Entries in 'tencent' (11)

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
Tencent game revenue tops EA, Sony - report

Tencent game revenue tops EA, Sony - report

Mobile and free-to-play giant Tencent has been beating out AAA companies such as EA and Activision Blizzard in terms of game revenue, according to a new report.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 2nd 2014 at 6:32PM in News
Tencent profits exceed $1bn in Q1

Tencent profits exceed $1bn in Q1

Tencent raked in nearly $3 billion in revenue during the first three months of 2014.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on May 16th 2014 at 10:49AM in News

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NBA 2K Online hits 19m registered users in China

NBA 2K Online hits 19m registered users in China

Take-Two and Tencent collaboration NBA 2K Online has garnered 19m registered accounts in China.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 15th 2014 at 6:21AM in News
Candy Crush Saga heading to China via Tencent

Candy Crush Saga heading to China via Tencent

King will launch its world-conquering Candy Crush Saga in China this year thanks to a new deal with Tencent.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 17th 2014 at 3:00PM in News
Tencent F2P FPS Crossfire made $950m in 2013

Tencent F2P FPS Crossfire made $950m in 2013

Tencent's free-to-play shooter CrossFire brought in revenues of nearly $1 billion in 2013.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jan 20th 2014 at 11:12AM in News
Activision Blizzard completes buyout from parent Vivendi

Activision Blizzard completes buyout from parent Vivendi

Publisher Activision Blizzard is free of its former parent Vivendi.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 14th 2013 at 9:44AM in News

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Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 22nd 2013 at 7:11AM in News
Activision becomes independent from Vivendi in $8.2bn deal

Activision becomes independent from Vivendi in $8.2bn deal

One of the world's biggest games companies is set to buy back its independence from owner Vivendi.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 26th 2013 at 7:11AM in News
Activision re-joins Entertainment Software Association

Activision re-joins Entertainment Software Association

The Entertainment Software Association has confirmed that Activision has re-joined the trade body.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 8th 2013 at 2:47PM in News