Entries in 'tencent' (8)

Tencent acquires 9% of Frontier Developments

Tencent acquires 9% of Frontier Developments

Chinese giant Tencent continues to show its interest in western companies, this time by investing in Planet Coaster and Elite Dangerous studio Frontier Developments. 

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jul 28th 2017 at 10:16AM 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
Karol Severin

How Tencent's appeal to Western games companies drives its global gaming domination

Following Tencent's $90m investment in Pocket Gems last week, Karol Severin, MIDiA Research's lead analyst for research on games and the mobile content economy, shares his view on Tencent's ...

on May 15th 2017 at 10:09AM 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

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Steam is getting a proper rival from Chinese giant Tencent

Steam is getting a proper rival from Chinese giant Tencent

The biggest games company in the world is to take on digital PC games giant Steam.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 18th 2017 at 10:36AM in News
Top 25 global games companies see revenues rise 17% in 2016

Top 25 global games companies see revenues rise 17% in 2016

The combined revenue of the world’s largest 25 video games companies hit $70.4bn in 2016, representing a year-on-year increase of 17 per cent.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 23rd 2017 at 4:00PM in News
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