Posts Categorized: Gaming

Weird virtual world Line Play celebrates first anniversary with 13 million users

Messaging app Line is ending the year with a bang. Not only has Line reached 300 million registered users worldwide this week, today the com...

  • November 28, 2013
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Clash of Clans is a big hit in China despite in-app payment disaster

Supercell’s newest game Clash of Clans is proving to be a big hit in China right now. According to one of China’s biggest third-...

  • November 26, 2013
  • at 11:00 am
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Spotted at #StartupAsia: Touchten confirms new funding round led by CyberAgent Ventures

(Updated on March 11th: TouchTen reveals two more players inside its series B round: TMS Entertainment and a fund managed by UOB Venture Man...

  • November 21, 2013
  • at 3:53 pm
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Games in Asia’s week in reviews: 7 games for you to play this weekend

This article was originally posted on our sister site, Games in Asia. We’re doing a double-feature this week, rounding up our reviews from...

  • November 17, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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Line partners with Kreon Mobile, hopes to monetize better in Indonesia

Kreon Mobile is teaming up with the popular messaging app Line to enable people to get Line credits by buying Kreon’s physical vouchers. K...

  • November 13, 2013
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Government document says China is ready to lift ban on game consoles

Sony CEO says company working on selling PlayStations in China

Speaking at a Sony (NYSE:SNE) conference in Shanghai yesterday, CEO Kazuo Hirai said that Sony is working on bringing its game console busin...

  • November 13, 2013
  • at 10:34 am
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Committed to moving beyond hardware, Foxconn announces first mobile game will be out “in six months”

Terry Gou, chairman of Foxconn, held a meeting with select media representatives last Thursday in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, where he confirmed his ...

  • November 5, 2013
  • at 1:35 pm
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Juice Cubes: Hong Kong-made puzzle game gets a huge boost as its published by Rovio

Rovio, the makers of Angry Birds, launched the third Rovio Stars title Juice Cubes today. Juice Cubes is made by Pocket PlayLab, a develope...

  • October 31, 2013
  • at 6:00 pm
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GungHo sales and profit drop, prompting stock price fall. What’s going on?

GungHo (3765.OS), the company behind Japan’s biggest smartphone game Puzzle and Dragons, has published its financial report for Q3 (July-S...

  • October 31, 2013
  • at 1:03 pm
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Gaming mimics reality: “Thai Fight” takes on ridiculousness of politics in Thailand

In the midst of the political unrest wherein people are seperated into two distinct groups – anti-government or pro-government – one...

  • November 26, 2013
  • at 5:30 pm
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Changyou acquires Raidcall

Changyou acquires Raidcall group voice service for $50 million, wants gamers to get chatty

Changyou (NASDAQ:CYOU), the Chinese online game developer and operator that runs titles like Blade Wars and Grand Chase, wants its gamers to...

  • November 22, 2013
  • at 12:00 pm
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Fruit Ninja for WeChat

Fruit Ninja is preparing to slice its way into WeChat

Being a fruit ninja means more than just slicing and dicing. It involves making friends as well. That’s what the makers of Fruit Ninja...

  • November 20, 2013
  • at 2:50 pm
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Netease rakes in record revenue thanks to self-developed games, overcomes drop in World of Warcraft players

Chinese online gaming and web giant Netease (NASDAQ:NTES) posted record numbers in Q3 2013 despite a fall in the number of World of Warcra...

  • November 14, 2013
  • at 4:30 pm
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Mobage Chat- DeNA Rolls Out Another Chat Service

Second time lucky? DeNA launches another gaming-oriented messaging app

Social media in Japan never really put much emphasis on chatting; even the biggest homegrown social network, the Facebook-like Mixi (TYO:212...

  • November 13, 2013
  • at 12:06 pm
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Momo dating app adds social gaming

On China’s Momo, you can now play games as you flirt

Chinese dating app Momo is the country’s biggest flirting app with over 50 million users. Now its users have one more way to bond with som...

  • November 5, 2013
  • at 9:01 pm
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8 games for you to play this weekend

This week Games in Asia dove headfirst into the fall triple-A release season with reviews of Battlefield 4 and Assassin’s Creed IV, both o...

  • November 3, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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App Annie: Taiwan now ranks #5 in Google Play revenues, sits alongside Japan and Korea

Today App Annie released its App Annie Market Index for Q3 2013, summarizing and analyzing the latest market trends for mobile app downloads...

  • October 31, 2013
  • at 4:00 pm
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Razer CEO tells students it’s okay to waste time, get an ‘F’

Tan Min-Liang, the Singapore-born CEO and creative director of gaming hardware Razer, is like a mini Steve Jobs. Besides emulating the Apple...

  • October 30, 2013
  • at 1:02 pm
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