The9, a Chinese online game operator and developer, this morning announced that it has entered into a memorandum of understanding with three investors – Chengwei Ventures, ChinaRock Capital Management and China Renaissance K2 Ventures – for the establishment of an investment fund with a total size of $100 million.
The fund, dubbed Fund9, will focus on investments in both Chinese and overseas… → Read More
Last year, Aurora Feint launched a comprehensive social gaming platform dubbed OpenFeint that has seen success in attracting independent iPhone game developers to its rapidly growing community. But Android also has potential as a vibrant social gaming platform with its growing community of gaming developers. Today, OpenFeint is announcing a soon to be released platform for Android apps.… → Read More
Aurora Feint the comprehensive social gaming platform behind OpenFeint, is getting into the iPad game today with the launch of release of Aurora Feint 3, a free-to-play massively multi-player social gaming app based around virtual goods.
Aurora Feint started out as a puzzle game developer for the iPhone platform but has since evolved into the maker of a comprehensive social gaming platform dubbed OpenFeint that continues to attract independent iPhone game developers to join its rapidly growing community. Tomorrow, the startup is set to announce the roll-out of the second iteration of the platform, conveniently baptized OpenFeint… → Read More
Aurora Feint (iTunes Link) is a popular and very addictive RPG puzzle game notable for effectively merging game play with an online a community and real time chat – features that are still unfortunately lacking in many iPhone games that fail to tap into the network effect. Now, the developers of Aurora Feint are releasing OpenFeint, an API that will allow iPhone developers to integrate rich… → Read More
We got a request in last night from one of our readers to try out the free “Aurora Feint” game, available for the iPhone and iPod Touch in the new iTunes App Store. Hey, guess what? It’s an awesome game. It’s kind of like “Columns” meets your favorite RPG. Since I’ve only ever been hooked on “Everquest,” let’s say it’s like Columns meets Everquest. It’s hard to explain, but… → Read More