China’s Tencent is understood to have acquired control of China Music Corporation. The company owns two of China’s leading music streaming businesses, Kugou Music and Kuwo Music. A deal that values the...
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Soon Chinese Minecraft fans will be able to create and explore their very own worlds limited only by their imaginations. Microsoft, Mojang and NetEase, Inc. today announced a five-year exclusive agreement...
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Video game giant Nintendo last week chopped its full-year net profit forecast in half, saying slowing sales and a recent pick up in the Japanese currency were eating into its bottom line...
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The operator of China’s leading online gaming portal, NetDragon Websoft, aims to push augmented-reality technology into the mainstream with a series of so-called learning events across Asia using three-dimensional interactive holograms...

YouTube's gaming platform on which gamers connect with each other through videos and live streams is available in Indonesia, Philippines, Malaysia and other countries via web and mobile app on iOS and...

NextVR Inc., a U.S. virtual reality start-up providing platforms for on-demand live VR broadcast, has completed a USD 80 million series B round of financing co-led by Chinese Internet firm NetEase...

Perfect World Pictures, a Chinese producer of films and television programs, announced, 2016, that the listed company has been formally renamed Perfect World Co., Ltd., a move signifying that Chinese video...

Tencent bought the rights to more than 300 Japanese anime franchises and cultivated others at home with a plan to parlay them into multimedia juggernauts according to a report at Chicago...
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GungHo Online Entertainment announced that the mobile gaming phenomenon Puzzle & Dragons has surpassed 11 million downloads in North America since its release in 2012. Puzzle & Dragons has also reached another...
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South Korea’s computer games industry is facing a crisis as online software makers struggle to compete with fast-growing Chinese rivals in the rapid transition to mobile gaming according to a report...
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Kids and teenagers from all around the world, their eyes bright and aspirations grand. "I can do that," they whisper as the drums march on. But it takes training. To what end?...

The shift to digital games is happening worldwide, Asia-Pacific already leads the way in mobile gaming revenues, topping all other regions in 2014. Asia-Pacific also stands out in online gaming on...

Southeast Asia may be the world’s leading market for mobile games, but the market is showing signs of becoming more sluggish due to oversaturation. While more people in this region have...
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According to data from Korean gaming market researcher Gametrics and a report at Koreatimes, Blizzard Entertainment's new first-person shooter (FPS) "Overwatch" had an 11.7 percent market share, surpassing Nexon's "FIFA Online...

Chinese game producers, which are armed with large capital, are scrambling to push into the Korean market. As they have established strategic partnerships and acquired shares, some raise concerns over whether...

One of Southeast Asia’s leading mobile games studio group iCandy Interactive Limited has successfully completed its initial public offering (IPO) on Thursday last week, its shares surging 25 per cent on...

Akihiro Ishihara, the general director of The Idolmaster series, has left Bandai Namco Entertainment, the company announced. “There is no one reason for my leave,” Ishihara said in a blog post on...

At the Chinese International Digital Content Expo last month Li Yifei, President of one of the largest Chinese game companies, 37Games, gave an insight view about the company' s targets in 2016. Li Yifei...
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More than a year ago, Nintendo and Universal Parks & Resorts announced that the companies were collaborating on building Nintendo-themed attractions at Universal's parks. Both of the companies not providing much...
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Animoca Brands Corporation Limited announced it has entered into an agreement with Tencent to distribute in China one of the company’s mobile games across Tencent’s Android versions of Weixin and Mobile QQ platforms,...