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  • MMO Chart Week #25: Overwatch Is Strong & Black Desert Is Coming up

    The global MMO market is quiet and hasn't provided us a big release since the release of Overwatch in May. From the statistics we gathered in the past few weeks, Overwatch, Blade & Soul, Black Desert, and World of Warcraft remain the most played games. Of course, MOBAs are still strong, for LoL and Dota 2 are 2 of the most popular online games in the world. See previous MMO Charts here ... Read More »

  • Webzen Is Hiring VR Game Directors and VR Programmers

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    Webzen has a dozen of MMOs in development for mobile and PC platforms but they don't slow down their pace. According to Korean media Inven, the MMO veteran company is hiring for VR game directors and programmers, preparing to make VR games of their own. If you read Korean language you can see job descriptions at the official site.    Webzen is not the only South Korean MMO develo... Read More »

  • PlayStation VR Is Expected to Take 67% Marketshare In 2016

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    TrendForce’s latest analysis indicates that PS VR will overwhelm its competitors this year, taking 67% of the global VR device market with about 6 million units shipped. In comparison, Oculus will ship 2.3 million units of Rift while HTC will ship just 700,000 units of Vive. The cumulative shipments of PlayStation 4 (PS4) gaming consoles are expected to exceed 50 million units by the end... Read More »

  • Breaking: Tencent Has Nailed the $8.6 Billion Supercell Acquisition

    Chinese internet giant Tencent announced that they had reached an agreement to acquire 84.3% stake in top mobile game developer Supercell. The deal is estimated to reach $8.6 billion US dollars, according to previous report, and it will make Tencent the world's top PC and mobile game company (Tencent is also the owner of Riot Games, developer of League of Legends). Tencent purchase Superc... Read More »

  • DOME and GAMEDO Achieve Overseas Strategic Cooperation in Games and VR

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    Today, China’s leading interactive entertainment company, Shanghai Dome Network Technology Co., Ltd. (or DOME), announced that it had signed a cooperative agreement with Gamedo Digital Entertainment Inc. (or GAMEDO). Under the agreement, DOME & GAMEDO will carry out comprehensive cooperation in overseas business.    This strategic cooperation covers a variety of fields such a... Read More »

  • Youzu Interactive Becomes A Recognized Leader In Innovation

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    Youzu Interactive is fast becoming a world-leading game developer and publisher. As the parent company of GTArcade, Youzu Interactive has been responsible for numerous hit titles like League of Angels and Junior Three Kingdoms. Always at the forefront of game development, publishing, and technology, Youzu Interactive has collaborated with numerous tech giants to push the industry forward. Recently... Read More »

  • The Whole World Is Talking About VR, Do You Still Refuse It?

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    Dating back to 2014, Facebook spent a whopping $2 billion price to acquire Oculus, becoming a corner stone that ushers in the incoming crazy era of virtual reality. Today, the VR technology continues to heat up, Google, Sony, HTC and other companies will no longer sit aside to see Oculus development, but have thrown money to set up their own VR business. VR hardware becomes hot from 2016. A... Read More »

  • An Adult VR Festival Will Be Held in Japan Next Month

    Virtual Reality is seen as the spell to further prosper adult entertainment industry. Japan is taking adult VR seriously and the country will hold their first national-wide adult VR festival called Adult VR Festa on June 12. Yes while the world is looking at E3 next month, you probably would like to take a look at this one.   Kotaku reports that the ticket to participate the event is pr... Read More »

  • Softbank Considers Selling Stake in Supercell at More than $5 Billion

    According to a report at Bloomberg, Softbank may consider selling stake in the Finnish gaming company Supercell, the developer behind the hit mobile games Clash of Clans, Boom Beach and the recent money-making machine - Clash Royale. According to the insiders, the potential strategic buyers are based in China, with a whole value at more than $5 billion. However, this negotiation is still at very e... Read More »

  • NCsoft Q1 2016 Financial Result Shows WildStar Is Nearly Dead

    Wildstar is never a profitable title for NCsoft, not at all. In 2015 the revenue came from Wildstar just made up 0.6% of NCsoft's total revenue. It went worse in Q1 2016, as the game's revenue dropped to the lowest point since 2015. While Lineage and Blade & Soul hit $67 million and $46 million in sales, Wildstar got merely $1.1 million in Q1 2016. Obviously, Wildstar is not doing ... Read More »

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