How Chinese Online Retailers Get Around Game Bans

Violent games keep getting banned in China. Last month, as r/gaming pointed out, China banned nine games and forced changes in 11 more. Many gory games have no chance of release. To slip past the country’s draconian censors, Chinese online retailers must get creative. According to website Abacus, Taobao sellers have been trying to skirt around the bans with pseudonyms and hand-drawn box art. Gory and scary? No, Resident Evil 2 is adorable and nice. Sorry, I meant “First Day of Work at the Police Station: Remake Version.” That’s the…

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