Sony

Sony released their first quarter financial report for 2013, revealing that sales grew by 13 per cent to 1.712 trillion JPY, with net profits of 3.48 billion JPY (US$35.38 million); a...
Sega

Sega Sammy has announced first quarter revenues of 90.7 billion JPY, up 29.6 per cent from last year, with profits of 12.9 billion JPY, up 408 percent from the same period...
Nintendo

Nintendo’s latest financial report reveals that the company sold just 160,000 Wii U consoles for the period from April to June this year. Wii U sales have dropped sharply since 3.06 million...
Glorious Mission Online

Glorious Mission Online, a 'Call of Duty' style game created by the Chinese military in 2011, will be released online in China this month by game publisher Giant Interactive. "The online version...
Capcom

Capcom has announced first quarter revenues of 17.4 billion JPY for 2013, down 6.2 per cent from the same period last year, with profits of 828 million JPY, a 37.3 per...
Tencent

Activision Blizzard recently announced that the company will spend US$5.83 billion to repurchase stock from parent Vivendi. As a 6 per cent strategic stakeholder in Activision Blizzard, Chinese Tencent is also...
League of Legends

Southeast Asia's largest game publisher and online gaming service provider Garena has announced the upcoming release of League of Legends (LoL) in Indonesia. Garena Indonesia's CEO Zhou Junjie said in the...
ChangYou

As ChinaJoy concluded in Shanghai, ChangYou reported financial results for the end of the second quarter, with revenues of US$182.4 million, a quarterly increase of 24 per cent and 3 per...
Black Gold Online

Chinese developer Snail and game publisher Shanda have announced a partnership for the upcoming release of Snail's highly anticipated new title, Black Gold Online. With the successful debut of the steam punk-inspired...
NetDragon

NetDragon is showing flagship online games Demon and Dragon Hunter Wars at ChinaJoy this year, as well as promoting several new online and mobile titles. NetDragon's Demon is expected to launch in...
FIFA Online 3 China

Tencent has announced an agreement with EA to distribute FIFA Online 3 in China. Tencent continues to expand its overseas partnerships, which already include US developers Activision Blizzard (Call of Duty...
China market Q1-Q2 2013

According to a CGIA/IDC report for the first half of this year, Chinese game revenues reached a total of 33.89 billion RMB; a 36.4 per cent increase compared with the same...
Atlus

Tokyo-based Index Corp., the struggling owner of Japanese game developer and publisher Atlus, is seeking 15 billion JPY (US$148.7 million) in part from the auction sale of Atlus titles to assist...
LOE in Thailand

Leading Thai distributor True Digital Plus will soon release Eden Entertainment's action MMORPG L.O.E. (Lune of Eden) Online. "With the continued success of the online gaming business, True Digital Plus is always...
Thailand

Leading Thai game publisher Asiasoft expects Thailand’s online games turnover to reach US$132 million by 2014. The rapid growth of online gaming since 2009 has been attributed to the spread of...
Chinese Internet Cafe

According to a Chinese government report, domestic game revenues reached 60.28 billion RMB last year, an increase of 35 per cent from 2011. The figures included online, browser and social game...
Kreon

Indonesian online game publisher Kreon recently announced the signing of Eyedentity Games' action RPG Dragon Nest and L&K Logic Korea’s Mirror War, and has also joined the Live Gamer platform to...
X-Play

X-Play has brought the long-awaited first expansion of the best-selling StarCraft II game to the Philippines, which coincided with the global launch by US-based Blizzard Entertainment. The Heart of the Swarm is...
Gameflier

Launched in Korea by Gravity Games, the MOBA/RPG hybrid title Steal Fighter will be hosted in Taiwan by leading online game publisher Gameflier. The Taiwanese publisher has also revealed that it will...