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On November 3, 1957, under leader Nikita Khrushchev, the USSR launched Sputnik 2 into Earth's orbit with Laika the dog on board. Laika was not expected to survive the mission and she died of overheating hours after takeoff. This is where Minicore Studios begins The Sun at Night – by imaginin...

December 12th 2013 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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The New York Times has brought its journalistic bear to the story earlier this week about China deciding not to approve WoW's release over there under new service provider Netease, and it seems what we thought was confusion between two agencies has turned into a war. On one side, you have the Gener...

November 7th 2009 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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The Chinese government is cracking down on those darn computer games and intertron sites, Rueters reports, with a focus on those that feature gangs or ganglike stuff. While the situation has yet to reach Shark or Jet-sized proportions in the country, the Culture Ministry says these games and any si...

July 29th 2009 at 7:00am 0 Comments
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It seems the vast majority of drama we've heard regarding guild banks comes from ninja schemes and disgruntled members. Vaela of Hyjal expressed her exasperation with guild banks in the Guild Relations forum. She feels that there is an imbalance between players who donate resources to the guild ba...

June 11th 2008 at 2:00am 0 Comments
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Here in the US, you can't really arrest someone for selling gold in-game -- it's against Blizzard's Terms of Service, so they can ban you from the game or even file suit against you, but it's not actually illegal. But in China, under communism, things are apparently a little different. Two gold farm...

May 8th 2008 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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Chinese astronauts want to turn the vast emptiness of space a disturbing shade of red -- and steal the solar wind's precious bodily fluids -- by establishing a space station, along with its very own branch of the Communist Party of China. China's still a long way from setting up its own space statio...

October 20th 2007 at 11:57pm 0 Comments
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Are you a parent concerned that your child may have easy access to communist and pornographic materials? If so, you may be shocked, devastated and appalled to learn that your innocent children "are using a gaming device to access porn out of thin air." The PSP, which is a short for PlayStation "porn...

June 1st 2006 at 5:25pm 0 Comments