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Xbox One Pricing in China

By | September 4th, 2014|Categories: Consoles, Indonesia, Kong Zhong, Niko Analysis, Xiaomi|

China Leading the Way for Mobile Games Distribution via Mobile Chat Apps Check out Lisa Hanson's latest article on Forbes.com. In it she discusses the interesting opportunity for mobile games distribution via mobile chat apps, using the example of Tencent's WeChat as one that is leading the pack globally. Xbox One Pricing in China BesTV has [...]

Guild Wars 2 Launch in China

By | May 22nd, 2014|Categories: China, Kong Zhong, Mobile Game Industry, Tencent|

Guild Wars 2 Launch in China Guild Wars 2 launched in open beta May 8th, and officials say that 500,000 preorders were placed in April. This is a unique game because it is highly anticipated yet it has a pay-up-front business model, whereas nearly all popular games in China are free to play with in-game purchases. [...]

Niko News Roundup: Strategic Partnerships Increasing in China

By | March 6th, 2014|Categories: China, Kong Zhong, Mobile Game Industry, Perfect World, Southeast Asia|

Chinese Games vs. Japanese Games Yi Ren, CEO of DeNA China, was interviewed by Gamelook and talked about his understanding in different features between Chinese and Japanese mobile game market. Mr. Ren said that Japanese mobile games are known for the low quantity, high quality and long life cycle. Japanese gamers grew up with console game [...]