Entries in 'tencent' (17)

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
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

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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
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

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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
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

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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
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

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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