ChangYou: Let the games begin

Posted on 2010-06-08 14:24:49 BJT, by Mickey Yang (NASDAQ: CYOU) is a leading developer and operator of online games in China (NASDAQ: CYOU) is a leading developer and operator of online games in China. We began operations in 2003 as’s massively multi-player online games (“MMORPG”) business unit, before our carve-out as a separate, stand-alone company in December 2007 and subsequent listing on the NASDAQ Global Select Market in April 2009. We now operate one of the most popular MMORPGs in China, and have enjoyed strong growth in user data and revenues for our games.Changyou has a leading in-house technology platform that includes our advanced 2.5D graphics engine, a uniform game development platform, effective anti-cheating and anti-hacking technologies, proprietary cross-networking technology and advanced data protection technology.

Changyou's award-winning, in-house developed game, Tian Long Ba Bu, or TLBB, has been instrumental in our success. Changyou currently has three new games in the pipeline: Duke of Mount Deer, an in-house developed 2.5D MMORPG, which received an award as one of China’s most anticipated online games; Immortal Faith, a licensed 2D MMORPG set against the backdrop of a number of ancient Chinese myths and folklore with game-play emphasizing player vs. player competition; and Legend of the Ancient World, a licensed 2.5D MMORPG set in ancient China at the beginning of Chinese civilization and combining martial arts and fantasy game-play.