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  • The Secret World Developer Funcom Has 3 New Games for 2016

    JoeLW 0

    Funcom is known for the developer of The Secret World, once an anticipated MMORPG combines conspiracy, city legends, and myth together. The company has a difficult time in the past few months, due to the unsuccessful project of Lego Minifigure Online. Report said the company was looking for a buyer.   The Park   Still, Funcom will continue making new games, and there will be at lea... Read More »

  • NetEase: Exciting Mobile Pipeline Featured at G-STAR 2015

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    NetEase, Inc. highlighted its all-star line-up for upcoming mobile games at the Global Game Exhibition G-STAR 2015. The international expo kicked off in Busan, South Korea on November 12, 2015 with many of China's core game giants participating, such as NetEase, as China's online game industry is on track to become the world's largest game market. NetEase's games carry ... Read More »

  • NetEase Achieved Record Breaking Growth in the 3rd Quarter

    Dacey 0

    On November 12, 2015, NetEase, Inc. announced its unaudited financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2015. The third quarter financial results show the net revenues for the third quarter of 2015 were RMB6,672 million(US$1,050 million), with total net revenues increasing by 114.1% and 46.1%, compared with the third quarter of 2014 and the preceding quarter, respectively. Net... Read More »

  • MMO Chart Week #38: MOBA Games Dominating the Market

    Aaron 0

    November is a brilliant month for MMO gamers since numbers of hype MMORPG titles landing in Beta phase, such as Black Desert Online, Dragomon Hunter, Blade & Soul, Tree of Savior and more. However, most of players are still waiting as a lack of Beta keys. On the other hand, MOBA games have rocketed during these weeks after some annual major tournaments like League of Legend... Read More »

  • Breaking: Activision Blizzard Acquired Candy Crush Maker King for $5.9 Billion

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    Activision Blizzard is making an important move by acquiring global leading mobile game developer and publisher King by acquiring all of the outstanding shares of King for $18.00 in cash per share, which is a total equity value of $5.9 billion. This is the largest company acquisition in UK since 2011, according to report.   King has built one of the largest player networks on mobile and... Read More »

  • Paradox Might Bring World of Darkness MMORPG Back to Life

    CCP Games cancelled World of Darkness development in April 2014 and the put the vampire MMORPG into grave. Now it seems the vampire may have a chance to come back alive. Swedish publisher Paradox just bought the White Wolf and all of its properties including WoD ip. The company's VP Shams Jorjani tweeted that "We've been huge fans of the white wolf IPs for a long time especially World... Read More »

  • Tony Hughes' Review of the UK Gaming Industry in 2015

    This article is written by Tony Hughes (tony@focusinnovation.co.uk), director of Focus Innovation The Games industry changes constantly, dependent as it is onfrequent technology innovation. Self publishing platforms has made it easier for small and start-up games companies to accessglobal marketplaces. The determinants of success depends on having complementary skills that ma... Read More »

  • Game Connection: Marketing and Development Awards 2015 Nominations Revealed

    Dacey 0

    Game Connection announces the nominations for both the Development and the Marketing Awards that are being held at Game Connection Europe 2015 (28-30 October, Porte de Versailles, Paris). The respective juries have finished their deliberations and have announced their nominations. Prize winners from both awards will be able to capitalise on the large media presence at Game Connection Europe ... Read More »

  • These 3 MMORPGs of NHN's Are Dead in South Korea

    The impact of mobile MMOs has brought client MMOs into a difficult time in South Korea. NHN is one of the largest MMO companies in Korea but now they have to shut down one MMO each month starting August 2015.    ASTA - closed on August 23 Devilian - closed on September 21 (now looking for a new publisher and game data is not wiped) Echo of Soul - will close on October 22   &... Read More »