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FUZE Console Launches in China

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 [...]

2016-05-13T11:09:36-07:00May 13th, 2016|Categories: Consoles, Southeast Asia|

Asia-Pacific Dominates App Annie Rankings

Tencent Increases Stake in Glu Mobile Tencent now owns 21.5 percent of Glu Mobile Inc., producer of several top celebrity themed games like Kim Kardashian: Hollywood. Tencent may engage this partnership to launch free-to-play mobile first-person shooter game WeFire in the US and Europe, following strong performances in China, Taiwan, Korea, Thailand and Vietnam since the [...]

2016-03-17T07:14:48-07:00March 14th, 2016|Categories: China, Consoles, Mobile Game Industry, Tencent|

171 Chinese Game Companies Went IPO in 2015

Top Policy Changes in China This Year The USA version of China's English language newspaper, China Daily, published the Top 10 policy changes in China in 2015. According to the article, various new policies have been introduced in China in 2015. From the two-child policy to a unified pension system, from household permits for all to [...]

2015-12-31T13:08:38-08:00December 31st, 2015|Categories: China, Consoles, NetEase|

Companies Battle for the Chinese Video Game Market

Regulations for TV Set-Top Boxes in China The State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television (SAPPRFT) announced new regulations for TV set-top boxes including a list of 81 banned 3rd party apps. Taobao's Tmall division, which certifies that all products sold on Tmall are official and authentic, said that it will upgrade its operating [...]

2015-11-27T07:08:49-08:00November 27th, 2015|Categories: China, Consoles, Mobile Game Industry, Southeast Asia|

China’s Growth Data

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 [...]

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

Chinese Stock Market Tops $10 Trillion

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), [...]

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

The Chinese A-Shares Market

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 [...]

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

NVIDIA Shield & Set-Top Boxes in China

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 [...]

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

Shanda Games Going Private

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 [...]

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

Foxconn to Buy & Sell Used iPhones in China

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 [...]

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