Posts Tagged: casual gaming



Game Over? Chinese Gaming Execs Crunch Numbers, Prove Qihoo’s High ARPU

The jabs and lunges are coming thick and fast in the verbal boxing match between the short sellers Citron Research and the Chinese tech exec...

  • September 13, 2012
  • at 10:01 pm
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Empire Glory Makers Plan More Freemium Gaming Titles for iOS

Last week we reported that the number of startups based in the Chinese capital, Beijing, was dropping, and resolved to find web companies ba...

  • August 21, 2012
  • at 12:25 pm
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Chinese Studio Blatantly Copies Foreign Indie Game, Developers Pissed [UPDATED]

China has made great strides away from its reputation as the home of all things fake and copied over the past few years, which makes an inci...

  • August 17, 2012
  • at 9:00 am
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A Well-Kept Secret: China’s Tencent Has Games on Facebook, Doing Well

The fact that Facebook is inaccessible in China is not stopping the nation’s biggest web company, Tencent (HKG:0700), from getting onb...

  • August 14, 2012
  • at 3:01 pm
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Mig33 Dreams Big in Indonesia and Beyond, Moves onto Blackberry and Android [INTERVIEW]

Mig33 is perhaps the largest mobile social network on feature-phones. The company is very ambitious as it now looks to expand its market rea...

  • July 3, 2012
  • at 12:30 pm
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Chinese Third-Party Android App Store Sees 900 Million Downloads in Q1

New download stats compiled by Chinese app store 91 Mobile show that, in 2012 Q1, it saw the rate of Android app downloads more than double ...

  • May 21, 2012
  • at 10:21 pm
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Applorer Gamebox Sees Growth in Asia, Users Keen for Premium Games

People love mobile games, and many folks want to be nice by paying for them – but a combination of lousy payment options on GoogleR...

  • March 30, 2012
  • at 12:45 pm
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Kaixin Reveals User Numbers, Rising Profit

The Chinese social network Kaixin has announced its 2011 results – and despite a rough year that saw folks move towards using Weibo ra...

  • February 14, 2012
  • at 7:30 pm
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CyberAgent Brings Ninja Farm to its Gamewave Platform

Ninja Farm is CyberAgent’s (TYO:4751) latest Gamewave platform iPhone game, and it is pretty much the kind of game it sounds like. You...

  • January 17, 2012
  • at 9:08 am
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Bring Out Your Inner Beastie Boy with the Gamelan DJ App

Not many people have woken up of a morning and thought, “I know! We need to fuse the gamelan with some DJ turntables.” But that ...

  • September 12, 2012
  • at 4:45 pm
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With “Football Saga 2″ an Indonesian Gaming Studio is Supporting the National Team

Agate Studio, a mobile gaming startup from Indonesia, has launched Football Saga 2 on Facebook. The sequel has a really important message fo...

  • August 17, 2012
  • at 8:00 pm
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Chinese iPhone Game Developer Goes Global, Leaves No Sheep Untapped

Earlier this week I looked at how Chinese startups are, slowly but steadily, deciding against Beijing and instead spreading across the count...

  • August 15, 2012
  • at 11:39 am
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Niko Partners: Revenue for Chinese Browser-Based Games Will Grow 41% This Year

Browser-based casual (and hardcore) gaming is big in China, and it’s only growing. Research firm Niko partners says revenue for browse...

  • August 8, 2012
  • at 10:00 pm
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PopCap Launches Pirate-Themed Bejeweled Legend, But Only in Japan

Game developer PopCap is following up on its phenomenally popular Bejeweled game – which has more than 500 million downloads worldwide...

  • June 5, 2012
  • at 10:00 pm
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Duowan Acquires 3D Gaming Platform Startup

The Beijing-based 3D gaming platform E-City Sky has been acquired by the major Chinese gaming portal Duowan. That’s according to Cleme...

  • April 23, 2012
  • at 1:30 pm
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Key Takeaways From CyberAgent Ventures’ Net Impact

CyberAgent Ventures Indonesia held its Net Impact Conference less than a week ago in the Grand Hyatt hotel, Jakarta. It is CyberAgent Ventur...

  • March 13, 2012
  • at 9:00 am
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Fishing Joy Hits 30 Million Downloads, Celebrates with Chinese New Year Update

We’ve already written about Rovio’s Year-of-the-Dragon update for its Angry Birds Seasons game, which features China-themed art ...

  • January 24, 2012
  • at 9:45 am
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For EA games, Online Payment in the Cards Thanks to MOL

MOL, Asia’s leading online payment provider for games and social networks, has announced that it has teamed up with Electronics Arts (NASD...

  • January 16, 2012
  • at 10:15 pm
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