Three Amazing Chinese Indie Games, Created in Just One Weekend

Developers from all over the world took part in the Global Game Jam in late January. Over 4000 games were made in the span of a weekend, with about 15 coming out from China through the game jam location in Shanghai. Let's take a look at what the Chinese developers came up with. » 2/05/14 7:20am 2/05/14 7:20am

Hold Your Horses, Don't Get Excited about Consoles in China...Yet

Earlier this week, China's State Council sneakily released a document about regulations in the nifty Shanghai Free Trade Zone. Due to this release, media outlets have been calling China's archaic 13-year ban on video games consoles to be over. I'm here to rain on everyone's parade. » 1/08/14 8:00am 1/08/14 8:00am

Chinese CEO: China To Get Xbox One In Late 2014

China, the land where game consoles are currently still in a quasi-banned state, the console wars pretty much haven't started yet. Gray market imports of both PlayStation 4s and Xbox Ones are slowly trickling in, but it seems that, after all, the scales might tip in Microsoft's favour. » 12/16/13 6:00am 12/16/13 6:00am

Geeks, Games, and Extremely Bored Booth Companions at China Joy 2013

For the last 11 years, the yearly China Digital Entertainment Expo has been "entertaining" China and the world's gamers. Commonly known as China Joy, the show is usually known more for its booth companions—in fact, this year's China Joy was more about the gamers and geeks taking photos of young women. » 7/29/13 6:00am 7/29/13 6:00am

Opinion: Lifting China's Console Ban Won't Matter

Thirteen years ago, China banned video game console sales in the country. Now, it seems like the ban is coming to end, and while that is good, the reality of it all is that the lifting of the ban means literally phooey to China, the world, and video games. » 7/24/13 6:30am 7/24/13 6:30am