For years the approval process to get a game into China has been, shall we say, rough at best. Now it looks like a new set of guidelines will come into play. The report comes from Niko Partners, who specifically monitor activity happening in the Asia game market, especially when it comes to places like […]
Netflix announced the main cast of their live-action remake of Cowboy Bebop on Thursday, and many sites and pundits sighed with relief that they didn’t “whitewash” the whole cast, going for diverse and color-blind choices: John Cho playing Spike Spiegel, Mustafar Shakir playing Jet, Daniella Pineda playing Faye Valentine, and Alex Russell playing Spike’s friend-turned-nemesis […]
Amazon‘s mega-programming spending spree continues, as the streaming service follows reported $250 million deal to bring a Lord of the Rings series to television with word they are looking to adapt Liu Cixin‘s popular Chinese sci-fi book series “Remembrance of Earth’s Past” into a three-season show commitment, beginning with The Three-Body Problem. Why the comparison to […]
So, Ghostbusters looks like it may be denied a release in China, one of the biggest new markets for Western blockbusters. The Hollywood Reporter says so anyway, though Variety and Deadline say it is yet to be screened for Chinese censors and that Sony is prepared for rejection. Official guidelines censor films that “promote cults or superstition.” […]
Despite certain aftermarket speculation that saw Batman/Superman #32 sell out and go up in value, currently for up to $25 in raw and $150 at CGC 9.8, for a supposed first appearance of Kenan Kong, the New Super Man, at the time we weren’t so sure. And the writer of the new series clarified that […]
As you'll see in this trailer, Chinese audiences are being promised a scene where Iron Man pulls off a bit of action in front of the Yongdingmen Gate.
We have a German one, a Spanish one and then a Chinese one - that one's particularly interesting.
A graphic novel telling the story of Georges Prosper Remi, better known as Tintin creator, Hergé, and his homosexual affair with a young man, Tchang, the model for characters in his books, and an alleged communist Chinese spy, is having trouble finding a publisher. I wonder why. In France or Belgium this may be considered […]
We all loves the massive Chinese Megatron tank from Chinese fans a month ago. Well, they’ve been building more crazy stuff. Robots big… and small. Enjoy.