Black Desert – Quick look at the ChinaJoy booth of action MMORPG

As previously mentioned, Snail Games was revealed as the publisher of Black Desert in China, and it announced “20 tonnes of sand from Taklamakan Desert” will be imported to decorate Black Desert’s booth at ChinaJoy 2017. While MMO Culture did…

Lineage II: Revolution – VR demo version spotted at ChinaJoy

MMO Culture is over here at ChinaJoy 2017, and we are bringing you some of the most interesting things we have seen! Tencent Games is the publisher for Lineage II: Revolution in China, which is developed by Netmarble and launching…

Black Desert – Debut game trailer released for upcoming China server

Announced last month, Snail Games recently opened up the full website for Black Desert China, along with releasing the debut game trailer. The localized version of Black Desert will be playable next week at the annual ChinaJoy event, where Snail…

Age of Wushu – First look at new Ming school arriving in China server

A new martial arts school is arriving in the China server of Age of Wushu next month, and it is the school of Ming. There have been many iterations of Ming, some good some evil, and this version stayed neutral…

Monster Strike – Developer opens Beijing office to relaunch mobile game

Monster Strike is a top-grossing mobile game in Japan where it earns millions of USD daily. However, its China publisher Tencent Games (country’s biggest gaming company) chose to shut down the local version back in August 2015, citing “changes to…

Black Desert – China server will not have localized content any time soon

The publisher for Black Desert China was finally revealed 2 weeks ago to be Snail Games, a decision which definitely shocked many gamers. With the dust settled, local gaming media attempted to seek out answers from both Snail Games and…

Transformers Online – Online team shooter launches exclusively in China

With the arrival of the latest Transformers movie The Last Knight in China last week, Tencent Games took the opportunity to launch Transformers Online into the Open Beta phase at the same time. The online team shooter is exclusive to…

Black Desert – Publisher for China finally revealed for action MMORPG

Given the impressive mechanic and statistics for Black Desert in the various regions, one would have thought China’s largest game publishers would have signed the game for the domestic market. Turns out, it was only earlier today that developer Pearl…

Overwatch – Blizzard skirts around new loot law by selling currency

A couple of weeks ago, the Chinese government installed a law where game companies have to publicly list out the percentage drop rate of each item in digital “random boxes”. Overwatch was definitely affected, and Blizzard recently found a way…

Age of Wushu 2 – How factions fit into the sandbox martial arts world

Over the past few months, Chinese developer Snail Games had released bits and parts of the game features found in the upcoming sandbox survival martial arts game, Age of Wushu 2. Powered by Unreal Engine 4, Snail Games recently touched…

League of Legends – QG Reapers acquired by multi-billion company

Chinese multi-billion e-commerce company, JD.com, announced it has acquired the League of Legends team, QG Reapers. The team will now be known as JD Gaming (JDG), debuting a new logo with a devil-like mascot. JD.com also acquired NON from the…

Tencent – Gaming giant is building a massive eSports town in China

Chinese gaming giant Tencent recently agreed to build an eSports town in the city of Wuhu, China. Tentatively known as “Tencent eSports Town”, the area will consist of a eSports theme park, an eSports university, a cultural creative park, a…

The King of Fighters – SNK reveals new games and projects for China

Japanese games developer SNK¬†recently held an impressive press media event in Park Hyatt Beijing Hotel, China, sharing new details about its projects for The King of Fighters IP. These projects are mainly aimed at the massive China market, including new…

Contra – Concept poster and teaser trailer revealed for live-action movie

According to the latest media reports from China, a live-action movie based on Konami’s classic IP, Contra, is currently in the works and scheduled to screen in 2019. The production companies released a teaser poster and video recently, though emphasizing…