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Tencent Negotiating With U.S. Government To Keep Possession Of Riot And Epic

When then-President Donald Trump launched his crusade against Chinese tech companies late last year, there was concern that gaming companies that do business in...

Leyou And Amazon’s F2P Lord Of The Rings MMO Has Been Cancelled

The free-to-play Lord of the Rings MMO game that was announced by Leyou Technologies in 2018 and said to be co-developed and co-published by...

Tencent Axes Honour Of Kings Partnership Over Cotton Boycott

Tencent has removed a pair of outfits from its hit MOBA game Honour of Kings due to a cotton boycott. Really.As the South China...

Rock Out To Warframe’s Octavia Prime Music Video Winner

Warframe's Octavia is a musically inclined 'frame, so it makes sense that Digital Extremes would run a contest that asked players to create a...

Genshin Impact Had 9.5 Million Viewers On One Day, And Tencent Invested In 31...

Market research firm Niko Partners has been around for 19 years, offering insights into the Asian video game market over that time. Yesterday, the...

Digital Extremes Reassures Fans Following Tencent Buyout

61% of Warframe developer Digital Extremes was purchased by Leyou Technologies (then known as Sumpo Food Holdings) in 2014. Leyou upped that share to...

Tencent Finalizing Plans To Purchase Leyou Technologies For $1.3 Billion

After having several months with an exclusive negotiating window, Tencent is finally wrapping up its acquisition of Leyou Technologies. PCGames Insider is reporting that...

Document Reveals Schedule For Athlon’s LotR MMO; PC Open Beta In 2023

With everything else that's happened this year, it might be hard to remember that there's a Lord of the Rings MMO in development by...

Mobile Version Of Moonlight Blade Rakes In $50 Million In Its First Week In...

Making $50 million in a week is a pretty good sign for any game, even one released in China, with its plus-sized potential audience....

U.S. Government Looking Into Tencent’s Handling Of Americans’ Personal Data

Tencent is drawing the attention of the U.S. government, as Bloomberg is reporting that the Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S. "has sent...

Ring Of Elysium Celebrates Its 2nd Anniversary

It's been two years since Tencent's battle royale Ring of Elysium released and the dev team wants to celebrate. Beginning today, a special anniversary...

Trump’s Order Could Still Affect American Companies That Do Business In China

You might not lose the ability to play your favorite games -- and purchase things in them -- but President Trump's executive order against...
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MMO Thoughts – Did Trump Just Ban LoL And Fortnite Skins? (Spoiler: No)

Did the signing of a new Executive Order by US President Donald Trump just inadvertently ban the buying of League of Legends or Fortnite...

Tencent Finalizing Buyout Of Funcom Today

It looks like the time has finally come. Almost seven months after announcing their plans completely buy out Funcom it appears Tencent is finalizing...

Sony Invests $250 Million Into Epic Games, Becomes Minority Stakeholder

Sony may be out of the bidding for Leyou Technologies, but it's now got a piece of Epic Games. Venture Beat is reporting that...

UPDATED: Tencent Enters Into Exclusive Negotiations To Acquire Leyou Technologies

UPDATED, July 11: It looks like Tencent has procured an exclusive window to negotiate for the acquisition of Leyou. According to this press release...

The CrossfireX Open Beta On Xbox One Has Begun

With over one billion registered players, Smilegate's Crossfire is probably the most popular shooter in the world. If you don't live in Asia, though,...

Tencent Reveals Free-To-Start MOBA Pokémon Unite, Coming To Switch And Mobile

Who had "Pokémon MOBA" on their list of games they thought they'd see in 2020? If you did, consider yourself a winner, as Pokémon...