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Sony to officially launch PlayStation business in China soon

Following Microsoft's announcement that it'll begin selling the Xbox One in China in September, courtesy of the local government lifting its 13-year ban on console sales, Sony has also confirmed that the company will be officially launching its PlayStation gaming business…

China bans Windows 8 on government PCs

The Chinese government is a serial offender when it comes to banning things, with the country recently adding a major product to its ever growing list of prohibited items: Microsoft's Windows 8 operating system.

Battlefield 4 gets banned in China

The Ministry of Culture of the People's Republic of China has banned the hit first-person shooter Battlefield 4. Officials claim EA’s game is laced with content that endangers national security according to multiple reports from Chinese websites including China.com and…

China to ease Internet ban in Shanghai free-trade zone

The Chinese government will soon allow access to previously banned websites in the Shanghai free-trade zone according to a report from the South China Morning Post. Citing anonymous government sources, the publication says Facebook, Twitter and The New York Times…

Massive DDoS attack on .cn domain brings down Chinese websites

China found itself on the receiving end of a massive denial-of-service attack this weekend that reportedly disrupted and slowed access to millions of websites, including major properties like Amazon.cn, Sina’s social networking site Weibo and Bank of China. According to…

China could lift 13-year ban on console gaming

Reports coming out of China suggest the country is planning to withdrawal its 13-year ban on the production and sale of game consoles. This would allow heavyweights like Microsoft, Nintendo and Sony to manufacture systems in Shanghai's new free trade…