Chinese Game Industry to See Consolidation in 2019: Report

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A significant number of smaller game developers could put themselves up for sale in 2019 due to regulatory changes, leading to greater industry consolidation, according to a research report from equity firm Tonghai Securities. Read More

Tencent’s ‘Honour of Kings’ Rakes in RMB 7 Billion: Report

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Tencent’s hit mobile title “Honour of Kings” brought in approximately RMB 7 billion (just over $1 billion) in February, according to a research report from Japanese investment bank Nomura. Read More

Court prohibits Bytedance-owned video app streaming Tencent’s Honour of Kings

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Guangzhou’s Intellectual Property Court has issued an injunction to stop Bytedance-owned video app Watermelon Video from streaming shows that involve Tencent’s wildly popular mobile game, Honour of Kings Read More

China’s Love-hate Relationship with Gaming Won’t Stop It from Dominating The Industry

 /  Game  / 
China not only recognizes the importance of embracing change, but also the capability to shape how it impacts the broader culture, putting it on the path to become a gaming powerhouse. Read More

NetEase to Limit the Amount of Time China’s Youth Spend Gaming

 /  Game  / 
Chinese giant NetEase Games has for the first time moved to limit the amount of time China’s youth spend playing its games, highlighting the increased scrutiny of the country’s gaming sector. Read More

China Resumes Approvals of Video Games

 /  Game  / 
A government official stressed the importance that homegrown games uphold social responsibilities.  Read More

China Forms Online Gaming Ethics Commission

 /  Game  / 
High-level regulatory activities have made 2018 a hard year for China’s entertainment industry. There are regular crackdowns on “inappropriate” content and the appointment of a brand-new regulatory body to oversee this the mobile entertainment economy. Read More

The Indie Game Decoding the Gay Male Reality

 /  Chinasplaining  / 
‘A Gay’s Life’ combines entertainment and information to educate and promote tolerance. Read More

Chinese Gaming Firm iDreamSky Stumbles in Its Hong Kong Debut

 /  Game  / 
Chinese gaming company iDreamSky stumbled in its Hong Kong debut after a two-year hiatus from trading publicly and increased government regulation in the gaming sector. Read More