Sadly, Atelier Ryza 2 Won’t Get A PlayStation 5 Upgrade In South Korea

Originally announced for the PlayStation 4, Atelier Ryza 2 is also coming to the PlayStation 5 via a free update. In South Korea, however, it’s not. 



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According to the game’s South Korean publisher Digital Touch (via tipster Sang), the company does not have the publishing rights to the PlayStation 5 version. Rather, Digital Touch only has the PS4, Steam, and Switch publishing rights. But since Digital Touch never licensed the PS5 version, it’s not able to offer the free upgrade. Perhaps it didn’t know that it should have?

Tecmo Koei is publishing the game internationally in regions including North America and Japan.

The PS5 upgrade was only announced in September, and Digital Touch seemed flatfooted by the news. Even after following up with Tecmo Koei, as no licensing agreement had been drawn up, Digital Touch stated it still won’t be able to offer the PS5

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Henning Larsen Wins Competition for a Mixed-use Development in South Korea

Henning Larsen Wins Competition for a Mixed-use Development in South Korea

Henning Larsen’s proposal for Seoul Valley was selected as the winner of the Central Seoul Development Competition. Seeking to become a new home for the public in the center of the city, the mixed-use development “merges Seoul’s global commercial profile with an ecological return to downtown pedestrian life”. Other entries included schemes by MVRDV and SOM.

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Courtesy of Henning Larsen

Located on the northern border of Yongsan-Gu, one of Seoul’s central districts, the winning proposal of the 360,644 m² mixed-use urban development, is designed by Henning Larsen in collaboration with local architect Siaplan and retail consultant Benoy. Mixing office, retail, hotel, and residential program within a public podium, the project will enter the Schematic Design phase in the spring of 2021. Aiming to

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He and his young accomplices hunted women on social media. The ‘sextortion’ ring case roiling South Korea

Trolling behind the anonymity afforded by an encrypted chat app, the man who called himself “Baksa” pretended he was many things: a no-holds-barred loan shark, a private eye for hire and a fortysomething Korean with a prosthetic leg living outside the law’s reach in Cambodia.



a group of people around each other: Cho Ju-bin, center, the leader of South Korea's online sexual blackmail ring, is surrounded by journalists after his arrest in March 2020 for operating secretive chatrooms where he posted sexually abusive videos of blackmailed women in return for cryptocurrency payments. (Kim Hong-Ji / Pool Photo)


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Cho Ju-bin, center, the leader of South Korea’s online sexual blackmail ring, is surrounded by journalists after his arrest in March 2020 for operating secretive chatrooms where he posted sexually abusive videos of blackmailed women in return for cryptocurrency payments. (Kim Hong-Ji / Pool Photo)

In reality he was an out-of-work recent college grad who’d been bedridden for a year after a limb-lengthening surgery to overcome insecurities about his height.

From his bedroom, Cho Ju-bin, 25, spun illusions and masterminded one of the most notorious sex crime schemes to shake South Korea in years. He blackmailed dozens of

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Trojanized Security Software Hits South Korea Users in Supply-Chain Attack

Software Supply Chain Attack

Cybersecurity researchers took the wraps off a novel supply chain attack in South Korea that abuses legitimate security software and stolen digital certificates to distribute remote administration tools (RATs) on target systems.

Attributing the operation to the Lazarus Group, also known as Hidden Cobra, Slovak internet security company ESET said the state-sponsored threat actor leveraged the mandatory requirement that internet users in the country must install additional security software in order to avail Internet banking and essential government services.

The attack, while limited in scope, exploits WIZVERA VeraPort, which is billed as a “program designed to integrate and manage internet banking-related installation programs,” such as digital certificates issued by the banks to individuals and businesses to secure all transactions and process payments.

The development is the latest in a long history of espionage attacks against victims in South Korea, including Operation Troy, DDoS attacks in 2011, and against banking institutions

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