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September's Gaming Industry News

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(1) Netflix Gaming Revving Up: Beta Testing and Acquiring Game Studios Netflix is starting to fully invest into their gaming service, starting testing in Poland in August, and announcing acquiring Night School Studio on September 28th.

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Tencent's Strategy to Keep the Crown

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In our last post, we discussed how Tencent has come under threat from new competition from both large investment firms such as ByteDance or Alibaba, and new startups..

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August's Gaming Industry News

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(1) Nintendo Switch Dominates Japan's Famitsu Weekly Top 30 List Every week, Famitsu releases a list of top 30 games in sales, and for the first week of August, all 30 games were for the Nintendo Switch. Since Famitsu started collecting data for all platforms in November 1988, rather than the ...

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Tencent's Aggressive, Accelerated Investment Strategy of 2021 [Part 1]

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If you examine Chinese big tech firm Tencent’s 2020 profits, about ⅓ of it was from the gaming industry. As a large investment firm that invests heavily into the gaming industry, Tencent is the leading investor in the global gaming market. Last year, Tencent invested in 31 companies including ...

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July's Gaming Industry News

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(1) Tilting Point, Raises 235 Million USD: US mobile publisher Tilting Point has raised 235 million USD in its first equity investment round, lead by General Atlantic. Tilting Point co-CEO Kevin Segalla announced that, “With this financing, we plan to expand our operations and aggressively pursue ...

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June's Game Industry News

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(1) E3 2021: One of the largest game industry trade shows in the world, E3, after being cancelled last year due to COVID-19, was held online this year from June 12th to Jun 15th. This year, due to the absence of Sony and EA, Microsoft and Nintendo were at the center of attention. Nintendo had an ...

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Gamer Clustering Methodology and Case Studies Part 2

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On March 25th, TENTUPLAY was invited by CookApps to host a talk. CookApps is a game developer of casual mobile games that operates mostly in the North American and European market. Some of their most famous titles include Modern City, Hawaii Life, and Random Royale. We will continue to introduce ...

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Gamer Clustering Methodology and Case Studies Part 1

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On March 25th, TENTUPLAY was invited by CookApps to host a talk. CookApps is a game developer of casual mobile games that operates mostly in the North American and European market. Some of their most famous titles include Modern City, Hawaii Life, and Random Royale. Most of their games are ...

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The Wild West of the Metaverse Part 2

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The Near Future From the Platforms and Users’ Perspective While the Metaverse will eventually find its ultimate form that we have seen in movies and novels, this is a process which will take time. 

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The Wild West of the Metaverse Part 1

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The Near Future from the Prospect of Platforms and Users The Metaverse has been at the center of attention of the IT and gaming industry since last year.

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