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...

Mobile app data and insights company App Annie and the provider of technology market intelligence services International Data Corporation (IDC) unveiled a special joint report entitled, Gaming Spotlight, 2016 Review. The...
Final Fantasy Agito

Square Enix has confirmed that Final Fantasy Agito for iOS and Android devices will be localised for overseas release. Final Fantasy Agito is a F2P mobile RPG spin-off of Final Fantasy Type-0,...

Eight Panda, a Korea based mobile game company, has announced that it has raised US$2.4 million as development fund from Korea Investment Partners and Ankang Venture Investment. Eight Panda consists of...

Kakao Chairman Kim Beom-su embarked on a new journey in 2007 after serving as a co-chief of NHN, a merged business entity between online game firm Hangame Communications and search engine Naver.com. His...
Super Monkey Ball Bounce

Sega has announced that Super Monkey Ball Bounce, a spin-off of the Japanese publisher's popular Super Monkey Ball series, will launch worldwide in mid-2014. The F2P pachinko-inspired puzzle game for iOS and...

A notice about mobile game publishing service management in China (IGA.biz reported) was promulgated by the Chinese State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television (SAPPRFT) in June, requiring that...

On May 31, it was officially announced that AskTao Mobile generated more than RMB 400 million (USD 60 million) by the end of May since its official release on April 28....
Caveboy Escape

Malaysian developer AppXplore has announced the release of Caveboy Escape, a new F2P puzzler for iOS, Android and Blackberry devices. Caveboy Escape's launch follows the release of several original mobile titles by...

Market Research Store releases a new market research report "Mobile Game Market 2012 in China: Industry Analysis, Trends, Size, Demand, Growth, and Forecast 2015" to add to its collection of research...

On average, North Americans only spend about $3.30/month on mobile games. That's up from was USD 2.72/month average spending per month last year. So while it seems like North Americans are...
JP Mobile Gamers

According to a report from Japanese business daily Nikkei, Sega is leading an initiative by 15 mobile game developers in Japan to cross-promote their titles on smartphones. The report notes that...

Netmarble Games, the nation's leading mobile game company, has pledged to launch more games for smartphones and tablet computers on the global stage through the end of this year. The company...

MyPlay won the special jury award at the Japan Games Awards during Tokyo Game Show for its character Rickshaw Ngapain. Rickshaw Ngapain is the hero of the Ngapain and Thingyan mobile runner...
Vietnam online users

Vietnam's mobile game market is developing quickly, attendees of the 2015 Mobile Games Asia conference in Ho ChiMinh City heard. The event last week attracted representatives from leading Asian game companies...

An increased use of smartphones and tablets is leading to a paradigm shift in South Korea’s game industry. The nation’s mobile game market, which was valued at 420 billion won ($383...

Kakao Games has obtained the publishing rights for Project W (working title), an upcoming MMORPG from Bluehole, in North America and Europe. Project W is Bluehole’s latest title following the award-winning...
JP smartphone consumers

Japanese consumers have shifted rapidly from feature phones to smartphones over the past year, according to game data research firm Newzoo, with smartphone penetration rising from 28 per cent last year...

Rovio and NHN Studio629 announced a partnership to develop a new game using the Angry Birds IP, initially targeting players in Korea and selected other Asian markets. Due for launch later...
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Appxplore launched its long-awaited next mobile game 'Alien Path' for iOS and Android globally. Alien Path joins the list of Award Winning games from Appxplore with a unique combination of RPG, Puzzle,...