Monthly Archives: May 2015

Douban Game: an important player in Chinese game market

Douban.com launched its game page quietly on April 13, and is attracting more and more users. Douban is so unique that it is often “forgotten” by tech media in China. Like Taobao, it is one of the few Chinese internet projects based on

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Rain Blood Chronicles: a Chinese indie game and its mobile adventure (part two)

Rain Blood Chronicles’ creator Liang Qiwei posted a long article – “Make money in a pure way” in February, narrating his thoughts on Rain Blood Chronicles’ mobile derivative “Dark Blade”. Of course, Liang’s pure incentive in making Rain Blood Chronicles

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Tencent invests $60m to get 20% of Pocket Gems

Pocket Gems announced today Tencent has invested 60 million dollars for about 20% of shares of this American mobile game company, as well as a seat in the company’s board. Pocket Games has just released a mobile game named “War

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Console and VR games to shine in ChinaJoy2015?

China authority announced in last January that the ban on game consoles was to be lifted, and one year later, in January 2015, the 14-year ban was formally lifted. It is widely believed that the ban on game consoles has

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Rain Blood Chronicles: a Chinese indie game and its mobile adventure (part one)

“Rain Blood Chronicles” has been enjoying high reputation among China’s indie game players since its first release in 2008, it is especially known for being firstly made by a single person – Liang Qiwei and winning “heated responses” in the

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Linekong losses $8.97m in Q1

Linekong today released its first quarterly earnings since going public in last December, which reveals that the company’s revenues decreased by 33.1% year-on-year, reaching RMB 113 million, compared to 170m in the same period of last year.

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ChinaJoy2015 expects to receive visitors more than ever with better services

Chinajoy is to be held from July 30th to August 2nd, nearly three months later. Regardless of expected supervision on models, Chinajoy are surely still the largest game event in Asia, as new elements like more console games and smart

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