Jinri Toutiao is Going into Games Distribution

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Jinri Toutiao, an information platform app of ByteDance, announced on June 14 that it has launched a new service “Jinri Games (今日游戏)”. The service is currently only available for Android users. Read More

Valve to Launch Steam in China

 /  Game  / 
Chinese game company Perfect World has partnered with Valve to launch a localized version of Steam. The partnership aims to provide Chinese gamers and developers with a new channel to access games and other entertainment products on Steam’s distribution platform. Read More

China’s Entertainment and Culture Industry is Quickly Realizing the Power of IP

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Major entertainment and cultural players are moving aggressively into the IP game. The attractive Chinese market holds challenges and opportunities. The theme of China’s reliance on international IP is still strong, but demands in emotional reciprocity and generation Z’s rise are creating a new landscape. Read More

Headlines from China: How Celebrities Avoid Taxes in China

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As the recent tax evasion probe sparked by Fan Bingbing's contract leak makes the headlines, more strategies Chinese celebrities use to avoid high taxes are discussed in this article. Read More

Headlines from China: ‘Deadpool 2’ Hasn’t Passed The Chinese Censorship

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20th Century Fox, which has successfully released several R-rated films in China in the past, hasn’t managed to make "Deadpool 2" pass the Chinese censorship. Read More

Marvel’s First Chinese Superheroes Debut on NetEase Comics

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Chinese superheroes are finally joining the Marvel Universe. One year after NetEase and Marvel announced that they would co-develop new superheroes, the first issue of their two co-authored comics will be released on NetEase Comics May 9th and May 10th. Read More

PUBG Corp Sues NetEase for Infringing Chicken and Pan Copyrights

 /  Legal  / 
South Korea’s PUBG Corp, the developer of hit game Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG), is suing NetEase in the US for copyright infringement, unfair competition and trade dress infringement over the Chinese company’s Knives Out and Rules of Survival. Read More

Alibaba Props up Its Gaming Unit by Acquiring Rights to Travel Frog

 /  Game  / 
Alibaba is serious about challenging Tencent and NetEase in the gaming arena and Travel Frog is another step in that direction. Read More

Chinese Authorities to Reinforce Inspection over Games “Distorting History”

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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

China’s New Rules Targeting ‘Inappropriate’ Online Games Send NetEase’s Shares Down

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China’s leading internet portal and gaming company NetEase saw its shares drop by 3.23% on NASDAQ on Thursday US time after Xinhua reported that the government plans to clean up “illegal” and “inappropriate” online games. Read More