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VIDEO: Chinese pros talk about pressure and fan criticism in eSports

April 24, 2014 | C. Custer | 4 Comments

Chinese LOL pros Pomelo and BuPingZ open up a bit about how they deal with losses, pressure from fans and the community, and the effects of criticism.Read More

Chinese gamers respond to Braum, the new support champion in League of Legends

April 23, 2014 | C. Custer

League of Legends is the most popular game in China. How did Chinese players take the announcement of the game’s newest support champ?Read More

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

MOBA Madness: a quick look at Smite

April 23, 2014 | Mary-Anne Lee | 11 Comments

Smite launched for North America and Europe last month: it’s a multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) that gives you unfettered access to a pantheon of gods from around the world, complete with an over-shoulder camera view and game controls more … Read More

Why LMQ in the LCS will be good for everybody

April 21, 2014 | C. Custer | 12 Comments

Although most fans are happy or at least accepting of LMQ’s presence in the NA scene, there are still some doubters. Here’s why there shouldn’t be.Read More

Dat stolen penta: top plays from China’s LOL Pro League spring week 8

April 21, 2014 | C. Custer | 5 Comments

This week’s highlights include yet another pro-level pentakill, and another player almost getting a pentakill, only to have it stolen away by one of his teammates. So who won out and who got robbed?Read More

Learn to play LOL with Chinese pros: Rena and Allen talk LeBlanc

April 18, 2014 | C. Custer | 2 Comments

LOL may be the most popular game in Asia, but that doesn’t mean you’re any good at it. Get better with some help from Chinese pros Rena and Allen.Read More

Tencent becomes exclusive China publisher for Candy Crush Saga

April 17, 2014 | C. Custer | One Comment

Tencent is bringing an official Chinese version of Candy Crush Saga to the Middle Kingdom this summer.Read More

Tencent’s “new” fighting game is just actually another old Korean import

April 17, 2014 | C. Custer | 3 Comments

So all the buzz was for nothing. Kgame isn’t new Tencent IP at all, it’s just the Chinese version of Lost Saga.Read More

Call of Duty Online beta round coming in June, development taken over by Raven

April 16, 2014 | C. Custer | One Comment

Tencent’s online-only Call of Duty game has a new beta date and a new lead development studio. Now if only the “new” content was actually new.Read More

Tencent wants Smite to be an eSport as Team WE announces new Smite team

April 16, 2014 | C. Custer | One Comment

One of China’s biggest eSports teams just announced the founding of a Smite team. The game will enter its second closed beta in China this May.Read More

VIDEO: WE.Caomei on how to play your best, All-Star 2014 and how he got Weixiao sick

April 16, 2014 | C. Custer

Team World Elite’s Caomei opens up in a post match interview on how to play your best, and why his teammate Weixiao got the chicken pox.Read More

What to expect from Tencent’s game conference today: Moonlight Blade, Kgame, LoL and more

April 16, 2014 | C. Custer

Today, Tencent will host its annual gaming press conference. What should we expect to hear about? A lot of new games and game content!Read More

VIDEO: OMG GoGoing, China’s best top laner, on beating EDG, All-Star 2014, and why he likes Trundle

April 15, 2014 | C. Custer | 6 Comments

We’ve translated OMG GoGoing’s recent post-game interview, in which he touches on lots of things including why he likes Trundle and his biggest opponent for All-Star 2014.Read More

Chinese anti-game activist Tao Hongkai attacks League of Legends players

April 14, 2014 | C. Custer | 7 Comments

Tao Hongkai is at it again, and this time he has League of Legends squarely in his sights. Read More

Pentakills: top plays from China’s LOL Pro League spring week 7

April 14, 2014 | C. Custer

The top plays from the LPL last week include a pentakill against the second best team in China right now, and some pretty crazy plays including a blind man stealing the baron.Read More

More details on Tencent’s mysterious new action title ‘Kgame’

April 10, 2014 | C. Custer | One Comment

Tencent is slowly dripping more details about its upcoming title Kgame, which is looking more and more like a PVP-focused action MOBA.Read More

Rumor: Tencent considering investment in Capcom

April 9, 2014 | C. Custer | 3 Comments

Rumor has it that Tencent may be considering another major global gaming investment, this time into Japanese giant Capcom.Read More