Don't you hate it when a game that you're dying for is in private Beta? It sucks being locked out of the fun, even if it is in the name of testing. Well if you're one the many people who commented that they wanted to try out Call of Duty Online, Kotaku's got the guide for you.
I used to think that Taiwan was less archaic and draconian than the Chinese mainland. Turns out I was wrong.
The Global Game Jam, where thousands upon thousands of gamers join together to create a video game over a weekend, is over, and this year, for the first time ever, the game jam also came to Beijing.
Forget everything you saw and experienced in Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, forget Jack Mitchell and harken back to the days of Soap, Ghost and Price. Remember those good ol' days with them boys? Well, you can relive that whole experience again and then some in the China-only Call of Duty: Online.
The video gaming live-streaming business is huge right now. Amazon purchased Twitch.TV for $970 million last year. Well, in the land where everything has a Chinese version, China, the Chinese equivalents of Twitch are in a legal war over the Dota 2 Asia Championships.
Yesterday in Beijing, Chinese handset maker Xiaomi revealed the Mi Box Mini, an Android TV-like device that can play games.
China seems to have a big thing for Warcraft. World of Warcraft is still going strong, and now one of China's best mobile games, Dota Legend, is based off the original Defense of the Ancients mod.
Like the Xbox One months before it, Sony's PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita have been delayed in China until further notice. The reasoning behind the delay? Sony needs to resubmit its business plans to the Chinese government.
Last year, to celebrate Mists of Pandaria, NetEase and Blizzard released a World of Warcraft mahjong set. This year, perhaps due to the popularity of the Pandaria set, the companies are releasing a brand new set.
It might have taken two years to make, but this StarCraft 2 diorama is just adorable.
Back when the Xbox One was announced for China, one thought came to mind: would it be region locked? When the console was released earlier this year, it was region locked and completely neutered. Now, it turns out, the region locking put into effect by Microsoft might have been self-imposed.
Cosplay is great. It can be well done, it can be poorly done, it doesn't matter, so long as it brings joy to both the cosplayer and the viewer. Just take a look at this "coser's" amazing cosplay!
Focus, it's apparently what old people say young people lack these days. Well in China, a new mobile app seeks to use public humiliation as a means to help its users focus better. Oh, did I mention that this app was also a game?
Chinese Central Television is interesting. It's worth watching just to guess at what the Chinese government wants to disseminate, but one thing about CCTV that is true is that it's often error prone. In a recent broadcast about violent video games, CCTV claims that GTA was made in 1968. 1968.
Microsoft's Xbox One has had a pretty rough time in China. Despite good early sales, the system is having problems, and now with the looming PlayStation 4, Microsoft and its retail vendors have resorted to dropping the price of the console.
Assassin's Creed's a franchise that looks like it would be amazing if it visited either China or Japan. While that didn't happen yet, according to Ubisoft's worldwide Uplay director, that doesn't mean it's not possible.
Earlier this morning, China time, the fine folks at Shanda Games dropped a bombshell. They're bringing Borderlands to China. That's right, they've announced Borderlands Online, a made for China action RPG/online shooter.
Time limits on public computers are normal. Time limits on private computers? Now that's definitely not the norm.
If Chinese media reports are to be believed, Sony's PlayStation 4 will cost less than the Xbox One when it launches in China, just like it did everywhere else in the world.
Team We, which stands for Team World Elite, one of China's earliest and largest professional e-sports groups, is now expanding its base, this time by directly nurturing new up and coming players in its own e-sports training camp in Shanghai.