A while back, some enthusiasts on the Internet put together a trailer of the Shining that made it look like a romantic comedy. A little more recently, some Chinese enthusiasts put together a parody of the Promise, a grandiose Lord of the Rings style Chinese production (download 50M video here).
Nice interview on Joystiq with Hoyt Ma, The9’s Senior Marketing Manager for World of Warcraft. WoW has been a massive hit in China–Chinese gamers make up half of the game’s worldwide player base. And this despite technical [graphics and broadband requirements], financial, and visual [getting used to 3D vs. 2D Korean games] barriers for ordinary players. But…
China Tech News notes that Shenzhen is one of the cities officially allowed to ramp up Internet cafe development.
According to a representative from
the Shenzhen Municipal Cultural Bureau, Shenzhen has been listed as one
of the nine trial cities in China to set up Internet cafe long-term
management mechanisms and been approved to develop…