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

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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

NetEase Overseas Gaming, E-commerce Businesses Offset Regulatory Squeeze

 /  News  / 
While Tencent’s game revenues took a heavy hit in the first quarter due to more stringent licensing rules, NetEase hedged regulatory risks by emphasizing overseas markets, specifically Japan and South Korea. Read More

Inside Game for Peace, China’s New State-Approved PUBG Clone

 /  Game  / 
The wildly popular mobile game 'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' has been replaced in China with a more government-friendly substitute. Read More

New Tencent Games Highlight Challenges of Visual Impairment

 /  Game  / 
Two recent releases shed light on the experiences of the visually impaired — in both the real and virtual worlds. Read More

Chinese Game Industry to See Consolidation in 2019: Report

 /  Game  / 
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

 /  Game  / 
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

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