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Perfect World revenue and profit down year-over-year

Online game publisher Perfect World has released its financial earnings statement for the third quarter ended on September 30, 2012. Total revenue for the quarter came to RMB695.8 million ($111.7 million/ £70.1 million), down from RMB708.9 million ($113.8 million/£71.5 million)

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Perfect World posts strong annual result

The Chinese online gaming company Perfect World has reported full-year revenue and profit growth as it continues to expand its overseas business. For the 12-month period ending December 31 the company posted RMB2.98 billion ($474 million) in revenue, up from

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Star Trek Online is now F2P

CEO Jack Emmert said the new free-to-play focus is great for fans and casual gamers who were previously put off by the barriers of entry that paid subscriptions entailed. “We couldn’t be more excited,” he said, “Anyone can download and

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Perfect World announces decreasing profits

The Chinese MMO operator Perfect World saw net profits decline by around 40 per cent in the third quarter. For the three months ending September 30, the company posted net profits of RMB143.6 million ($22.5 million), compared to RMB213.7 million

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Star Trek Online F2P will be available in January 2012

Star Trek Online (not to be confused with Gameforge’s Star Trek: Infinite Space), is a Cryptic Studios-developed MMORPG which is going free-to-play early next year, aimed at exploring both familiar and new races and worlds in the universe of Star

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Star Trek Online F2P-Testserver Tribble online

Hello, computer (and players)! As you have must have seen by now, open beta testing of Star Trek Online’s new F2P model is well underway; the developers have been posting dev diaries about the impending changes for the last couple

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Neverwinter MMO will be F2P

Cryptic Studios’ in-development online, co-op RPG version of Neverwinter is getting an overhaul. The developer has announced that the game is being transformed into a free-to-play MMO with a focus on action. First announced in August 2010 by Cryptic, Atari

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Details on F2P ST:Online

Confirming reports that surfaced last week, the MMO will still offer a standard subscription model but players will now be able to jump in without opening their wallets. While free-to-play users enjoy the same level cap as subscribers and can

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Perfect World invests $100 Million in venture capital fund

Perfect World, one of the largest online game operators in China and east Asia, announced today that it will invest $100 million in a venture capital fund. The company will join the unnamed fund as a limited partner to invest

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Perfect World Revenue and Profit growth

The Chinese MMO developer and publisher Perfect World has posted second fiscal quarter results showing an increase in both revenue and profits. Total revenue was RMB779.6 million ($120.6m); up from RMB718.5 million in Q1, and RMB 592.5 million ($92.6m) from

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