Megan Carriker

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10 06, 2016

Brace Yourself for New Chinese Government Regulations

2016-06-10T06:32:24+00:00 June 10th, 2016|Categories: China, Indonesia, Mobile Game Industry|

Happy Dragon Boat Festival! The Dragon Boat Festival (Duanwu Festival) is a traditional holiday that commemorates the life and death of the famous Chinese scholar Qu Yuan (Chu Yuan). The festival occurs on the fifth day of the fifth month on the Chinese lunar calendar. Kakao Teaming Up with Nox App Player We have seen a [...]

3 06, 2016

Pokemon’s Localization Challenges in China

2016-06-03T11:12:02+00:00 June 3rd, 2016|Categories: China|

Pokemon's Localization Challenges Pokemon broke ground in February when it announced that the latest expansion in the franchise, Pokemon Sun and Moon, will be launched including traditional and simplified Chinese. However, they decided to drop the localized Cantonese names for the markets in favor of the traditional and simplified Chinese versions and the backlash has been [...]

19 05, 2016

Intel, Tencent & Haier Announce the TGP Box

2016-05-19T07:46:54+00:00 May 19th, 2016|Categories: China, Mobile Game Industry, Southeast Asia, Tencent|

Intel, Tencent & Haier Announce the TGP Box At CES Asia, Intel, Tencent and Haier jointly announced the TGP Box, a gaming console that is designed for living room entertainment. Haier will manufacture the hardware and Intel will provide advanced computing platforms including full support for the Intel RealSense technology and "smart home innovative technology." Tencent [...]

13 05, 2016

FUZE Console Launches in China

2016-05-13T11:09:36+00:00 May 13th, 2016|Categories: Consoles, Southeast Asia|

FUZE Console Launches in China FUZE launched "Zhanfu (Tomohawk) F1", an Android-based gaming and entertainment console, and the company announced 76 games that they have signed licensing deals, including Assassin's Creed Chronicles and Hawken. The Tomohawk F1 is similar to a microconsole whose size is smaller than regular consoles, and it is priced well but it [...]

1 05, 2016

Piano Tiles 2, China’s Mobile Games Market, Indonesia and Vietnam Address Violent Games

2016-05-03T13:58:53+00:00 May 1st, 2016|Categories: China, Indonesia, Mobile Game Industry, Vietnam|

Piano Tiles 2 One of the World's Leading Games (Thanks to Hong Kong) According to Inside Games Asia, Piano Tiles 2 is now one of the world's most popular mobile games. The game was developed by Clean Master Games, based in Guangzhou, and the sequel was promoted by Cheetah Mobile Inc. after Clean Master Games was [...]

22 04, 2016

CMGE Purchased by Zhejian Century Huatong Group

2016-04-22T13:28:34+00:00 April 22nd, 2016|Categories: Baidu, China, Conferences, Singapore|

Niko Partners Proud to be a Media Partner for Casual Connect Asia 2016 Location: Hard Rock Hotel, 8 Sentosa Gateway, Sentosa Island, Singapore Founded: 2012 Professional Attendees: 1,000 | Speakers: 150 Indie Prize Showcase Teams: 120 Location: Sentosa Resorts World Ballroom in Singapore. Get to know the developers and decision-makers of some of the world's fastest-growing [...]

18 04, 2016

Chinese E-commerce Tax Rules Change

2016-04-22T13:23:32+00:00 April 18th, 2016|Categories: Alibaba, China, eSports, Singapore|

YouTube Gaming Enters Southeast Asia YouTube's answer to the massively popular Twitch streaming platform, has now entered Indonesia, the Philippines, Malaysia, India and more. Gamers will be able to share streams of their favorite games and recorded gameplay sessions. As we predicted the rise of eSports for 2016, Google's push for their streaming platform makes total [...]

11 04, 2016

Alibaba Enters the eSports Scene

2016-04-11T07:46:25+00:00 April 11th, 2016|Categories: Alibaba, China, Thailand|

Taobao's VR Shopping Technology Taobao announced Buy+, a VR shopping technology, and says it will be launched in 4 months. With Buy+, the user can put on a VR headset, enter Taobao's VR version of their store, and then choose to shop at either 5th Avenue in NYC or an antique market in Britain. According to [...]

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 [...]