Bootleg Chinese Arcades Sure Can Make Popular Video Games BoringEric Jou4/09/12 6:30amFiled to: Plants vs. ZombiesKotakueastImpressionsChina17EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkThe original Plants versus Zombies is a classic in China. Even before the Chinese version came out, the game was a success. My girlfriend, who is Chinese, had a PvZ phase. During that time, she would playPvZ everywhere she went— be it on my smartphone, tablet or on the PC at home. One time a while back, we were in Guangzhou, and we took my cousins to an arcade in a shopping mall. The first game my girlfriend noticed aside from Taiko Taiko Drum Master was the Chinese PvZ knock-off game called "植物の傻Ｐ"(Plants the Idiot P). Drawn to the machine with its glowing panels and flashing lights, she asked for some tokens. After inserting 3 tokens, she turned to me with a saddened look and said, "This game sucks."