A Chinese online game advertisement was pulled from digital billboards in New York’s Times Square due to use of the Chinese word “Diao Si,” a self-deprecating term for young Chinese internet users. The ad was removed because the slogan violates US regulations which prohibit broadcasting indecent language. As a result, Times Square authorities have halted all Chinese-language advertisements in order to re-examine their contents. “Diao si” is a Chinese word invented on a Chinese forum that became popular at the beginning of last year. Literally it means “dick-string”. It is a word referring to a specific group of young men with humble background, filled with entanglement, and facing reality helplessly. It has become a popular term similar to the Japanese term “otaku.” Diaosi has become a fashionable, unique cultural phenomenon in vogue among the Chinese youth …
During last week of Chinajoy 2012, the China’s biggest gaming and digital entertainment exhibition, a young and rich Chinese gamer had spend a huge amount of money to book the whole game booth for private use, just to quietly test out the latest online game on the spot. He booked the place for only 30 minute, other attendees were not allowed to visit the area during his present. To serve the VIP guest, the game company had even arranged 3 booth babies to cool him down with hand-held fan. His unbelievably arrogant behavior had disgusted other gamers, one of the gamer thrown a few hundred cash notes to the person in charge, requested for the same VIP service, but he was ignored by the game company …
[UPDATE] CHINAJOY or the China Digital Entertainment Expo & Conference is the largest digital entertainment and gaming expo held in China. Designed as a platform to sell Chinese electronic products and strengthen domestic game supervision, it’s the largest meeting of Chinese single males. It’s packed with computer games and famous for its cosplay models. Thousands of Chinese geeks and gamers attend the event every year, many just to ogle the show girls. This year, Chinajoy is having its 10th anniversary celebration, and the conference has just ended in Shanghai. We have gathered all the ridiculous, funniest and exciting moments of the show to share with you all …
Behold, the world’s most badass named product: Droid X360. It is a PS Vita knockoff that runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. And it has one powerful feature that the original PS Vita doesn’t have. It has 9 different kinds of built-in emulators for the classic arcade games, Nintendo 64, Sony PlayStation, Game Boy Advance, Game boy Color, NES/FC, SNES, SEGA Mega Drive and SEGA Game Gear. Check out more photos and a hands-on video after the break!
Woah, looks like Apple is getting serious with its gaming platform. According to Xinhua News Agency, Apple is in talks to buy Handseeing Information Technology, a mobile game developer in China.
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