Tencent Partners with Nintendo on Console Games for US

 /  Game  / 
The company hopes to create console games using virtual characters from known Nintendo titles. Read More

How ’90s Kids Are Redrawing the Boundaries of Chinese Animation

 /  Animations  / 
China’s millennials are all grown up. The country’s animation industry is finally starting. Read More

A Closer Look at China’s Video Game Livestreaming Duopoly

 /  Game  / 
This week, the author of "The Rise of Video Game Livestreaming in China" returns for a closer look at the video game livestreaming sector, evaluates the current leaders—and asks if both will experience more competitive pressure if another tech titan enters the sector. Read More

Tencent’s Patriotism-themed Game Tops Charts Prior to China’s 70th Anniversary

 /  Game  / 
Tencent’s patriotic city-building mobile title "Homeland Dream" has topped the free game chart on Apple’s China App Store on the eve of the country’s anniversary, beating the company’s other popular titles such as "Honour of Kings." Read More

The Rise of Video Game Livestreaming in China

 /  Game  / 
Compared to entertainment streaming, video game streaming is much more mass market, with limited revenue concentration among top customers. Read More

Mobile Game Revenue Growth in Recovery But Hurdles Remain: Report

 /  Game  / 
Revenue growth for China’s mobile games industry rebounded after government approvals resumed late last year, though the industry has been steadily losing user time spent to short videos, according to recent research. Read More

NetEase Developing AI to Turn Selfies into 3D Game Avatars

 /  Game  / 
Researchers at Chinese gaming giant NetEase published a paper detailing a new machine learning method that enables players to create in-game characters from a selfie. Read More

Tencent to Develop New Pokémon Game with The Pokémon Company

 /  Game  / 
Tencent’s TiMi Studio Group will team up with Nintendo-backed Pokémon Co. to develop a new Pokémon game, according to a statement Tencent posted on its official Weibo account for games on Monday. Read More

Douyu Moves Listing from NYSE to Nasdaq

 /  Money  / 
Game live-streaming platform Douyu has switched its IPO to the Nasdaq Global Select Market from the New York Stock Exchange, according to the company’s SEC filing on Monday. Read More

Tencent Wins Bigger Share of Game Revenue from Android App Stores

 /  Game  / 
Gaming giant Tencent has successfully negotiated a more favorable revenue split with a number of Chinese Android stores for its mobile titles, media outlet GameLook reported. Read More