Mobile Game Industry

15 07, 2016

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

2017-01-15T14:38:57-08:00July 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 [...]

5 07, 2016

New Regulations on Chinese Mobile App Collection of User Data

2016-07-05T07:23:01-07:00July 5th, 2016|Categories: China, eSports, Mobile Game Industry|

China's eSports Industry The Game Publishers Association Publications Committee (GPC) of The China Audio-Video and Digital Publishing Association and Gamma Data jointly published the "2016 Q1 Chinese eSports Industry Report." The report shows that in Q1 China's eSports market generated RMB 12.1 billion revenue, and the game streaming market size reached RMB 520 million. Mobile eSports [...]

10 06, 2016

Brace Yourself for New Chinese Government Regulations

2016-06-10T06:32:24-07:00June 10th, 2016|Categories: China, Indonesia, Mobile Game Industry|

Happy Dragon Boat Festival! The Dragon Boat Festival (Duanwu Festival) is a traditional holiday that commemorates the life and death of the famous Chinese scholar Qu Yuan (Chu Yuan). The festival occurs on the fifth day of the fifth month on the Chinese lunar calendar. Kakao Teaming Up with Nox App Player We have seen a [...]

19 05, 2016

Intel, Tencent & Haier Announce the TGP Box

2016-05-19T07:46:54-07:00May 19th, 2016|Categories: China, Mobile Game Industry, Southeast Asia, Tencent|

Intel, Tencent & Haier Announce the TGP Box At CES Asia, Intel, Tencent and Haier jointly announced the TGP Box, a gaming console that is designed for living room entertainment. Haier will manufacture the hardware and Intel will provide advanced computing platforms including full support for the Intel RealSense technology and "smart home innovative technology." Tencent [...]

1 05, 2016

Piano Tiles 2, China’s Mobile Games Market, Indonesia and Vietnam Address Violent Games

2016-05-03T13:58:53-07:00May 1st, 2016|Categories: China, Indonesia, Mobile Game Industry, Vietnam|

Piano Tiles 2 One of the World's Leading Games (Thanks to Hong Kong) According to Inside Games Asia, Piano Tiles 2 is now one of the world's most popular mobile games. The game was developed by Clean Master Games, based in Guangzhou, and the sequel was promoted by Cheetah Mobile Inc. after Clean Master Games was [...]

24 04, 2016

China’s Mobile Games Market Is Growing Up

2016-04-24T21:10:25-07:00April 24th, 2016|Categories: China, eSports, Mobile Game Industry|

This article was originally published on Forbes. Take a close look at the trends in the mobile gaming market in China, and you’ll see the signposts of an industry that’s evolving from fledgling upstart to mature market. The mobile games segment has been staking an increasingly significant claim on the overall digital games market in China for several years. While [...]

28 03, 2016

The First Chinese Mobile eSports Game Conference

2016-03-28T11:51:02-07:00March 28th, 2016|Categories: China, eSports, Mobile Game Industry, Tencent|

The First Chinese Mobile eSports Game Conference The first Chinese Mobile Esports Games (CMEG) press conference took place in Beijing on March 19th. A spokesperson from the General Administration of Sports of China, Information Center, reported that China's esports market in 2015 reached RMB 27 billion in market size (approx. $175 billion USD), and they are [...]

14 03, 2016

Asia-Pacific Dominates App Annie Rankings

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

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 [...]

28 02, 2016

China Issues Broad New Rules for Web

2016-02-28T08:38:39-08:00February 28th, 2016|Categories: China, Mobile Game Industry, Perfect World, Tencent|

China Issues Broad New Rules for Web New regulations were announced in China this week, aggregating several existing policies to ease in enforcement of rules governing online publishing. According to an article in The Wall Street Journal, the new regulations-jointly issued by the ministry of information technology and the publications regulator-ban companies with foreign ownership of [...]