Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds Not Socialist Enough For China, Faces Ban


The Chinese government envisions a perfect world where ammunition is distributed equally among the masses and everyone is equal, except those that are more equal. Since Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds is more of a meritocracy of sorts, one where skill, intuition, and a bit of luck will net you the famed chicken dinner, naturally the game must … Continue reading “Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds Not Socialist Enough For China, Faces Ban”

Bluehole Interview: Epic Should License Battle Royale, Fears Leaking Secrets


Last night I put out a piece regarding Bluehole Studio and Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds regarding the implied threat of legal action from Bluehole against Epic over similarities between the latter’s Battle Royale mode in Fortnite, and the former’s aforementioned PUBG title. I recommend reading it, it’s a short piece, but the crux of the matter is … Continue reading “Bluehole Interview: Epic Should License Battle Royale, Fears Leaking Secrets”

[Column] Bluehole Studio Doesn’t Have A Moral (or Legal) Leg To Stand On


Bluehole Studios this week decided to release a press release stating that it is considering “further action” against Epic Games over the Battle Royale mode recently added to Fortnite. According to the release, Bluehole is concerned over similarities between the two games, and how Epic uses Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds in conversations with the community and press … Continue reading “[Column] Bluehole Studio Doesn’t Have A Moral (or Legal) Leg To Stand On”