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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

New Uniform, Same Speed: Imangi Studios and Usain Bolt Partner for Temple Run 2 Update

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Run for Your Life as Usain Bolt in New Uniform Celebrating Runner’s 6th World Championships Appearance

RALEIGH, N.C. — August 4, 2015 — Imangi Studios, the developers behind the mega-hit endless runner Temple Run, and Usain Bolt, the six-time Olympic Gold Medalist and world’s fastest man, have partnered to release a new uniform in Temple Run 2. Since August 2013, players around the world have been able to run as Olympian Usain Bolt, widely regarded as the fastest man in history. In honor of his 6th appearance at the IAAF World Championships in Beijing, China, his character is getting a brand new look to reflect Bolt’s current uniform. 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

King of Thieves Updated with Guild Battles

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First major update allows guilds to compete against each other

SAN FRANCISCO — May 14, 2015  ZeptoLab® is happy to announce the launch of Guild Battles in King of Thieves, the first major update for its popular multiplayer game for iPhone, iPad, and Android devices. The new game mode vastly expands the social aspect of the game by pitting two guilds with similar ratings against each other in a competition. Battles run on a repeating cycle of three days, during which the guild that steals more gems is declared the winner. Additionally, the most active players of the winning party will be awarded with in-game currency.

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Gameblyr Takes Aim with Into the Circle, Now Available on iOS

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Test your skills in this minimalist physics-based action title, complete with addictive gameplay and weekly leaderboard challenges

BOSTON May 7, 2015 –  Gameblyr today announced the release of Into the Circle, a minimalistic physics-based take on curling, developed by ZipZap Games. From the publisher of App Store-featured indie hits Pathogen, Third Eye Crime, Zengrams, and Spirefall, Into the Circle challenges players with easy to learn gameplay based on the traditional sport of curling. With polished design, tight controls and addictive “one more try” gameplay, the game allows players to compete in weekly challenges for prizes on the leaderboards. Into the Circle is now available as a free download on the Apple App Store for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch, with optional in-app purchases.

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Bubble Bath Blast Shoots Onto iOS

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Solve puzzles in this unique bubble shooter from indie publisher Gameblyr, complete with skill shots, new bubble types, leaderboards, and more

BOSTON – April 23, 2015 - Gameblyr today announced the release of Bubble Bath Blast, a strategy-driven take on the bubble shooter genre, developed by Pinka Games. From the publisher of App Store-featured indie hits Pathogen, Third Eye Crime, Zengrams, and Spirefall, Bubble Bath Blast mixes bubble shooting with puzzles, adding a challenging twist to the casual genre by inviting players to think before they shoot in order to truly master the game. It features over 300 levels at launch, new bubble types, skillshots that yield bigger rewards, and Facebook Connect to compete with friends. Bubble Bath Blast is now available as a free download on the Apple App Store for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch, with optional in-app purchases.

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