The internet-driven entertainment industry is about to witness a market boom, said the head of the Chinese video game and movie conglomerate Perfect World. "Entertaining content consumption will continually rise as the...

Tencent Holdings Ltd. has started marketing a $3.5 billion loan to lenders to back its purchase of a majority stake in Supercell Oy from SoftBank Group Corp., people familiar with the...

NetEase has signed Chinese actor and idol Hu Ge as a celebrity endorser for its smash hit game, Westward Journey. Hu Ge has been a phenomenon in China since 2005 when he...

Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) listed mobille game developer Animoca Brands has raised AU$6.5 million (USD 4.9 million) via institutional placement, with approval for an additional AU$1 million (USD 0.76 million) to...

South Korea’s top portal operator Naver has joined hands with SoftBank Ventures Korea to establish a new 50 billion won (USD 42.75 million) investment fund to nurture promising start-ups in the...
Sony

Sony has confirmed that the company will close 20 Sony Stores in the US this year, circa two-thirds of the 31 Sony retail outlets in the country. “While these moves were extremely...
Nintendo Wii Mini

Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has revealed plans to bring new gaming devices to emerging markets such as China next year. “We want to make new things, with new thinking rather than a...

Bandai Namco announced that Sword Art Online Re: Hollow Fragment  will be coming to Australasia exclusively through PlayStation®Network for the PlayStation®4 in summer 2015.  Sword Art Online: Lost Song  is scheduled to...
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Jibo, a creator of the world's first social robot for home, is partnering with Bandai Namco Entertainment to deliver a new gaming experience on the Jibo robot platform. Jibo represents a new...

The startup journey is often a sprint, a mad dash to raise capital and release products. But augmented reality startup Innovega is betting that slow and steady will win the race. The...

Japan based game company Koei Tecmo published its half-year financial results and while both profit and revenue were down the company believes it will have a better-than-expected fiscal year thanks (in part)...

The World Series of Video Games, Inc., an US company specialized in Electronic Sports, a rising phenomenon, announced an investment of more than $3 Million USD to organize the World Series of...

Rahul Bhardwaj, Co-Founder, and COO of Junglee Games is an active investor and entrepreneur in India, having previously co-founded Product Mango and Vayyoo, and has led Fortune 50 Enterprise divisions with...
Mario Kart 8 for Nintendo Wii U

Japan's Famitsu reports that Mario Kart 8 for Nintendo Wii U has sold over 350,000 copies since the game's domestic release on 29 May. Earlier this week Nintendo announced that Mario Kart...

UK tech startup Improbable this week said it had scored USD 502 Million in new investment led by Japan's SoftBank. The five-year-old virtual simulation firm is now valued at more than USD...
PlayStation 4

Sony has confirmed that PlayStation 4 will launch in Korea, Hong Kong, Singapore and Taiwan this December. The company's newest flagship game console will be released in North America on 15 November...

Riding the wave of a booming mobile games industry, Singapore-based private investment firm, Aetius Capital, has successfully closed a USD5 million Series A funding for Cloud Alliance. Cloud Alliance is a Singapore-based...
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Sega has published its financial report for the nine-month period April to December 2015. While the company's operating profit has shown an increase, sales have declined. For the 2015 period it reported sales...
CMGE

Shenzhen-listed automotive plastic parts Zhejiang Century Huatong Group announced yesterday that it’s going to purchase China Mobile Games and Entertainment Group Limited (CMGE) for RMB 6.524 billion (USD 1.008 billion) and other...

Today Japanese electronics group Sony will launch its PlayStation VR headset and it looks like it could be the first proper living room-friendly virtual reality setup. Sony Corp will join the race...