In this episode of the podcast we analyze China’s rising role in influencing the content of games and the behavior of game developers outside of China. Topics Discussed Recent Blizzard controversy and online protest around Hong KongTencent and Netease’s acquisition of foreign developersMainland versions of popular international games like PUBGAnalysis of Mainland China’s biggest games […]
Podcasts analyzing developments within China’s domestic game industry.
In this episode of the podcast we discuss the latest wild development which has appeared in Mainland China’s game industry: the rebranding of smash-hit PUBG as “Game for Peace”. In this new Chinese regulator-approved version of the game players collect weapons and ammo and shoot at opponents who, instead of bleeding dying when shot and […]
In this episode of the podcast we recap the 5+ history of the battle royale game genre which has proven that it’s much more than just a fad. We first started looking at this topic in 2017 with our PUBG Podcast, as the battle royale genre moved from the online gaming underground into the mainstream. […]
In this episode of the podcast we discuss what’s ailing China’s game industry as of late. As with everything China, politics are involved.
In this episode of the podcast we discuss merits of the most popular gaming platforms around the world, from Steam to WeChat, and more.
In this episode of the podcast we’re discussing the global smash hit PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds and its complex and strange relationship with China.
In this episode Ryan and I talk about our experience working in China’s game industry.
In this episode we talk about gaming in China specifically. Platforms, games, and China’s culture of gaming.