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Arena of Valor Reportedly Abandoned By Tencent

Arena of Valor Reportedly Facing Abandonment By Tencent

According to a report from Reuters, Tencent has abandoned Arena of Valor after a rift with Riot Games. The mobile MOBA is the Westernized version of Tencent’s flagship title Honor…

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League of Legends Mobile Reportedly in Development by Tencent and Riot Games

League of Legends is apparently going mobile soon. According to the international news site Reuters, three anonymous sources have disclosed that both Riot Games and their owners Tencent are planning…

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Tencent Acquires Swedish Game Developer Sharkmob

Chinese Tech Giant Tencent has further increased its reach in the video game world, this time acquiring a 100% stake in the small Swedish development studio Sharkmob. In a press…

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Iraq Bans PUBG and Fortnite as “Moral Threats to Children”

Iraq has joined the list of countries that have banned PlayerUnkown’s Battlegrounds for it’s alleged damage to the youth of the country. This latest ban comes hot off the heels…

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Tencent Controls 15% of Gaming Market and Brought In Nearly $20 Billion in 2018

Tencent, the biggest games company in the world, brought in nearly $20 billion of global games revenue last year. This number makes them the number one company in terms of…

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Tencent Release Their Game Store Outside Of China as WeGame X

Chinese mega-conglomerate Tencent, who owns a 40% share in Epic Games, have released their own game store outside of China for the first time with surprisingly little fanfare. The store…

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Prince Harry Says Fortnite Is Addictive and Shouldn’t Be Allowed

Fortnite is one of the most popular games in the history of the medium, enjoyed by children and adults of all ages the world over. As of March 2019, the…

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Indonesia Considers PUBG Ban

Indonesia’s Communication and Information Technology Ministry is considering banning the battle royale game PUBG. The debate has been sparked by a call from an Islamic organization in the country for a…

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Activision And Tencent Reveal Call Of Duty: Mobile For Android And iOS

A mobile-exclusive iteration of the Call of Duty franchise is headed to iOS and Android. Titled Call of Duty: Mobile, the game will collect some of the most popular game modes, weapons,…

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Tencent Announces New Streaming Rules for Chinese Gamers

Earlier this week, Tencent announced new streaming rules for all Chinese gamers in response to growing concern from Chinese internet regulators. Esports Observer reported the list of banned activities, later…