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Supercell – Tencent paying over USD 8 billion to become majority...

After weeks of speculation, Tencent today confirmed it has bought out all of Japanese company Softbank's shares in Finnish mobile games developer, Supercell....

Kakao Games Corporation – Black Desert publisher changing name again

Less than a year after the name change to NZIN Corporation, the gaming division of Kakao is gearing up for another corporate name change....

Overwatch – Team shooter set to claim top spot from League...

Overwatch is the hottest game release in recent months, and it is no wonder everyone is trying out the game. In South Korea, the...

Overwatch – New shooter continues to increase PC bang market share

After a stellar opening in PC bangs (gaming cafes) in South Korea, Overwatch continues to erode market share from long-time leader, League of Legends....

Aeria Games – Publisher announces impending merger with Gamigo AG

Gamigo AG and Aeria Games Europe GmbH, two of the leading European games publishers, have agreed a strategic merger of their companies and...

Tencent – China giant set to pay billions for majority stake...

Chinese Internet giant Tencent Holdings is in talks with SoftBank to buy its majority stake in Supercell, the Finland-based developer of some of the world’s...

Legend of Titan – Internet rages over mobile clone of Overwatch

As you might have read over the past day, the first clone of Blizzard's upcoming online team shooter, Overwatch, has surfaced in China (no...

Valiant Force – FunPlus and XII Braves team up for launch...

FunPlus, the publisher of top ranking mobile game Dot Arena and worldwide leader in social games, today announced that it has entered into...

Legend of DOTA – Valve and Blizzard reach truce with Chinese...

Back in November last year, Valve and Blizzard stated their intent to continue purusing a legal victory over Chinese companies Longtu Games and Lilith Games over...

Lineage Eternal – NCsoft delays Closed Beta for action MMORPG

During its financial announcement for the 1st quarter of 2016, developer NCsoft announced the first Closed Beta phase for Lineage Eternal for South Korea...