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Nintendo of Korea has laid off nearly 80% of the its 60 member team and has plans to relocate sometime soon according to the Korean website INVEN. The state of Korea’s gaming...

Legendary shoe maker Vans has announced that it will be creating a new line of sneakers that feature Nintendo classics like Mario, Duck Hunt and Donkey Kong– among others. Nintendo’s franchises are very...

Netmarble Games Corp. estimates it will bring in $1.6 billion in revenue this year, making the South Korean company one of the most lucrative mobile app firms in the world. But to...

The Australian Interactive Games & Entertainment Association (IGEA) has announced another year of strong growth, with sales of interactive entertainment reaching AUS $2.83 billion in 2015. The continuing trend of double digit...

Youzu Interactive is entering the Indian market with plans to launch local Indian casual strategy games in 2017 through its unit set to come up in Pune, its India CEO Anuj...

Asian fans of smartphone game Pokemon Go are hunting out the best telecom providers and network gear to overcome the hurdle posed by patchy network signals in their race to capture...

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...

Last week Square Enix released its 2016 annual report, which outlines two key areas for the next years. In its report, Square Enix has said that it’s looking to expand into emerging markets,...

Chinese publisher NetEase is poised to expand its mobile games business in the United States this year following last year's soaring earnings from mobile games. The company's core business, online gaming,...
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Tokyo Game Show 2016’s massive exhibition floor showcased thousands of titles from hundreds of developers all around the world. Included in that showcase? A merry band of developers hailing from the...

Russian internet company Mail.ru Group plans to collaborate with Chinese entities to secure favourable conditions for expanding the Russian game market in China, and for attracting Western and Asian partners in...

Nintendo is off to a hot start. The company's first mobile game Miitomo launched earlier this week in Japan and, according to multiple market research firms, it has already become the country's...

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...

At least five online storage providers closed their services in March and April. A state-backed campaign against illegal publications and pornography in China has forced at least five online data storage providers...

Indonesia is using online games to understand how citizens use internet slang to complain about government. The Translator Gator game involves translating government-related phrases from English into six Indonesian languages, with mobile...

In a bid to head off a speculative bubble, China’s securities regulator is set to bar companies from selling new shares to fund investments in film and television, online gaming, Internet...
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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...

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...

Malaysian ICT custodian Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDeC), previously known as Multimedia Development Corporation, has announced the appointment of Sidek Hassan as its new chairman effective May 1.vSidek Hassan succeeds Abdul Halim, who...
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China's 1.3 billion-strong market is just the beginning for the world's fifth largest Internet company, Tencent. The tech giant's best-known social network, WeChat, is fast gaining traction in Africa, and mobile banking is...