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Mobile gaming in China to reach new heights in 2013

China Mobile GamingMobile gaming continues to grow in China

Online gaming, especially in the mobile space, has been picking up momentum over the past year. More consumers are getting their hands on mobile devices, such as smart phones and tablets, leading them to participate in mobile gaming more actively. In China, the revenue that online gaming generates is expected to reach new highs. Analysys International, a research firm based in Beijing, has released a new report that predicts the growth of the online gaming sector in China.

Half of China’s mobile consumers play mobile games

Many of the mobile device owners in China make use of mobile gaming in one way or another. Most of these games allow players to connect to the Internet and socialize with their friends and other gamers. The social aspects of mobile gaming is one of the reasons these game applications have become popular with consumers. According to Analysys International, China’s mobile gaming industry has tapped into approximately half of the country’s mobile consumers, which has poised the industry for aggressive growth in the future.

Mobile gaming market to reach $11 billion in 2013

Analysys International predicts that China’s online gaming market will reach $11 billion in 2013, driven largely by mobile games. Browser games, a popular pastime for PC owners, are expected to become less prevalent as developers and consumers begin to focus more on mobile gaming. The country’s game industry has been making strides in further enthralling consumers in the world of mobile games. Developers are beginning to focus on introducing 3D elements into their online games.

Mobile games gaining ground all over the world

Online mobile gaming is not only becoming more popular in China. Consumers all over the world are responding well to mobile games of various types. Many enjoy the entertainment they receive from mobile gaming, while others use mobile games simply to pass the time. Whatever the case may be, the worldwide mobile gaming market is expected to see rapid growth in the near future.

International Games System aims to take big steps in 2013

International Games System takes big stepsInternational Games System plans to take over Taiwan gaming and break into South Korea

International Games System, one of the largest game development firms in Taiwan, is looking to enter into the mobile gaming market of South Korea. The company has a strong interest in online gaming and has recently announced its partnership with Chunhwa Telecom, which will pave the way for the launch of a new online mobile game. Though International Games System is looking to break into the South Korean market, it will also be launching a number of mobile games in Taiwan as well.

Mobile gaming gains momentum

Mobile gaming is picking up steam, even as the industry itself is already inundated with products from a vast multitude of development companies. One of the reason mobile gaming has been gaining attraction is because of the widespread use of smart phones and tablets. The advent of these mobile devices opened a new avenue for the game industry, through which is could target a demographic that was interested in playing games wherever they may be at the time.

Developer aims to develop largest gaming platform in Taiwan

International Games System has plans to create the largest online gaming platform in Taiwan. Through this platform, it expects mobile game sales to more than double in 2013. Currently, the company’s most popular game, Salon Boss I, boasts of 300,000 users in Taiwan, Hong King and Macau. International Games System believes that it can expand its reach by creating an online gaming platform that acts as a hub for all of the company’s current and future titles.

Plans in place to enter South Korean gaming market

Breaking into the South Korean gaming market may be significantly more difficult task. International Games System will have to face down much larger companies than itself if it wants to be competitive in the market. Currently, the company is working on agreements with SK Telecom, KT Corp, and LG U+ that may help it establish a foothold in the South Korean gaming market.