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Analysts say Diablo Immortal will bring financial success despite fan outrage

Arguably the biggest thing to come out of BlizzCon 2018 was the sheer amount of unadulterated rage solicited by the announcement of...

Check out some Monster Hunter movie pics from the set courtesy of the stars themselves

Movies based on video games are... well, they're movies. The chance they end up in sometimes top 10 listicle of the worst transmedia synergies...

MMO Business Roundup: Japanese lockboxes, POGO and Square Enix financials, and Prima’s end

"The Good Times Are Over for Japan’s Loot-Box-Style Gaming Bonanza" - that's the brutal headline plonked onto this week's Bloomberg report on Japanese...
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Tencent is pulling back its marketing budget in response to China’s ongoing game freeze

Tencent has not been weathering the Chinese game block very well. Sure, the company has been doing its best, but a 28% stock...

Tencent is expanding draconian ‘healthy gaming’ child blocks across all of its titles

Oof. If you thought RealID was a bad call, point your eyeballs at China, where Tencent has announced it will expand its existing...

MMO Business Roundup: Fractured Space, Runic Games, Michael Jordan esports, Epic investment, and the China problem

Welcome back to another quick trip through some of the week's business bits and bobs. First up, some bad news. Edge Case's gorgeous F2P...

MMO Business Roundup: Discord’s new TOS, Steam China, EA vs Actiblizz, Dota 2’s transparent lockboxes, WASD

Welcome back to another roundup of businessy things of interest to MMO players this week! Discord If you're one of the bajillions of MMO players...
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EVE Vegas 2018 is this weekend: Here’s what to expect from the show

It's that time of year again when internet spaceship nerds descend on Las Vegas to get incredibly drunk find out what the future holds...
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Bless Mobile shows off its character creation in a new video

Hopefully the mess around Bless Online hasn't soured your feelings on the Bless franchise. Yes, franchise; Bless Unleashed is being put forth...

PUBG says it’s investigating the matchmaking disaster patched in last week

If you thought last week's PUBG patch, which introduced new anti-cheating measures, was going to make everyone happy with the game finally,...

Tencent is working on locking kids out of Chinese games using facial recognition tech

So add this one to your creepy dystopian nightmare-fuel bin: In the war on supposed gaming addiction, at least one corporation is hoping to...
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Dataminers dig up EVE Online’s Chinese server elements: RMT interfaces and prison sentences

Ah, datamining, the best way to guess about what's coming to EVE Online in future patches based on incomplete evidence! (And every other...
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EVE Online will be using its test server for the Chinese version as well

We're sorry to inform you that EVE Online's Chinese version has gone offline... for the length of time it will take to
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Tencent is restructuring amidst continued Chinese game industry woes

Tencent is having a terrible, horrible, no good very bad year so far. Sure, its problems began when Monster Hunter World had...

Fortnite counts almost 80M players per month as the Fall Skirmish boots up

Still snubbing Fortnite as a kids game? You're not alone, but you're definitely in the minority. It turns out that Epic Games has...
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Here’s what’s going on with China’s video game approval process in simple terms

We all know that China is a big and expanding market for video games, and you probably know that this year has seen a...

EVE Evolved: Two ways that EVE Online’s monetisation could be expanded under Pearl Abyss

When Pearl Abyss bought out CCP Games last week, the overwhelming message to EVE Online players was that it would be business...
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China’s delays on video game licenses may last another 4-6 months

It's been a bit of a rough go for games in China recently; Monster Hunter World was the first massively popular game we...
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Overwatch League signs on six more teams for its 2019 season

If Blizzard were to stop adding new things to Overwatch, it would die, like some sort of new content shark. That's already a...

Tencent’s market value dropped by $20B following new Chinese gaming regulation plans

Earlier this month, there was a flurry of news about the state of game publishing in China. You'll recall that Monster Hunter World...

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