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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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 Unlock and Play as Steve Aoki in Speedy Ninja This October
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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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 Reveals Pipeline of Mobile Games and Closed Beta Program
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 Steve Aoki Headlines NetEase Concert to Celebrate Launch of Speedy Ninja
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 New Uniform, Same Speed: Imangi Studios and Usain Bolt Partner for Temple Run 2 Update
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 NetEase Launches New Success Fund for Mobile Game Developers
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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