Posts Tagged ‘The9’

Qihoo 360, The9 Form Joint Venture In China

Chinese Internet security provider Qihoo 360 and online game developer and operator The9 will establish a joint venture. Meanwhile, Qihoo 360 will become the exclusive operator for The9’s online role-playing shooter game FireFall in China. FireFall is developed by the American online game development team Red 5 Studios. Founded in 2005, Red 5 Studios is […]

Investors Attack The9 For Alleged Inaccurate Financial Statements About Chinese Online Games

A law firm in the United States is going after Chinese online gaming firm The9 in a new class action lawsuit claiming that The9’s executives made inaccurate statements about the company’s financial situation.
Coughlin Stoia Geller Rudman & Robbins LLP announced that a class action has been commenced in the United States District Court for the […]

The9 Sues Blizzard Entertainment In Shanghai Over Online Game

According to information from Shanghai’s court website, Chinese online game operator The9 is targeting the American game developer Blizzard Entertainment in two lawsuits which involve property loss compensation and commercial defamation, respectively.
While the court’s website at shows the cases will soon be heard, and a representative from The9 has confirmed the news to local […]

Rising Cooperates With Partners To Provide Online Safety Service

In recognition of World Consumer Rights Day on March 15, Chinese online security service provider Rising has formally launched an initiative called “3-15 Safety Service Month” in cooperation with its partners to provide security services for its users.
Under the program, Rising will work with over a dozen websites, including, Alipay,, The9, and […]

The9 Announces Poison Pill Plan

Chinese online game developer and operator The9 (NCTY) has announced that to protect the interests and rights of the company and its shareholders, its board of directors has approved a poison pill plan against hostile takeover.

Seven Chinese Internet Game Operators Fight Viruses

Seven Chinese online game operators, including Shanda (SNDA), NetEase (NTES), Giant (GA), The9 (NCTY), Perfect World (PWRD), Ourgame and Holdfast, have jointly announced plans to cooperate with the Chinese security software provider 360 to fight game identity theft trojan viruses.

The9 Posts Seasonal Decline In Chinese Online Game Revenue

Chinese online game development company The9 Limited (NCTY) announced its financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2008 and stated that while total net revenues increased 29.3% year-over-year, they decreased 10.2% quarter-over-quarter to CNY408.4 million.

The9 Says Online Game Rumors ‘Completely Unfounded’

Chinese online game company The9 (NCTY) says rumors regarding its negotiations over renewing control in China of Blizzard Entertainment’s World of Warcraft game are unfounded.

Online Games In China Show Modest Growth For The9

Chinese online game operator The9 (NCTY) just announced its unaudited financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2008 and says net revenues increased by 4% quarter-over-quarter and by 69% year-over-year to CNY455.1 million.

Korean Game Firm Partners With The9

Chinese online gaming firm The9 (NCTY) has signed an agreement with South Korea’s T3 Entertainment to establish a joint venture to further strengthen their partnerships in the areas of game development and publishing.