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Kingdom Hearts 3’s Winnie The Pooh Might Be Censored In China

Every week there’s at least one weird story to come from the gaming industry and this has to be one of the strangest at its surface level.  It’s hard to…

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Tencent To Check Player IDs In China And Limit Game Time

In 2019, Chinese multinational Tencent will begin checking the identities of people who play its games against police records. This news comes after a “healthy gaming” system was implemented into…

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Rainbow Six Siege Gets Globally Censored To Prepare For Asian Release

Ubisoft’s tactical shooter Rainbow Six Siege is undergoing some changes as part of the game’s expansion into Asian territories, according to a news post on the official Rainbow Six Siege website. Many of the…

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Chinese Tactical RPG Banner of the Maid Coming to Switch, PS4, and PC

The Chinese-developed alternate history tactical RPG Banner of the Maid will come to Switch, PS4, and PC later this year. This is due to the efforts of publisher CE-Asia, based out…

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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…