Conferences

4 08, 2017

Niko News: Tencent’s PC Games Revenue is Larger than Reports Reflect

2017-08-04T05:23:53+00:00 August 4th, 2017|Categories: Conferences, eSports, Niko News, Singapore, Southeast Asia, Tencent|

Tencent’s PC Games Revenue is Larger than Reports Reflect According to Tencent’s Q1 2017 financial release dated 17 May 2017, total online games revenue in the first quarter was 22,800 million RMB ($3,360 million). That’s $3 billion in one quarter alone, just from online games! The financial report says that PC client-based games revenue was 14,100 [...]

30 07, 2017

Niko News: ChinaJoy 2017

2017-08-04T05:20:26+00:00 July 30th, 2017|Categories: Conferences, eSports, Niko News, Philippines|

ChinaJoy 2017 Niko Partners will be attending ChinaJoy 2017 next week and giving two presentations - one on the global state of video games and one on esports in China. If you would like to schedule a meeting with us, please contact Lisa via email or WeChat (id: lisacosmashanson) Read about it China Censors Whatsapp Users [...]

8 05, 2017

Niko News: Overwatch Passes 30 Million Players

2017-05-12T07:02:57+00:00 May 8th, 2017|Categories: Blizzard, China, Conferences, Niko News, Tencent|

Overwatch Passes 30 Million Players Blizzard Entertainment announced this week that Overwatch, its team-based shooter, has passed 30 million players since its launch a year ago. They recently announced hitting the 25 million mark in January. There is no clear delineation on what percentage of these players are on PC or Xbox One or PlayStation 4. [...]

14 08, 2016

ChinaJoy 2016: What You Need To Know

2017-01-15T14:38:56+00:00 August 14th, 2016|Categories: Alibaba, Conferences, eSports|

ChinaJoy 2016 ChinaJoy 2016, the largest digital entertainment expo in China, took place July 28th through the 31st. Over 900 exhibitors were keen to show off more than 4,000 new and exciting products to consumers. Passionate gamers from all across China traveled to Shanghai for the four-day event. This year was particularly successful with official figures [...]

3 08, 2016

Niko Partners ChinaJoy 2016 Recap

2017-01-15T14:38:56+00:00 August 3rd, 2016|Categories: China, Conferences|

ChinaJoy 2016, the largest digital entertainment expo in China, took place July 28-31. Over 900 exhibitors were keen to show off more than 4000 new and exciting products to consumers. Passionate gamers from all across China travelled to Shanghai for the four-day event. This year was particularly successful with official figures showing that more than 325,000 [...]

2 08, 2016

The Exploding World of China’s VR Cafes

2017-01-15T14:38:56+00:00 August 2nd, 2016|Categories: China, Conferences, Internet Cafes|

ChinaJoy 2016 This week is China's biggest gaming convention of the year, ChinaJoy. The conference is in Shanghai and it runs July 28th through the 31st. Let us know if you would like to meet with us! Internet Users in China Reaches 688 Million Data published by China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC) shows that as [...]

15 07, 2016

Niko News: Q&A for China’s Newest Mobile Games Regulations

2017-01-15T14:38:57+00:00 July 15th, 2016|Categories: China, Conferences, Mobile Game Industry|

Pokemon Go's Rapid Success The overwhelming success of Pokemon Go is the talk of all the game industry press worldwide this week, and is important news in China as well despite not launching there yet. Niko Partners is conducting a survey now on the use of Pokemon Go in China through VPN channels. We will write [...]

27 06, 2016

Tencent Consortium Acquires Supercell

2016-07-05T07:19:08+00:00 June 27th, 2016|Categories: Conferences, Tencent, Vietnam|

E3 2016 Niko staff combed the halls of E3 2016 to see how Chinese firms would participate and what they would choose to reveal in this setting. Seventeen Chinese companies attended E3 this year, compared to 16 in 2015 and five in 2014. The list includes NetEase, Perfect World, Gamedo Co., Locojoy, MobileFish Co., Tencent (who [...]

20 06, 2016

World of Warcraft: the Beginning’s Massive Launch in China

2016-06-20T08:22:55+00:00 June 20th, 2016|Categories: China, Conferences, Singapore|

E3 2016 One of the game industry's biggest annual events, the Electronic Entertainment Expo, is taking place this week in Los Angeles. We will have more updates and analysis on the Asian-related E3 news during next week's Niko News. In the meantime, as publishers continue to make their announcements throughout the week, we recommend checking out [...]

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 [...]