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Marvel – New AAA first-person shooter based on Marvel universe in development

Earlier today, a recruitment post was spotted on LinkedIn hiring for a game not many expected. It is a AAA first-person shooter (FPS) based on the Marvel universe! Details include the work location, which is Guangzhou, China. Upon recalling our…

Paladins – Tencent Games shutting down China server of team-based online shooter

An early entry into Tencent Games’ plan of owning all domestic publishing rights to team-based shooters and battle royale titles, Paladins will now be shutting down in China. The official statement on the Paladins China website claims that the contract…

Dragon Ball: Legend of Time and Space – PC MMORPG based on global IP spotted at ChinaJoy

While we knew all along there are several mobile games based on Dragon Ball IP in the works, we totally missed out on the PC version, 龙珠时空传说 (or loosely translated to Dragon Ball: Legend of Time and Space). An officially-licensed…

Genshin Impact – PlayStation 4 version announced for mobile anime action RPG

Ever since Genshin Impact’s reveal, questions have been constantly raised by fans worldwide about the availability of this open world action title on console platforms. During the PlayStation Online Showcase at ChinaJoy 2019, miHoYo alongside Sony Interactive Entertainment (Shanghai) Limited…

Leyou – Ambitious company reveals new Transformers and Civilization online games

Following the recent news that Amazon Game Studios is working with China developer Leyou Technologies Holdings Limited to create a MMO based on The Lord of the Rings IP, more information has been revealed over at ChinaJoy 2019. Giving a…

Tencent Games – Subsidiary studio announces new project with The Pokémon Company

Tencent Games today announced that its subsidiary studio, TiMi Studio Group, will be working with The Pokémon Company on a new project. If you did not know, TiMi Studio Group is the team which made games such as Honor of…

CrossFire – Online drama series begins filming in China

CrossFire, the most lucrative game in China, is having its own drama soon. Tencent, the game’s publisher, announced today that the online drama series has started filming during a media event. The leading actor is apparently Leo Wu, one of…

NetEase – Chinese developer partners with Marvel to create new content for global market

NetEase, one of China’s leading internet and online game services providers, and Marvel Entertainment, the world-famous entertainment company, announced their strategic partnership at NetEase Games Annual Product Launch today. The two companies will collaborate to create original entertainment content based…

Code: Odyssey – Chinese studio teams up with Improbable for UE4 sandbox MMO

You probably have not heard of the tech company known as Improbable or its advanced multiplayer platform known as SpatialOS. In a nutshell, SpatialOS is a cloud-based platform for building and operating any online game. This complete multiplayer solution lets…

PUBG – Developer sues China government board for rejecting trademark request

As reported by the Chinese media, the Beijing Intellectual Property Court recently started a court hearing for a legal case involving PUBG Corp. Back in July 2017, PUBG Corp applied for a trademark for “今晚吃鸡”, which is the Chinese equivalent…

Nintendo Switch – Tencent listed as company bringing console to China

According to a new document regarding approved game-related hardware from the Guangdong Provincial Department of Culture and Tourism, Tencent was revealed to be the company which is bringing Nintendo Switch to the massive market of China. Along with the approval,…

Riot Games – League of Legends developer debuts new company logo in China

Riot Games today announced on its Weibo account (China’s version of Twitter and the country’s largest social media platform) that it has debuted a new logo for the company. The main idea behind this re-design is to make the Riot…

Monster Hunter Online – Tencent announces closure of China-exclusive MMORPG

First entering beta phase in 2015 and exclusive to the China gaming community, Tencent Games today announced the closure of Monster Hunter Online. Crafted using CryEngine with IP owner Capcom, payments and new registrations for the game have been disabled…

Shengqu Games – Former Chinese giant Shanda Games re-brands under new management

I have followed the China games industry for over a decade now, and have seen how Shanda Games fell from grace from its market leader position in the country. Once at the top of the food chain, Shanda Games was…