How Valorant is luring top esports talent despite being months from release

Valorant is still in closed beta, but Riot’s new tactical shooter is already making waves in the competitive gaming scene. Despite the fact that the game isn’t widely available...

Korean Developers Hope To Make Life Fun With Serious Games

Smartphone games nowadays can be more than just about play, with a wide variety of apps developed to help people learn new subjects and even improve their health. Although this category...

Tencent Said To Market USD 3.5 Billion Supercell Acquisition Loan

Tencent Holdings Ltd. has started marketing a $3.5 billion loan to lenders to back its purchase of a majority stake in Supercell Oy from SoftBank Group Corp., people familiar with the...
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Ubisoft: ‘The Division’ Goes To Hollywood – Jessica Chastain And Jake Gyllenhaal To Star

'The Division' is coming to the big screen. The battle to restore order to Manhattan is being made into a movie by Ubisoft Motion Pictures, and will star Jessica Chastain (Interstellar,...

Taptica Partners With Asia Mobile Marketing Specialist Adways

Mobile advertising specialist Taptica International has partnered with Asian mobile marketing company Adways Korea, which is part of the TSE-listed Adways Inc Group. This follows the recent establishment of AIM-quoted Taptica's office in...

Perfect World Creates China’s Largest Ever Movie and Game Conglomerate

Perfect World Pictures, a Chinese producer of films and television programs, announced, 2016, that the listed company has been formally renamed Perfect World Co., Ltd., a move signifying that Chinese video...

37 Interactive Entertainment No.18 On the Top 100 Chinese Internet Companies

Ever since the beginning of 2015, 37 Interactive Entertainment has expanded its business scope from games to the all-round entertainment market. Applying the company's core strategy, "Integration, Globalization and Diversification", 37...

Tencent Invests In Live Streaming App BaoBao

Baobao, a digital video streaming social media platform, secured $15 million (RMB 100 million) in a series B+ round joined in by Meridian Capital China, Tencent Holdings Ltd, GGV Capital and...

Alibaba Acquires Chinese Android App Store Wandoujia

It’s been a few days for the rumor of Alibaba to acquire Chinese Android app store Wandoujia. Now Wandoujia confirmed the news and it would join Alibaba Mobile Business Group. The financial details...

Netease: 600 Million Mobile Users In China

China's NetEase is focused on pumping out game after game -- and for good reason. Blockbuster hits aside, most mobile games have a relatively short shelf life, with their popularity lasting from...

Tencent Buying China Music Corp. – Creating Streaming Giant

China’s Tencent is understood to have acquired control of China Music Corporation. The company owns two of China’s leading music streaming businesses, Kugou Music and Kuwo Music. A deal that values the...

Adam Levenson Joins Tokyo Based CRI Middleware

CRI Middleware, the leading provider of cross-platform audio and video solutions for interactive media, announced another step in its global expansion strategy with the hiring of Adam Levenson as General Manager,...
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WSJ: PS4 Neo And PS4 Slim To Be Revealed During Tokyo Game Show

Sony has confirmed the existence of the next iteration of the PlayStation 4 console, codenamed Neo. They haven't revealed much on it. The most recent rumors have put the new console's...

The Men Behind Naver’s Dizzying Success

Reserved and meticulous. These are some of the words often used by those close to Naver’s founder and board chairman Lee Hae-jin, who is regarded as a pioneer in Korea’s web...

Tencent Increasing Presence In Korean Game Market

Tencent, which recently took over Supercell is increasing its clout in the South Korean online and mobile game industries. The Chinese portal services firm has invested in more than 10 game companies...

Tencent Almost Reached An Agreement On Buying Majority Stakes In Supercell

Tencent has almost reached the agreement with Supercell, the Finnish online game company, on buying majority stakes in Supercell, which is estimated worth of over US$9 billion, as Reuters cited sources. Tencent...
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Japanese App Line Brings In USD 270 Million Per Year Selling Stickers

Japanese messaging app Line has reported earnings of over $20 million a month from the sale of stickers, reports TechCrunch and Inquisitr. They are usually sold in sets of 12 to...

Tencent Looking To Buy Stake In Supercell

Tencent is discussing the purchase of SoftBank Group’s majority stake in Supercell in a deal that may value the Finnish game maker at USD $9 billion, higher than previously thought, according...
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Warcraft Shatters IMAX Opening-day Box Office Records

IMAX China announced that Warcraft, released by Legendary Pictures, scored a record-setting opening day in 290 IMAX theatres across China with box office of USD 5.33 million (RMB 35 million). The new...

Senator Manny Pacquiao Acquires A Stake In GToken

The crowdsourced mobile games publisher and advertising platform, GToken, has announced that the World Champion Boxer and Philippines Senator, Emmanuel "Manny" Dapidran Pacquiao, has acquired a meaningful stake in the Singapore...