WTF - Games in Asia
Has lag in games ever made you angry? It made one Chinese youth so angry that it sparked a fight leading to the deaths of two 16-year-old boys.
The League of Legends New Dawn cinematic is amazing. But how is it after being censored by China?
If you thought League of Legends players were toxic on the US and EU servers, imagine how bad Chinese players are when Tencent has to hand out 3 year bans.
What do you do when you want to game but don’t have the scratch? This one Chinese college grad took to scaling skyscrapers to steal from the apartments inside!
ChinaJoy is, perhaps unfortunately, better known for its eye candy than for its game content. But how do those women get there? What do they go through?
For Dota 2 fans in China, The International 2014 (TI4) is like their version of the FIFA World Cup. And we all know what it’s like staying up late to watch our favorite teams play, only to be met by horrible and completely inept commentators.
A quick tweet about the game Ninja Must Die—or was it—turned into a controversial firestorm in China’s professional League of Legends scene.
A Ningbo car rental kiosk system has been compromised by some Chinese students, who’ve been using one of the kiosks to play games.
A forum post on Duowan has become extremely popular in the past few days and is currently on its 127th page of comments. The topic? A list and ranking of the breasts of all 39 female League of Legends champions. Sigh.
Chinese internet cafés, or wang ba (网吧), do not have a great reputation. Dim lights, secondhand smoke, being beaten up by kids, and even murder—there’s definitely no shortage of bad news. But that’s changing.
Buying all the in-game items you want can get expensive, but very few parents would do what this Chinese couple did: sell their children to fund their gaming habit.
South Korea’s Chosun Ilbo reports this horrifying story about a terrible, terrible father in South Korea.
Finally, we come across an example of a Chinese parent whose child is playing too many games dealing with that problem in a reasonable and successful way.
Meet Peng Chao from China. He’s just like your average 19-year-old student and League of Legends fan, except he has no arms and is probably still a better player than you.
Chinese gamers respond to emotional Reddit post about how LOL helped a son through his father’s deathJune 25, 2014 | C. Custer | One Comment
League of Legends helped a UK-based redditor through his father’s death, but the story struck a major chord with Chinese gamers.
The next time your parents say hardcore gamers can’t be good students, this guy is your counter-example.
What do you do when your parents are pressuring you about your grades, you’re only seven years old, and you’ve played a lot of video games? You try to respawn.
The death of a girl at a Chinese web addiction rehab center several months ago led to an investigation of related incidents, and the results are deeply disturbing.