Gamasutra is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

Gamasutra: The Art & Business of Making Gamesspacer
View All     RSS
March 29, 2020
arrowPress Releases

If you enjoy reading this site, you might also want to check out these UBM Tech sites:

Press Releases
  Share on Twitter RSS

[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

LOS ANGELES – FEB. 18, 2020 – Following Netmarble Corp’s successful Korean launch, the company is thrilled to announce that their all-new real-time social quiz creativity game KOONGYA Draw Party is coming to the West as pre-registrations for the App Store and Google Play are now live.


Expected to launch in 2020, KOONGYA Draw Party draws up a smorgasbord of humorous quiz-drawing fun where quirky pun drawings take center stage for everyone to create, judge, and share among others. Players can earn prizes and KOONGYAsKOONGYA Draw Party’s mascots that give skills which generate in-game boosters – in the game’s Tour Mode. Adventure Mode allows players to explore their neighborhood and discover location-based drawings. And Party Mode creates the ability to host a playroom where up to eight players can take turns drawing and guessing each other’s Quiz.


"Sharing the creativity expressed between friends, humorously understanding each person's creative process, and delightfully discovering the right answer is what led KOONGYA Draw Party's development and its South Korean success," said Jung Ho Lee, Executive Producer of Netmarble. "Everyone at Netmarble is excited to see how Western players join our Draw Party by coming up with their own hilarious takes on our quizzes in 2020.”


Previously, KOONGYA Draw Party was No. 1 in total downloads in both the App Store and Google Play two weeks after its South Korean launch. With 30 million quizzes created by users since Aug. 8, 2018, KOONGYA Draw Party has expanded widely through all types of social channels, resulting in the game sustaining a huge amount of popularity with a peak of 500,000 daily active users, and becoming the No. 1 popular new brand in South Korea among 20-year-old players in 2018.


Pre-registrations are now open on the App Store and Google Play. Follow KOONGYA Draw Party on Facebook.


NOTE FOR MEDIA AND INFLUENCERS ONLY: Interviews and early access for KOONGYA Draw Party can be made available upon request. Please contact Rogers & Cowan at [email protected]


About Netmarble Corporation

Netmarble Corporation strives to entertain audiences of all ages around the world by providing great mobile gaming experiences. Established in Korea in 2000, Netmarble is one of the fastest-growing mobile game companies and consistently ranks as a top mobile developer and publisher worldwide. With more than 6,000 employees, Netmarble has been producing and servicing some of the most successful mobile games including Lineage 2: Revolution, Blade & Soul Revolution, MARVEL Future Fight, BTS WORLD, Everybody’s Marble, and Seven Knights. As a parent company to Kabam, a top mobile game developer in massively multiplayer free-to-play games, the largest shareholder to Jam City, a leading casual social game developer and a major shareholder of BigHit Entertainment, a music production and artist management company, Netmarble has a strategic partnership with CJ ENM Corporation, Asia’s largest entertainment company, Tencent Holdings, Asia’s largest internet company, and NCsoft, a prominent MMORPG company. More information can be found at

# # #




North America

Netmarble US PR

Chastity Irizarry

[email protected]


Rogers & Cowan PMK

Steven Kunz

[email protected]


Korea (Seoul)

HQ PR Team

Jinho Lee

[email protected]