Steam Restricts Users in China from Accessing “Adult-Only Content”

 /  Game  / 
The developer of Steam recently added a new filter that allows users to show games with adult explicit content. However, Chinese users have found that the new filter is not available to them. Read More

Bilibili Debuts on Steam with Two New Games

 /  Game  / 
Bilibili, the Chinese video sharing and ACG (animation, comic and game) community, has made its debut on the world’s top video game distribution platform, Steam, as the publisher for two new titles of The Con Simulator and Invaxion, expanding to the PC gaming sector. Read More

Chinese Video Streaming Platform AcFun Reveals Security Breach

 /  Legal  / 
Chinese video streaming platform AcFun recently revealed that hackers had stolen data of tens of thousands of user. The company apologized for the breach and admitted that the leak was due to insufficient precautions to secure the platform. Read More

Chinese Authorities to Reinforce Inspection over Games “Distorting History”

 /  News  / 
Authorities in several provinces in China are reportedly reinforcing inspection over online games which distort history and spread explicit content, as reported by state media Xinhua. Read More

Google’s First Major Investment in Game Streaming Goes to China

 /  News  / 
Google has put RMB 500 million into the Chinese game streaming platform Chushou TV. This marks the first major investment Google has made in live broadcasting for video games since it lost the acquisition opportunity of the immensely popular Twitch to Amazon three years ago. Read More

Hit Mobile Game ‘Honour of Kings’ Inspires Celebrity TV Show

 /  News  / 
Thanks to the game’s extensive fan base and an A-list cast featuring actresses Angelababy and Lin Chi-ling, the new TV show “Kings Attack” has already gained 220 million views — though some unimpressed online commenters have called it “IQ-lowering” programming. Read More

Free Time in Smaller Cities behind Rapid Growth in China’s Entertainment Market

 /  Chinasplaining  / 
These young souls are not as tempted by the urban glamor as many would expect, and part of it might be because the country’s tech giants have kept them well entertained and contented. Read More

The “Chicken Dinner” Guide: to Selling Online Games to China

 /  Legal  / 
China’s online gaming sector is booming despite heavy regulations. Here is a guide to selling your online games in the Chinese market and earn your “chicken dinner.” Read More

Doing Business in China: Importing Games Takes Finesse, But Offers Big Rewards

 /  China Film Insiders  / 
Online games in China have a closer spot to the hearts of many youths than their Western contemporaries. Read More