The stock price of Tencent Holdings have touched new heights, catapulting the operator of China’s biggest social messaging platforms into the largest Asian company by market capitalisation. In the process, it is...

The Korean company. Five Jack announced it raised USD 1.2 million in series A investment from 500 Startups and Korean VC K-Run Ventures for its marketplace for virtual goods in Indonesia,...

Change is coming to the Korean gaming industry as a mandatory spending cap will be lifted next month - although the industry is promising “voluntary restraints.” Kang Shin-chul, president of the Korea...

Leading retailers in the UK and North America have seen boosts to both their physical and online stores, however, it doesn't appear to have been enough to keep up with demand...

San Francisco-based Unity Technologies, which owns one of the biggest licensed game engines in the world used by developers to create game like Deus Ex: The Fall, Assassin's Creed: Identity, Temple Run...

Wang Jianlin, Asia’s richest man, has declared his ambition of cracking China’s burgeoning online gaming market, which is currently dominated by internet technology giants Tencent and Netease. Wanda Cinemas, the entertainment and...

Leading the creation of a market for life simulation mobile games in India, Bengaluru-based Moonfrog Labs recently announced the launch of Alia Bhatt: Star Life. “Life simulation games are all the rage...

Japanese online retail giant Rakuten will launch an online social gaming platform in a bid to reverse its sliding fortunes by luring more users to its ecosystem. The new platform, called R...

Chinese online games operator Ourgame International Holdings is looking to step up its expansion into the USD 4.5 billion social casino gaming market in the United States this year, after reporting...

Tencent is best known in China for its chat products, QQ and WeChat, both of which are completely ubiquitous in the region. The success of these two platforms largely is due...

With more jobs at risk of being “replaced” in the near future by the advancement of technology, Malaysia is set to nurture a “digital workforce”. To tackle the challenges of disruptive technology,...

Thailand’s True Corporation has teamed up with Toronto-listed Axion Ventures to set up a joint venture firm, aiming to lead game development in Southeast Asia. True Axion Games,  the new Join...

NetDragon Websoft, the Hong Kong-listed operator of China’s top online gaming portal, is targeting a return to operating profitability this year, rebounding from two consecutive annual losses. The growth drivers for NetDragon...

Moving forward in the current trend, it is estimated that India will surpass the US to become the world’s second largest smartphone market this year. The global mobile market report from...

Chinese internet giant Alibaba recently announced that it plans to pour RMB 1 billion (USD145 million) into mobile gaming distribution through its gaming unit Ali Gaming this year, in its renewed...
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Gree has released about 30 percent of its staff at its Western subsidiary in San Francisco, Gree International. That’s one of the consequences of the Japanese company failing to win the mobile...
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Over the past year or so, Nintendo has had somewhat of a tumultuous time in regards to its shares. Following the successful launch of the Nintendo Switch across the world, shares in...

New Zealand's video games industry revenues have raced ahead to AUD 424 million last year. Data released by the Interactive Games & Entertainment Association shows that New Zealand industry growth outpaced that...

Releasing a game in China as a non-Chinese developer was already a complicated ordeal that required compliance with a number of government-imposed restrictions and a complex licensing process, but publishing in...

Zhexin IT Co’s Indonesian unit, DNC Capital, has invested an undisclosed amount in local e-sports media RevivaLTV (Revival) following an investment into game developer studio Toge Productions earlier this month. Revival...