Posts Tagged: The9

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ZTE set to release China’s first games console later this month

According to Bloomberg, China’s second-largest game developer and operator The9 (NASDAQ:NCTY) has partnered with ZTE (HKG:0763; SHE:000063...

  • March 13, 2014
  • at 7:22 pm
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Tech in Asia: Our Picks for News of the Week [Dec. 15]

There was lots of interesting tech news going down in Asia this week, and particularly in China. The iPhone hit in a few new countries, alth...

  • December 15, 2012
  • at 12:20 pm
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Is Firefall, The9’s Free-to-Play FPS Gamble, Any Good?

I’ve been excited about Firefall for a while now. The game, developed by The9-owned Red Five studios, is a free-to-play shooter the co...

  • December 11, 2012
  • at 11:00 am
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Tencent’s Online Gaming Dominance Grows as Market Expands to $1.78 Billion

A seasonal survey of China’s online gaming market by Analysys International reveals some stellar growth up to the end of 2012 Q1 ̵...

  • May 25, 2012
  • at 2:45 pm
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Taiwan’s Weibao Digital Spends $2 Million, Becomes Exclusive Operator of Shenxian Zhuan

China’s The9 (NASDAQ:NCTY) announced this morning that Taiwan Weibao Digital has purchased the rights to be the exclusive Taiwan and H...

  • March 5, 2012
  • at 2:30 pm
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Is Blizzard Considering Switching to Tencent for WoW in China

Blizzard’s World of Warcraft may be seeing a downswing in its user base, but it’s still got more players — and rakes in mo...

  • December 14, 2011
  • at 3:30 pm
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Red 5 Studios Inks Major Deal with Garena to Distrubute Firefall in Southeast Asia

Red 5 Studios — an American game developer owned by Chinese game publisher The9 — is making a free-to-play first-person-shooter ...

  • November 15, 2011
  • at 10:00 pm
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The9’s Game Zone Hits 30 Chinese Android App Stores, Half a Million Downloads for Tomb of Qin

Chinese gaming company The9 (NASDAQ:NCTY) has been pushing its services as an international game distributor this year, first launching its ...

  • October 28, 2011
  • at 9:00 pm
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Check Out the Biggest Winners and Losers among Chinese Web IPOs (CHART)

One is worth thousands of percent more today than when it IPO’d, while another is worth a mere dollar per share. Oh, the slings and ar...

  • March 19, 2013
  • at 4:27 pm
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You’ll Never Guess What The9 and ZTE Are Teaming Up to Work On

The9 is one of China’s biggest gaming companies. ZTE is one of its biggest handset and telecom equipment makers. So what do you get wh...

  • December 13, 2012
  • at 3:10 am
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Chinese Gaming Giant The9 Making Mobile Moves, Thinking More Global

Having already established itself as a powerhouse in the PC online gaming space, Chinese gaming company The9 (NASDAQ:NCTY) is now looking to...

  • August 17, 2012
  • at 9:51 pm
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Rumor: The9 in Dire Financial Straits, Big Layoffs in Some Departments

Chinese game developer/publisher The9 (NASDAQ:NCTY) may be in some trouble. Rumors are floating around that the company has made big staff c...

  • April 12, 2012
  • at 8:50 pm
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China’s The9 Lands Anelka, Shanghai Shenhua in Endorsement Deal

Back in December we told you about Chinese gaming company, The9 (NASDAQ:NCTY), and its efforts to bring Firefall (from subsidiary Red 5 Stud...

  • January 16, 2012
  • at 12:15 pm
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The9’s Korea Head Tony Park Talks Firefall, the Garena Deal, and More

The9, a Chinese gaming company, recently established a South Korean branch. Not content with expanding just into Korea, The9 also recently i...

  • December 5, 2011
  • at 3:30 pm
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The9 Shares 3 Ways To Boost Gaming Revenue in China

This article is part of our coverage of the 2011 China Mobile Developers Conference. The9 (NASDAQ:NCTY) is a China-based gaming giant that ...

  • November 3, 2011
  • at 5:00 pm
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Chinese Gaming Company The9 Establishes South Korean Branch

Chinese gaming company The9 Interactive — the giant operator that distributes a number of major Western games in China and the former ...

  • October 25, 2011
  • at 1:15 pm
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