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Branded watermelons: Phil Larson, Christopher Kassulke, and Kim-Mai Cutler discuss mobile gaming in China

Have you seen Fruit Ninja branded watermelons for sale in China? News to Phil Larson if you have–they’re not being offered. But that doesn’t mean it couldn’t happen–one day. Fruit-themed merchandizing wasn’t the only thing on topic when Phil Larson, CMO of Halfbrick, and Christopher Kassulke, CEO of HandyGames, came to the GMIC main stage…

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Gaming is Entertainment: CEO of EA Denies Game-Making is a Data-Driven or Social Business

As the first in a series of keynote speakers at GMIC SV John Riccitiello, CEO of Electronics Arts, took some time to set the record straight on the direction and evolution of the gaming industry. The EA front man stressed the importance of quality gaming experiences serving as the core from which games themselves can…

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GWC And Tencent Help Game Developers Cross Borders

Tencent announced its future strategy to build up closer partnerships with Apple on March 9th at the Mobile Game Innovation and Startup with China event, hosted by Great Wall Club, a dynamic international network with a rapidly growing C-level member base in the Mobile Internet industry, and 36Kr.com, the most popular blogging website focusing on…

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DeNA Gets It’s Game On And Doubles Down On China

Last month we reported that DeNA and Jack Ma’s Alibaba had struck up a significant deal.  We initially speculated publicly (and later confirmed internally) that the deal had its roots in the time DeNA China CEO, Wang Yong, and Alibaba CTO, Wang Jian spent together on GWC’s G-Trip to Silicon Valley last fall. DeNA, a mobile platform operator based in Japan, signed…

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CEO Of Chinese Mobile Gaming Company, Moca, Talks To mobiSights

  Established in 2007, Moca is a mobile Internet game developer.  Japan’s Infinity Venture Partners invested in the company in 2009.   The Following is an interview of Moca’s CEO, Song Xiaofei, by mobiSights. Are WAP and JAVA primary profiting platforms for Moca? How big is the profit margin of the two platforms? What is…

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Freemium: The Game Is Free, But The Cool Stuff Will Cost Ya

This article looks into the basics behind offering a product under the “freemium” concept.  It discusses the background of “freemium”, how money is made, the conversion rate from free to paying, as well as the place of “freemium” in China’s current market environment.   This article follows up on the Glu article which first touch…

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Posted in Mobile Comments

Glu: On Market Platforms, China, and Angry Birds [Slides Included]

Glu, one of the globes leading mobile and social gaming developers, is carving out its place of dominance within the Apple and Android Markets.  One of the first companies to take on the Android gaming market and succeed, Glu, is hoping that its early commitment and dedication to the market will secure it a leading…

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Glu: Causing 3D Chaos And Mayhem To Conquer Mobile Gaming

Glu, one of the globes leading mobile and social gaming developers, is carving out its place of dominance within industry by combining 3D gaming with the “Freemium” style business model.  One of the first companies to take on the Android gaming market and succeed, Glu, is hoping that its early commitment and dedication to the…

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mobiTalk #02: After the Bell – Lei Jun VS. Dave McClure

Lei Jun, CEO of Xiaomi, and Dave McClure, Co-Founder of 500 Startups, discussed their experiences as investors in the high speed world of the mobile tech industry at GWC’s mobiTalk speaker series.  The two men shared their insights on how they pick the companies they fund and what their opinion was of various aspects of…

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G+1 #17: Rovio Examines Angry Birds’ Success and Their Hopes for China

  Nick Dorra, animation producer for Rovio Entertainment, and Tianyi Pan, marketing manager in China for Rovio Entertainment, came to Beijing last week to deliver a keynote and participate in a panel discussion at Great Wall Club’s G+1 Developer Event. About Nick and Tianyi Nick Dorra has been with Rovio Entertainment for the last three…

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