Posts Tagged: gaming



Gree admits failure with browser-based mobile gaming, shifts half of workforce to make native games for iOS and Android

In response to crashing revenue and net income, Gree is leaving browser games behind in favor of native mobile games.

  • August 13, 2014
  • at 4:39 pm
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iDreamSky IPO beats expectations, Cookie Run and Fruit Ninja to hit WeChat later this year

The mobile game publisher responsible for localizing international hits like Temple Run and Fruit Ninja for the Chinese market, iDreamSky, s...

  • August 8, 2014
  • at 10:41 am
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Line announces $100M fund just for mobile games, acquires 10% stake in Gumi

The $100M fund will first be used to acquire a 10 percent stake in Gumi which will begin producing games for the Line platform by the end of...

  • August 6, 2014
  • at 3:17 pm
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Gaming, dating, and chatting: former Zynga exec has created China’s most promising new social network

Tech in Asia sat down with founder Andy Tian to discuss Pengpeng, which he says already has 300,000 daily active users just two months after...

  • August 5, 2014
  • at 7:26 pm
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Alibaba makes a big push into gaming with $120 million investment in US-based Kabam

Alibaba makes a big push into gaming with $120 million investment in US-based Kabam

Chinese ecommerce titan Alibaba is making yet another investment in an American company by pouring $120 million into Kabam, a developer of o...

  • August 1, 2014
  • at 10:39 am
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KakaoTalk now has 20 million monthly active users on its social games

KakaoTalk now has 20 million monthly active users on its social games

KakaoTalk now has 520 social games, along with 20 million monthly active gamers.

  • July 23, 2014
  • at 6:49 pm
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Why online booking is Vietnam’s next tech startup frontier

Vietnam's got three categories of startup growth: gaming, ecommerce, and mobile. But there's one new wave coming and it's booking, here's wh...

  • July 9, 2014
  • at 5:30 pm
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Chinese publisher and localizer of Fruit Ninja and Temple Run 2 files for $115M US IPO

iDreamsky translates and localizes artwork and other content for the Chinese market, then distributes it to Chine's myriad of third-party An...

  • July 4, 2014
  • at 12:45 pm
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My fake girlfriend just died in a tragic zoo accident. But it’s OK, I bought another one

One of your first girlfriends (you can have several at once) is Brenda, a nose-pierced beauty whom you met "on a forum."

  • June 23, 2014
  • at 2:30 pm
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Look out Oculus Rift, China’s rival virtual reality headset goes on sale next month

ANTVR was clearly designed for Asian faces with flatter noses. I could see the bottom edge of the screen, and I noticed some distortion in t...

  • August 12, 2014
  • at 11:32 am
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DeNA operating profit tumbles 59%, hope found in alternative businesses

The gaming giant will dedicate most of resources to games but is hedging its bets with a variety of news businesses such as manga and DNA te...

  • August 6, 2014
  • at 6:25 pm
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As Indonesia’s gaming industry heats up, new startups enter

Today, mobile devices are the preferred channel for internet usage in Indonesia, and McKinsey Global Institute projects that with its curren...

  • August 5, 2014
  • at 9:10 pm
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Candy Crush Saga launches on WeChat

WeChat gets first foreign game with launch of special edition of Candy Crush Saga

The hotly anticipated WeChat edition of Candy Crush Saga is now out on Android.

  • August 4, 2014
  • at 9:31 pm
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Game devs, get ready to be part of InMobi’s $25 million gaming fund

Game devs, get ready to be part of InMobi’s $25 million gaming fund

InMobi's first-of-its-kind fund is dedicated to game devs – but it’s not really a traditional VC fund.

  • July 23, 2014
  • at 9:35 pm
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WeChat first: a new frontier in China beyond Android and iOS

As WeChat slowly opens up to the world, no developer that wants to break into China should write it off as too closed to consider.

  • July 17, 2014
  • at 4:06 pm
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10 Indonesian presidential election themed games

Here’s our list of 10 free, election-themed games featuring Indonesia’s two presidential candidates.

  • July 9, 2014
  • at 12:05 pm
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Pocket PlayLab acquires Anino Games

After being rescued by Rovio, Juice Cubes developer Pocket PlayLab acquires Philippine gaming startup

In a big deal for two Southeast Asia gaming startups, Thailand-based Pocket PlayLab today revealed that it’s acquiring Philippines-based A...

  • July 1, 2014
  • at 10:16 am
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Sony finds Chinese partner to make PlayStation consoles in China

This move comes after Microsoft’s announcement of the Xbox One hitting China this September. However, Sony has yet to reveal any launch da...

  • May 26, 2014
  • at 11:49 am
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