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ChinaJoy 2012 – Perfect World Booth babes

My favorite company for its games and booth babes since 2010, Perfect World has not let me down again. Look, while other companies have 1 or 2 really gorgeous looking models, Perfect World’s selection made sure beauty is not just…

ChinaJoy 2012 – Booth babes Part 2

And here we are, Part 2 of the ChinaJoy 2012 booth babes. Do note that these are some of the ones I deem “better”, so hopefully you trust my judgement. Booth babes have always been 1 of the major attractions…

ChinaJoy 2012 – Booth babes Part 1

Some folks go to game shows such as ChinaJoy for the latest gaming news or to try the latest games. For others, they are there for the hundreds of booth babes clad in eye-catching uniforms. Heck, one guy tried to…

ChinaJoy 2012 – A true cultural melting pot

Personally, I started getting serious into China online games sometime in 2008/ 2009. 1 of my earliest game was NetEase’s TianXia 2. Before that, I was just simply observing the China online gaming market as an interested audience. In previous…

[ChinaJoy 2012] Black Gold Online – More game details

In my previous post, I talked about Black Gold Online having action combat. However, there is still the big red target circle around enemies I am seeing around targets. Why would they retain the target circle? It seems the nearest…

[ChinaJoy 2012] Saint Seiya Online – Full game trailer caught on camera

While the game’s official CG trailer was posted previously, everyone on the internet was left scratching their heads on where how the in-game graphics actually looks. Although a couple of screenshots were shown and game details revealed, they weren’t enough…

[ChinaJoy 2012] Blade & Soul – First beta test on 16th August

1 of the 2 games (the other being Diablo III) most feared by their China publisher’s competitors and sending a wave of chilling air through their spines, Tencent Games announced that Blade & Soul will be entering its very first…

[ChinaJoy 2012] Swordsman Online – Game is going “L.I.V.E”

I am really surprised that still, no Closed Beta date was given for Swordsman Online at ChinaJoy 2012. The only information now is that the game will enter beta phase later this year, with the official launch sometime early in…

[ChinaJoy 2012] Age of Dawn – New Diablo III “competitor”

For every big title entering China, there is sure to be a locally-developed “competitor”. For example, Tencent Games’ Blade & Soul will have its hands full competing with NetEase’s Free to Play Dragon Sword. For NetEase’s upcoming Diablo III (not…

[ChinaJoy 2012] Dragon Nest – Official CG movie announced

In case you are wondering what this “Rise of the Black Dragon” is about, it is actually Part 1 of a trilogy for Dragon Nest’s 2013 animated movie. Yes, Dragon Nest is getting its own movie in the form of…

[ChinaJoy 2012] Final Fantasy XIV Online – Interview with producer

Final Fantasy XIV’s producer, Naoki Yoshida, is currently at ChinaJoy 2012 talking about the game. To be published under Shanda Games, the China players will get to play the version 2.0 of Final Fantasy XIV, which was revealed 2 days…

[ChinaJoy 2012] Shanda Games reveals several new games

As 1 of China’s top 3 online gaming companies, Shanda Games is against tough competition the next few months, with Tencent Games getting ArcheAge and Blade & Soul and NetEase getting Diablo III. To make sure its market share is…

[ChinaJoy 2012] Sura Online – New combat trailer

Revealed last year, Sura Online (not to be mistaken with Asura) is 1 of the 2 upcoming online games which is seen as a “counter” against Diablo III China, which is set to launch soon. Developed by Korean studio NSE…

[ChinaJoy 2012] ArcheAge – New details for Closed Beta 5

Speaking at Tencent Games’ ChinaJoy 2012 media conference, ArcheAge’s producer Mr Kim talked about the changes in the game’s upcoming Closed Beta 5. Other than the core mechanics being optimized, the China-flavored elements will also be added in, although not…