No Pokemon Go? So what games do Chinese…

The enthusiasm of Chinese people for mobile games has been proven by their reaction to Pokemon Go, an artificial reality (AR) game which has not even been launched in China. Their enthusiasm has correspondingly brought…

Mobile games push NetEase stocks up 200% in…

Chinese internet company NetEase has seen its shares rocket up over 200% in value in the past three years, with the NASDAQ stock price growing from around USD 64.5 in July of 2013 to USD…

English words banned in mobile games in China,…

Mobile game developers in China have recently encountered difficulties getting their games approved by authorities, merely because there are English words in the games. A regulation by the State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film…

Angry Birds maker: We are more than just…

Finnish entertainment company Rovio Mobile’s CMO Peter Vesterbacka said at Thursday’s Slush Up event in Beijing that they want to be seen not just as a game maker, but also as a global entertainment brand.…

Meitu: an empire built on selfies

Meitu, the maker of China’s largest selfie-editing app, built its empire upon the narcissism of modern smartphone users. Its Chinese name literally means beautiful picture. The company provides free photo and video editing apps for…