Esports Results at the 2018 Asian Games

The 2018 Asian Games esports demonstrations came to an end on September 1stwith the final match of Pro Evolution Soccer 2018. This year, the Asian Games included six esports as demonstration sports for the very first time. It's the second largest multi-sport event after the Olympic Games and includes forty-six participating nations. Before the event,... Continue Reading →

Former RNG Coach Joins LMS’ JTeam

Back in October 2017, LPL RNG's coach Huang "FireFox" Ting-Hsiang, announced that he would be resigning following the 2017 League of Legends World Championship after two and a half years as the team's head coach. Some time ago, there was a popular rumor that he had joined the LMS team AHQ as coach. However, during... Continue Reading →

EVE Launches into China: Interview with CCP CEO

Recently, it was officially announced that EVE will be handed over to NetEase for a release in China. Chinese gaming news site 17173 sat down with Hilmar Veigar Pétursson, CEO of CCP Games, at China Joy to discuss the future of the EVE universe. They talked about changes that might be made to the Chinese... Continue Reading →

Deep Dive: Gaming Addiction in China

I’m at a salon in Shanghai getting my hair cut for the summer when I start up a game of Arena of Valor on my cellphone. “Oh, you play that game, too?” my hairdresser asks. “I play that game a lot, anytime I have free time.” Arena of Valor is the Western port of a... Continue Reading →

Esports to be Included in 2018 Asian Games

The Asian Games are the second largest multi-sport event after the Olympic Games and are recognized by the International Olympic Committee. It's held every four years with participants from forty-six nations. This year, for the first time, esports will be featured as a demonstration sport. This means players won't be receiving medals, but it's an... Continue Reading →

Games Fusion 2018: Beijing Game Festival

Beijing hosted video game festival Games Fusion by GameCores this past weekend, May 5-6, at the Etrong International Exhibition Convention Center. For two days, you could get your fill of new, unreleased, indie, retro, and board games while earning points for your team and winning free merch. Red vs. Blue scoreboard When you bought your... Continue Reading →

China’s 2017 Game Industry Market Report

At the end of March, dozens of publicly traded game companies including Tencent and NetEase disclosed their 2017 financial statements (or performance forecasts). Recently, people from Youxi Putao collected the information for 50 companies that had disclosed reports and ranked them by net profit. Companies that did not disclose net profit specifically for their game... Continue Reading →

Beijing Encourages Social Responsibility from Online Game Companies

On April 2nd in Beijing, The Building Responsibility, Guiding Online Games – First China Games Ceremony sponsored by Xinhua Net was held, aimed to promote the healthy development of online games and promote the fulfillment of social responsibility by game companies. Event participants included leaders from the Ministry of Public Security, the State Administration of... Continue Reading →

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