Agony and Ecstasy: China Wins First ‘League of Legends’ Title

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To China’s esports fans, they had been waiting for this moment for years. Never before has a Chinese team claimed the title of “League of Legends” world champion. Read More

On-Screen Athletes: Overnight at An Esports Marathon

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Fans supporting a Chinese team in an international final experience euphoric highs and knuckle-biting lows. Read More

Headlines from China: Chinese Box Office Hits Enter Golden Horse Awards

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A leaked list shows that several box office hits from mainland China have been selected into this year's Golden Horse Awards, the Chinese “Oscars.” Read More

Esports Becoming Big Business in the US and China

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A sweeping global phenomenon, esports’ total audience growth rose from 235 million in 2015 to 385 million in 2017, with an average revenue per fan amounting to $3.64. These numbers are only set to grow, with demand coming mostly from North America and the Asia Pacific region. Read More

Headlines from China: Alibaba Pictures and Entertainment One to Co-produce ‘Peppa Pig’ Movie

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British cartoon character Peppa Pig will become the protagonist of an upcoming movie co-produced by Alibaba Pictures. Currently, Alibaba Pictures and Entertainment One, the IP rights holder of Peppa Pig, have registered the project as a co-production with China's film bureau. Read More

Headlines from China: These Hit 2018 Hollywood Movies Didn’t Make It To China

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In addition to Christopher Robin, there are several other hit Hollywood movies that didn’t make it to the middle kingdom this year. Read More

Can Live Streaming Make Money? Takeaways from Huya’s May IPO

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A recent PricewaterhouseCoopers report shows that the economic benefits of game live streaming should not be underestimated. Read More

YY’s E-sports Video Streaming Arm Huya Files for US IPO

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Chinese live streaming company YY is planning to spin off its gaming streaming unit Huya for an independent IPO. The company has submitted a draft registration statement on a confidential basis to the US Securities and Exchange Committee for a possible listing in the US market. Read More

Headlines From China: What’s Special About The Chinese New Year Gala?

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Staged live on every Chinese New Year's Eve, the Chinese New Year Gala’s long-lived success can be attributed to the fact that it has become a ritual and tradition for many to watch the show on Chinese New Year's eve. Read More