Computers have undergone a dynamic and fast-paced evolution for the last four decades. It set critical roles for the establishment of world-wide gaming industries, including NEXON. Creativity has always been the cornerstone of NEXON, with constant interest and dedication to develop fun and innovative graphical MMO games. Thus Nexon Computer Museum was established in Jeju to share the rich histo ry of computers with the local community and children, under the premise that tracking and displaying the digital phenomenon, which has increasingly become a pivotal segment of society, is valuable for future generations.
The first NEXON-developed online game The Kingdom of Winds is an icon for the beginning of Korean online gaming industry and currently the longest serviced commercial graphical MMORPG in the world. For almost two decades, The Kingdom of Winds has been the first example that enabled people from across the world to simultaneously share their imagination, creativeness, stories and experiences – which became a pivotal turning point in the birth of Korean online gaming culture and the industry that we know today. The Nexon Computer Museum also aims to interact and communicate with a range of visitors from across boundaries, by collecting, preserving, researching, exhibiting and educating historic digital artifacts. Furthermore, the museum aims to collaborate and share knowledge with various institutions and researchers world-wide.