Monthly Archives: July 2015

Monster Hunt Breaks Records in China

By | July 31st, 2015|Categories: China, eSports, Niko Analysis, Taiwan, Xiaomi|

Videogame Makers Battle Chinese Censors to Win Over Gamers China opened its market to game consoles several days ago by releasing the restriction on sales of consoles to those made within the Shanghai Free Trade Zone. Now consoles may be manufactured and sold throughout the country, which eliminates a distribution and logistics hurdle that existed before, [...]

China’s Top 100 Internet Companies

By | July 26th, 2015|Categories: China, Singapore|

China's Top 100 Internet Companies GameLook reported that Internet Society of China and MIIT (Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of China) jointly released a "China's Top 100 Internet Companies" list. The top 10 are Alibaba, Tencent, Baidu, JD.com, Qihoo360, Sohu, NetEase, Sina, Ctrip (Xie Cheng), and Fang.com. It's worth noticing that several gaming companies also [...]

Games are Key to Consoles Succeeding in China

By | July 20th, 2015|Categories: China, Indonesia, NetDragon, Philippines, Singapore|

Games are Key to Consoles Succeeding in China Many media outlets around the world picked up Niko Partners' press release on our most recent research report, Chinese TV-based Gaming, as it included our views on the current and future state of console gaming in China. Gamelook's analysis included data from our release and other interesting information. [...]

China’s Stock Market Collapse

By | July 10th, 2015|Categories: China, Vietnam|

Smartphone Shipments in China Here is data reported by Gamelook on select Chinese smartphone manufacturers' shipments in 2014 and 2015: Huawei: According to Gamelook, Huawei shipped 75 million smartphones in 2014, up 40% YoY. Huawei's goal for 2015 is 100 million units and the company shipped 50 million units in 1H 2015. Xiaomi: Xiaomi shipped 34.7 [...]