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How Chinese gamers and analysts see possible acquisition of Supercell by Tencent

It was reported by Wall Street Journal yesterday that according to an informed source, Tencent Holdings (Tencent Holdings Ltd. ,0700.HK) is about to conclude the transaction with Supercell Oy – developer of popular Finnish mobile game Clash of Clans, which

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Tencent sues KongZhong for plagiarizing League of Legends, claiming compensation of RMB 3 million

Recently, Tencent tried to take game operator “KongZhong” and developer Shanghai Dacheng Network Technology Co., LTD to the court for unfair competition, accusing KongZhong’s SuperTeam of plagiarizing League of Legends. Tencent appealed for a sentence that two defendants shall stop the infringing

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South Korean Neople’s audit report: Tencent to renew DNF Chinese server for 10 years

Recently, Neople, a South Korean company, publicized its audit report, which showed that Tencent will renew the agency contract of DNF Chinese server for another 10 years.

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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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Tencent releases 14 H5 games

Tencent releases its 6.0 version of QQ mobile browser today, which highlights fourteen H5 games, including one racing game and several online games based on “Romance of the Three Kingdoms” and other famous stories. Like on WeChat, gamers can also log

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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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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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Tencent goes crazy with “pan-entertainment” strategy

With billions RMB of game revenues in pockets and hundreds of millions gamers in hands, Tencent is now doing something bigger. On its “UP 2015” product launch on March 30th, Tencent announced it had invited two famous writers to help

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Pony Ma: Global disposition of mobile games is Tencent’s main business

Pony Ma (马化腾) has been dreaming of making Tencent an international company for a long time. When WeChat saw its tremendous success in China in 2013, Pony Ma said: “WeChat is the only chance for internationalization of Tencent.”

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