Entries in 'china' (30)

Jagex confirms Chinese acquisition

Jagex confirms Chinese acquisition

Chinese investors have completed the acquisition of UK studio Jagex.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 14th 2016 at 2:00PM in News
Gears of War multiplayer studio Splash Damage bought by Chinese chicken company

Gears of War multiplayer studio Splash Damage bought by Chinese chicken company

Splash Damage, the developer behind the likes of Brink, Quake Wars and Gears of Wars 4’s multiplayer has been bought by Chinese poultry firm Leyou Technologies.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 12th 2016 at 10:54AM in News
How to make it big in China

How to make it big in China

China should be an enticing market for any games company. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 16th 2016 at 3:10PM in News
Warcraft beats Star Wars: The Force Awakens at Chinese box office

Warcraft beats Star Wars: The Force Awakens at Chinese box office

The new Warcraft movie may have bothered critics and got off to a weak start in the US, but in China it’s off to a flyer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 9th 2016 at 12:35PM in News

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Minecraft signs Chinese development deal

Minecraft signs Chinese development deal

Mojang has paired up with NetEase to make a bespoke version of Minecraft fro the Chinese market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 23rd 2016 at 2:56PM in News
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MarsTV and Perfect World join forces to host a $1 million Chinese Dota 2 league

MarsTV, Perfect World and the Chinese Sports Information Center of National Sports General Administration have partnered in order to create a $1 million Dota 2 league for Chinese teams.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on May 11th 2016 at 4:28PM 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
Chinese eSports organisation Team DK shuts down

Chinese eSports organisation Team DK shuts down

One of the largest multi-discipline eSports organisations in China closed its doors yesterday as Team DK chose to disband all its squads.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Nov 17th 2015 at 1:30PM in News

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Sony blames censorship blamed for soft Chinese PS4 sales

Sony blames censorship blamed for soft Chinese PS4 sales

We don’t know how many games consoles have been sold in China – but the noises coming from Sony suggest it isn’t as many as had been hoped.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 17th 2015 at 12:28PM in News
Now PS4 gets a Chinese price cut

Now PS4 gets a Chinese price cut

Sony has followed news of a price cut for PS4 in Japan by announcing that the machine’s Chinese price is also being reduced.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 16th 2015 at 2:31PM in News
Panda TV aims to be the Chinese competitor to Twitch

Panda TV aims to be the Chinese competitor to Twitch

The son of China’s richest man is launching a live streaming site that could soon rival Amazon-owned service Twitch.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Sep 8th 2015 at 10:06AM in News
New Chinese consoles manages to rip off PS4, Xbox One and Ouya

New Chinese consoles manages to rip off PS4, Xbox One and Ouya

Meet the Ouye, a crowdfunded Chinese console that takes more than a little inspiration from three existing machines.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 17th 2015 at 12:57PM in News

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Xiaomi recaptures Chinese smartphone leadership from Apple

Xiaomi recaptures Chinese smartphone leadership from Apple

Apple’s newfound dominance of the Chinese smartphone market may already be a thing of the past.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 4th 2015 at 1:39PM in News
22Cans is bringing Godus to China

22Cans is bringing Godus to China

Godus may have sparked controversy in its home territory, but that hasn’t stopped 22cans taking the title to new markets.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 30th 2015 at 2:38PM in News
Chinese console ban to be lifted for good

Chinese console ban to be lifted for good

The temporary lifting of the ban on video games console sales in China is to be made permanent.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 27th 2015 at 10:34AM in News
Football Manager Online kicking off in China

Football Manager Online kicking off in China

A free-to-play Chinese version of Sega’s Football Manager Online is in development.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 15th 2015 at 10:42AM in News

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Chinese PS4 and Xbox One sales are 'disappointing', report says

Chinese PS4 and Xbox One sales are 'disappointing', report says

Next-gen console fever has yet to infect Chinese gamers, it seems.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 2nd 2015 at 10:28AM in News
Nintendo abandons plans to release consoles in China, report claims

Nintendo abandons plans to release consoles in China, report claims

Wii U and 3DS platform holder Nintendo will not follow Sony and Microsoft into the Chinese market, it has been claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 11th 2015 at 1:54PM in News
Chinese iOS app downloads overtake the US for the first time

Chinese iOS app downloads overtake the US for the first time

Apple’s successful Asian strategy has seen Chinese iOS owners download more apps than their American counterparts for the first time.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 15th 2015 at 3:24PM in News
2D Assassin's Creed Chronicles becomes a three part series

2D Assassin's Creed Chronicles becomes a three part series

Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed Chronicles will no longer be a single release, with two other titles joining the now three part series.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 1st 2015 at 10:10AM in News
League of Legends featuring in Chinese Windows 10 push

League of Legends featuring in Chinese Windows 10 push

League of Legends is being used to accelerate the adoption of Windows 10 in China thanks to a partnership between Microsoft and Tencent.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 18th 2015 at 12:16PM in News
PS4 and Vita get second Chinese launch date

PS4 and Vita get second Chinese launch date

The nod has again been given for PS4 and PlayStation Vita to go on sale in China.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 11th 2015 at 9:40AM in News
Chinese mobile games giant Allstar plots £2.6m UK invasion

Chinese mobile games giant Allstar plots £2.6m UK invasion

Chinese mobile games publisher Allstar Games will launch in the UK this year, and is splashing $4m (£2.6m) on the venture.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Feb 27th 2015 at 11:20AM in News
China exclusive Angry Birds game in the works

China exclusive Angry Birds game in the works

Finnish powerhouse Rovio has teamed up with Beijing Kunlun Tech to bring its popular Angry Birds franchise to China.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Feb 20th 2015 at 10:57AM in News
Take-Two CEO on unannounced games, buying studios, WWE and the power of GTA Online

Take-Two CEO on unannounced games, buying studios, WWE and the power of GTA Online

For years, Take-Two’s business has been built on the boxed games market. Yet, with the arrival of Grand Theft Auto Online and the firm’s efforts in Asia, the company has ...

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 20th 2015 at 10:21AM in News