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China Officially Sets Restrictions On Young Gamers

China Officially Sets Restrictions On Young Gamers

China has imposed new rules aimed at regulating gamers under 18.The Chinese government has debuted regulations by way of the National Press and Publication Administration aimed at users younger than 18 These rules are meant to keep players younger than that from playing games between 10 PM and 8 AM They won't be able to[...]

Blizzard Issues An Official Statement On Hearthstone Suspension

Blizzard Issues An Official Statement On "Hearthstone" Suspension

Specifically addressing the point that China had no influence over the decision Here's a snippet from the statement.[caption id="attachment_907328" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit: Blizzard Entertainment[/caption] Part of Thinking Globally, Leading Responsibly, and Every Voice Matters is recognizing that we have players and fans in almost every country in the world Our goal is to help players connect[...]

Creative Assembly And NetEase Will Bring Total War Series To China

Creative Assembly And NetEase Will Bring "Total War" Series To China

Today it was announced that Creative Assembly has partnered with NetEase to bring their Total War series to China in the future NetEase has secured the rights to publish the entire series, including the latest release Total War: Three Kingdoms No official date has been put on when these games will come out, but we're[...]

The Three-Body Problem: Liu Cixins Epic Novel Becomes Chinas First Sci-Fi TV Series

"The Three-Body Problem": Liu Cixin's Epic Novel Becomes China's First Sci-Fi TV Series

Its Hugo win put Chinese Science Fiction on the world map, revealing to readers the ambition and scope of Science Fiction being written in the country for the first time.[caption id="attachment_1049973" align="aligncenter" width="1800"] Yoozoo Pictures[/caption] China's First Epic Science Fiction Saga The trilogy begins during the Cultural Revolution, when a brilliant physicist discovers a radio message from[...]


Chinese Government To Establish New Game Approval Guidelines

Chinese Government To Establish New Game Approval Guidelines

For years the approval process to get a game into China has been, shall we say, rough at best Now it looks like a new set of guidelines will come into play The report comes from Niko Partners, who specifically monitor activity happening in the Asia game market, especially when it comes to places like[...]

Cowboy Bebop: Did Live-Action Series Producers Forget Faye Valentine was Chinese

'Cowboy Bebop': Did Live-Action Series Producers Forget Faye Valentine was Chinese?

Netflix announced the main cast of their live-action remake of Cowboy Bebop on Thursday, and many sites and pundits sighed with relief that they didn't "whitewash" the whole cast, going for diverse and color-blind choices: John Cho playing Spike Spiegel, Mustafar Shakir playing Jet, Daniella Pineda playing Faye Valentine, and Alex Russell playing Spike's friend-turned-nemesis […]

Nike is Sponsoring the Chinese League of Legends Pro League

Nike is Sponsoring the Chinese League of Legends Pro League

in China, that is Reuters has reported that the company signed a deal with the league that will make them the official shoe for all of the teams, coaches, staff, etc, and will carry all the way through 2022 That's a hell of a deal if you're Nike as LoL is super popular in China with[...]


The Wandering Earth is a Sign of the Global Appeal of Science Fiction Movies

The Wandering Earth is a Sign of the Global Appeal of Science Fiction Movies

The Wandering Earth, China’s first big budget Science Fiction blockbuster movie, is a runaway success AS of this week, it’s earned over $600 million at the Chinese box office and $5 million from its limited US release over 22 cities.[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="900"] Beijing Culture[/caption]The movie, an adaptation of Liu Cixin’s novella about a future[...]

The Wandering Earth is Such a Hit Its Being Pirated Like Crazy in China

The Wandering Earth is Such a Hit It's Being Pirated Like Crazy in China

The Wandering Earth is China’s biggest Chinese New Year hit movie right now, having earned over US$300 million in its first five days Chinese social media is all abuzz about the movie Author Liu Cixin has the status of both Isaac Asimov and Arthur C Clarke combined in the Chinese Science Fiction scene The movie has[...]

