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Games News

Tencent Replaces 'PUBG' in China With More Patriotic 'Game for Peace'

'Game for Peace' is reportedly very similar to 'PUBG' and 'pays tribute to the blue sky warriors that guard our country’s airspace.'
Nicole Carpenter
5.8.19
Gaming

Tencent Will Require Players’ Real Names to Limit Play Time

China’s largest video game company will restrict the play time of underage players by checking their names against a Beijing database.
Matthew Gault
9.6.18
last week in art

China Is Using Potato Chip Bags to Sell Bob Dylan Lyrics

Marketing gimmicks, they are a-changin'.
Nathaniel Ainley
6.12.17
wegame

Does China Even Need Steam?

Tencent prepares to release a new digital storefront in China that greatly resembles Steam.
Leif Johnson
4.18.17
short circuit

Why Would Tencent Want to Buy UFC?

UFC could be a lucrative source of content for Tencent’s home market of China.
Nicholas Deleon
6.23.16
apps

Popular Chinese Browser Transmits User Info With Terrible Encryption

Revelations about poor security in QQ Browser follow findings of vulnerabilities in other Chinese browsers.
Joseph Cox
3.29.16
FIGHTLAND

Road FC Enters the Chinese Market, Partners with Country's Tech Giants

Korea's largest MMA promotion is partnering with some heavy hitters for its inaugural China event.
Sascha Matuszak
12.25.15
china

WeChat Blocks Uber (Again) In Ongoing China Rideshare War

The parent company of WeChat and Uber competitor Didi Kuaidi has “permanently” blocked Uber accounts.
Kari Paul
12.5.15
Travel

Customized Boarding Passes Can Hack Computers

Yang Yu and his team created their own series of boarding passes and programmed different commands into each that would be read by the scanner.
Joseph Cox
11.12.15
Motherboard Blog

All Eyes Are on WeChat, Including the Chinese Government's

The Chinese social media app is 300 million strong and growing. It's also really fun. But how safe is your data?
Eveline Chao
3.14.13