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Webzen Dublin

Dublin, Ireland

Webzen Inc. is a South Korean developer and publisher of video games. The company, together with its subsidiaries, also engages in software licensing and related services all over the world. Webzen Dublin is a game publishing office in Dublin.

Webzen Games are free-to-play, but uses a micropayment system to generate revenue. Wcoins are the optional virtual currency that is purchased with real life money in order to purchase virtual goods that are used in Webzen Games.

MU Legend is the highly anticipated action MMO and follow-up to MU Online. It features fluid and stunning hack ‘n’ slash combat, content that caters to both solo and party play, and a deep and intriguing world that will satisfy new players and fans alike. Players can choose from four distinct classes – Dark Lord, Whisperer, Blader and War Mage – and engage in the endless battle between the world of MU and Pandemonium. MU Legend offers spectacular visuals that will run on lower-end systems and boasts detailed art design with stunning effects.

I worked on UI and UX for:

MU Online

The video game industry has made significant contributions towards identification of good UX design practices. While a program or app’s utility may override the quality of user experience, you are unlikely to continue playing a video game that has a less-than-perfect user interface and design experience. This is why video game design is the most effective benchmark to assess the impact of the interface on the user experience.

The success of MMORPG games has encouraged companies to introduce gamification strategies that try to make work-related tasks as fun, engaging, and addictive as popular video games. These strategies focus on enabling employees to assimilate new information and knowledge without confusion or loss of enthusiasm.

Video games have to balance usability and functionality with visual appeal for an enjoyable and entertaining user experience. All successful video games have certain common traits – a simple, elegant, and functional interface and a UX design that focuses on getting the player completely immersed into the gameplay.

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