Monthly Archives: February 2015

Netease tries its luck in America by a running game

Netease (NASDAQ: NTES) announced yesterday that it is founding a HQ in Redwood Shores, California, which will develop games for gamers in the west. The American branch will be led by David Ting, former CTO of Ouya and former online

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Happy Chinese New Year!

Happy Spring Festival! CMGM is on vacation these days, and will be back soon, thanks for attention.

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App Store fights “list brushing” again and offers new discounts

Apple has just launched again a new round of action against “list brushing” (a method commonly used in China to cheat App Store for high rankings); as a result, a lot of high-ranking Chinese paid games disappeared from the lists, including

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Zynga closes its office in China, it might not be alone

Since Feb 11th, there have been rumors about Zynga’s closing its office in China, and today, Zynga officially announced this event.

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Korean Kakao to enter Chinese mobile game market

Korean popular messaging app Kakaotalk’s owner Kakao announced via its Chinese agency “Daum Kakao China” yesterday that it is formally entering the Chinese market and will release its 1st mobile game in China in the first half.

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Chinese publishers lack of quality games for overseas market

A report released by GPC in Dec 2014 shows that overseas sales of Chinese online games in 2014 reached 3.076 billion USDs, including 27.7% from PC games, 30.9% from web games and 41.4% from mobile games.

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Note: About This Site’s Migration and The New Address

As blogger.com (blogspot) is blocked in China, we’ve migrated this site from blogger.com to self-hosted wordpress; meanwhile, we’ve used shorter address cmgm.net to replace chinamobilegamemarket.com, and all the former URLs are redirected to addresses under cmgm.net. The new host is

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Kalends to develop games of “Angry Birds”

Chinese game company Kalends announced on Feb 6th that it had reached an agreement with Rovio on authorization of developing mobile games based on intellectual property (IP) of “Angry Birds”.

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Chinese game agent to “re-develop” Monument Valley

Chinese mobile games agent iDreamSky, who began its way of agency since “Fruit Ninja” and later went public on Nasdaq, announced recently that it will introduce Android version of Monument Valley into China, as its share price was witnessing sharp

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Rumor: Alibaba invests $10m in Ouya

  A headline in China these two days is that Alibaba has invested about 400 million yuan (64m USDs) to Stephen Chow’s next film – “Journey to the West Conquering the Demon 2”. Almost the same time, rumors said that Alibaba

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