Monthly Archives: March 2015

Chukong: When an opportunist turns into an idealist

Chukong’s founder and CEO Chen Haozhi recently likened the company’s frustration in Wall Street (over USD 1.3b of valuation expected while 540m evaluated in last May) as “a blessing in disguise”, and optimistically looked forward to its future performance in

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Rumor: Chengdu incubator Gameworks collapses

It was rumored yesterday that Chengdu’s mobile game incubator Gameworks was being closed, due to burning through of its 200 million yuan and unsuccessful game projects.

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The most famous nobody in Chinese mobile game industry: Raven

It’s hard to think of any guy like Raven, but he does look familiar to me, maybe because he is just the same as many of us, except for being more crude, unblushing and frank, or maybe he represents Chinese

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GMGC 2015 (Fourth Global Mobile Game Conference) to be Held in Beijing

GMGC 2015 (Fourth Global Mobile Game Conference) will be held in Beijing National Convention Center from April 23rd to 25th. Till now, registered attendees of the GMGC2015 have exceeded 10,500, far more than past years, including executives from Baidu, Alibaba,

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Blizzard sues Lilith (Dot Arena) for plagiarism

Blizzard today finally files a lawsuit against “Dot Arena” in Taipei Local Court, claiming that the game plagiarizes important roles and classical scenes from Warcraft and World of Warcraft. Just several days ago, Dot Arena’s developer Lilith sued Heroes Charge’s

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Linekong and other game companies invest into film industry

The recent funny phenomenon is that some Chinese mobile game companies are putting money into film industry.

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China’s one-child policy boosts internet and game industry?

“550 million post-80s people are promoting development of IT enterprises in China,” said Liu Weiquan, a Chinese expert of IT services and content industry, according to yesterday’s report from South Korean newspaper the Chosun Ilbo.

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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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