Digital Content Regulators Clamp Down on Mobile Games Across Asia

Lisa Hanson, Niko Partners

"The Chinese government is taking up new regulatory measures to root out what it deems as “undesirable” content in mobile games. The new rules are the latest in a series of recent widespread, government-led efforts to..." <Read More>

China (And Asia) Are Driving A Booming Global ESports Market

Lisa Hanson, Niko Partners

Ben Wu’s hard work in college led to a degree in biomedical engineering and a well-paid job at a Chicago trading firm. But in spite of being the envy of many of his peers, he quit after just three years to become a professional PC online game player. <Read More>

Forbes: China's Mobile Games Market Is Growing Up

Lisa Hanson, Niko Partners

Take a close look at the trends in the mobile gaming market in China, and you’ll see the signposts of an industry that’s evolving from fledgling upstart to mature market. <Read More>

Star Wars Underperforms In China As Cultural Differences Emerge

Lisa Hanson, Niko Partners

According to a recent article in the Hollywood Reporter, The Force Awakens likely won’t beat the $2.79 billion that Avatar earned to become the world’s top-grossing film. One reason is that Star Wars: The Force Awakens isn’t as strong in Asia , where Star Wars doesn’t have the same legacy. <Read More>