IB Media Lauches Insidegameslatam.biz – The First Latin America Games Industry Business Network

Singapore based International Business Media announced today it has launched insidegameslatam.biz (IGL.biz), the first B2B Games Industry Network for Latin America. InsideGamesLatam.biz is the news and intelligence platform providing insight into Latin America’s...

Tencent Cloud Helps Chinese Enterprises Go Global

Tencent Cloud, the cloud business division of Tencent Holdings Limited, recently announced global support to provide cloud service to Chinese enterprises seeking overseas expansion. Tencent Cloud has well-equipped data centers in North...
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Black Desert Online To Draw 1 Million Paid Users Worldwide

Daum's multiplayer computer game "Black Desert Online" is expected to become one of Korea's most successful games launched overseas as it is drawing exceptionally favorable early responses in the North American...
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Nexon To Diversify Mobile Portfolio For Global Market

Nexon pledged to continue last year's growth in the mobile games sector by focusing on the global market, publishing and the use of popular game intellectual property according to a report...

NHN Etertainment Eyes Facebook Patent War

Korean online game developers have often fallen prey to patent trolling. U.S. 3-D content firm Worlds.com filed a lawsuit against Korean game developer NC Soft in 2008, claiming the latter violated the...

Chinese Youzu acquires German Bigpoint

Chinese games company Youzu plans to buy German Bigpoint GmbH for up to 80 million Euros ($89.68 million) according to reports at Youzu and Reuters. Established in 2009, Youzu Interactive is a global entertainment...

Video Games And Social Media Tied To Shorter Sleep For Teens

Teens who play video games before bedtime go to bed later and those who use online social media take longer to fall asleep, according to a recent report at Reuters Health...
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Fuji Television Network Takes Stake In US Mobile Game Niantic

Japanese Fuji Television Network has acquired an interest in Niantic, the U.S. company behind the popular augmented-reality game Ingress, as it seeks to create attractive content amid shrinking TV viewership in Japan. The...

Asia-Based Fifth Journey’s Strategic Partnerships With Hollywood Companies

Hong Kong-based mobile entertainment company Fifth Journey has signed a strategic partnerships to develop mobile games, interactive entertainment and virtual reality experiences with Universal Pictures, Lionsgate and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios (MGM). The partnerships...
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VIZ Media Europe Reveals Broadcasters And Release Dates For Yo-Kai Watch In Europe

Paris based VIZ Media Europe, the leader in Japanese Entertainment content in Europe, announced that the first season (26 episodes) of the animated TV series Yo-Kai Watch will debut on Cartoon...

China’s Cheetah Mobile Plans Major Silicon Valley Presence

Cheetah Mobile Inc. named Charles Fan as its new Chief Technology Officer. Charles will lead the global R&D activities for the company. Based out of Silicon Valley, Charles will also lead...

Pre-Registration Now Open For Miitomo

Nintendo’s first app for smart devices, Miitomo, launches in March and now through launch day, anyone can pre-register for Miitomo by signing up for the new Nintendo Account service. Those who...

GameTrailers.com Closed Today After 13 Years Of Operation

According to GameTrailer's Twitter account, after 13 years, GameTrailers is closing down today. Game Trailer's Founder Brandon Jones said: "Today is the last day of GameTrailers. I wish it wasn’t so....

6 Gaming Trends To Watch For In 2016

Fallout Shelter generated $5.1 million for Bethesda in its first two weeks. Activision Blizzard bought King Digital for $5.9 billion and mobile games developer China Mobile Games and Entertainment Group merged...

Capcom To Combine Japan And US Mobile Operations

Capcom will consolidate its U.S. and Japanese smartphone game businesses, with the aim of helping the company develop hit titles according to a report from Nikkei Asian Review. The Osaka-based company will...

Sony Taipei Game Show Stage Schedule for 2016 Revealed

While it is some months far off from the next E3, PlayStation fans don’t have to wait for E3, as the Taipei Game Show will happen later this month. While the...
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Capcom Game Studio Vancouver Teams Up With Epic Games

Capcom confirmed that Capcom Game Studio Vancouver, the development studio behind the acclaimed Dead Rising franchise, will begin working with Epic Games to utilize Unreal Engine 4 for its upcoming projects....

MOL Partners With Sony Computer Entertainment For Southeast Asia

MOL AccessPortal (MOL), the operating company of MOL Global (MOLG), has entered into a partnership with Sony’s division which operates PlayStation® business in Asia, to provide MOLPoints as a payment option...
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Square Enix Closed Cloud Gaming Platform

Yesterday Square Enix announced the closure of their cloud based gaming platform, Shinra Technologies, through a statement on its website. The website of Shinra shut down this morning. The company had been...

Studios From New Zealand And Australia Are Selected As Finalists For The Independent Games...

The Independent Games Festival (IGF) judges have announced the lists of finalists for the esteemed 18th annual awards, which honors the most influential, innovative and exemplary projects in independent game development....