You may or may not heard about a company called NetEase. Well if you don’t, NetEase is a company that has managed to bring games such as World of Warcraft and Hearthstone to China. They are a big company, and they are about to get much bigger, as they are going to open up their first office in the West.
David Ting will be leading the new US office. David Ting already has much experience, as he was Chief Technology Officer at OUYA, Head of Online Publishing at Blizzard, and was General Manager of IGN eSports.
“With a $15 billion USD market cap, NetEase has a strong foundation of successes in Asian markets made possible by a wealth of design and engineering talent. We’re diligently working to bring culturalized versions of these high quality experiences to gamers all over the world. We’ve assembled a group of talented professionals whose passion is making games and our focus is on fostering an environment with creative freedom. We are building the games we want to play and are excited to launch them into global markets.” – David Ting, General Manager of NetEase North America
NetEase has already announced that they will release on the Western market is an adaptation of their most successful games. Speedy Ninja, which is right now a working title for the game (title could get changed before the game gets released) is an endless runner, with twist added in.
There is no specific release date for the game, but we do know that is will be coming soon.