Chinese Esports Teams Banned Over Dota 2 Match Fixing

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The punitive action from developer Valve Corporation came after the teams, Newbee and Avengerls, showed obvious signs of foul play during a head-to-head match. Read More

Trending in China: Cyberpunk 2077 Hits Jackpot in Flourishing China Games Market

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Cyberpunk 2077, a game based on an alternative near future, has created a stir on Chinese social media since its release on Dec 10. Read More

All Work, More Play: Why Young Chinese Are Embracing Tabletop Games

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If games like Werewolf are this generation’s mahjong, it’s only fitting that they also symbolize the blurring lines between work and leisure. Read More

‘Zelda Clone’ Wins Game of the Year Honors From Apple, Google

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While Chinese-developed role-playing game Genshin Impact has been a critical and commercial success, some say it borrows heavily from Switch hit The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. Read More

PUBG Mobile Plans Return to India With New Game

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On Thursday, PUBG Corp. announced plans to release PUBG Mobile India, which will be “customized for Indian gamers such as the game now being set in a virtual simulation training ground, new characters automatically starting clothed and green hit effects to reflect the virtual nature of the game.” Read More

‘Honor of Kings’ Reclaims Crown as World’s Highest-Earning Mobile Game, Besting PUBG

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“Honor of Kings”, a fantasy multiplayer role-playing battle game developed by Chinese internet giant Tencent, overtook “PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds” (PUBG Mobile) as the world’s highest-earning mobile game in September, helped by huge popularity in its home China market. Read More

Ready Player, Too: Life as a Woman in China’s Gaming Industry

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China’s home to 300 million female gamers. Why don’t developers take them seriously? Read More

Future Nostalgia: China’s Video Games Plug Into Ancient Culture

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Developers are using a modern medium to resurrect centuries-old traditions, as the industry responds to a rising tide of patriotism. Read More

Tencent’s PUBG Still Highest Earning Game Despite Indian Ban

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Last month, PUBG Mobile and its Chinese mainland version “Game For Peace” generated more than $221 million in revenue, representing a year-on-year increase of 25.5%, according to statistics provided by research firm SensorTower. Read More