Blade & Soul – China server to introduce currency trading system

Just as a large group of players are cheering for the decision for Blade & Soul China to go Free-to-Play with just cosmetic items being sold, here comes the usual aftermath surprise. Yes, publisher Tencent Games revealed that a currency…

SMITE – Publisher for China server officially announced for 3D MOBA

As teased a few days back, China’s biggest online gaming company, Tencent Games, has been confirmed as the China publisher for Hi-Rez Studios’ runaway hit, SMITE. Powered by Unreal Engine 3, this 3rd person MOBA wil be entering beta this…

Tencent – China tech giant now more valuable than Facebook and Samsung

According to the latest report by BrandZ, Tencent Holdings saw a rise in value of over 50% since last year, standing at 21st place in the 2013 list of most valuable global brands. Without a doubt, the company will continue…

GREE – Reports claim mobile gaming giant closing China operations

After retrenching about 40% of the team in San¬†Francisco, Japanese mobile games giant GREE announced that the China office will be shutting down as well, with all employees’ final day on 28th June 2013. This news is being reported in…

Epic Games – Tencent’s investment amount in developer revealed

When Chinese internet giant, Tencent, revealed that it has bought a “minority stake” in Epic Games last year, the exact amount was not disclosed. Epic Games is the studio which brought us the Unreal Engine series, as well as games…