Tag archive for "China"

PS4 Release Date in China Postponed Three Days Before Launch; New Date Not Yet Announced

Sony Computer Entertainment issued a press release today announcing that the launch of the PS4 and of the PlayStation Vita in China, originally scheduled for January 11th, has been postponed due to “various circumstances.” ...Read More

on January 8, 2015 4:29 AM

Chinese Xbox One Release Date Pushed Back 6 Days

The Chinese launch of the Xbox One has been delayed by six days, Microsoft announced today. ...Read More

on September 23, 2014 6:45 AM

Almost 16,000 Xbox One Pre-Orders Boasted by Chinese Online Retailer Two Weeks From Launch

Xbox One is speeding towards its Chinese launch, which will happen in a little more than two weeks (16 days to be precise), and today we get a little glimpse on the pre-order situation. ...Read More

on September 6, 2014 6:15 AM

Game Designer, American McGee, Weighs in on the Xbox One Heading to China

Game designer, American McGee, recently posted on Facebook his thoughts on why he believes Microsoft’s plan to bring the Xbox One to China will flop. ...Read More

on April 30, 2014 11:27 PM

China’s Ministry of Culture To Write Rules on Foreign Consoles to “Block the Flies and Mosquitoes”

While the Department of State of the Central Government of the People’s Republic of China finally lifted the long lasting ban on foreign video game consoles, ...Read More

on January 11, 2014 6:28 PM

China Finally Lifts Ban on Foreign Consoles, but it’s Only Temporary

Yesterday the Central Government of the People’s Republic of China finally lifted the ban on foreign game consoles that had been troubling Chinese gamers for quite a while. ...Read More

on January 7, 2014 12:50 AM

China Bans Battlefield 4 Over Controversial DLC

Residents of China will no longer be able to play Battlefield 4 following a nationwide ban of the game. ...Read More

on December 27, 2013 8:37 PM

Foxconn Promises to Address Issues With Students Allegedly “Forced” to Work on PS4 Assembly Line

A couple days ago Tencent Games reported (translated by GamesInAsia) that a number Chinese students could be forced to work on the PS4 assembly ...Read More

on October 11, 2013 8:53 AM

Monster Hunter Online Publisher Donates 500 Million Yuan For Lushan Earthquake Relief

The name Tencent still doesn’t mean much to most gamers, despite the fact that the Tencent Games is now the fourth biggest game publisher in the world. The ...Read More

on April 21, 2013 12:15 PM

Sony and Nintendo Stocks Rise With News of Crucial Change Coming in China

According to Bloomberg News, a recent report by native news organization China Daily that may end China’s 12-year ban on games have increased stocks for two of Japan’s biggest game companies. ...Read More

on January 28, 2013 4:29 PM

Controversial FPS Funded by the Chinese Army to be Publicly Released This Year

Looks like I get the honor of posting the first piece of news of 2012, while my American colleagues are probably still snoring and hungover. ...Read More

on January 1, 2012 9:30 AM

ArcheAge China shows a new Combat Trailer

Lately the Chinese publisher of ArcheAge has been more generous in showing us the game than XL Games itself. Not that they really want to show us, but ...Read More

on November 7, 2011 1:00 PM

Is This The Much Hyped StarCraft II Limited Edition Set?

Recent video footage shows the unboxing of what is believed to be the StarCraft 2 limited edition. Why is this newsworthy? The ...Read More

on July 13, 2010 7:36 PM

Downsides Down Under: Censorship in Australia

If you live in America and are feeling annoyed when your favorite politicians decide that anti-videogame legislation is the perfect way to appear family friendly without ...Read More
on July 2, 2010 4:53 PM

Counter-Strike Hacker Gets Head Shanked

Getting a knife to the head is something that you usually see in shows like HBO’s Oz, or a gossip-worthy situation that occurs in my neighborhood ...Read More

on March 22, 2010 12:24 PM

China Can Say Bye To WoW

As an avid World of Warcraft player, many jokes have been made about gold farmers and crazy WoW addicts that live in China. However, these jokes look like ...Read More

on November 3, 2009 4:38 PM

WoW Back Online in China

For those of you interested in such occurrences as Blizzard regaining half of the worldwide players of its massive juggernaut of an MMO, it appears that WoW has ...Read More

on September 22, 2009 7:25 AM