In order to prepare Rainbow 6 Siege for “expansion into Asian territories,” Ubisoft announced yesterday that it will be making some global changes to the game’s visuals to remove gore and references to sex and gambling. While the studio says the changes won’t affect gameplay, many fans are still not happy.
Starting next week in China, players of Tencent’s popular mobile game Honour of Kings will have their info submitted to a police database to ferret out underage players and limit their playtime.
Spotted in China, this isn’t a crane game, but a money-blowing one. An electric fan is affixed where the claw should be and players try to blow bills into the slot.
Here is the latest game footage from Lost Soul Aside, the indie game that was inspired by Final Fantasy XV. This trailer was recently shown during the Sony presentation at China Joy, which is the country’s biggest game expo.
An advertisement for English language school Menten in China states that people have time to play video games, but don’t have time to learn English.
Evangelion creator Hideaki Anno is in Shanghai, where he’s checking out the world’s largest Unit-01 statue.
Valve just announced Steam China. The goal is to introduce more games to China, though how that will work isn’t clear yet. In recent times, Steam has added some popular Chinese games. However, Chinese players have become Steam users’ go-to object of borderline-xenophobic rage thanks to cheating issues.
The Japanese light novel series New Life+: Young Again in Another World was slated to get a TV anime adaptation this fall. But in the wake of bigoted tweets its creator previously made, the show has been canned.
Nijigenka (二次元化) is Japanese for “2D-ification.” It’s a term for when artists take photos of people and turn them into anime characters. But now researchers are starting to have AI do the image-to-image translation.
This weekend, a VR-only theme park opened in Guizhou, China. One of the park’s centrepieces, however, is not virtual but a towering Transformers-style robot statue.
If you play EVE Online with anyone from China, you may have noticed them becoming scarce recently. That’s because their ability to connect to the game’s main server in their native language has been removed. Now, granted, they were never supposed to be doing this at all; playing EVE on the worldwide server in Chinese…
Recently in Pingdingshan City, China, an internet cafe’s refrigerator suddenly exploded, with the blast knocking forward a customer. According to CGTN, thankfully, no one was hurt.
Wondering how Battlegrounds is supposed to look on smart devices? Today, a mobile version of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds was released for China.
A couple new Taco Bells have recently opened in China, and boy does this one look nice.
A man in Zhejiang Province, China had to be carried out of a net cafe after losing feeling in his legs following a marathon gaming session.