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Linekong Turns to Global Market Opportunities, Invests $20M in Linekong US, Inc.

Chinese Mobile Entertainment Titan Establishes Independent Entity to Pursue Development of Globally Accessible, IP-Based Games

BURLINGAME, CA — Feb. 1, 2016 – Publicly traded Chinese mobile gaming company Linekong Interactive (“Linekong Interactive”; HKSE: 8267) today announced that the company is investing $20M USD to expand its presence in the global mobile game market by establishing a western arm, Linekong US, Inc. This investment will help Linekong US establish partnerships and achieve its mission of building vibrant, globally-accessible mobile games that unite the best of western and eastern game design. Continue reading

Eternal Arena Now Available on the App Store and Google Play

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NetEase Brings One of China’s Most Successful Titles to the West With a Complete Culturalization

BRISBANE, Calif. – November 12, 2015NetEase, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTES) today announced the release of Eternal Area, a fast-paced, fantasy action RPG available now on iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, and Android devices. In Eternal Arena, players control teams of three epic heroes, each with unique abilities, to save the magical world of Etryna from the rule of a mysterious villain known as the Master. Continue reading

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

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

The Undead Are Alive: Stupid Zombies 3 Blasts its Way Onto iOS and Android

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Enter a post-apocalyptic zombie wasteland in GameResort’s latest turn based 2D puzzle platformer

CLAREMONT, Calif. – July 22, 2015 – Hope you’ve been practicing your aim: the undead are finally back, and as stupid as ever! GameResort, creators of the popular Stupid Zombies series, today announced that Stupid Zombies 3 is now available for free on iOS and Android. The latest installment in the studio’s popular zombie blasting trilogy features key upgrades including new post-apocalyptic wastelands, heroic characters, and high-power firearms for seemingly endless and challenging gameplay.

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FreshPlanet Turns Up the Volume with SongPop 2, Available Now on iOS

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Anticipated Sequel to the World’s Biggest Music Trivia Game is Free-to-Play on iOS, Coming Soon to Android and Facebook

NEW YORK CITY – July 16, 2015 - FreshPlanet today released SongPop 2, the follow-up to the social music trivia hit SongPop which amassed over 100 million users since launch. Built around the  Name That Tune(™) foundation of the original SongPop, SongPop 2 features new twists and bigger, louder, more toe-tapping trivia action than ever before. SongPop 2 is free-to-play with in-app purchases and available now on iOS, coming soon to Android, and Facebook Canvas. To download the game, click hereContinue reading

Zombies Aren’t Getting Any Smarter: Stupid Zombies 3, Coming July 22

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GameResort’s zombie-blasting 2D puzzle platformer will be available on iOS and Android

CLAREMONT, Calif. – July 15, 2015 – Save your brains, the undead are alive once again! Mobile games developer GameResort today announced that Stupid Zombies 3, the latest installment in the studio’s zombie blasting Stupid Zombie trilogy, will be available for free on iOS and Android on July 22. Stupid Zombies 3 upgrades the puzzle-platform shooting action with new characters, weapons, and power-ups that enhance gameplay.

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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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