Conferences

10 09, 2015

Panda TV to Launch in China

2015-09-20T17:41:45-07:00September 10th, 2015|Categories: China, Conferences, Mobile Game Industry, Thailand, Vietnam|

Chinese Mobile Gamers Gamelook cited Niko Partners research on Chinese mobile gaming in an article discussing how the domestic mobile games market will soon become the #1 market in the world, surpassing the US market revenue by the end of 2015. Market revenue has risen 6X in the past 4 years, and Niko's forecast for 2015 [...]

7 08, 2015

ChinaJoy 2015 Recap

2015-09-10T10:34:59-07:00August 7th, 2015|Categories: China, Conferences, Niko Analysis|

Correction In mid-August Niko Partners issued a post entitled ChinaJoy 2015 Recap. It summarized some of our observations at ChinaJoy. The entity that organizes ChinaJoy is called Howell Expo. Recently a representative of Howell Expo contacted Niko to say that two of our observations were misleading and we therefore are issuing this correction. 1. We wrote: [...]

18 09, 2014

Smartphone Ownership on Rise in China and Vietnam

2014-09-18T06:57:28-07:00September 18th, 2014|Categories: China, Conferences, Consoles, Southeast Asia, Vietnam|

Niko Partners at GamesBeat On Tuesday Sept 16th Niko Partners' own Michele Maguire was the moderator for a fireside chat with Jeff Lyndon, co-founder of iDreamSky, at the GamesBeat conference in San Francisco in a track called "Why China has become the hottest games market." The Xbox One in China Chinese consumers are gearing up for [...]

21 08, 2014

Perfect World Doubles Profits in Q2

2014-08-21T16:11:11-07:00August 21st, 2014|Categories: China, Conferences, Mobile Game Industry, Perfect World|

Top Chinese Mobile Games Niko collaborated with App Annie for ranking data on mobile games for our July 2014 Chinese Mobile Games Market Report. Gamelook reported on the data that App Annie released for June usage in China, and Tencent dominates all lists. Perfect World's Q2 Perfect World saw strong growth in Q2 because of demand [...]

24 07, 2014

Chinese Team Wins Dota 2 Competition

2014-07-24T12:20:38-07:00July 24th, 2014|Categories: Alibaba, China, Conferences|

Meet Niko Partners at ChinaJoy Xiaofeng Zeng will attend ChinaJoy in Shanghai July 31 - August 4, 2014. Please contact Xiaofeng or Lisa to set up a meeting and learn about how Niko's research services can help your company succeed in Asia. Note: Beware all you ChinaJoy travelers - this is a summer of massive flight [...]

10 07, 2014

Oculus Rift Suspends Dev Kit Sales in China

2014-07-10T07:38:04-07:00July 10th, 2014|Categories: China, Conferences|

Oculus Rift Stops Dev Kit Sales in China Oculus Rift demand is high in China, but the company is suspending sales of the DK2 dev kit while it sorts out the problem of "extreme reselling." Savvy entrepreneurs have preordered so many DK2 kits that Oculus worries they are for resale on Taobao and other sites only, [...]

21 06, 2014

Korea’s Mobile Game Market

2014-06-21T15:16:59-07:00June 21st, 2014|Categories: Conferences, Consoles, Tencent|

Korea's Mobile Game Market Korea's Ministry of Culture announced its estimate of the historical size of the Korean mobile game market from 2010 and 2013 as follows, though no projection for the future was included: 2010 - KRW 316.7 billion (310,796,712 USD) 2011 - KRW 423.6 billion (415,704,096 USD) 2012 - KRW 800.9 billion (785,971,224 USD) [...]

19 03, 2014

Niko News Roundup: Alibaba to IPO in US

2014-03-19T07:35:17-07:00March 19th, 2014|Categories: ChangYou, China, Conferences, Consoles, The9|

Alibaba to IPO in US Watch for this IPO - it will be very big, and very important. Alibaba is contending with Tencent and is related to and impacting Yahoo. Another IPO to watch in the US is Sina Weibo, China's huge microblogging service Niko Partners at GDC Lots of Chinese and other Asian game companies are [...]