Monthly Archives: November 2016

NetEase Challenges Tencent’s Stronghold On Mobile Publishing

By | 2017-03-06T20:30:51+00:00 November 23rd, 2016|Categories: China, Mobile Game Industry, NetEase, Tencent, Xiaomi|

NetEase Challenges Tencent's Stronghold On Mobile Publishing According to App Annie, NetEase has now replaced Tencent as the top mobile publisher by revenue worldwide as the company's apps continue to grow in China. "The big reason here for NetEase's surge is that it has the top two most lucrative games worldwide with the card-battling Onmyoji game [...]

One Company’s Obsessive Quest to Crack China’s $8 Billion Mobile Games Industry

By | 2017-03-06T20:30:51+00:00 November 17th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

One Company's Obsessive Quest to Crack China's $8 Billion Mobile Games Industry The founders of smartphone games studio Dots are determined to break into China's lucrative, maddening market. If China doesn't break them first. Read more about Dots' adventure into China in this latest article from Inc., including quotes from Niko's Lisa Hanson. The article is [...]

Alibaba Reorganizes Entertainment Business

By | 2017-01-15T14:38:55+00:00 November 7th, 2016|Categories: Alibaba, eSports, Forbes Column, Mobile Game Industry, Mobile Games|

Alibaba Reorganizes Entertainment Business Alibaba Holdings Group Ltd. is undergoing consolidation of their entertainment efforts by rounding up Youku Tudou Inc., UCWeb Inc., Alibaba Pictures Group Ltd, and company's sports, games, literature, music and digital entertainment divisions into a single group. There will also be a $10 billion yuan ($1.48 billion USD) fund for new projects [...]