Monthly Archives: November 2014

Data report on 2014 Chinese mobile gaming market released

Several data agencies including CNG and Tencent Data Open Platform recently released an annual report on data of Chinese mobile gaming market. The following are some key points:

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Snda Group sells all its shares of Snda Games

Chen Tianqiao Snda Games announced this morning that Snda Group has sold all its shares of Snda Games to two Hong Kong investment companies, and Snda’s boss Chen Tianqiao is no longer a board member of Snda Games. Started from

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Rare: mobile game based on a yet-to-screen film announced

A still of Gone With The Bullets Movie Gone With The Bullets recently had its press conference held in Beijing, and a mobile game sharing the same name was announced at the same time. Jiang Wen, a famous Chinese director,

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Prismata: maybe an inspiring light for Chinese card game developers

Design draft of Prismata   A Chinese media site reported yesterday a new-type card mobile game – Prismata developed by MIT students, and remarked that the creative thinking of this game should be inspiring for domestic card game developers. Card games went

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Questionable report on China’s mobile games market released by Applift and Newzoo

Applift and Newzoo recently released a report on “the Big 3” mobile gaming markets in Asia – China, Japan and South Korea.   The report uncovers some status quo in China, such as serious fragmentation of app stores as always, fast

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Game company to make famous work of Liu Cixin into film

  The science fiction The Three-Body Problem (三体)has been popular in China for years, especially in IT cycle, English version just published on 21st.   Just one day before, China Film Co., Ltd. announced that it will adapt three of Liu Cixin’s

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Disney and SMG to make cartoons based on Chinese culture

Walt Disney (Shanghai) Limited and Shanghai Media Group announced they have agreed to expand strategic cooperation on November 21st, which will cover television creative development, film co-production, content publishing and marketing.

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Chinese developers can now submit apps directly to Google Play

Google just announced that developers in China can now publish their paid apps via Google Play to more than 130 countries (except China where it is blocked), and the revenues will be transferred to local bank accounts in China. This

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App Store launches 1-yuan promotion in China

Yesterday morning, many Chinese users found a lot of apps in App Store sold at 1 yuan, much lower than the original prices. At first, people thought it was a bug of App Store, but it has lasted till now, and

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Alibaba: mobile games business transferred, not abandoned

Alibaba has just made a statement against Tencent Tech’s report about its terminating mobile games business.

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