Entries in 'china' (58)

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
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

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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
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

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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

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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
Chinese telco giant Snail Games to launch new OBox console in UK next year

Chinese telco giant Snail Games to launch new OBox console in UK next year

Watch out Microsoft and Sony, one of China’s biggest games companies will launch its first console in Europe in early 2016.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Feb 5th 2015 at 10:30AM in News
Ouya scores $10m Alibaba investment - report

Ouya scores $10m Alibaba investment - report

Microconsole maker Ouya has reportedly struck a $10m investment deal with Chinese internet firm Alibaba.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 30th 2015 at 9:18PM in News

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China to greenlight nationwide console sales after Shanghai trial success

China to greenlight nationwide console sales after Shanghai trial success

The sale of games consoles is to be rolled out across the whole of China, it is claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 30th 2015 at 9:53AM in News
Region locking rumoured to be behind PS4's Chinese delay

Region locking rumoured to be behind PS4's Chinese delay

The PS4’s ability to play games from any region could be the cause of its sudden delay in China, reports have suggested.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2015 at 12:24PM in News
PS4 release delayed in China

PS4 release delayed in China

Sony will not release the PS4 in China on January 11th, as planned.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 8th 2015 at 12:14PM in News
Xbox One's Chinese price cut ahead of PS4 launch

Xbox One's Chinese price cut ahead of PS4 launch

Microsoft has cut the price of Xbox One in China.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 15th 2014 at 1:08PM in News
Sony confirms Chinese PS4 and Vita release date, price

Sony confirms Chinese PS4 and Vita release date, price

The PS4 and PlayStation Vita will officially be launched in China very early next year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 11th 2014 at 12:04PM in News
PS4 will undercut Xbox One in China, reports claim

PS4 will undercut Xbox One in China, reports claim

Reports in the Chinese media suggest that PS4 will launch at a lower price than Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 1st 2014 at 12:41PM in News
Infinity Blade heading to Xbox One

Infinity Blade heading to Xbox One

A version of popular iPhone RPG series Infinity Blade is apparently in production for Xbox One in China.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 24th 2014 at 1:44PM in News
Chinese firms purchase majority share in Warframe dev Digital Extremes

Chinese firms purchase majority share in Warframe dev Digital Extremes

Warframe developer Digital Extremes has announced China-based companies Multi Dynamic Games and Perfect Online Holding have combined to acquire the majority of shares in the studio.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 16th 2014 at 9:42PM in News
Sony targeting December launch for PS4 in China, report claims

Sony targeting December launch for PS4 in China, report claims

The PS4 could launch in China in just two months, according to a new report.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 10th 2014 at 10:14AM in News