The Wandering Earth: One Giant Leap for Chinas Science Fiction Blockbuster Movie Future

The Wandering Earth: One Giant Leap for China's Science Fiction Blockbuster Movie Future

The Wandering Earth is the China’s entry into big Science Fiction blockbusters that Hollywood has dominated for decades (and will probably continue to) Adapted from a novella by Liu Cixin, it goes for the big Bruckheimer approach that Bruckheimer doesn’t make anymore.The story comes with Liu Cixin’s hard science fiction: in the future, the sun[...]

Doctor Who: BBC Unveils Posters Celebrating Shows China Launch

Doctor Who: BBC Unveils Posters Celebrating Show's China Launch

The latest series of Doctor Who is about to launch in China, and the BBC has released a series of posters to both promote and celebrate its upcoming premiere.Designed by New York-based freelance illustrator Ruan FeiFei, the posters show the TARDIS in a major Chinese city and location They’re really cute Each poster is designed to[...]

The Wandering Earth: 2 Trailers for Chinas New Year Science Fiction Blockbuster

'The Wandering Earth': 2 Trailers for China's New Year Science Fiction Blockbuster

A new trailer for The Wandering Earth, China’s biggest Science Fiction blockbuster, was released today Adapted from a story by bestselling author Liu Cixin, the $48 million epic is due for release in China February 5th, in time for Chinese New Year.The first trailer was released in December.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RWuNpqvsjFYProduced by China Film Group and Beijing Jingxi[...]

Ryan Reynolds Literally Gives Left Arm for Deadpool 2

Ryan Reynolds Literally Gives Left Arm for 'Deadpool 2'

Turns out, as of this week, Ryan Reynolds takes the cake by literally giving his left arm for Deadpool 2.[caption id="attachment_838720" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Image from GQ's feature on Ryan Reynolds[/caption]Reynolds was scheduled to undergo arm surgery in New York on Sunday morning for a lingering issue, but instead opted to fly to China to support the release[...]

On Bumblebee Press Tour John Cena Speaks Mandarin Surprises Chinese fans

On Bumblebee Press Tour, John Cena Speaks Mandarin, Surprises Chinese fans

On a press tour in China to promote the Chinese premiere of Bumblebee, John Cena surprised fans by answering questions in Mandarin Chinese Mandarin being the official dialect spoken in China and Taiwan This is more than knowing “Ni hao”, speaking a phrase or two that was rehearsed before the interview or learning to sing[...]

Deadpool 2 PG-13 Version Date Set for China Release

'Deadpool 2' PG-13 Version Date Set for China Release

In this latest version of “Having Your Cake and Eating It Too,” Deadpool 2 will finally see a release in China.[caption id="attachment_971559" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Fox[/caption]According to Variety, Fox plans to release the PG-13 version of Deadpool 2 to Chinese audiences January 25th, 2019, which was retitled Once Upon a Deadpool for holiday 2018 release in[...]

China Approves Several Games Except for Tencent Games

China Approves Several Games Except for Tencent Games

Which takes much of the wind out of the company's sales and hurts gamers as they are heavily involved in bringing popular mobile titles to China like Arena of Valor, Fortnite, and PUBG.Right now, no one has an explanation as to why this took place, not even industry insiders The best guess people have is that[...]

China Resumes Their Video Game Approval Process

China Resumes Their Video Game Approval Process

It appears the Chinese government has started reviewing video games again for distribution in China after a nearly nine-month halt by officials The news comes from SCMP, who have reported that the country's new gaming regulator has finished reviewing a new batch of games that companies want to distribute in their country, and that licenses for domestic[...]

Why Does China Love Aquaman So Much

Why Does China Love 'Aquaman' So Much?

As of Sunday, it racked up at least $189.2 million dollars in China alone They like you, Aquaman They really, really like you.China is the biggest market for Marvel Studios and DC movies right now It is the market that has turned Marvel and DC superhero movies into billion-dollar franchises Well, they were already heading[...]