Posts Categorized: Gaming


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US, Japan, Korea Drive about 80% of Google Play’s Games Revenue

80 percent of all games revenue on Google Play is generated from US, Japan, and Korea.

  • May 24, 2013
  • at 10:38 am
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Gaming Madness in China: Attacking the Police, Driving out a Japanese Pornstar, Faking a Kidnapping

Gaming Madness in China: Attacking the Police, Driving out a Japanese Porn Star, Faking a Kidnapping

Some crazy things happen in the world of Chinese gaming. Rather than giving each its own article, from now on we’ll be trying to do a ...

  • May 23, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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How Startup UniPin Hopes to Solve Payment Hassles for Indonesian Gamers

How Startup UniPin Hopes to Solve Payment Hassles for Indonesian Gamers

UniPin is a four-year-old Indonesian payment startup that aims to make payment for online games easier. It has around 30 staff working on Un...

  • May 22, 2013
  • at 11:00 am
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In Collaboration with a Legendary Brazilian Footballer, Touchten Releases a Soccer Game

Indonesian game developer Touchten today released a soccer app for Android that’s proving to be quite a head turner. This soccer game is q...

  • May 21, 2013
  • at 9:00 pm
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GREE Shuts Down China Branch (Update: CONFIRMED)

Update: GREE has replied and this is the company’s official statement on the matter: We are reviewing our business to optimize our glo...

  • May 15, 2013
  • at 2:13 am
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Korea’s Top 10 Most Popular PC Games (May 2013)

Korea’s Top 10 Most Popular PC Games (May 2013)

Everyone knows that South Korea loves Starcraft. But aside from that, what are South Koreans playing? Korean website Gametrics has tracked t...

  • May 14, 2013
  • at 1:45 pm
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Netease Teases New Mystery Shooter, New Globally-Competitive Game Engine?

Everybody loves a good mystery. And it seems the folks at Netease have gotten people talking about one with this teaser page for a new first...

  • May 10, 2013
  • at 10:30 am
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Fruit Ninja Has 200 Million Downloads in China

Fruit Ninja has been downloaded 500 million times across the world with 200 million of them from China.

  • May 8, 2013
  • at 10:51 pm
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Tencent CEO Pony Ma Talks WeChat, Competition, Going Mobile and Global

This afternoon at the Global Mobile Internet Conference (GMIC) event in Beijing, Tencent’s ‘Pony’ Ma Huateng was on stage speaking abo...

  • May 7, 2013
  • at 8:31 pm
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‘Tinker Games’ Launches Its Biggest Ever Indonesian Game for iOS

Indonesian game studio Tinker Games releases its flagship game Inheritage: Boundary of Existence today for iOS. The one thing that excites m...

  • May 23, 2013
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GREE China Shutdown Gets Uglier With Accusations of Denying Aid to Pregnant Employee

Last week, employees reported that Japanese social gaming giant GREE had just announced it was shutting down its entire China branch, and la...

  • May 23, 2013
  • at 9:30 am
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DeNA Reveals the Secret Sauce In Its Latest Mobile RPG Global Hit

Developed by Japanese gaming company DeNA, Blood Brothers is a popular mobile game that has hit number one place in 33 countries. It is also...

  • May 21, 2013
  • at 10:00 pm
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Netease Planning World’s First Crowd-Designed FPS Game?

Last week, I wrote about Netease’s new mystery FPS based on the fascinating teaser page the company had put up. Yesterday, that page w...

  • May 16, 2013
  • at 10:30 am
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MOL Records 2.7 Million Users Worldwide, 78% Are Active Users

Today payment service MOL announced its partnership with Indonesian mini-mart retailer Alfamart, Alfamidi, and Lawson. Starting today, gamer...

  • May 14, 2013
  • at 5:00 pm
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Puzzle & Dragons Maker GungHo Reaches $15 Billion Market Cap, Now Worth More Than Nintendo

Dr. Serkan Toto is a gaming expert and independent consultant based in Tokyo. You can follow him on Twitter and his blog. This article is re...

  • May 13, 2013
  • at 10:00 pm
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DeNA Hits Record $2 Billion in Revenues for 2012, But Quarterly Profits and Income Slip Again

Japan-based social gaming platform DeNA (TYO:2432) has just rolled out its Q4 and full-year 2012 financials. After an expensive previous qua...

  • May 9, 2013
  • at 3:32 pm
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A Ranking of China’s Most Leet Universities (No, That’s Not a Typo)

A Ranking of China’s Most Leet Universities (No, That’s Not a Typo)

Chinese high school students are probably all familiar with the academic power rankings of the country’s universities; everybody wants...

  • May 8, 2013
  • at 11:00 am
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How China’s UCWeb Plans To Invest $480 Million in the Next 3 Years

China’s UCWeb and its UC Browser app for mobiles have more than 400 million users worldwide with 100 million outside of China. Today at th...

  • May 7, 2013
  • at 5:00 pm
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