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Tencent blamed for abrupt increase of game difficulty

Tencent’s apologetic statement A recent change in update of prevailing game “I am MT 2” (我叫MT2) fuels wide protests, another example of “rude operation of game” as said by gamers in China (see gamers’ comments on the possibility of Supercell’s

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Rumor: Tencent and Hisense become partners on TV games

  Tencent Games and Hisense have reached cooperation to operate game center of Hisense’s smart television together, according to a rumor yesterday, and this piece of news is to be formally announced in near future.

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BANDAI NAMCO to set up Shanghai branch

  According to multiple sources on Jan 26th, to expand cooperation with Tencent and other Chinese game companies, Japanese established game company BANDAI NAMCO (BNGI) plans to set up a branch company in Shanghai soon, and about 20 people will

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WeChat FPS game We Fire leads App Store in China

Tencent’s first shooting game on WeChat “We Fire” (全民突击) has been leading the grossing list and free list of App Store shortly after its release on Jan 8th. But if there is any conclusion from its performance, that’s people really

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Tencent turning more attention to overseas mobile game developers

According to’s report on Dec. 16th, Tencent, venture firm Greycroft Partners and others are investing $10 million into the New York-based game studio Playdots Inc. “Every time we produce a game we will give them the option to publish. China

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Card game godfather Puzzle & Dragons to enter Chinese market via Tencent

Baidu index: green I am MT vs blue Puzzle & Dragons Although Puzzle & Dragons is almost nothing in comparison to its Chinese clone I am MT on Baidu Index, its developer GungHo announced today it finally concluded with Tencent

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Tencent, Baidu and Qihoo’s Android stores denounced by Ministry of Culture for violations

  Late last month, SARFT said in a report that it will shorten the time of approving mobile games, some Chinese gaming media sites thus thought this is great news for game developers, because it means that the gaming censorship

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WeChat witnesses decline in mobile game revenue

In spite of high standards for selecting games, WeChat has just witnessed decline of game revenue, which surprises a lot of people. According to the Q3 earnings unveiled on the evening of Nov. 12th, Tencent gained 2.6 billion yuan (about

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