Posts Tagged: WoW

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From hacker to hero to data legend: Juny “Acong” Maimun tells the story behind Indowebster

If nothing else, Juny “Acong” Maimun is a survivor. The 34-year-old founder and CEO of Indowebster sits relaxed on a chic blue sofa in t...

  • July 7, 2014
  • at 11:55 am
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Talk to Chinese Gamers and Curse at Gold Farmers in WoW with this Handy Phrasebook

World of Warcraft players worldwide often complain about Chinese gold farmers, but how many have actually tried to communicate with them? Th...

  • November 27, 2012
  • at 2:00 am
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Chinese World of Warcraft Players Protest CCTV Misrepresentation

China’s World of Warcraft players are not the luckiest gaming community in the world. They are generally passed off as gold farmers by...

  • October 3, 2012
  • at 4:00 am
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WoW Mists of Pandaria Gets October 2 Launch Date in China

Chinese gamers will only have to wait one week longer than the rest of the world for the launch of the World of Warcraft expansion Mists of ...

  • September 19, 2012
  • at 2:00 pm
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Is Asia-Inspired WoW Expansion Mists of Pandaria Coming Soon to China?

According to an official Netease announcment, China’s World of Warcraft servers are rolling out a new patch right now. That wouldnR...

  • September 5, 2012
  • at 1:00 am
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Blizzard’s Mists of Pandaria Begins Beta in China; Netease to Turn Down Diablo 3?

Today brings a plethora of Blizzard-related China gaming news. First up, the China-focused World of Warcraft expansion Mists of Pandaria app...

  • June 6, 2012
  • at 1:00 pm
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Is Blizzard Considering Switching to Tencent for WoW in China

Blizzard’s World of Warcraft may be seeing a downswing in its user base, but it’s still got more players — and rakes in mo...

  • December 14, 2011
  • at 3:30 pm
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WoW’s New Expansion Angers Dumb Chinese Nationalists

It’s only been announced for a couple days, and it won’t be released for who-knows-how-long, but apparently some Chinese gamers ...

  • October 25, 2011
  • at 9:38 pm
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As Closed Beta Begins, Fears of Diablo 3 Censorship in China

Western video games don’t always make it big in China, but there’s one developer whose name gets the attention of gamers and str...

  • September 22, 2011
  • at 4:00 pm
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Chinese WoW Player Sleeps With Guild Members “For the Alliance”

World of Warcraft players have gone viral in some pretty weird ways in the past, but a Chinese gamer may have created a new piece of Chinese...

  • February 2, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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World of Warcraft is Holding Netease Back

Oh, how times have changed! Just a few years ago, World of Warcraft was the world’s premier MMORPG, and Chinese game publishers fought...

  • November 16, 2012
  • at 2:09 am
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The WoW Starts Now: Mists of Pandaria Launches in China Today

The newest World of Warcraft (WoW) pack, Mists of Pandaria, has launched today in mainland China, just a week after its international rollou...

  • October 2, 2012
  • at 12:15 pm
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World of Warcraft Expansion ‘Mists of Pandaria’ Passes China Inspection, Set for Release

Lending some more credence to yesterday’s rumors that World of Warcraft expansion Mists of Pandaria might be releasing in China on Sep...

  • September 6, 2012
  • at 3:00 am
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Giant Interactive’s Allods Online to be Blocked from China?

Allods Online is a free-to-play MMORPG that was developed in Russia but has since been distributed across the world, including throughout As...

  • July 19, 2012
  • at 5:30 pm
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Blizzard Renews Netease’s World of Warcraft License in China

Blizzard and Netease (NASDAQ:NTES) announced today that Netease will continue to be the China publisher and operator for Blizzard’s sm...

  • March 21, 2012
  • at 1:38 pm
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No Choice But to Mine: One World of Warcraft Ore Miner’s Story

Among Western World of Warcraft players, “gold farming” and other kinds of mining — grinding out in-game resources in MMOR...

  • November 30, 2011
  • at 5:00 pm
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Is Blizzard Panda-ring to Chinese Gamers with New WoW Expansion?

Blizzcon, the annual conference of mega game developer Blizzard, was this weekend, and one of the biggest pieces of news to come out of the ...

  • October 24, 2011
  • at 4:45 pm
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World of Warcraft Virtual Pet Sale Raises $1.9 Million for Japan

Not long after the tragic March 11th earthquake and tsunami in Japan, we told you about how gaming company Blizzard was taking initiative to...

  • August 8, 2011
  • at 12:21 pm
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