WoW

World of Warcraft Allowed Partial Relaunch in China

From PC World: China will allow popular online game World of Warcraft to be relaunched for some players in the country after weeks offline, but it will still require changes to objectionable game content. The game will be...

China WoW

As previously reported on CDT, the Chinese government has a record of treating the massive popularity of World of Warcraft (WoW) and other online games as a social ill which distracts Chinese youth from their social...

China Censors WoW Skeletons – Kotaku

From Kotaku via CNET News: In a classic example of ‘missing the forest for the trees,’ the Chinese government has banned undead skeletons from World of Warcraft, insisting they be covered up with flesh. The9, the Chinese company that holds the license to operate WoW in China, complied with the order, as well as the […]

Jin Ge’s Documentary On Chinese World of Warcraft Goldfarmers on MTV

From YouMeiTI (Êúâ™í‰Ωì) blog: Jin Ge’s documentary work on Chinese World of Warcraft(WoW) goldfarmers was highlighted for MTV’s Gamer’s Week 2.0: Is Mining Virtual Gold Exploitive? Jin Ge has estimated there are at least half million goldfarmers working throughout China in organized game sweatshops, where they work to produce gold/points for market consumption–pimarily for gamers […]

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