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Nyko’s Cygnus Controller for Android Now Available Online

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Controller ergonomics, performance, and design optimize the gameplay experience for set-top boxes and mobile devices

LOS ANGELES – Jan. 20, 2016 – Leading gaming accessories manufacturer Nyko today announced the release of the Cygnus Controller for Android. The result of years of experience building controllers for all popular gaming platforms, Cygnus is a full-sized wireless Bluetooth controller redesigned from the ground up to optimize gameplay experiences on a tablet, smartphone, set-top box, or VR headset running Android. The Cygnus Controller is now available at Amazon or the Nyko online store for an MSRP of $24.99. Continue reading

CES 2016: Nyko Fuels Your iPhone with High-Capacity Power and Qi Wireless Charging Cases

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LA-based Specialists in Rechargeable Battery Solutions Challenge Market Leadership with Higher Capacity and Qi Inductive Wireless Charging 

LOS ANGELES – Jan. 6, 2016 – Nyko Technologies today announced the first details of their new line of power accessories for iPhone at the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. After making its mark as the first company to create wireless controller chargers for video game consoles and patent holders of charging technology that utilizes dongles, the LA-based battery solutions expert is now expanding to offer power cases for the iPhone 6 and 6S. The new products include the Power Shield case, coming in a variety of power capacities up to 3500 mAh, and the Power Shield Q case with Qi inductive wireless charging and 2200 mAh capacity. The Q Shield was also announced, which simply adds Qi inductive wireless charging capabilities to an iPhone 6 or 6S in a slim design. Conference attendees seeking to get a first-hand look at the new hardware can find Nyko at Tech East in the North Tower of Westgate Hotel, Suite 12121, on January 6-9. Members of the press who would like to schedule a personal demo may submit their request by emailing nyko@triplepointpr.com. Continue reading

Adways Launches PreLaunch.me Pre-registration Service for Android and iOS Games

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Based on Japan’s Highly Successful “Yoyaku Top 10”, Pre-Registration Platform for Mid/Hard-core Mobile Games Now Available in the West

 

SAN FRANCISCO – Oct 26, 2015 - Established in 2013, US subsidiary of Adways Inc. (Head Office: Shinjuku-Tokyo, CEO: Haruhisa Okamura), Adways Interactive (Head Office: San Francisco, CEO: Ken Asakura) today announced the full launch of PreLaunch.me, releasing the Android app out of Beta with new features and debuting the PreLaunch.me web app for iOS and Android, available for publishers and gamers in the US, Canada, Australia and UK. To download PreLaunch.me to your Android device, visit Google Play, while iOS users may visit www.PreLaunch.me via the Safari web browser.
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Unlock and Play as Steve Aoki in Speedy Ninja This October

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Wield a Microphone Sword and Throw Dim Mak Cakes as the World-Renowned EDM DJ and Producer in Mobile Game from NetEase

 

BRISBANE, Calif. – September 8, 2015 - NetEase, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTES) today announced that the world-renowned, Grammy-nominated EDM DJ and producer Steve Aoki will be making an appearance in the mobile game Speedy Ninja as a playable character. Aoki’s character comes complete with weapons such as a microphone sword and Dim Mak cakes, and will be available starting October 2015. Players who unlock Aoki will be able to play him indefinitely. Continue reading

Ready, Set, Run! Speedy Ninja Launches on iOS and Android

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NetEase Debuts Its First Mobile Game Built for Western Gamers, A Competitive Endless Runner

BRISBANE, Calif. – August 27, 2015 – NetEase, Inc. (NTES) today announced the release of its first mobile game for the West, Speedy Ninja. Starting today, iOS and Android users can embark on the fastest, most perilous run of their lives through bamboo forests and the high skies run by mystical dragons. Download the game for free on the App Store: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/speedy-ninja/id997529786?mt=8, and Google Play: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.netease_na.nmd2&hl=en.

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NetEase Reveals Pipeline of Mobile Games and Closed Beta Program

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New Games Enter Closed Beta Phase in the West Starting with Action RPG ‘Eternal Arena’

BRISBANE, Calif. – August 20, 2015 – NetEase, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTES) today revealed a pipeline of new mobile game titles heading into closed beta testing, expanding on the company’s lineup of games for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Android for potential release in western markets. Among those, action role-playing game Eternal Arena leads the schedule with a closed beta program starting this week, with the action role-playing game Tome of the Sun and strategy role-playing game March of Heroes opening pre-registration for its upcoming closed beta programs. To register for these programs, visit https://prereg.netease-na.com/ Continue reading

Steve Aoki Headlines NetEase Concert to Celebrate Launch of Speedy Ninja

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Globally Recognized EDM Phenomenon to Perform for PAX Attendees at EMP in Seattle

BRISBANE, Calif. – August 18, 2015 - NetEase, Inc. (NTES) today announced a free concert during PAX Prime 2015 to celebrate the launch of its first mobile game in the West, Speedy Ninja. The concert is headlined by world-renowned EDM DJ Steve Aoki and is only open to attendees with a valid PAX pass. The concert takes place on Friday, August 28,  at the Showbox SoDo, 1700 1st Avenue South, Seattle. Doors open at 8 PM PDT. Continue reading

NetEase Launches New Success Fund for Mobile Game Developers

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China Tech Giant Provides Innovative Funding Option Offering Independent Developers Up To $500,000 Each 

SAN FRANCISCO – July 23, 2015 – NetEase, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTES) today announced the formation of the NetEase Success Fund, a new financing option for mobile game developers that offers an alternative to the traditional publishing model. The new funding initiative provides up to $500,000 for each independent developer accepted into the program to fund marketing and advertising needs for their mobile game. This program is designed to empower developers to retain the rights, creative control, and full ownership of their products. Continue reading