Entries in 'china' (28)

Ouya signs Chinese distribution agreement

Ouya signs Chinese distribution agreement

Troubled microconsole Ouya is making a push for the Asian market through a new partnership with Xiaomi Inc, a Chinese smartphone manufactuer.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 22nd 2014 at 3:38PM in News
Xbox One to launch in China on September 23rd; Prices start at £355

Xbox One to launch in China on September 23rd; Prices start at £355

China will become an officially supported Xbox One region when the console arrives the in the freshly green-lit territory in September.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 30th 2014 at 4:11PM in News
Google Play downloads now outnumber iOS downloads by 60%

Google Play downloads now outnumber iOS downloads by 60%

Global Google Play downloads exceeded iOS App Store downloads by around 60 per cent last quarter, according to a new report.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 16th 2014 at 2:00PM in News
Diablo III to launch in China

Diablo III to launch in China

Blizzard has teamed up with NetEase to bring Diablo III to the Chinese market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 15th 2014 at 2:46PM in News

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PS4 attracting higher Chinese interest than Xbox One

PS4 attracting higher Chinese interest than Xbox One

A survey conducted by a Chinese news outlet suggests that PS4 is attracting more buyer interest than Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 15th 2014 at 1:11PM in News
Guild Wars 2 sells 3.8m copies in China

Guild Wars 2 sells 3.8m copies in China

ArenaNet's recent Guild Wars 2 launch in China has doubled the game's sales worldwide.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 10th 2014 at 6:37PM in News
Curse Inc raises $16m in new round of fundraising

Curse Inc raises $16m in new round of fundraising

Online gaming network Curse Inc. has raised $16m in its latest round of fundraising.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 9th 2014 at 10:45PM in News
Oculus Rift dev kits removed from sale in China

Oculus Rift dev kits removed from sale in China

Chinese developers are being blocked from buying Oculus Rift dev kits due to the number of units being sold on by buyers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 4th 2014 at 12:32PM in News

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Chinese retailer claims eye-watering RRP for Xbox One

Chinese retailer claims eye-watering RRP for Xbox One

Microsoft may be aiming high with its RRP for Xbox One in China.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 30th 2014 at 2:08PM in News
Sony confirms PlayStation's move into Chinese market

Sony confirms PlayStation's move into Chinese market

PlayStation hopes to become the next big gaming brand in China after Sony's confirmation of its move into the market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 27th 2014 at 8:36AM in News
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
Console games market rushes to capitalise on £8bn Chinese goldmine

Console games market rushes to capitalise on £8bn Chinese goldmine

Publishers and platform holders no longer have to ignore one of the world’s biggest video games markets. China is open for business.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on May 9th 2014 at 11:02AM in News

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China's mobile market on pace to surpass US in size - report

China's mobile market on pace to surpass US in size - report

China's mobile gaming market is nearing the same size as America's market and growing at a significantly faster rate, a new report from research firm Superdata has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 8th 2014 at 10:14PM in News
New Nintendo hardware in development for emerging markets

New Nintendo hardware in development for emerging markets

Nintendo is to develop a completely new console designed specifically to target China and other emerging economies.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 8th 2014 at 11:17AM in News
McGee: Xbox One will fail in China

McGee: Xbox One will fail in China

Developer American McGee has described Microsoft’s decision to release Xbox in China as a ‘blunder’.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 1st 2014 at 3:25PM in News
Major League Gaming arena under construction in China

Major League Gaming arena under construction in China

Major League Gaming has partnered with a pair of Chinese corporations to build an eSports-dedicated arena near Hong Kong.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 30th 2014 at 9:55PM in News

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Xbox One wins Chinese console race - September launch confirmed

Xbox One wins Chinese console race - September launch confirmed

Microsoft has confirmed that the Xbox One will launch in China this September.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 30th 2014 at 9:47AM in News
China outlines console censorship rules

China outlines console censorship rules

Gambling, drugs, racism and superstition are amongst the many things that will see console games being banned in China.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 24th 2014 at 9:45AM 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
SCEJ opens Chinese strategy department

SCEJ opens Chinese strategy department

Sony Computer Entertainment Japan Asia has opened a new business group specifically to focus on its Chinese console strategy.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 1st 2014 at 4:08PM in News
Microsoft aiming for Chinese Xbox One launch

Microsoft aiming for Chinese Xbox One launch

The Xbox One is being lined up for a release in China, Microsoft has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 31st 2014 at 12:47PM in News
China to police any new console market

China to police any new console market

The sale of games consoles may have green lit in China, but the market will still be heavily regulated.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 13th 2014 at 3:15PM in News
China selling consoles boosts Sony and Nintendo

China selling consoles boosts Sony and Nintendo

PlayStation boss Andrew House says that China allowing the sale of game consoles will be a huge boost to PS4.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 8th 2014 at 11:18AM in News
China temporarily lifts console sales ban

China temporarily lifts console sales ban

Quick – sell 1.35bn consoles before the government changes its mind!

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 7th 2014 at 10:50AM in News
38% annual growth for Chinese games market

38% annual growth for Chinese games market

China's game industry is still booming, a new report.

Aaron Lee
by Aaron Lee
on Jan 3rd 2014 at 12:33PM in News