With the establishment of high-speed Internet broadband in late 1990s, Korea began developing and distributing online PC games. The rapid growth of the industry made Korea a game powerhouse, and now it holds about 30% of the world PC online game market. The demand comes from countries with a long standing passion for games such China, Taiwan, Japan, Southeast Asia and even the US and Europe. In addition to these traditional markets, Korean online games have now become a sensation in new markets like South America, Egypt, Turkey, and Russia where online games have only recently gained popularity. Korean online games are now being widely enjoyed in countries worldwide.
What makes Korean games so unique is that online gamers can chat with each other and even cooperate with one another by creating guilds, an sort of association of game users. It is strikingly obvious that some famous elements of Korean culture have been included in Korean online games. In the online world, just like in Korea, people strive to make close relationships with one another and share their joy and difficulties together.
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