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Tencent – Chinese gaming giant completes takeover of Warframe developer and more

Over the year, there have been many reports about China gaming giant Tencent taking over Hong Kong-based games company Leyou Technologies, and it became official earlier today (24 Dec) at 9:00 AM HKT. Many might not know of Leyou which…

Arena of Valor – Developer teases 2 new games including a possible MMORPG

While Mobile Legends: Bang Bang and the upcoming League of Legends: Wild Rift are no doubt market leaders in the mobile MOBA sector, it seems that many has forgotten about Arena of Valor, or better known as 王者荣耀. One of…

Onmyoji – Trailer for first live-action movie revealed

Previously, we posted about NetEase’s Onmyoji mobile game being adapted into a movie. Following more updates, it was understood that there are actually 3 movies confirmed! The first is a standalone, while the other 2 are a series. The standalone…

Valorant – Riot Games communicates with ChinaJoy audience via developer stream

Riot Games’ new online tactical shooter, Valorant, is still not available worldwide as of now, and China is included in the list. While Valorant is being prepared for launch, the Riot Games team did not manage to travel to ChinaJoy…

SYNCED: Off-Planet – New trailers emerge for Tencent’s ambitious PVPVE online shooter

First announced back in August 2019, SYNCED: Off-Planet is the upcoming “AAA” grade online game currently in development at Chinese studio NExT, a Tencent subsidiary filled with veterans who made games such as Far Cry and Rainbow Six. Powered by…

Codename SYN – Tech demo for ambitious open-world cyberpunk online FPS revealed

Tencent announced several new games (such as Metal Slug Codename: J) over the weekend in a streaming event, along with updates on several in-development ones. Codename: SYN is a surprise entry, as there was no teaser prior. Currently a technical…

Vainglory – NetEase announces closure of PC + mobile MOBA title in China

NetEase, China’s number 2 biggest gaming company, today announced that its MOBA title Vainglory is shutting down on 28 July. Developed by Super Evil Mega Corp as its first game, Vainglory famously did not make any profits which forced the…

Project: Ragnarök – NetEase reveals ambitious MMORPG based on Norse mythology

Other than announcing the collaboration project between Onmyoji and Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba at its 20 May game event, Chinese gaming giant NetEase also revealed an ambitious in-development MMORPG, Project: Ragnarök. According to details, it is has a Norse…

Onmyoji – Collaboration event with Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba announced

China gaming giant NetEase recently held a private event to showcase its upcoming projects, with the Onmyoji series of games getting serious main stage presence. If you did not know, other than the main Onmyoji title, there are also Onmyoji:…

Onmyoji – Rumors claim that live action movie has started filming

As NetEase continues to expand its Onmyoji franchise, with recent launches such as Onmyoji: Yokai House, Onmyoji Chess, and Onmyoji: The Card Game, it is definitely not taking its eyes off other media opportunities. According to unconfirmed rumors, approval has…

Blade & Soul – Tencent to welcome cloud version of MMORPG next year

Tencent recently announced that its gaming platform, WeGame, will soon be hosting the cloud service for one of its biggest MMORPG, Blade & Soul. The China server is apparently still doing very well, and following the release of Stadia and…

League of Legends – China streaming rights for Worlds reportedly sold for over 1 hundred million dollars

According to various reports from China and Taiwan, China streaming site Bilibili has won a bidding war to exclusively stream the next 3 League of Legends World Championship in the country. Other bidders are said to include the top streaming…

Blade & Soul – Mount system and more being planned after Unreal Engine 4 update

With the Korean server of Blade & Soul getting its major Unreal Engine 4 update later this month, publisher Tencent Games recently made a few announcements regarding this highly-anticipated upgrade for the China server. There is no confirmed date now,…

Marvel – New AAA first-person shooter based on Marvel universe in development

Earlier today, a recruitment post was spotted on LinkedIn hiring for a game not many expected. It is a AAA first-person shooter (FPS) based on the Marvel universe! Details include the work location, which is Guangzhou, China. Upon recalling our…