Tag: Asia

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Where have Japan’s gamers gone?

This is an extract of a piece found on gamesindustry.biz The market may have slowed down – but rumours of decline in Japan are exaggerated and economically ill-founded There’s a popular narrative about Japan’s game development industry: it’s an industry in trou

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Google Play Revenues up 2.5x Since Last Year

Google Play revenues increased 2.5 times between July 2013 and July 2014, while downloads jumped by 1.5x. This is acording to a report from app analytics firm App Annie, who also report that games acccount for 90% of all revenues generated in the Google Play Store. This is up from 80%

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Sony Set up Joint Venture to Sell Playstation 4 in China

Sony will set up two joint ventures in order to produce and sell their PlayStation consoles in China. According to their partner, The Shanghai Oriental Pearl Group, one venture will focus on hardware with the other focused on software. As part of the agreement, one venture wil be 51 p

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How far will the advantage swing to Asia in games?

This is an extract of a piece written by Dean Takashi on venturebeat.com Free-to-play games were born in Asia, and it’s easy to see why gaming is growing at a faster clip over there. In fact, the largest free-to-play PC online game in the world is Tencent/SmileGate’s CrossFire, which

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South Korea’s Online Games Market Worth $2.8 Billion

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King & Tencent Partner to Launch Candy Crush Saga in China

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Square Enix Closes Indian Office

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Capcom Investing $78 Million in Two New R&D Labs

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Games Industry M&As Total $5Bn in Q1 2014

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Smartphones Make up Half of Japan’s $10.8Bn Games Industry

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China’s Tencent to Invest $500 Million in CJ Games

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Perfect World Full-Year Revenues up 10%

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Gamevil Post Revenues of $76.4 million for 2013 as Overseas Sales Grow

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Shanda Games Receives $1.9 Billion Takeover Offer

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Asia is the Leading App Market in the World

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Mobile Game Developer LineKong Raise $80 Million in Series C Funding

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Nintendo’s flailing, but it has options that don’t include firing its CEO (analysis)

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Nintendo Forecasts Net Loss & Slashes Wii U Forecasts

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Nintendo 3DS Sales Reach 11.5 Million in The US

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China suspends ban on video game consoles after over a decade

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China’s Game Market Totaled $13 Billion in 2013

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Southeast Asian game market to reach $1.2B by 2017

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Shanda Games Profit Falls Slightly but Mobile Revenues up More than 50%

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Perfect World Reach Revenues of $136.2 million in Q3

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Changyou to Acquire Majority Stake in Communication Platform Raidcall

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GAMEVIL Post Record Overseas Revenues of $19.6 million for Q3

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Nintendo Post a Net Loss of $81 Million for Q3 2013

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Nexon Announces Strategic Partnership with Korean Mobile Developer Moonrabbit

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Rumble Entertainment Closes $17.5 Million in Series B Financing Led by Nexon

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Why are there so many acquisitions happening in mobile gaming?