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DayZ creator teasing a new multiplayer game with Tencent cash infusion

By John Keefer, Sep 14, 2016 11:44am PDT

Dean Hall of Rocketwerkz isn't saying too much too soon, though.


"The DayZ mod was exciting cus it actually did something new, something original when all the AAA ..."

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Chinese Firm Tencent Looking To Close Deal on Mobile Gaming Giant Supercell

By Brittany Vincent, Jun 15, 2016 10:02am PDT

The deal is valued at $9 billion. That's a huge chunk of change. 


"9 billion dollars!!!!!!! So Supercell is worth more than Ubisoft?"

- TheIneffableBob see all 3 comments

League of Legends is headed to Windows 10

By Daniel Perez, Mar 18, 2015 6:35am PDT

League of Legends is heading to Windows 10 thanks to a partnership between Microsoft and Tencent.


"If you are matched with them then your MMR is bad enough to deserve it. "

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Report: Activision 'possible buyers' include Microsoft, Tencent

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 11, 2012 11:00am PDT

Activision parent company Vivendi may be looking to sell off its video game division. "Possible buyers" include Chinese game giant Tencent and Microsoft.


"If Microsoft do buy Activison naturally all activision owned IP's would become Microsoft owned. ..."

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Call of Duty Online announced as free-to-play for China

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 03, 2012 8:00am PDT

The Call of Duty series has found huge success with annual sequels, DLC packs galore and a paid premium service, but that doesn't work in every market. Enter Call of Duty Online, a free-to-play FPS announced today and so far only confirmed for China.


"Does one of the maps involve running over protesters with a tank?"

- Firefly1985 see all 3 comments

Epic lands Tencent investment

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 19, 2012 8:00am PDT

Colossal Chinese Internet company Tencent is picking up a minority stake in Epic Games, giving the Gears of War developer and Unreal Engine maker a cash injection. They're quiet on how big the investment was and how big a stake Epic gave away.


"hmmm...would a company with healthy cash flow want a foreign investor to come in and start ..."

- vassili_zaitsev see all 6 comments