula, Korea is bordered by China to the northwest and Russia to the northeast. It is separated from Japan to the east by the Korea Strait and the Sea of Japan (East Sea); it is separated from Taiwan to the south by the East China Sea.
Posts about Korea
  • Top League of Legends Player Worth Close To $1 Million

    … team SK Telecom 1. The team's offers were supposedly more than the players were making in South Korea, and the offers aimed at Lee were the highest. South Korean transplant players are nothing new in China, a country with a growing e-sports culture. For example, the Korean Choi "inSec" In-seok plays for Shanghai-based Star Horn. His team recently…

    Eric Jou/ Kotaku- 2 readers -
  • Pictures Of The World's Biggest Ever Ship Being Built

    … This is one of Maersk's Triple-E cargo ships. When it's done, it will be the single largest ship humanity has ever built. So yeah, seeing it under construction is pretty cool. From Homeworld's shipyards to Star Wars to, well, the real world, there's something awe-inspiring about seeing giant vessels under construction. it gives you a real…

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  • SNK Playmore Enters the Endless Runnner Arena with Samurai Shodown Slash

    … with hack and slash gameplay, Slash also allows players to collect items and pets that influence the gameplay. King of Fighters characters such as Kyo, Terry, and Mai also make guest appearances. While it’s not a fighting game, you have to admit, it does look rather interesting. Sadly, for anyone in the west who’s interested in trying this out, the game is currently only available in South Korea. We’ll keep you updated should it make its way to other regions in the future. Source: Inplay Interactive via Siliconera …

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  • WEGC 2014 Global Challenge: Seoul Streaming Live

    … a spot in the WECG Global Challenge Grand Finals. A recording of the event is currently streaming live, viewable below. Players QANBA|Xioahai (China) pH|HooDaMan (United States) Bao (China) CCG|Humanbomb (Hong Kong) INFILTRATION (Korea) iim83man (Korea) Initial Kyouso (Japan) QANBA|Dakou (China) Prizes 1st Place – $5,000 (+ WECG Grand Final…

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  • What I Love and Hate About Super Smash Bros. 3DS So Far

    …” In the first episode of 90s sci-fi classic Sliders, Quinn (the protagonist) finds himself in a parallel world where traffic light colors have the opposite meaning of those in our world. Thus while driving, Quinn keeps repeating a mantra to himself: “Red is go. Green is stop.” After a lifetime of conditioning, driving for him suddenly feels unnatural…

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  • The Saturday Morning Stream Plays Super Smash Bros. 3DS

    …. It will be released in North America and Europe on October 3, 2014. The Wii U version of the game is currently scheduled for a fourth quarter 2014 release. Kotaku East is your slice of Asian internet culture, bringing you the latest talking points from Japan, Korea, China and beyond. Tune in every morning from 4am to 8am. To contact the author of this post, write to BiggestinJapan@gmail.com or find him on Twitter @BiggestinJapan. …

    Richard Eisenbeis/ Kotaku- 3 readers -
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  • The Upcoming Yakuza Prequel Is Looking Quite Good So Far

    … Sega has updated the character section at their official site for Yakuza 0, uploading a slew of new screenshots showing various side characters from the game. They're all pretty impressive. As previously reported, the new Yakuza game, Yakuza 0, has been announced. As you can probably…Read moreRead on There's a few good ones below. You can find…

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  • People Say This Sailor Moon Wallet Looks Like a Vagina

    … Stick is merely a Moon Stick! Priced at 13,500 yen (US$126), this Sailor Moon wallet will be released this October in Japan. Sailor Moon Wallet [Bandai] 新発売のセーラームーンの財布がエロすぎる件 [2ch] To contact the author of this post, write to bashcraftATkotaku.com or find him on Twitter @Brian_Ashcraft. Kotaku East is your slice of Asian internet culture, bringing you the latest talking points from Japan, Korea, China and beyond. Tune in every morning from 4am to 8am. …

    Brian Ashcraft/ Kotaku- 32 readers -
  • Porn Star Accidentally Ends Up on Math Book Cover

    …] Definitely one way to get students' attention [The Nation] To contact the author of this post, write to bashcraftATkotaku.com or find him on Twitter @Brian_Ashcraft. Kotaku East is your slice of Asian internet culture, bringing you the latest talking points from Japan, Korea, China and beyond. Tune in every morning from 4am to 8am. …

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  • Oh Hey, It's Just a Super Nintendo Sitting on Mt. Fuji

    … Famicom." Duly noted. スーファミかついで富士山登ってきたから画像うp [2ch] To contact the author of this post, write to bashcraftATkotaku.com or find him on Twitter @Brian_Ashcraft. Kotaku East is your slice of Asian internet culture, bringing you the latest talking points from Japan, Korea, China and beyond. Tune in every morning from 4am to 8am. …

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