PEARL ABYSS AMERICA NAMED BUSINESS OF THE YEAR AT 18TH ANNUAL DARI AWARDS
Dec 6, 2023
Pearl Abyss America received the Business of the Year Award yesterday at the 18th Annual Dari Awards in Los Angeles, CA. The judging committee selected Pearl Abyss for its success as a global game developer and publisher and for illustrating Korean culture to millions of players worldwide in Black Desert’s critically acclaimed 2023 expansion, Land of the Morning Light.
“We’re thrilled our studio has been recognized for its cultural work on Land of the Morning Light,” said Jeonghee “JJ” Jin, CEO of Pearl Abyss America. “This Black Desert expansion weaves Korean myth and folklore into a mysterious narrative that drives the new gameplay, and the positive worldwide reviews we received reflect a gaming audience that’s ready for more!”
The Dari Awards, which takes its name from the Korean translation for “Bridge”, is an annual event honoring entertainment leaders and companies that help bridge the gap between Korean entertainment and the U.S. The award is provided by the South Korean Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism in conjunction with the Korea Creative Content Agency (KOCCA) and the Korean Cultural Center LA (KCCLA).