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Wednesday, November 13, 2019

China

Game news from China

Code: Odyssey – Chinese studio teams up with Improbable for UE4...

You probably have not heard of the tech company known as Improbable or its advanced multiplayer platform known as SpatialOS. In a nutshell, SpatialOS...

PUBG – Developer sues China government board for rejecting trademark request

As reported by the Chinese media, the Beijing Intellectual Property Court recently started a court hearing for a legal case involving PUBG Corp. Back...

Nintendo Switch – Tencent listed as company bringing console to China

According to a new document regarding approved game-related hardware from the Guangdong Provincial Department of Culture and Tourism, Tencent was revealed to be the...

Riot Games – League of Legends developer debuts new company logo...

Riot Games today announced on its Weibo account (China's version of Twitter and the country's largest social media platform) that it has debuted a...

Monster Hunter Online – Tencent announces closure of China-exclusive MMORPG

First entering beta phase in 2015 and exclusive to the China gaming community, Tencent Games today announced the closure of Monster Hunter Online. Crafted...

Shengqu Games – Former Chinese giant Shanda Games re-brands under new...

I have followed the China games industry for over a decade now, and have seen how Shanda Games fell from grace from its market...

Tencent UP 2019 – Quick look at new games announced at...

While the western audience tuned in to Game Developers Conference (GDC) 2019 over the weekend, the largest gaming market in the world was focused...

PandaTV – China’s 3rd largest live-streaming platform goes bankrupt

Live streaming, especially for content related to gaming, has been very popular throughout the world for the past few years, including in China. However,...

Diablo Immortal – NetEase hints at Activision Blizzard holding out on...

Last week, NetEase held a conference call with various financial analysts following its quarterly financial call where they announced their performance for the 4th...

Digital Extremes – Warframe developer nabs Meitu as new China investor

Meitu is well-known overseas for its slew of selfie apps such as MakeupPlus (美图秀秀) with over 50 million downloads, while in the domestic market of...

Tencent – New regional gaming headquarters confirmed for Hainan Island

Just when you thought that Tencent is already a household games brand in its native China and has already covered the whole country, the...

League of Legends – New company formed to oversee and expand...

Yesterday, Tencent and Riot Games announced they have formed a new company in China to oversee all esports related operations and businesses for League...

Genesis – Chinese developer reveals new sci-fi MOBA powered by Unreal...

While almost every game developer is looking to push out a battle royale game, there are still some which believe there is still a...

Special Report – Chinese government releases list of 80 games approved...

If you did not know, the Chinese government stopped approving games for launch in the world's largest country back in March 2018. This also...