Sensitive Words: Video Game Easter Eggs Irk Censors

The inclusion of  “easter eggs” referencing pejorative nicknames of Chinese president Xi Jinping in an independent video game from Taiwan has resulted in several related terms becoming censored from Chinese search results or prohibited from being posted on Weibo, and has also led...

Cyberwars Of The World – ESWN

From EastSouthWestNorth: This is a translation of a column in the print edition of Sing Tao (August 2, 2005, p. A24).

August 15 is the 60th anniversary of the War of Resistance Against

AFP: China Bans 50 Electronic Games

From RedNova News: “China has banned 50 electronic games, including FIFA Soccer 2005 and Microsoft’s Age of Mythology, as part of a campaign to combat what it sees as

China Bans a New Computer Video Game

From the ABC News: “China has banned a new computer game for referring to Taiwan and other regions claimed by China as separate countries. The ban underscores China’s

China opens up to Electronic Arts

From BBC today: “Electronic Arts, the world’s biggest computer games firm, is setting up a development studio in China. The firm said it hopes to have 500 staff at the

Fun And Games In China

Forbes reported that Online gaming companies are beginning to successfully get customers to pay their services. “Revenue in China for what is currently a nascent business


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