Molten Games of San Diego said on July 24 that it received a multimillion-dollar round of Series A funding led by South Korea-based NCSoft Inc. The exact amount of funding was not disclosed.

Employees from Blizzard Entertainment, Sony Online Entertainment and Relic Entertainment came together to form the Carmel Valley-based game studio and publisher, which will develop an online game with the funds. Jungwon Hahn is CEO.

Seoul, South Korea-based NCSoft bills itself as world’s premier publisher and developer of massively multiplayer online games. It has an office in the Orange County community of Aliso Viejo.

— SDBJ Staff Report