tencent

Major Chinese investment house known to online gamers in the west for its stake in a number of western games, including League of Legends and World of Warcraft.

He's not even supposed to be here today.

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...

Even PUBG MOBILE is getting in on Halloween in time for its real-life event this weekend

PUBG MOBILE has a big update out this week just ahead of Halloween, including some fresh Halloween-themed content and a real-world event on...
Whatever of whatever.

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...
we wanted to love you

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...
Oh, yeah, this is fine. It's fine. It's fine! This is fine.

Tencent launches new battle royale title Ring of Elysium on Steam Early Access

A new challenger is approaching the quickly-growing (or, depending on who you ask, already too-crowded) arena of battle royale games: Tencent Games's first...
For broad definitions of valor.

Tencent suspends Arena of Valor CM following sexual harassment allegations

Good news! This story about sexual harassment and inappropriate behavior from a Tencent-owned company is not about Riot Games. It's apparently separate!...
Your game still has loads of cultural issues, though, let's just lay that on the line.

Riot and Tencent appear to be on unpleasant terms with one another

Some fans are still probably a bit miffed that Riot Games (maker of League of Legends and that's all) teased them...
Please be a spell, then.

Tencent gains majority stake in Path of Exile’s Grinding Gear Games

Path of Exiles has a new boss this week. Grinding Gear Games announced that Chinese mega-publisher Tencent has purchased a majority stake in the...
I'm so disappointed in what we've done with robots.

Players suspect PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Mobile is a land full of bots

So, how are you doing with shooting folks in PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Mobile? Better than you'd expect, given the fact that it's a mobile...
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Black Desert’s Kakao Games enjoys $131.6 million in investment

It's all coming up Kakao Games these days. The Korean studio received a large investment package recently that totals $131.6 million. The bundle comes...
Records just record what happened.

Take a look at the gameplay for PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds on mobile

At long last, your nightmare of having moments in the day when you might not be playing PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is coming to an...
Look in my eyes, what do you see? Creative bankruptcy.

Tencent may be bringing H1Z1 to China

The easiest way to ensure that no one is really fighting over who gets to be at the top of the battle royale genre...
MISSION ACCOMPLISHED

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is coming to China with Tencent adjustments

Chinese players will soon also be allowed to play a video game about locking yourself in a box where you can scavenge for weapons...
Get a charge

Path of Exile debuts in China, teases next expansion for December

First it was the launch of its nest expansion, The Fall of Oriath. Then it was its launch on the Xbox One....

The MOP Up: Black Desert shows pet love (August 20, 2017)

The MMO industry moves along at the speed of information, and sometimes we’re deluged with so much news here at Massively Overpowered that some...

Make My MMO: Valiance Online’s founder alpha has begun (July 29, 2017)

This week in MMO crowdfunding, Valiance Online took everyone by surprise by announcing the launch of its investor alpha on PC for Friday,...

Chinese government attacks on Honour of Kings MOBA leads to child locks

You may not have heard of Honour of Kings, but that's probably because you don't live in China. It's one of the most...
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Transformers Online moves to open beta in China

3Are your primary complaints about Overwatch the fact that it doesn't exclusively star giant robots while being a Chinese-only title? Because that's exactly...
Whooops.

Netmarble raises $2.3B in IPO while Uncharted Waters Online goes steampunk

The top publisher of online games in South Korea now boasts the second-largest initial public offering in the country's history. Netmarble, a Tencent...

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