Entries in 'tencent' (10)

Tencent to buy Clash of Clans maker Supercell for $8.6bn

Tencent to buy Clash of Clans maker Supercell for $8.6bn

Chinese games giant Tencent has just spent big to buy Clash of Clans developer Supercell.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 21st 2016 at 3:08PM in News
Tencent grabs 5% stake in Paradox

Tencent grabs 5% stake in Paradox

Chinese gaming giant Tencent has spent around £14.3m to acquire a five per cent share of Paradox Interactive.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 27th 2016 at 4:21PM in News
Tencent takes full ownership of Riot Games

Tencent takes full ownership of Riot Games

League of Legends developer Riot Games has sold the entirety of its remaining shares to Tencent.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 21st 2015 at 11:06AM in News
The9 picks up Cross Fire sequel rights for $500m

The9 picks up Cross Fire sequel rights for $500m

Publisher The9 Limited has secured the licensing rights for the sequel of Tencent’s popular free-to-play FPS Cross Fire.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 29th 2015 at 4:19AM in News

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Profits and revenues surge at Tencent

Profits and revenues surge at Tencent

Chinese internet gaming giant Tencent has reported significant increases to its profits and revenues for the quarter ending September.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 11th 2015 at 3:26PM in News
Tencent continues to reign as world's largest games company

Tencent continues to reign as world's largest games company

Chinese gaming giant Tencent has reported profits in excess of $1bn in its first financial quarter.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 14th 2015 at 10:04AM in News
Britney Spears signs with Glu for new mobile game

Britney Spears signs with Glu for new mobile game

Mobile games publisher Glu has signed on new celebrity partner Britney Spears to a five-year deal.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 1st 2015 at 6:54AM in News
Tencent buys 14.6% Glu Mobile stake

Tencent buys 14.6% Glu Mobile stake

Tencent has acquired 14.6 per cent of Kim Kardashian: Hollywood developer Glu Mobile for $126 million.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Apr 30th 2015 at 11:21AM in News

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Tencent was 2014's top-grossing public global games company

Tencent was 2014's top-grossing public global games company

More money was ploughed into games made by Tencent in 2014 than those made by any other publisher.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 21st 2015 at 10:08AM in News
Tencent acquires majority stake in Miniclip

Tencent acquires majority stake in Miniclip

Chinese mobile and web game giant Tencent is now in control of Swiss game company Miniclip.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 19th 2015 at 8:29AM in News