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  • The9 Launches Mobile Gaming Platform & SDK To Give Developers Access To The Chinese Market

    The9 Launches Mobile Gaming Platform & SDK To Give Developers Access To The Chinese Market

    The9, the sizable NASDAQ-listed Chinese game publisher and developer, has made quite a few investments in the U.S. gaming market over the last year. (Reflecting, it seems, a rising Asian interest in U.S. companies, especially gaming.) As part of its international strategy, The9 has been full-steam ahead on creating better ways for international gaming companies and developers to make inroads… Read More

  • OpenFeint Brings 60 New Mobile Social Games To China Via The9 Partnership

    OpenFeint Brings 60 New Mobile Social Games To China Via The9 Partnership

    Earlier this year, mobile social gaming platform OpenFeint teamed up with one of its investors, Chinese gaming company The9 to bring game developers to the Android platform. OpenFeint and The9 announced that it will be using te $100 million Fund9, a Chinese-based mobile internet development fund, to fund game developers using OpenFeint platform for Chinese games. In just three months of… Read More

  • OpenFeint And The9 Team Up To Bring Game Developers To Android Platform

    OpenFeint, the comprehensive mobile social gaming platform from Aurora Feint, is teaming up with its recent investor and Chinese gaming company The9 on a joint initiative to bring game developers to the Android platform. Basically, OpenFeint and The9 will be using the $100 million Fund9, a Chinese-based mobile internet development fund, to fund game developers. As we’ve written in the… Read More

  • Chinese Game Developer The9 Sets Up $100 Million Fund For App Developers

    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… Read More

  • Chinese Online Game Developer The9 Invests In OpenFeint Maker Aurora Feint

    The9, a Chinese online game developer, has made an undisclosed minority equity investment in Aurora Feint, the company behind OpenFeint, a social gaming network for the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. The news comes a couple of months after The9 announced that it had acquired a majority interest in US-based Red 5 Studios for a total of approx. $20 million. Read More

  • Chinese Online Game Developer The9 Invests $20M In Red 5 Studios

    The9, an online game developer and operator in China, has acquired a majority interest in US-based Red 5 Studios for a total of approximately $20 million. With the move, the Chinese online gaming company says it is beginning to shape its global strategy. For Red 5, the additional capital means more means and potential users for the game(s) that they’re currently developing and extra… Read More