Edugame China

A report from market research firm Ambient Insight predicts that the market for educational games in Asia will grow to US$1.723 billion by 2017. The analysis was completed last year and...
Yixin

China Telecom and Netease have announced the upcoming release of Yixin, a new mobile messaging and social networking platform. The joint venture will be operated by Zhejiang Yixin Technology, with China...
Com2uS

Korean Com2uS released second quarter sales results today of 20.3 billion KRW, with a record of 2 billion KRW in operating profits, up 69.1 per cent year on year. In Korea,...
Nexon

Nexon has announced the upcoming Japanese iOS version of its Nexon Connect messaging app. The game-only chat app is already available for PC web browsers and Android smartphones in Japan. The Nexon...
Line

NHN Japan, a subsidary of Korean online game operator NHN Corporation, announced first financial quarter revenues for the company's Line mobile messaging service of 12.8 billion JPY, up 45.3 per cent...
Netmarble

CJ Corporation, the parent of Korean F2P game developer and publisher Netmarble, reported second quarter mobile game, music and film earnings grew 18 per cent year on year to 3,917 billion...
DeNA

Japanese mobile gaming and ecommerce platform DeNA reported first quarter results of JPY 52.2 billion JPY (US$532 million), up 10 percent year on year. The company's operating profit for the period...
Tellit

GREE has notified Tellit users to announce plans to close the service at the start of September. "We launched Tellit last year in an effort to make it easy for people to...
Cavemania

Chinese mobile game publisher Yodo1 revealed today that the company has partnered with US developer BonusXP to distribute Cavemania worldwide this fall. The Texas-based mobile game studio has also produced Age...
GupShup

GupShup has announced the roll out of nine Indian languages for users of the company's mobile messaging app in India: Hindi, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Marathi, Punjabi, Malayalam, Tamil and Telugu. The...
Kakao Games

Korea’s Kakao game platform has acquired 30 million players, according to Kakao's Eric Choi. The platform is part of the Kakao Talk mobile messaging service, with 100 million users and available...
Nexon and Rumble Entertainment

Korean online gaming publisher Nexon has announced a cash investment in exchange for a minority stake in US developer Rumble Entertainment, maker of F2P social titles for hardcore gamers on multiple...
DeNA China

DeNA's Wang Yong, the Japanese social gaming platform's CEO in China, stated at a ChinaJoy press gathering that the company continues to bear pressure in the Chinese market and from domestic...
Freak Tower

GungHo Online, the Japanese developer behind the mobile hit Puzzle & Dragons, announced the launch of their newest F2P title for iOS and Android, the tower-defence building sim Freak Tower. GungHo’s...
Excalibur

Chinese game studio Linekong's mobile title Excalibur has tallied over 20 million downloads in China. Developed with an eye to global markets and currently localised in-house, Linekong now plans to launch...
Tiny Pop and Heroes War

South Korean game developer and publisher Com2uS has announced the global release Tiny Pop and Heroes War for iOS and Android platforms. Tiny Pop and Heroes War are popular in Korea, having...
Perfect World China Mobile

Perfect World CEO Wang Xiao and China Mobile Game Service Center (CMGSC) GM Liu Hao jointly announced the new strategic alliance for mobile devices at ChinaJoy in Shanghai. Wang Xiao said, "We...
Chen and Wang

Speaking at the China Digital Entertainment Congress in Shanghai, Touch Technology CEO Chen Haozhi and Blue Harbor CEO Wang Feng talked about the changing domestic games market and the challenges of...
Chinese smartphone users

In a press briefing yesterday, a spokesman from China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) said that Chinese mobile Internet revenues grew by 56.8 per cent for the first half...
Renren Flurry

China's Renren Games has formed a partnership with US mobile analytics firm Flurry to provide analytics and monetisation services to Chinese mobile game developers on Renren Games’ publishing platform. The new...