Heyi Group Forms Entertainment JV With The9 In China

Heyi Group, formerly known as Youku Tudou Group, and The9 announced that the two parties had signed an agreement to build a joint venture. With the name of “Jiuhe Digital Entertainment Company”, the new JV will be engaged in the development, production and distribution of gaming-related cultural entertainment content, including movies, Internet shows, Internet entertainment […]

The9, Gehua Team For HD Interactive TV In China

The9 announced that its interactive TV network subsidiary 9iplaytv.com had reached agreement with Beijing Gehua CATV Network to launch a gaming platform for high-definition interactive TV users.

Tencent To Operate New South Korean Online Game In China

Chinese Internet company Tencent has gained the rights to operate Blade & Soul, a new online game developed by the South Korean company NCsoft, on the Chinese mainland.

China’s The9 Signs IPTV Game Agreement With Disney

Chinese online game developer and operator The9 has announced that it has reached an agreement with Walt Disney Company (Shanghai) to distribute game contents that include Disney cartoon characters on the Chinese mainland.

The9 Tries Mobile Internet Investing To Revitalize Its China Business

Months after reporting sliding revenues and losing valuable relationships, Chinese online game company The9 is trying to rejuvenate itself via a deal to invest in mobile startups.

Game Over: The9 Loses Online Game In China

Chinese online game operator The9 Limited is ending operations for one of its games.

The9 Plans To Introduce OpenFeint Into China

Chinese online gaming firm The9 has announced that it plans to introduce the game-oriented social networking site OpenFeint into the Chinese market before the end of 2010.

New WoW Game Expansion To Be Launched In China On August 31

U.S.-based Blizzard Entertainment and NetEase.com, the licensed operator for Blizzard’s massively multiplayer online role-playing game World of Warcraft on the Chinese mainland, have jointly announced that the new WoW expansion, Wrath of the Lich King, will be formally launched on the Chinese mainland on August 31, 2010.

Bad News From Chinese Internet Game Firm The9

There was bad news from Chinese online game developer The9 Limited as it announced its unaudited financial results for the quarters ended March 31 and June 30, 2010, respectively.

The9 To Operate Sony’s Online Game On Chinese Mainland

Chinese online game developer and operator The9 has reached a strategic partnership with Sony Online Entertainment and will become the exclusive operator for SOE’s 3D leisure community online game “Free Realms” on the Chinese mainland.

The9 To Acquire Majority Stake In Red 5 Studios

Days after Chinese online game developer and operator The9’s president announced her departure from the helm of the company, the company has now gone ahead with plans for expansion with the acquisition of an American company.

The9 Bids Farewell To President In China

Chinese online game developer The9 Limited announced that its president will not have her employment contract extended.