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Arena of Valor, the Western version of popular Chinese game Honor of Kings

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A new report says that Chinese gaming regulations brought in last year have had a big impact on the number of young Chinese gamers regularly playing

A shot of Dota 2, one of the most popular esports titles in China

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A new Niko Partners report shows that China has more esports fans than the US has people, and that the Chinese esports economy is absolutely huge.

The Tencent logo over artwork for Honor of Kings

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Tencent has announced that it will update its speed booster app to prevent Chinese gamers from accessing unlicensed foreign games.

Sandrock in My Time at Sandrock, which was developed by China-based studio Pathea Games

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China is approving games once again after a freeze that lasted nearly 9 months. New licenses have been granted to games from Baidu and Yoozoo, among

The key art for Genshin Impact 2.4

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A new wave of Genshin Impact censorship has led to Mihoyo changing the default outfits for four of the game's characters in China.

Two characters gazing out across the plain in the new Honor of Kings open-world action RPG

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Tencent has announced that it's working on an Honor of Kings open-world action RPG. It'll be a global AAA project with a multi-platform release.

A shot of popular Kairosoft title Game Dev Story

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Pocket Academy and Game Dev Story developer Kairosoft has accused Beijing Shi Jun, its publisher in China, of stealing code and violating contract

Official artwork of the characters from Honor of Kings, the first mobile game to break $10 billion in revenue

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Tencent's Honor of Kings is now officially the biggest mobile game in the world, breaking $10 billion in revenue globally.

Cyber Hunter, a battle royale game developed by Chinese studio NetEase

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More than 200 Chinese gaming companies, including the GPC association and several developers, have pledged stricter self- regulation following a

A vast empire in the new Tencent Age of Empires mobile game

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Tencent is teaming up with Xbox Game Studios to create a brand new Age of Empires mobile game that's coming to the Chinese market.

Art from Honor of Kings/Arena of Valor, one of Tencent's most popular games.

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Tencent and some other Chinese video game companies suffered a sudden drop in their stocks amid fears of tightened government restrictions on video

Two of the characters in visual novel Mr Love Queen's Choice

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Voice actor Jonah Scott has been removed from the Chinese visual novel Mr Love: Queen's Choice for saying that Taiwan is a country.

A rather odd shot from Code: Odyssey, the game being worked on by Umi Game, a studio in which ByteDance now has a stake

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TikTok owner ByteDance has purchased a 36% share in Chinese developer Umi Game, which is currently working on a next-gen MMO with Epic Games.

Champions in League of Legends, a game developed by Tencent-owned Riot Games

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Chinese gaming giant Tencent is in talks with a major US security panel over its investments in US gaming companies Epic Games and Riot Games.

The ByteDance and Moonton logos

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TikTok owner ByteDance has acquired Moonton, the developer of Mobile Legends: Bang Bang. It's part of a string of gaming investments made by the

The main character holding a lighter up to some creepy dolls in Devotion

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Red Candle Games has announced that first-person horror game Devotion is now available to buy DRM-free via its own storefront.

A shot of the Chinese sandbox game Tale of Immortal, which was one of the pirated games being sold on Tencent's app

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Chinese gaming giant Tencent has apologized for indirectly selling pirated games, including sandbox game Tale of Immortal, via its game acceleration

The Steam logo against a backdrop of games available on the platform

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Valve and Perfect World will launch a beta of the Steam China client later this month.

Portal Knights, a game operated in Chinese territories by Duoyi Network

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Chinese gaming company Duoyi Network has sparked controversy after its employees took voluntary pay cuts despite the company making a profit this

Artwork of the open-world action-RPG Genshin Impact

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Players are noticing that certain phrases are banned within open-world action RPG Genshin Impact's chat window.

PUBG Mobile

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In a press release that was released earlier today, the Indian government has banned 118 mobile apps that are "prejudicial to sovereignty and

Animal Crossing Tiananmen Square memorial cover

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More than one Animal Crossing Tienanmen Square memorial has been organized by Hong Kong-based players in-game after H

playstation store

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There have always been exploits and backdoors to Sony's PlayStation Store, often by changing your primary region for access to special offers or

Mount & Blade 2: Bannerlord Bans cover

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Update: TaleWorlds has replied to us and updated us on the situation. For the moment, they are thoroughly investigating these issues before taking

Animal Crossing Hong Kong cover

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Hong Kong is one of many places that is currently under lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe China Super Mario Odyssey cover

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Super Mario Odyssey and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe are both making their debut in China in just a few days and they're going

Chinese Gaming and Esports coronavirus cover

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China is the origin of the coronavirus that's causing a lot of problems in the world lately and they've naturally been hit the heaviest.

Coronavirus games cover

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The coronavirus crisis has been ongoing for several weeks now, and it's not surprising to see that some coronavirus games are being created by game

Switch console

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As TechRaptor reported earlier this month, the coronavirus outbreak has squelched Switch suppli

Meiling Zhou Free HK Mask

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Earlier this month, Blizzard banned professional Hearthstone player Chung N

A lovely photo of the new communist state of Blizzard.

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Recently, Blizzard Entertainment, the creators of the Warcraft, Diablo, and Starcraft franchises, have come

Brian Kibler Hearthstone

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Today, renowned Hearthstone caster, player, Youtuber, and Twitch streamer Brian Kibler announced that he would no longer cast the Hearthstone

Blizzard Hong Kong Mei Mask

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The Blizzard Hong Kong controversy is escalating.

Hearthstone Hong Kong Blitzchung and Casters

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A Hearthstone Hong Kong controversy has led to a 12-month ban for Chung "Blitzchung" Ng Wai and the ending of a working relationship w

Warframe Space Gun

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Warframe, the third-person free-to-play shooter published and developed by