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Nvidia Shield gets official Nintendo support… in China

Nintendo is working with PC giant Nvidia to bring a range of Wii and GameCube games to the Nvidia Shield handheld. The catch, however, is that the game are unlikely to ever officially appear outside of China. Analyst Daniel Ahmad reports that the Shield will feature official ports of titles …

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Tencent and Bluehole are bringing PUBG to mobile in China

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds will get the mobile treatment in China, Tencent revealed yesterday. This announcement comes on the back of Tencent securing PUBG Chinese exclusivity last week. But it now looks like the Chinese giant will publish and distribute more than the PC version, as it announced in a blog post …

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PUBG could get a ‘socialist makeover’ in China

Tencent’s agreement to become the Chinese publisher of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds in the region could result in some drastic changes to the game for Chinese players. The English language press release about Tencent and Bluehole’s partnership quotes Tencent’s senior VP Steven Ma as saying: “PUBG is currently the most popular survival …

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Tencent secures PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Chinese exclusivity

While signs have suggested this for some time, it has now been officially confirmed that Tencent will be the exclusive Chinese publisher of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds. VentureBeat reports that Tencent will run the game’s Chinese servers and assist developer Bluehole in tackling the proposed Chinese regulations that at one stage looked …

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PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds could be banned in China

Breakout hit PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds could face losing access to its biggest market. Bloomberg reports that the China Audio-Video and Digital Publishing Association has declared that PUBG is “too bloody and violent” for sale in the country, “deviates from the values of socialism” and is “deemed harmful to young consumers”. The …

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Team17 signs first Chinese-developed title, My Time at Portia

Team17 has signed its first game from a Chinese developer, the publisher has announced. Developed by Pathea Games, My Time at Portia (pictured) is a 3D sandbox RPG inspired by titles such as Animal Crossing, Harvest Moon, Dark Cloud 2 and the works of Studio Ghibli legend Hayao Miyazaki. The …

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China now makes up 20% of Kalypso’s digital PC sales

Kalypso Media has reported significant growth in its Asian and Russian operations, with China now forming 20 per cent of the publisher’s overall digital PC sales. That’s an increase of 19 per cent year-on-year. The publisher has also seen promising pre-sale figures for several of its upcoming titles in China …

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Bootleg NES Classics start to appear online

Chinese manufacturers have moved to address the demand left by Nintendo’s decision to stop producing the NES Classic. As spotted by Neogaf, a bootleg version of the machine has started to appear on some sites. Listings have apparently been removed from Western-facing Chinese retailer AliExpress, but with stock now out …

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