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Tencent Works With China to Arrest Over 120 PUBG Cheat Makers

Chinese publisher Tencent has helped indie game PlayerUnkonown’sBattlegrounds and the Chinese authorities in cracking down on cheat-makers for the title. Tencent has, according to Bloomberg, aided Chinese authorities in uncovering over 30…

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[Rumor] Listing for “Teemo’s Adventure” By Riot and Tencent Surfaces

The lovable Yordle Teemo from League of Legends may be getting his own, standalone game by Riot Games, according to a new rumor. The rumor stems from a found listing…

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Overwatch Adds Currency To Loot Box Purchases In China

Blizzard Entertainment’s first-person shooter Overwatch has had a tiny change take place with its loot box system in the China region – purchases will now include a small amount of in-game currency according…

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Tencent Rebranding Gaming Platform as WeGame, Preparing for Global Launch

News revealed in tweets from Niko Partners analyst David Ahmad over the weekend inform us that Chinese gaming giant Tencent is rebranding their ‘Tencent Games Platform’ as WeGame ahead of…

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Weibo Ad Reveals Overwatch Year Of The Rooster Skins

We are a day away from the Year of the Rooster Overwatch event in North America, so it’s no wonder that leaks for the new skins are still popping out of the woodwork. A…

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China’s “Loot Box law” May Actually Help Games Like Overwatch Get More Money

With the rise of cosmetic microtransactions in games came the rise of the loot box. As the name implies, it is essentially a bundle of (usually) random items that can…

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China Passes Cybersecurity Law Despite Foreign Criticism

China has adopted a new cybersecurity law which has been criticized by foreign commenters as worsening the censorship already employed by China. Some companies have also expressed concerned that they…

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New Approval Process for Mobile Games in China

The world of mobile game development is a harsh one. Developers tend to not only deal with a market over-saturated with mobile games, but also with stringent standards of approval.…

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Patent Dispute May Halt iPhone Sales in China

The Beijing Intellectual Property Office has found Apple to be infringing on the patents of Shenzhen Baili, because the iPhone 6 was too similar to 100C phone created by the…

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EFF Wants Cisco Punished for Aiding Human Rights Abuses in China

The Electronic Frontier Foundation is asking a federal appeals court to reinstate a lawsuit brought against Cisco by members of the Falun Gong religious group. The Falun Gong are a…