5/25/20
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Tencent has become Marvelous’s biggest shareholder, reports Bloomberg. Tencent has purchased 20 percent of the Japanese game company’s stock. Besides Marvelous, Tencent has stakes in Epic and Bluehole.

1/20/20
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Koei Tecmo has filed a lawsuit against Chinese mobile game company Hangzhou Jedi Technology over copyright infringement. According to the lawsuit (via ANN), Koei Tecmo alleges that the Chinese company has repeatedly used its game images and music in online app ads.

1/16/20
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Jiang Ziya, the sequel to the blockbuster Chinese animation Ne Zha, is getting a US release. The earlier movie made a whopping $720 million in China, and the sequel follows the adventures of an army commander who is tasked with killing the Nine-Tailed Fox Demon. Jiang Ziya will be released in the US on February 7.

1/14/20
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It appears that Chinese Switch consoles are locked. Tencent is handling the Chinese market, and domestic games, which read “CHN” on the Switch cards, are reportedly locked. This means international players will need to import Tencent Switches should they want to play any future China-only releases.

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