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League of Legends – Chinese team RNG finds new sponsor in KFC

Royal Never Give Up, or more commonly known as RNG, recently revealed that is has roped in Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) as one of the team’s main sponsor. One of the top competitive League of Legends team in China and…

Age of Wushu – China server celebrates 7th anniversary with new school

While I know many gamers are seeking updates on Age of Wushu 2 since ChinaJoy 2018 just ended, unfortunately there is nothing to report. However, Age of Wushu is celebrating its 7th anniversary in China today, and developer Snail Games…

EVE Online – China server closure confirmed by local publisher

After months of rumors, Chinese publisher Tiancity finally announced the closure of EVE Online in the world’s largest gaming market on 30 September. In a long and heartfelt message, Tiancity said the decision to stop the service was actually agreed…

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds – Developer PUBG Corp opens office in China

While Fortnite has been stealing the spotlight from PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds globally, even in China, it has not stopped developer PUBG Corp from continuing to expand its overseas offices. It was recently confirmed that the China office of PUBG Corp has…

Fortnite – China server begins Limited Test Phase under Tencent later this month

A few months after confirming the China server of Fortnite, publisher Tencent Games recently announced that the Limited Test Phase will begin on 24 July. Fortnite is already running in China with a limited number of players and received the…

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Mobile – Themed cafe set to open in China this August

A Twitter user recently spotted a big banner featuring PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds in Shenzhen, China. According to the text on the banner, a “cafe & bar” is in the works which sells food, beverages, and merchandise. Another line says “restaurant based…

God Slayer – Big budget CryEngine 3 Chinese MMORPG closing this July

First announced by developer and publisher ChangYou back in 2012, God Slayer was a huge PC MMORPG project powered by CryEngine 3. Due to several changes over the years, God Slayer only entered Closed Beta in 2015. After several test…

Orcs Must Die! – Tencent announces closure of China server this July

Tencent Games recently announced the upcoming closure of Orcs Must Die! in China, with the server shutting down on 19 July. This follows a round of layoffs at game developer Robot Entertainment back in March, where around 30 employees were…

Swordsman X – Quick look at Closed Beta 2 of wuxia battle royale

Back in Febrauary, we first wrote about a new and unique battle royale game from China, Swordsman X. I recently got to try Swordsman X in its Closed Beta 2 phase, and for the record, no kills were managed in…

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds – Suspects captured for operating bot program in China

Tencent, the publisher of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds in China, recently announced it has worked with local authorities to capture 15 suspects behind 2 bot program syndicates. These syndicates are accused of of both developing and selling bot programs for the popular…

Magic: The Gathering Arena – Tencent announces upcoming TCG for China players

With the English version of Magic: The Gathering Arena currently in Closed Beta phase, China’s gaming juggernaut Tencent announced it has signed a publishing deal with Wizards of the Coast to bring the PC online TCG to China. With competitor…

Fortnite – Tencent snaps up yet another battle royale game for local market

Following the announcements of Tencent signing PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds and H1Z1 for the local China market, it was revealed today that the internet giant has obtained the rights to publish Fortnite as well. This should not come as a surprise, seeing…

NetEase – Chinese developer preparing to sue copycats of their battle royale games

In a twist to the storyline, after PUBG Corp officially sued Chinese developer NetEase for cloning PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, NetEase today instead issued a statement claiming that it will begin to sue any studios which copied “creative features” found in Rules…

Tencent Holdings – Over USD 10 billion profit achieved for year 2017

Tencent Holdings Limited, the largest IT company in China, recently announced its financial results for the year of 2017. While you may have known its subsidiary Tencent Games, the company is also behind China’s top chat app (WeChat), online messenger…