Posts Tagged: gaming


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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Tencent Q1 2014

Tencent pulls in $2.95 billion in revenue in Q1 as WeChat gaming takes off

Chinese web giant Tencent (HKG:0700) had a blockbuster Q1, according to its new financial report today.

  • May 14, 2014
  • at 7:12 pm
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Games invade school in Visual Math’s grade-school math app

As a millennial, you probably grew up playing games. They were an integral part of recreation, and, as technology developed, also a big part...

  • May 9, 2014
  • at 8:00 pm
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Wing Up takes inspiration from Nintendo and Flappy Bird to make another addictive game from Vietnam

Wing Up is another addictive mobile game out of Hanoi, Vietnam. It's taken some inspiration from Flappy Bird but has carved out its own way ...

  • May 2, 2014
  • at 7:00 pm
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Ookbee takes on Line in Thailand with new social gaming platform

It looks to be modeled after Line Games in that it features an array of social gaming titles from various developers that are integrated wit...

  • April 30, 2014
  • at 9:06 pm
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South Korea’s top 10 most valuable tech startups

South Korea’s top 10 most valuable tech startups

It’s been five years since the second venture boom started in Korea, and now there are several startups that are big enough to compete wit...

  • April 18, 2014
  • at 12:35 pm
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5Rocks, backed by a strong team, hopes to rock the game analytics world

The startup has experienced entrepreneurs on board as well as some familiar names in Asia as investors.

  • April 10, 2014
  • at 6:27 pm
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Gaming’s growing role in every major internet empire (Startup Asia preview)

Digi-Capital predicts the entire global gaming industry could be worth more than US$100 billion in revenue by 2017, driven largely by mobile...

  • April 3, 2014
  • at 9:00 am
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Phoney Girlfriend - Android Apps on Google Play

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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Youtube might buy Twitch for $1B. What are China’s hardcore gamers using instead?

We project that China has 29.4 million people who watch or participate in eSports - nearly just as big of a market as the US.

  • May 19, 2014
  • at 8:30 pm
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China has 100 million brain-damaged online gamers: study

The report defines these people as players who have lost self control and developed an irrational dependence on games.

  • May 12, 2014
  • at 5:38 pm
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Japanese mobile game company Gumi will file for IPO by end of this year

Founder and CEO of Gumi, Hironao Kunimitsu, revealed his big plan to take his company to an initial public offering by the end of this year....

  • May 8, 2014
  • at 1:01 pm
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Hacking China’s online games for profit: an interview with a Chinese hacker

Chinese gaming portal Sina Games has run a fascinating piece on hackers who attack web games in China for profit. The full article is well w...

  • May 2, 2014
  • at 3:29 pm
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It’s finally official: Xbox One to hit China in September

Microsoft's Xbox One will be the first foreign game console to enter China since the country ended its 13-year-old ban on such video game de...

  • April 30, 2014
  • at 3:51 pm
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12 signs you’ve been working in the games industry for too long

Too many free event t-shirts in your cupboard? Or maybe your recycling bin is starting to overflow with empty company-branded goodie bags? I...

  • April 16, 2014
  • at 4:30 pm
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Alibaba and maker of failed Nintendo NES clone team up to create China’s next game console

The G20 will run on Aliyun OS, Alibaba's Linux-based smartphone OS. Along with the console, several peripherals like yoga blankets, an exerc...

  • April 8, 2014
  • at 9:00 am
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A clash of gaming worlds as Crossfire maker invests $112 million in Sundaytoz

A clash of gaming worlds as Crossfire maker invests $112 million in casual gaming company

Smilegate, Korea-based maker of hardcore online games such as Crossfire, this morning announced a $112 million buyout of 20 percent of socia...

  • March 28, 2014
  • at 5:03 pm
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