Entries in 'china' (50)

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

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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

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Official Angry Birds theme park opens in China

Official Angry Birds theme park opens in China

A theme park based on Rovio’s Angry Birds series has opened in China.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 8th 2013 at 7:10AM in News
Rumour: China to lift console ban

Rumour: China to lift console ban

After 13 years, Nintendo, Sony and Microsoft may soon be able to sell their consoles in China.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 10th 2013 at 11:02AM in News
Watch profits grow this year for HTML5 games

Watch profits grow this year for HTML5 games

Peter Driessen, co-founder of Spil Games, believes that advertisers hold the key to the global acceptance of HTML5 as they look to capitalise on the explosion in mobile gaming.

Spil Games
by Spil Games
on Jun 28th 2013 at 10:30AM in News
Report - Android gaming surpasses iOS in China

Report - Android gaming surpasses iOS in China

Android is quickly becoming the dominant mobile force in China, with the platform reportedly expected to seize an estimated 80 per cent of the Chinese market’s mobile game revenue in ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 22nd 2013 at 7:45AM in News

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Chinese console ban lift nears - Sony and Nintendo shares surge

Chinese console ban lift nears - Sony and Nintendo shares surge

Console manufacturers could be on the verge of a potentially very significant payday.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 28th 2013 at 1:03PM in News
And the next Angry Birds commercial partner is... McDonalds

And the next Angry Birds commercial partner is... McDonalds

Angry Birds: Star Wars. Angry Birds: Rio. Angry Birds: Green Day. Angry Birds: Heikki. And Nasa. Now we can add McDonalds to that list.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 24th 2012 at 10:18AM in News
Riot leads to Foxconn factory closure

Riot leads to Foxconn factory closure

A brawl involving upwards of 2,000 workers has forced a unit at infamous Chinese manufacturing plant Foxconn to temporarily close.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 24th 2012 at 11:46AM in News
VIDEO: Free to play Call of Duty Online in development

VIDEO: Free to play Call of Duty Online in development

China’s biggest online games company Tencent has just announced a brand new entry in the Call of Duty series – Call of Duty Online.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 3rd 2012 at 1:15PM in News

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Thumbstar secures China-wide distribution deal

Thumbstar secures China-wide distribution deal

Mobile games developer, distributor and publisher Thumbstar has secured a deal with Viva Red Limited and China Telecom, the government run mobile operator.

Will Freeman
by Will Freeman
on Jun 21st 2012 at 11:33AM in News
Chinese games giant Tencent buys Epic Games stake

Chinese games giant Tencent buys Epic Games stake

One of the giants of games and internet in China has made a move into the West - Tencent has announced it will buy a minority stake in Epic Games.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jun 19th 2012 at 12:14PM in News
Staff riot at Foxconn plant

Staff riot at Foxconn plant

The world’s largest electronics manufacturing plant descended into chaos on Monday night as male workers rioted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 6th 2012 at 1:11PM in News
China's Tencent posts second consecutive $1bn+ quarter

China's Tencent posts second consecutive $1bn+ quarter

Tencent, the owner of successful internet and mobile games developer Riot Games, has posted another set of astronomical numbers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 10th 2011 at 11:45AM in News
Rovio to open Angry Birds stores in China

Rovio to open Angry Birds stores in China

The mobile game phenomenon Angry Birds will get its own line of retail stores, developer Rovio has announced.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Nov 1st 2011 at 10:56AM in News
Apple accused of selling second hand iPhones

Apple accused of selling second hand iPhones

A consumer rights activist has a filed a lawsuit against Apple at a Chinese court accusing the firm of selling refurbished iPhones, according to Shanghai Daily.

Zen Terrelonge
by Zen Terrelonge
on Oct 26th 2011 at 3:56PM in News
Introducing MCV Pacific

Introducing MCV Pacific

Here's everything you need to know about MCV Pacific ahead of October's launch.

Dave Roberts
by Dave Roberts
on Sep 1st 2011 at 6:40AM in News
Rovio chases 1bn users

Rovio chases 1bn users

Angry Birds developer Rovio has set itself the goal of attracting 1bn fans as it plans to crack the Chinese market.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jul 21st 2011 at 11:48AM in News
F2P Championship Manager MMO revealed

F2P Championship Manager MMO revealed

Square Enix has lifted the lid on a massively multiplayer online version of its Championship Manager football franchise.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 19th 2011 at 1:02PM in News