Korean game developer winner wraps up speech at GamesCom 2022

South Korean game developer Ji-won Choi, the Sony PlayStation Most Wanted Game winner at GamesCom 2022, ended his speech with an unexpected mention of K-pop supergroup BTS. It was a surprise that no one had predicted. Choi’s remark quickly went viral on ARMY Twitter, with fans praising him and the band Dynamite.

In his speech, the game developer Lies of P also expressed his desire to become the BTS of the gaming industry.

The Korean game developer won at Gamescon and ended his speech with “do you know BTS?” BTS NATION’S PRIDE LETS GO https://t.co/ZMZGkYgHbo

The shout surprised ARMY fans the most, but also instilled pride in them. The two-time Grammy-nominated K-pop septet have carved out a history that few other K-pop idol groups can match. They were a powerful catalyst in spreading the Hallyu wave and opening up South Korean culture to global media.

Fans Can’t Stop Flaunting Their BTS ARMY Badge As Game Developer Lies of P Salutes The Septet

awww I love this! korean pride and their favorite icebreaker bts twitter.com/BTSOriented/st…

The Butter septet made an unexpected appearance at GamesCom 2022, a place no fan ever imagined. The K-pop septet was not present at the event, but was mentioned by Ji-won Choi, a South Korean game developer and project director of Lies of P, the game that won the Sony Playstation game. most wanted.

On Tuesday, August 23, the day of Opening Night Live, Ji-won Choi of Korean game publishing company NEOWIZ, received a prestigious award for his highly anticipated RPG game. Towards the end of his winning speech, he mentioned BTS and shared that he would like to do the same in his field.

The clip of Choi’s speech went viral on Twitter as ARMY expressed pride and excitement. Some fans commented on how the dynamite the singers were “the pride of South Korea” and “icebreaker” for conversations.

bts r really icebreakers for ppl it’s crazy twitter.com/btsoriented/st…

The majority of fans couldn’t help but connect Choi with known BTS pro-gamer Jin. A few fans joked that he could be friends with Jin, while others shared that the group’s oldest member’s influence stretched far and wide. Some even said that Choi seemed to have a thing for Jin.

Kim seokjin you will always be famous twitter.com/BTSOriented/st…

Awwwww🥺🥺 I guess it’s seokjin bias!!! twitter.com/BTSOriented/st…

Kim Seokjin The power you hold 🔥 twitter.com/BTSOriented/st…

Read more about Lies of P

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Lies of P is a dark take on the classic Pinocchio tale. The game was developed by NEOWIZ, an industry-leading South Korean game company. The Lies of P features incredible graphics, a choice-based narrative structure, and customizable characters.

It was also nominated for Best Action Adventure Game and Best Role Playing Game. The results of these two categories will be announced on Saturday August 27, 2022.

Lies of P is due out in 2023.

Recent updates on BTS’s Jin

Since venturing into solo activities, BTS’ oldest member has been busy. He worked at NEXON, a game company known for its hugely popular MMORPG game Maplestory. The game developer released a series of content around its first day of work and its presentation of new ideas, among others.

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The MapleStory collaboration saw Jin in a new avatar. His decade-long knowledge of the game surprised many, with even local gamers praising the idol on social media for his insights.

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