Tencent’s LA Studio Will Be Led By Rockstar Veteran Steve Martin

Tencent wants to appeal to U.S. goers through blockbuster games and IPs. However, they want their business and corporations in the U.S. to be led by an American, which is something that we relayed back on May 24th, 2020. As of today, a new report has popped up detailing how Tencent’s LA branch, LightSpeed Studio, will be led by Rockstar Games veteran Steve Martin. Continue reading “Tencent’s LA Studio Will Be Led By Rockstar Veteran Steve Martin”

Code: Syn Is Tencent’s New Open-World Cyberpunk Game

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Tencent and Lightspeed & Quantum Studios announced that they have a new game in the works set in a cyberpunk society in the year 2035. The new promotional trailer for the upcoming Chinese-made game revels in the fact that it’s all running in-engine within Epic Games’ Unreal Engine 4. Continue reading “Code: Syn Is Tencent’s New Open-World Cyberpunk Game”

Tencent CEO Pony Ma Dethrones Jack Ma As China’s Richest Person

If you don’t know, the chief executive officer of Tencent is Ma Huateng, best known as Pony Ma. The Chinese business magnate is also an investor, politician, and philanthropist, and is now known as “China’s richest person.” Continue reading “Tencent CEO Pony Ma Dethrones Jack Ma As China’s Richest Person”

Tencent Wants To Target Japanese Anime And Manga To Bolster Its Portfolio, Says Reports

As of recent, two websites have received word from multiple Tencent employees discussing how the Chinese mega-conglomerate wants to target Japanese anime and manga to bolster its portfolio in the foreseeable future. Continue reading “Tencent Wants To Target Japanese Anime And Manga To Bolster Its Portfolio, Says Reports”

Tencent Wants To Invest $70 Billion In 5G And Cloud Services

Tencent is looking to expand in other areas of tech to reach the top spot, given that it stands as Asia’s second-biggest company by market value. In an attempt to bolster its initiative, the company will invest $70 billion over the next five years in technology infrastructure, including cloud computing, artificial intelligence, and 5G network. Continue reading “Tencent Wants To Invest $70 Billion In 5G And Cloud Services”

OtherSide Entertainment Reaffirms Involvement With System Shock 3 Development After Tencent Deal

OtherSide Entertainment announced that Tencent was helping out with System Shock 3 back on May 20th, 2020. Weeks later, after the recent announcement, we now have a community manager at OtherSide Entertainment claiming that the company is still involved with System Shock 3’s development. Continue reading “OtherSide Entertainment Reaffirms Involvement With System Shock 3 Development After Tencent Deal”

Tencent Now Owns 20% Stake In Marvelous

After the company hired Kojima Productions founding member Kenichiro Imaizumi and Halo 4 lead designer Scott Warner, Tencent is moving things along with its U.S. branch — based in Palo Alto, California — to court gamers in the West by churning out blockbuster games. As of now, No More Heroes 3 publisher has started a business alliance with Tencent. Continue reading “Tencent Now Owns 20% Stake In Marvelous”

Tencent America Is Hiring Devs To Work In California To Churn Out Blockbuster Games

Tencent is ramping things up in an attempt to fulfill its promise it made back in late 2019. After the company hired Kojima Productions founding member Kenichiro Imaizumi and Halo 4 lead designer Scott Warner, Tencent America — based in Palo Alto, California — is trying to act as a place to churn out blockbuster games and “court gamers in the West.” Continue reading “Tencent America Is Hiring Devs To Work In California To Churn Out Blockbuster Games”

Despite Coronavirus Measures, Tencent Surpasses Q1 2020 Expectations

Although the coronavirus is affecting multiple businesses and industries for the worse, it looks like the Chinese mega-corporation best known as Tencent is beating quarterly expectations. According to a new report that Tencent issued out regarding its Q1 2020 results, it has “blown past estimates” despite China being on lockdown. Continue reading “Despite Coronavirus Measures, Tencent Surpasses Q1 2020 Expectations”

OtherSide Entertainment Announces Tencent’s Expertise Will Help System Shock 3

Back on May 18th, 2020, we covered a report suggesting that System Shock 3 and the devs might have found solace in Tencent. As of today, the two-day-old report has come to fruition in that the Chinese mega-corporation best known as Tencent is now helping with System Shock 3. Continue reading “OtherSide Entertainment Announces Tencent’s Expertise Will Help System Shock 3”

League Of Legends Adds Rainbow Fluft To Support LGBTQIA+ IDAHOTB2020

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The alphabet soup really lives up to its name. Riot Games, the Tencent owned outfit that makes League of Legends, announced back on May 17th, 2020, that they added a Rainbow Fluft icon to the game to support International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, and Transphobia. Yes, the Rainbow Reich have taken over yet another one of our calendar days. Continue reading “League Of Legends Adds Rainbow Fluft To Support LGBTQIA+ IDAHOTB2020”

Ownership Of System Shock 3 Website Transferred To Tencent, According To Report

A new report has hit the web suggesting that System Shock 3 and the devs might have found investment from Tencent. Yes, the report in question goes on to say that ownership of System Shock 3’s website has been transferred to the Chinese mega-corporation best known as Tencent. Continue reading “Ownership Of System Shock 3 Website Transferred To Tencent, According To Report”

Ken Imaizumi Leaves Kojima Productions And Joins Tencent

Back on November 27th, 2019, we reported on Kenichiro (better known as Ken) Imaizumi leaving Kojima Productions. Although the reasons for Imaizumi’s departure from the company remain unknown to this day, he has joined up with Tencent to help the Chinese mega-corporation further its operations in Europe by identifying investment opportunities and expanding WeChat. Continue reading “Ken Imaizumi Leaves Kojima Productions And Joins Tencent”

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