OGPlanet Gets Funding

Los Angeles-based OGPlanet has received a round of funding to bring multiplayer PC games from Korea to the U.S. The firm said today that the funding came from Richard Wolpert, former President of Disney Online and a strategic advisor to Accel Partners and RealNetworks; Mark Surfas, formerly founder and CEO of GameSpy; Andrew Wright, former Vice President of RealArcade and currently CEO of SmileBox; and Peter Levin, CEO of BellRock Media and RealNetworks. The firm said it is looking to create games based on the popular online game "Second Life". More information »