17 08, 2015

China’s Growth Data

2015-08-17T02:53:52-07:00August 17th, 2015|Categories: China, Consoles, eSports|

The 90s Generation in China A Chinese social networking website conducted a survey on what Chinese kids of "the 90s generation" (born 1990 and later) are doing during their summer holiday. Of the 2,541 responses, 1,217 were boys and 1,324 were girls. The findings show that 68.6% say they are watching TV, 65.7% are going to [...]

19 06, 2015

Chinese Stock Market Tops $10 Trillion

2015-06-19T11:24:04-07:00June 19th, 2015|Categories: Alibaba, China, Consoles|

The 2015 Chinese College Graduate Job Report A third-party education institution released a "2015 Chinese College Graduate Job Report." The report shows the 2014 income of various kinds of jobs of those who graduated between 3 months and 3 years ago. The job with the highest average monthly income is game designer (RMB 5273/month = $850/mo), [...]

5 06, 2015

The Chinese A-Shares Market

2015-06-05T08:31:39-07:00June 5th, 2015|Categories: China, Consoles, Mobile Game Industry|

The Chinese A-Shares Market The Chinese A-shares market is red hot these days, with everyone from local low paid household helpers to stay at home moms to wealthy businesspeople all getting into the market and being delighted by their paper returns. Only Chinese investors may invest in A-shares, not foreigners. It is a sight to behold [...]

30 05, 2015

NVIDIA Shield & Set-Top Boxes in China

2015-06-03T17:04:20-07:00May 30th, 2015|Categories: China, Consoles|

NVIDIA Shield NVIDIA has announced the NVIDIA SHIELD Android TV device powered by Tegra X1 with the capability of a significant game console and entertainment device. Lisa Hanson is in China this week collecting data on the TV-based and console gaming market here, for an upcoming report on that topic. The timing of the NVIDIA SHIELD [...]

10 04, 2015

Shanda Games Going Private

2015-04-10T16:34:08-07:00April 10th, 2015|Categories: China, Consoles, Indonesia, Shanda|

Shanda Games Going Private Shanda Games has announced it will go private, leaving the Nasdaq where it is traded under the symbol GAME. Capitalhold Limited will acquire Shanda at $3.55 per share, valuing the company at $1.9 billion. Giant Interactive went private last year, and Perfect World also plans to go private. This means three of [...]

3 04, 2015

Foxconn to Buy & Sell Used iPhones in China

2015-04-03T12:18:07-07:00April 3rd, 2015|Categories: China, Consoles, Indonesia, Mobile Game Industry|

Gamers in South Korea Gamelook reported that South Korea has a population of 51,340,000 people, more than 88% of which are active internet users. Some of them even own more than one smartphone, making the user penetration 109%. 32,400,000 people are active mobile internet users, making 63% of total population. The #1 social network app in [...]

30 03, 2015

Tencent Profits at $4B for 2014

2015-03-30T11:42:43-07:00March 30th, 2015|Categories: Consoles, Indonesia, Singapore, Tencent|

Sony PS4 & Vita Launched in China Sony PS4 and PS Vita were launched in China on March 20, 2015 after a 2-month delay. The price point of the devices is slightly lower than that of Xbox One, but specials exist for Xbox One too making it competitive in some situations. There remains a question of [...]

13 03, 2015

Sony PS4 to Launch on March 20th in China

2015-03-13T06:28:21-07:00March 13th, 2015|Categories: Alibaba, China, Consoles, Indonesia|

Sony PS4 to Launch on March 20th in China Sony Computer Entertainment Japan Asia (SCEJA) announced that more than two months after the planned launch, it will finally actually launch the PS4 and PS Vita in mainland China on March 20th. The company has not stated the actual reasons for the delay, but as Niko Partners [...]

5 02, 2015

Indonesia Plans to Boost Game Industry

2015-02-05T11:55:26-08:00February 5th, 2015|Categories: Alibaba, Consoles, Indonesia, Mobile Game Industry, Tencent|

NBA Partnership with Tencent The NBA announced a 5-year partnership with Tencent stating that Tencent will be the league's Exclusive Official Digital Partner of live NBA games in China for the next five seasons. Beginning next season, fans will no longer able to watch NBA games on, and, but only on Tencent's platform. [...]