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WTF - Games in Asia

Chinese gamer breaks up with her boyfriend for stealing her blue buff

April 23, 2014 | C. Custer | 3 Comments

Of all the reasons to break up with someone, this has got to be one of the craziest we’ve yet heard of. Read More

Chinese father beats 14-year-old with stick over gaming habit

April 18, 2014 | C. Custer | 2 Comments

Another week, another sad story of a gaming disagreement between generations turning violent in China.Read More

Sh*tstorm incoming: Japanese mobile game blames China for World War II

April 16, 2014 | C. Custer | One Comment

A short history summary in the promotional materials of a Japanese mobile game is offending Chinese gamers, who feel it distorts historical fact.Read More

Korean fan makes Game Boy version of Diablo 3: Reaper of Souls

April 15, 2014 | C. Custer | 5 Comments

Ever wanted to play Diablo 3 on a Game Boy? Me neither, but this guy in South Korea did!Read More

Chinese woman sees ghosts in AR game on Tomb Sweeping day, freaks out

April 10, 2014 | C. Custer | 3 Comments

The bizarre story of how one Chinese woman was forced to seek psychological help as the result of a childhood fear and a silly AR game on her phone.Read More

Dota movie hits Philippine theaters (no, it’s not Free To Play)

April 9, 2014 | Xairylle | 25 Comments

While waiting for lunch today, I chanced upon a weekly movie guide and saw that one of the titles was Dota (Nakakabaliw). Roughly translated, that means Dota (Drives [You] Crazy). Read More

Chinese mother, son presumed drowned after argument over League of Legends

April 9, 2014 | C. Custer | 23 Comments

Tragedy struck a family in Sichuan, China last week after an argument over a 16-year-old’s gaming habits went very wrong.Read More

If they’d never been nerfed, which League of Legends champ would be best? Chinese gamers vote

April 8, 2014 | C. Custer | 14 Comments

League of Legends is a delicate balancing act of buffs and nerfs, but what if the games champions were never nerfed? Who would be the most OP?Read More

Chinese gamers respond to Elder Scrolls Online’s “global” launch (which doesn’t include China)

April 7, 2014 | C. Custer | 5 Comments

What do Chinese gamers thinking about the global launch of the Elder Scrolls Online, which doesn’t actually include China?Read More

Highlights from Universal Studios Japan’s special Monster Hunter area

April 7, 2014 | C. Custer | One Comment

Universal Studios Japan has partnered with Capcom to bring some of the Monster Hunter series’s most gruesome monsters to life.Read More

8 signs you know you are getting old (for a gamer)

April 1, 2014 | Mary-Anne Lee | 7 Comments

I played Diablo III over the past weekend, and my “marathon” confirmed something I’ve long been suspecting. I’m getting too old to game the way I used to. Read More

Chinese man murders his wife over her gaming habit

April 1, 2014 | C. Custer | 2 Comments

Yesterday, a Chinese man in Hunan stabbed his wife in the neck because he thought she was playing games too late into the night. Read More

Awesome costumes: Sherlyn’s Riven from the League of Legends Pool Party shoot

March 31, 2014 | Mary-Anne Lee | 3 Comments

A couple of weeks ago, the League of Legends community had a concerted nosebleed at the appearance of one Pool Party Riven in a League of Legends pool party cosplay shoot held in Singapore. Read More

Is Blizzard brawler Heroes of the Storm the game for you?

March 31, 2014 | Mary-Anne Lee | 6 Comments

We’ve all heard of Heros of the Storm, Blizzard’s upcoming brawler that was once named Blizzard All-Stars. But now, following a name change and a public alpha, it’s clear that Heroes of the Storm isn’t a MOBA as we have expected, but more of the brawler that Blizzard has marketed it as. Read More

The Chinese nicknames for almost every League of Legends champion, translated

March 31, 2014 | C. Custer | 9 Comments

Ever wonder what Chinese players call the various champions in League of Legends? Now you know!Read More

Asia-based World of Tanks players can soon have a cute anime girl talking to them!

March 28, 2014 | Mary-Anne Lee

World of Tanks players in Asia can now have Nishizumi Miho from Girls und Panzer talking to them in-game. Read More

This video is why we need to educate Filipinos about video games

March 28, 2014 | Xairylle | 2 Comments

Remember when Mineski CEO Ronald Robins talked about people in the media being ignorant? Well, I didn’t expect the media to prove him right. Read More

Diablo III game designer once wanted to be a video game music composer

March 27, 2014 | Mary-Anne Lee | One Comment

Michael Chu, senior game designer for Blizzard Entertainment, is the man behind Covetous Shen. He is also responsible for bringing to life the Monk, the Witch Doctor, Eirena the follower, and Zoltun Kulle. But how did all of that happen? Read More