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Fortnite's First Birthday Is Coming, Celebrate With Unique Challenges, Llama, and More

By Charles Singletary, Jul 20, 2018 10:25am PDT

Starting on July 24, Save The World and Battle Royale players will be able to complete special birthday challenges. 


Tencent's WeGame Platform Is Getting Fortnite This Month

By Kevin Tucker, Jul 19, 2018 4:45pm PDT

The China-based publisher is bringing Epic Games' breakout hit Fortnite to the WeGame digital shop, and it's set to release soon.


Tencent's WeGame Steam Competitor Continues Worldwide Expansion in Hong Kong

By Charles Singletary, Jul 09, 2018 8:55am PDT

WeGame has a big fight ahead of it, but Tencent may be up to the task.


"Interesting; are they making a westernized version then? with the whole "This version will be ..."

- hirez see all 2 comments

E3 2018: Arena of Valor Esports Interview with Tencent's Ramon Hermann

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 20, 2018 1:00pm PDT

Top North American and European teams came together at the Los Angeles Convention Center during E3 to compete in Arena of Valor. Shacknews stopped by the stage to speak to Tencent America Director fo Esports Ramon Hermann about what esports fans can expect to see from this m...


Tencent Announces First Public E3 Presence with Mobile Esports-Focused ESL Partnership

By Brittany Vincent, Jun 06, 2018 8:00am PDT

Big news for mobile gaming fans out of Tencent this year. 


Tencent Takes Majority Stake In Path of Exile Development Team Grinding Gear Games

By Charles Singletary, May 21, 2018 11:30am PDT

The free-to-play RPG is in some pretty great company.


"im sure the game wont change much for everyone other then china which if i remember seeing on ..."

- okellyc see all 5 comments

PUBG Global Invitational Hosts 20 Teams for $2M This Summer

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 23, 2018 10:35am PDT

This summer, 20 teams will head to Berlin for a shot at a $2 million prize pool in one of the biggest PUBG tournaments to date.


Tencent's Investment In Skydance Includes Virtual Reality Initiatives

By Charles Singletary, Jan 26, 2018 11:10am PST

Skydance has a hand in quite a few major franchises and this new partnership will expand their reach into the Chinese market.


Tencent MOBA Arena of Valor Has Soft Launched In America

By Kevin Tucker, Dec 20, 2017 3:30pm PST

Players in the U.S. can now check out the mobile game so addictive that it was likened to drugs.


Psyonix and Tencent to Offer Free-to-Play Version of Rocket League in China

By David Craddock, Apr 20, 2017 3:15pm PDT

Psyonix and partner Tencent hope the freemium edition will grow the game's audience even further.


Tencent completes deal to buy Clash of Clans mobile company Supercell

By John Keefer, Jun 21, 2016 8:32am PDT

Final value is estimated at $8.6 billion (insert Dr. Evil image here).


"they're in an acquisition race for new content with alibaba and baidu."

- not5am see all 16 comments

Chinese company Tencent purchases League of Legends developer Riot Games

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 17, 2015 9:58am PST

One of the biggest MOBA games in the world has been purchased by one of the largest companies in China.


"Eh, they own Epic too and they don't seem to have gone to shit. "

- BeowolfSchaefer see all 14 comments