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Tencent blamed by Mixi for awkward operation of “Monster Strike”

Tencent had just announced termination of “Monster Strike” in China, and an insider from Mixi shared their reflections of the game’s failure in China recently.

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Tencent to terminate operation of “Tower of Saviors” and “Monster Strike”

Tencent announced recently that it plans to terminate operation of “Tower of Saviors” in October. This is another tragedy caused by improper modification of original games and conflict between original version and revised version of games, which are usually seen in Chinese

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Kabam to release a custom-made Marvel game for China

In an interview during ChinaJoy, Kabam’s CEO Kevin Chou said Chinese gamers are more acceptive of VIP system compared to western players, but since the company established its Beijing office in 2010, it hasn’t seen any notable success in China.

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Monkey King’s important inspirations for overseas game companies aiming at China

It’s hard to explain why, but when I went out from the cinema of “Monkey King: Hero Is Back” (“Monkey King” for short), I was humming the theme music of “Spirited Away”.

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Tap Titans’ Chinese agent Jamo races with copycats intensely

As the Chinese agent of Tap Titans, Jamo Games is besieged on all sides. A dozen of Chinese copycats continue to turn up, and the “authorized edition” is under wide criticism.

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Tencent to invest $126m into Glu Mobile

Tencent plans to spend 126 million US dollars to buy 14.6% of Glu’s shares, according to Reuters. Tencent will pay $6 per share for its stake in Glu Mobile and buy the shares in two tranches: 12.5 million shares on Wednesday followed

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Gameloft closes its Shenzhen branch when staff go out for dinner

Gameloft’s recent actions in closing its Shenzhen branch were as absurd as a black comedy. According to multiple sources of information, Gameloft announced shutdown of its Shenzhen branch on March 25th, and before that day, Gameloft made the last series

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Chillingo sets up a publishing office in China

On a news conference on March 17th, Chillingo announced the formal opening of its new office in Shanghai, which aims to look for quality Chinese games for global market and release mobile games in China.

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iDreamSky doubted of “misleading” investors

iDreamSky releasing one of its agent games Five American law firms announced this morning that they will launch an investigation, to decide if iDreamSky has released wrong or misleading notices to investors and thus broken Securities Law of the U.S.

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Shi Yuzhu: What’s important for Chinese gamers?

Shi Yuzhu, a man both legendary and notorious in China, wrote some characteristics of gamers in China in his marketing book “史玉柱自述:我的营销心得”. These tips are inspiring for those who want to enter the Chinese market. Shi said he listed more

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