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Recent articles by Ben Parfitt

Tencent's Q4 profit doubles

Big jumps in mobile games and smaller PC growth boost Chinese giant as financial year closes

By Ben Parfitt

Former Telltale developers accuse studio of breeding toxicity

Co-founder Kevin Bruner is strongly criticised by former colleagues complaining of never-ending crunch and stifled creativity

By Ben Parfitt

Ubisoft and Tencent form 'strategic agreement' to bring games to China

Tencent will publish, promote and operate Ubisoft's PC and mobile titles in its home market

By Ben Parfitt

Nintendo reveals best-selling indie Switch games

Celeste triumphs as platform holder pledges to improve eShop discoverability

By Ben Parfitt

The Ataribox becomes the Atari VCS

Hardware gets a new name, logo and look, but it's still unclear as to what precisely it has to offer

By Ben Parfitt

Chinese and UK focus promised as Bandai Namco reports profits dip

Restructure and fresh regional focus revealed as part of new mid-term strategy

By Ben Parfitt

Strong mobile launches drive NetEase revenues

Onmyyoji and Knives Out attract big player numbers and are backed up by ecommerce growth

By Ben Parfitt

Nexon reports a record-breaking year

Revenues and income up as Dungeon & Fighter and Maple Story enjoy strong growth

By Ben Parfitt

NCsoft posts another year of record-breaking growth

Slight declines in mobile aren't enough to ruin the show as online PC games enjoy a strong quarter

By Ben Parfitt

Smartphone success boosts Square Enix after a quiet nine months on consoles

Online titles Final Fantasy XIV and Dragon Quest X boost sales and subscriber numbers

By Ben Parfitt

Jump in physical game sales can't save Sega from sales and income drops

Games success not enough to overcome slumping arcade and smartphone performance

By Ben Parfitt

Sales and profits both climb at Konami

Decent mobile performance and 80m downloads for mobile PES lead to increased profits guidance

By Ben Parfitt

Capcom income surges thanks to stellar games performance

Ultra Street Fighter II on Switch is a "smash hit", making up for "soft" sales of Marvel vs Capcom: Infinite

By Ben Parfitt

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