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Tencent Video launches ‘League of Legends’ anime series in China
Gaming

Tencent Video launches ‘League of Legends’ anime series in China

As first reported by Gaming Industry 24/7 The League of Legends animated TV series world debuted on Chinese streaming platform Tencent Video. The Anime series is based on the popular esports League of Legends Event. The new Series is a collaboration between China’s Tencent Video, Tencent Games, and Riot Games. According to Arcane co-creators and executive producers Christian Linke and Alex Yee, it was their love for League of Legends that motivated them to bring the game to the small screen. According to Yee, in order to create something “THAT BOTH FANS OF THE IP AND NEWCOMERS CAN APPRECIATE,” THEY TRIED TO “FORM A PRODUCTION TEAM COMPRISED OF BOTH LONGTIME LEAGUE PLAYERS AND LEAD DEVELOPERS” AND THAT HELPED “GIVE US INSIGHT INTO BOTH PERSPECTIVES THAT DIFFERENT AUDI...
Tencent Holdings investing in one new gaming company per week
Gaming, Tech

Tencent Holdings investing in one new gaming company per week

Tencent Holdings (currently the world’s biggest mobile game vendor) invested in 27 gaming companies in the first half of 2021. This is roughly one every seven days on average This round of investment appears to be mainly defensive. There is a lot of pressure from ByteDance Technology, Alibaba Group Holding and other competitors who are attacking Tencent's dominant position in the gaming sector. “Tencent keeps expanding its product lines by investing in excellent game developers of massive-multiplayer on-line, role play, simulation, card and leisure games to eliminate the possibility of any new gaming giants emerging,” an industry analyst said. ‘Genshin Impact,’ developed by rival miHoYo Technology Shanghai, overtook Tencent’s Arena of Valor to become the world’s highest-earning m...