PandaTV Says It‘s Not Dead And Will File For An IPO This Year

 /  Money  / 
PandaTV, Chinese live streaming platform specializing in e-sports and other entertainment content, plans go public by the end of this year, Chief Operation Officer Zhang Juyuan told local media. Read More

After Bullet Messenger, Video Streaming App Douyu Also Pulled from China iOS App Store

 /  News  / 
Chinese e-sports video streaming app Douyu has been taken down from the Chinese iOS app store. The news comes just one day after “WeChat rival” Bullet Messenger was removed from the iOS App Store on October 9. Read More

Decentralization Is The Next Big Thing in Game Development

 /  Uncategorized  / 
Gaming is one of the biggest and most profitable entertainment industries right now. Read More

On-Screen Athletes: Overnight at An Esports Marathon

 /  Game  / 
Fans supporting a Chinese team in an international final experience euphoric highs and knuckle-biting lows. Read More

Chinese Game Developers Come Together at Game Jam China

 /  Game  / 
Game Jam China is an intense game design and development event where participants are supposed to produce a game or prototype in 48 hours with other participants they choose to form teams with. Read More

How Gaming Companies are Coping with Soured Sino-Korean Ties

 /  Game  / 
CFI's content partner TechNode talked with Chinese and South Korean gaming companies at Playx4, a South Korean game expo to see what insiders have to say about the changing dynamics of the Sino-Korean gaming industry. Read More

China Online Gaming: Trademark and Copyright and Patent Protections

 /  Game  / 
China presents a wealth of opportunities for foreign gaming companies, but (and this is true of pretty much every IP-laden industry), it also presents substantial risks. Read More

Streaming Platform Douyu to Get RMB 4 Billion from Tencent

 /  Game  / 
Tencent has been backing the platform since March 2016 when it led a $100 million B financing round along with Sequoia and Nanshan Capital. It also participated in Douyu’s RMB 1.5 billion worth C financing round in August the same year. Read More

Fans Prepare to Farewell AcFun, China’s Video-Streaming Pioneer

 /  Animations  / 
With coffers drying up, some longtime users are holding out hope for an Alibaba-backed resurgence. Read More

Prodigal Frogs Are China’s Latest Gaming Fad

 /  News  / 
Players divided over whether ‘Traveling Frog’ is a cute diversion, or just plain boring. Read More