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12th ChinaJoy attracts visitors in Shanghai

Models pose for photos at the 12th China Digital Entertainment Expo & Conference (ChinaJoy) in Shanghai, east China, Aug. 1, 2014. According to China Game Industry Report 2014 (January-June) released on July 30, 2014 during the 12th ChinaJoy, sales revenue of China's game market in the first half of this year reached 49.62 billion yuan (8.03 billion US dollars), up 46.4 percent compared to the same period last year.
Source: Xinhua | 2014/8/1 18:50:21

Chinese team wins intl video game champion

Team China just had a big day at the world's most lucrative online gaming contest.
Source: CRI | 2014/7/22 16:34:21

Battle for hearts of gamers

Microsoft and Sony grappled at E3 on Monday for the hearts of hard core gamers whose devotion could determine whether Xbox One or PlayStation 4 rule console play and Internet Age entertainment.
Source: AFP | 2014/6/10 18:23:01

Xbox One to be sold in Chinese mainland from September

Microsoft Corp will begin selling its popular video game console Xbox One in the Chinese mainland from September in partnership with Chinese Internet television company BesTV New Media Co., BesTV said on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2014/4/30 15:05:39

Electronic Arts to charge $50 for 'Battlefield 3' game service

Video games maker Electronic Arts is introducing a new $50-a-year games service for players of "Battlefield 3" as it aims to boost its online sales and gain ground against bigger rival, Activision Blizzard, which sells the top-selling title "Call of Duty."
Source: Reuters | 2012/6/4 23:45:04

Man rents train station billboard for video game

Popular online forums at Tianya and Mop have been reporting on a man who rented a huge LED billboard outside the Beijing West Railway Station to play video games just to show how big he could make the experience.
Source: Beijing Times | 2012/6/25 8:54:26

Activision targets local video gamers

Video games maker Activision Blizzard will offer a version of its popular war-simulation shooting game “Call of Duty” designed to appeal to Chinese online gamers for free later this year.
Source: Agencies | 2012/7/4 23:05:14

Video games aid stroke patients in rehabilitation in Australia

Video games are an effective rehabilitation tool for stroke patients, an Australian neurophysiologist said on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2012/7/19 16:48:33

Lock and load

First-person shooter video games have a strong fan base in China, with many military enthusiasts taking up virtual arms in games such as those in the franchises of Call of Duty, Total War and Company of Heroes. Then there are those who favor strategy and spy-like stealth by embracing missions in games from the Metal Gear Solid and Commandos series.
Source: Global Times | 2012/10/7 19:30:04

Active video games not recommended as exercise for children

Parents shouldn't consider video "exergames" as a way to help their youngsters be more physically active, an advocate group for children says.
Source: Xinhua | 2012/11/27 15:50:18

Video games: design, technology and art wonder of 21st century

With the widespread use of mobile devices and the Internet, video games have moved beyond fun and entertainment. They have also entered into more serious fields such as education and medical treatment, leading to the “serious games” genre for non-entertainment simulations.
Source: Global Times | 2013/1/20 20:03:00

Elegance of the code

Video games zap their way into top New York museum
Source: AFP | 2013/3/5 20:28:01

Game on

A woman tests the new Xbox One Wednesday at a Microsoft booth at the Gamescom trade fair for video games in Cologne, Germany.
Source: IC | 2013/8/22 23:23:01

Young Net addicts surveyed

According to a survey of Beijing schools, about 20,000 students are heavily addicted to the Internet, and 70 percent of them are addicted to video games, the Beijing News reported.
Source: Global Times | 2013/10/15 18:28:02

ZTE launches TV set-top box that can also play video games

Chinese telecommunication equipment maker ZTE Corp Wednesday unveiled its first TV set-top box in partnership with online game developer The9.
Source: Global Times | 2014/3/20 0:03:01

Porn appears at comics, game expo

The China International Comics Games Expo (CCG) brought in city government authorities Sunday to help crack down on illicit exhibitors after local media reported that some vendors were selling pornographic and pirated products, the event's organizer said.
Source: Global Times | 2013/7/14 22:28:02

Local artists shine at HK Ani-Com & Games fair

In Hong Kong, the Ani-Com & Games Fair may have ended, but the excitement lingers on. In an exhibition overwhelmed by American and Japanese comic heroes, visitors can find some local Chinese exhibitors, who are eager to promote their ideas.
Source: | 2013/8/4 10:12:18