Netease - Games in Asia
Heroes of the Storm becomes available in Chinese, plus a sneak peek at the next hero, Chen Stormstout.
Blizzard’s beloved China GM Alex Dai has, rather unexpectedly, announced his resignation. Chinese Blizzard fans are sad.
Diablo 3 is coming to China, but exactly when is still up in the air. It has taken more than 700 days to censor the game for China, and it could take more.
The West’s big devs are all making the trip to ChinaJoy, and two of them will be in its brand new next-gen console section.
The game is apparently close to ready for play in Chinese…does that mean that the tech alpha could finally be headed towards a China release?
NetEase really wants China to be good at Hearthstone. First, it was CEO Ding Lei dangling a Ferrari in front of players who can win against Europe. Now, it’s an unprecedented offline tournament held between 512 Chinese players, with the top eight being sent off to duke it out against Korea for fame, fortune, and massive e-peen points.
WoW celebrates its ninth anniversary in China this year with a cool infographic breaking down exactly what Chinese players have been up to.
Rumor has it Blizzard’s Heroes of the Storm is set to launch a paid beta that will allow anyone to opt into the game. Will Chinese gamers be willing to chip in, or will they wait for the game’s official China launch, which is probably much further down the line?
After rumors spread that the team had already fallen apart, players responded that they were still together, but that the club does have financial problems.
After crushing Hearthstone defeat, Netease CEO will give a Ferrari to Chinese players who can beat Europe next timeMay 1, 2014 | C. Custer | 8 Comments
China’s first China-Europe Hearthstone matchup did not go well, but now Netease CEO Ding Lei wants to give Ferraris to anyone who can beat their continental opponents next time.
When is Heart of the Swarm coming to China, and how is the localization work going? Netease Games put those questions to Blizzard and Netease execs.
Netease is now officially the China distributor for HOTS, and there’s more good news for Chinese players: beta signups have begun.
Looking to shoot some monsters in the face? Get yourself into the Crisis 2015 beta, which begins this Friday.
Chinese gamers say they don’t want to pay $60 to boost to level 90 the way it seems American WoWers will have to.
There’s been a lot of news over the last few days about Blizzard and Netease (Blizzard’s Chinese distributor) taking legal action against an alleged Hearthstone clone. The company accused of creating and distributing this clone is Unico Interactive, a mobile …
Now that game consoles are officially legal in China, everyone is talking about what that could mean for the big console makers Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo. But there’s another question worth asking: what does it mean for domestic companies who will now be free to make game consoles for the domestic market?