Video Game Live-streaming Platform Douyu Files for US IPO

 /  News  / 
Video game live-streaming platform Douyu on Monday filed its initial public offering (IPO) in the US, with plans to raise up to $500 million. Read More

In China, Paying Others to Play Games for You Is Big Business. Tencent Is Not Amused

 /  Game  / 
If a game is popular enough, it is almost certain that its players will find ways to not play by the rules. Read More

Headlines from China: Netflix Acquires Streaming Rights to ‘The Wandering Earth’

 /  Headlines From China  / 
American streaming giant Netflix has acquired international streaming rights to China's first science fiction blockbuster 'The Wandering Earth' 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

Beauty Battle: Lipstick Sales Soar With Tencent Mobile Game Tie-In

 /  Entertainment Marketing  / 
It’s a rare case of the mobile game meets cosmetics brand. And it proves that a partnership may not have to make sense to everyone if it generates sales. 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

CFI Interview: Rong Chen, CEO of Perfect World Pictures USA

 /  Interview  / 
At the recent Los Angeles Chinese Film Festival, CFI spoke with Rong Chen on entertainment industry trends, Perfect World Pictures' content strategies, doing business with Hollywood, and more. 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

China’s Gaming Market Expected to Rebound by 2020

 /  Game  / 
Despite a lull in new game titles being approved, revenue in China’s gaming sector should recover by late 2019 and rebound by 2020, but gaming companies will continue to feel pressure on their profit margins, according to a report by market research firm Niko Partners. Read More