Monthly Archives: March 2016

28 03, 2016

The First Chinese Mobile eSports Game Conference

2016-03-28T11:51:02+00:00 March 28th, 2016|Categories: China, eSports, Mobile Game Industry, Tencent|

The First Chinese Mobile eSports Game Conference The first Chinese Mobile Esports Games (CMEG) press conference took place in Beijing on March 19th. A spokesperson from the General Administration of Sports of China, Information Center, reported that China's esports market in 2015 reached RMB 27 billion in market size (approx. $175 billion USD), and they are [...]

18 03, 2016

Virtual Reality (VR) at GDC

2016-03-18T13:34:18+00:00 March 18th, 2016|Categories: China, NetEase, Vietnam|

NetEase's New VR Title NetEase announced the title of its new mobile game - Ming Yun Qi Yuan (Origin of Destiny), which is going to be shown this week at the Game Developers Conference (GDC) in San Francisco. This is the first future-themed MMORPG from NetEase and it supports VR, something we are seeing a lot [...]

14 03, 2016

Asia-Pacific Dominates App Annie Rankings

2016-03-17T07:14:48+00:00 March 14th, 2016|Categories: China, Consoles, Mobile Game Industry, Tencent|

Tencent Increases Stake in Glu Mobile Tencent now owns 21.5 percent of Glu Mobile Inc., producer of several top celebrity themed games like Kim Kardashian: Hollywood. Tencent may engage this partnership to launch free-to-play mobile first-person shooter game WeFire in the US and Europe, following strong performances in China, Taiwan, Korea, Thailand and Vietnam since the [...]

4 03, 2016

NetEase Doubles Performance Over 2014

2016-03-04T09:31:19+00:00 March 4th, 2016|Categories: eSports, NetEase, Xiaomi|

China Leads eSports Prize Winners Gamelook reported that in 2015 China has maintained the top position in terms of professional eSports gamers' total income, with the prize amount totaling $14.08 million. In 2014 China's professional eSports gamers' income surpassed South Korea and became the highest in the world. According to iResearch, the number of eSports participants [...]