Before we comment on The9’s latest move to up the ante in its rivalry with Tencent, let me first point out that The9 and Tencent, although both based in China and both online games developers and publishers, are two different entities. Q Coin, on the other hand, is the item mall currency of Tencent for its side-scrolling massively multiplayer online game Dungeon & Fighter.
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 Ventur... Read Post
OpenFeint’s mobile social gaming platform is now available to Chinese gamers thanks to a partnership with Chinese online game maker The9. Branded as The9 Game Zone, the platform lets Android mobile gamers socialize with each other, ... Read Post