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Yesterday China lifted its blanket ban on approving new video game titles by approving 80 new games. The largest gaming company Tencent was left off the list of publishers having been under fire for not adapting to the new standards of the Chinese regulatory body. In response Tencent started to enforce Chinese regulations having people...
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More trouble in the Chinese market for esports and gaming, plus the Capcom Cup finals wrap up with a bang.
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In an official statement from Tencent, users of their services will now have to register their Chinese national ID’s to play video games. These measure are results of the strict Chinese laws regarding video games and limits placed on game time. Tencents enforced certain rules earlier in the year with their Mobile Game Arena of...
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Popular Chinese video game Honour of Kings published by Tencent is implementing a Facial Recognition system to determine the ages of the player. This is in response to Chinese regulators pressure to limit Chinese children video game time. Tencent has also limited game times for certain age groups so with Facial Recognition they can more...
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PUBG Mobile Star Challenge is a world wide event encompassing 6 regions Europe, North America, South America, Korea and Japan, Asia, and China. These Regions will have the chance to compete to gain a slot in the finals in Dubai later in the year! Prize pool is $600,000.00 and PUBG corp. is slated to make a...
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Square Enix struck a deal with Tencent that will have the two forming a strategic partnership. They’ll be forming a new studio to create games based on their IPs and franchises. The move is widely seen as an attempt by Tencent to diversify out of the Chinese market and get its name more well known...
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The popular video game Monster Hunter: World was blocked in china after a Chinese Regulators said it did not meet Chinese Regulation Standards. Tencent is offering refunds for the game with no questions asked in the wake of government regulation. Source: CNBC Image: Flickr
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Last year, Riot’s parent company Tencent launched a lawsuit against Moonton. They claimed that Moonton’s game Mobile Legends bore a striking resemblance to their game League of Legends, and a Shanghai court agreed. Tencent has been awarded roughly $2.9 million in damages for the copyright infringement. Source: Dot Esports Image: Pixabay
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Bluehole has officially dropped their lawsuit against Epic Games. They filed suit in South Korea awhile back over the similarities between PUBG and Fortnite, expressing concerns over the licensing of the Unreal engine. There were many complications to the lawsuit, not the least of which is that Tencent is a partial owner to both of...
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Fortnite is going to be releasing in China, and you will never guess who’s behind it. That’s right, it’s Tencent. Tencent struck a deal with Epic Games to bring Fortnite to China. This is a $15 million investment into the game’s esports scene both in China and worldwide. Source: PC Gamer Image: Pixabay
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