No Plans to Lift Ban on Consoles in China

You may have heard some rumors regarding "a source from the Ministry of Culture, who asked not to be named" that stated Chinese ministries were considering a lift on the ban against consoles, set in place in 2000. China Daily published an article on it, and China Digital Times reported on it as well. Unfortunately,... Continue Reading →

Gaming During the 18th Party Congress

You might have heard about the 18th National Congress of the CPC, the big “election with Chinese characteristics” that took place November 8-15th and sealed Xi Jinping’s fate as the leader of China. For weeks before the Congress, the Chinese government cracked down on potentially dangerous items like kitchen knives, remote control helicopters, and ping... Continue Reading →

Ultra Console Game #287

Ultra Console Game is the name of one of the only gaming magazines available in China. Its Chinese name is 游戏机 实用技术or Game Console Practical Skills. In English they call themselves Ultra Console Game, or UCG for short. This particular issue is a back-issue from December 2011. The cover is a picture of Assassin’s Creed... Continue Reading →

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