Tag: Industry News

Angry Birds – China developer obtains development rights for popular IP

While Angry Birds and many of its spawns have been launched in China, this is the first time Rovio Entertainment has allowed a Chinese...

NCsoft – Investment in indie mobile studios continue with Araso Pandan

After announcing a massive push for mobile games at G-Star 2014, NCsoft subsequently spent over 700,000 USD purchasing two indie mobile games developer. Earlier today,...

NCsoft – New President announced for global and western ambitions

Yoon Song-yee, a former Vice President at NCsoft, was recently announced as NCsoft's new President. She will take responsibility for mapping out the firm's...

NCsoft – Korean developer begins acquiring indie mobile studios

NCsoft recently announced the acquisition of two domestic indie studios, NOVN and Dotomchi Games, for 800 million Korean Won (around 740,500 USD). These 2 indie studios...

Xbox One – Head of Xbox Japan resigns over disastrous sales...

In the wake of the Xbox One launch in Japan, head of Xbox Japan Takashi Sensui (middle, with microphone) has resigned from his...

Perfect World – Income down due to falling number of Neverwinter...

Perfect World's profits fell for 3Q, due in part to the performance of its operations in the US. In the latest financial report, during...

Snail Games USA – CEO being sued for unfair dismissal and...

 David Runyan, who joined Snail Games USA in 2012 as its director of game operations, is suing CEO Shi Hai over claims of racism and...

World of Warcraft – Developer in potential legal case over panda...

While Blizzard Entertainment and its Chinese partner, NetEase, won a legal battle over the IP infringement of Hearthstone recently, it seems they are ready...

NCsoft – WildStar sales dropped by 43% while Lineage 1 grows...

NCsoft today released its quarterly financial records, and overall, the company did well in the 3rd quarter compared to the first 2 quarters of...

WildStar – Carbine Studios claims NCsoft is still supporting the game

With recent negative reports about Carbine Studios (here and here), the developer of WildStar talked to Eurogamer to put things on record, officially....