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<b>Dungeon & Fighter</b> – Tencent Games extends publishing deal by 10 years

<b>Dungeon & Fighter</b> – Tencent Games extends publishing deal by 10 years According to the Chinese media, gaming giant Tencent has signed an extension with Korean developer Neople to publish Dungeon & Fighter for 10 more years in China.The Chinese version of Dungeon & Fighter brought in around 517 million US dollars for Neople in 2015, which is 87.

<b>League of Legends</b> – Tencent sues Chinese developer for IP infringement

<b>League of Legends</b> – Tencent sues Chinese developer for IP infringement Tencent, the parent company of Riot Games, recently sued a Chinese developer for IP and copyright infringement with regards to League of Legends.The accussed, a prominent studio known as GY Games, has a mobile game titled “Cutest Heroes” where the characters are visually similar to the champions found in League of Legends.

New Tencent TGP Box is an Intel-powered console running Windows 10

New Tencent TGP Box is an Intel-powered console running Windows 10 At CES Asia last week, Internet giant Tencent announced a new console gaming system, dubbed the TGP (Tencent Games Platform) Box.The company’s market cap hit $200 billion for the first time just over a year ago and it earned roughly $16 billion in revenue in 2015.

Tencent thought to be interested in Supercell purchase

Tencent thought to be interested in Supercell purchase Although Tencent's negotiations are at an earlier stage, a story from the Wall St Journal indicates that the Giant and Alibaba offer has stalled somewhat on price.Fearing that the firm would be overly involved in the day-to-day running of the studio, Supercell's management has apparently resisted its advances.

<b>Supercell</b> – Tencent paying over USD 8 billion to become majority shareholder

[Press Release] After weeks of speculation, Tencent today confirmed it has bought out all of Japanese company Softbank’s shares in Finnish mobile games developer, Supercell.The whole deal will cost Tencent a massive USD 8.

<b>Blade & Soul: Hongmoon Rising</b> – NCsoft and Tencent announces new MMORPG

<b>Blade & Soul: Hongmoon Rising</b> – NCsoft and Tencent announces new MMORPG Earlier today, Tencent Games announced a new game based on NCsoft’s Blade & Soul IP, Hongmoon Rising.Co-developed between the 2 companies, Blade & Soul: Hongmoon Rising is reportedly set for both PC and mobile devices, with more platforms being considered.

<b>Blade & Soul: Hongmoon Rising</b> – New game based on popular IP announced

<b>Blade & Soul: Hongmoon Rising</b> – New game based on popular IP announced Earlier today, Tencent Games announced a new game based on NCsoft’s Blade & Soul IP, Hongmoon Rising.Co-developed between the 2 companies, Blade & Soul: Hongmoon Rising is reported as a “multi-platform” title, with PC and mobile versions heavily speculated.

<b>Blade & Soul: Hongmoon Rising</b> – NCsoft and Tencent reveals new game

<b>Blade & Soul: Hongmoon Rising</b> – NCsoft and Tencent reveals new game Earlier today, Tencent Games announced a new game based on NCsoft’s Blade & Soul IP, Hongmoon Rising.Co-developed between the 2 companies, Blade & Soul: Hongmoon Rising is reported as a “multi-platform” title, with PC and mobile versions heavily speculated.

China bans Internet companies from reporting news, tightens grip on media

China bans Internet companies from reporting news, tightens grip on media Today, the Chinese government took draconian steps to end such reports and prevent Internet companies from reporting news at all.Bloomberg reports that China has banned Internet companies like Sina Corp and Tencent Corp from any original news reporting whatsoever.

<b>Transformers Online</b> – First look at Unreal Engine 4 team shooter

<b>Transformers Online</b> – First look at Unreal Engine 4 team shooter Tencent, China’s biggest tech company (and the owner of Riot Games and Supercell), announced Transformers Online a couple of weeks back.With no mention if it is an internal-developed game, the Unreal Engine 4 team-based shooter quickly entered its first beta phase yesterday.

China's WeChat messaging app is now a Windows 10 Universal App

China's WeChat messaging app is now a Windows 10 Universal App One of the most popular messaging apps in the world is now officially available as a Windows 10 Universal App.As we reported earlier this summer, Tencent’s WeChat was rumored to be coming to Windows 10.

<b>Tencent Games</b> – China giant opens Thailand office for SEA expansion

<b>Tencent Games</b> – China giant opens Thailand office for SEA expansion Soon after Nexon announced its office in Thailand to fuel its Southeast Asia expansion, an even more bombastic news dropped today.Tencent Games, owner of Riot Games (League of Legends) and Clash of Clans (Supercell), announced it has purchased Sanook Online, a local internet company.

<b>Transformers Online</b> – New gameplay videos from Closed Beta 3

<b>Transformers Online</b> – New gameplay videos from Closed Beta 3 Officially licensed from Hasbro and crafted using Unreal Engine 4, Transformers Online is an upcoming team shooter exclusive to China under Tencent Games.As you might have notice, the dev team over at Tencent Games get their “inspiration” from other titles such as League of Legends (the Spark system = Rune system) and Overwatch (a number of skills) which I covered in my Closed Beta 1 post.

This amazing selfie app is China's newest beauty obsession

This amazing selfie app is China's newest beauty obsession You've probably heard of Meitu, a Chinese beauty filter app that has recently taken the internet by storm.The app doesn't just beautify you, it transforms you into a fantasy character.

You can track someone's live location and where they live for just a couple of dollars

You can track someone's live location and where they live for just a couple of dollars There is a black market offering deeply personal information on people in China, and all you need is $30 and their phone number to check up on someone.Chinese state broadcaster CCTV has uncovered a mine of personal data on social media offering up shockingly detailed information such as people's identity card numbers, home addresses, and even live location data, based off their phones.

A Chinese tech giant just made a big bet on the future of Tesla

A Chinese tech giant just made a big bet on the future of Tesla Technology company Tencent has purchased $1.8 billion of Tesla stock, giving it a 5 percent ownership in the futuristic car company.

China's top social network paid a salary nearly double that of Apple's highest paid person

China's top social network paid a salary nearly double that of Apple's highest paid person That's higher than the top salary of $35 million (HKD 274 million) it paid out to one individual in 2015.7 million (231 million HKD) and $33.

Tencent’s ‘WeGame’ platform looks to take on Steam in digital distribution

Tencent’s ‘WeGame’ platform looks to take on Steam in digital distribution The Tencent Games Platform is already extremely successful in China, as it boasts more than 200 million active users, according to Ahmad.Unlike the CD Projekt owned GOG and EA Origin, Tencent has a realistic chance at dethroning Steam from its top spot in digital games distribution.

<b>Tencent</b> – Gaming giant is building a massive eSports town in China

<b>Tencent</b> – Gaming giant is building a massive eSports town in China Chinese gaming giant Tencent recently agreed to build an eSports town in the city of Wuhu, China.Tentatively known as “Tencent eSports Town”, the area will consist of a eSports theme park, an eSports university, a cultural creative park, a comics and animation industrial park, an entrepreneurship community, a big data center, and will play host to other new technologies and businesses.