Entries in 'china' (17)

Kalypso Media

China now makes up 20% of Kalypso's digital PC sales

Kalypso Media has reported significant growth in its Asian and Russian operations, with China now forming 20 per cent of the publisher's overall digital PC sales. That's an increase of ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jul 19th 2017 at 9:56AM in News
Bootleg NES Classics start to appear online

Bootleg NES Classics start to appear online

Chinese manufacturers have moved to address the demand left by Nintendo’s decision to stop producing the NES Classic.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 12th 2017 at 10:53AM in News
Tencent introduces playtime restrictions for Honour of Kings

Tencent introduces playtime restrictions for Honour of Kings

Chinese game giant Tencent has responded to criticism about the alleged addictive nature of its mobile hit Honour of Kings by limiting the amount of time that can be spent ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 5th 2017 at 11:01AM in News
China extends its lead as world's largest video games market

China extends its lead as world's largest video games market

A new reports from IHS Markit has predicted that the Chinese video game success story is going to become even more important over the next few years.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 29th 2017 at 10:04AM in News

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Blizzard reveals Overwatch and Hearthstone loot box odds

Blizzard reveals Overwatch and Hearthstone loot box odds

Thanks to Chinese law, Blizzard has published the odds that gamers face every time they buy a card pack or loot box.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 9th 2017 at 10:55AM in News
Ubisoft teams up with Tencent for China-focused Might & Magic game

Ubisoft teams up with Tencent for China-focused Might & Magic game

French publisher Ubisoft has joined forces with the biggest game company in the world to launch a new game designed specifically for China.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 24th 2017 at 10:15AM in News
Sony unveils several new PSVR titles

Sony unveils several new PSVR titles

PSVR owners eagerly awaiting some new titles are in for a treat after Sony announced a fresh batch of new games for its virtual reality system.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 23rd 2017 at 10:25AM in News
Levelling up: China as a destination for UK games

Levelling up: China as a destination for UK games

Neil Semple, head of creative content at the Department for International Trade, talks up China as a huge potential market for UK-made games.

on Mar 9th 2017 at 10:07AM in News

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Pokémon Go launch looking unlikely in China

Pokémon Go launch looking unlikely in China

Niantic’s hit mobile game Pokémon Go may not launch in China due to government concerns.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 11th 2017 at 9:52AM in News
China forces developers to reveal loot box odds

China forces developers to reveal loot box odds

Starting May 2017 developers whose games contain random loot box drops will be required to reveal the underlying odds.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 9th 2016 at 11:14AM in News
Trion Worlds' Hartsman on what he learnt from moving Trove to China

Trion Worlds' Hartsman on what he learnt from moving Trove to China

In August, MMO specialist Trion Worlds made its debut in China with Trove. We speak to CEO Scott Hartsman for tips about moving to this lucrative region.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 18th 2016 at 1:09PM in News
Jagex confirms Chinese acquisition

Jagex confirms Chinese acquisition

Chinese investors have completed the acquisition of UK studio Jagex.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 14th 2016 at 2:00PM in News

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Gears of War multiplayer studio Splash Damage bought by Chinese chicken company

Gears of War multiplayer studio Splash Damage bought by Chinese chicken company

Splash Damage, the developer behind the likes of Brink, Quake Wars and Gears of Wars 4’s multiplayer has been bought by Chinese poultry firm Leyou Technologies.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 12th 2016 at 10:54AM in News
How to make it big in China

How to make it big in China

China should be an enticing market for any games company. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 16th 2016 at 3:10PM in News
Warcraft beats Star Wars: The Force Awakens at Chinese box office

Warcraft beats Star Wars: The Force Awakens at Chinese box office

The new Warcraft movie may have bothered critics and got off to a weak start in the US, but in China it’s off to a flyer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 9th 2016 at 12:35PM in News
Minecraft signs Chinese development deal

Minecraft signs Chinese development deal

Mojang has paired up with NetEase to make a bespoke version of Minecraft fro the Chinese market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 23rd 2016 at 2:56PM in News

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DPL

MarsTV and Perfect World join forces to host a $1 million Chinese Dota 2 league

MarsTV, Perfect World and the Chinese Sports Information Center of National Sports General Administration have partnered in order to create a $1 million Dota 2 league for Chinese teams.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on May 11th 2016 at 4:28PM in News