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Submitted by Rick_Addition 1053d ago | news

Chinese game uses characters from famous games without authorization- Ezio, Kratos and even IronMan!

China is known for producing a range of consumer electronics and accessories that are "inspired" by other famous, but this practice seems to repeat itself until the games released there. The online game The Legend of Dao Sheng decided to put some adventure in Western characters, but without the permission of their creators, of course. These include Kratos (God of War) and Iron Man, Marvel Comics. (Assassin's Creed, God of War, Iron Man, PC)

Muffins1223  +   1054d ago
This is just pathetic.China needs to get there shit together with copyright issues
Nimblest-Assassin  +   1053d ago
Well... I like the assassin design... looks like someone from feudal china... but why are you guys so surprised? Lots of chinese manufacturers steal IPs, product design,etc

http://killmydaynow.com/wp-...

http://i.ytimg.com/vi/vPQHp...

http://www.gaminginfowire.c...

http://www.swiftworld.net/w...

This isn't new.. this happens a lot
prototypeknuckles  +   1053d ago
GAO-RANGER & SQNY, haha lmao they only had one power ranger in the pack and a bunch of random heroes, XD
inveni0  +   1053d ago
@Nimblest-Assassin
Happens a lot != happens justifiably.
AO1JMM  +   1053d ago
That doesnt make it ok.
doogiebear  +   1052d ago
What do u care? Really man
prototypeknuckles  +   1054d ago
wow i think its crazy how he didnt even try to change them even a little they look just like the original, except for iron man but its clearly there, smh
vork77  +   1053d ago
Thats just sad I smell a law suit
Sarcasm  +   1053d ago
Won't happen. It's sold to China's market only and the characters have different names.

Otherwise, Apple would have sued long ago for all those Apple store KERFs.
Summons75  +   1053d ago
if apple had the chance they would sue everyone and there grandmother because they have probably eaten an apple at least once in their life.
extermin8or  +   1053d ago
many people have sued, but it's ery simple in china- the state and law will always side on what it considers to be to it's own benefit-they don't play ball with copyright like pretty much every other country in the world does end of
specialguest  +   1053d ago
Not only did they infringed on every aspects of Apple possible, they've even stolen Steve Jobs image. lol!

http://cl.jroo.me/z3/5/d/E/...
Calm Down Sunshine  +   1053d ago
My favourite...
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hkgamer  +   1053d ago
its almost impossible to sue a chinese company in china.
they will just say it looks nothing like it.

look at all their cars, phones, watches, clothes, shoes, amusement parks, giant robot gundam lookalikes. Anyway its almost impossible to sue, so just don't bother with it
hennessey86  +   1053d ago
With everything
in the world being made in China these days, I don't think anyone will do anything about this.
GrahamGolden  +   1053d ago
sony should sue them same for marvel
Sainox16  +   1053d ago
Looks Cool but too similar
sonicsidewinder  +   1053d ago
what a terrible thing
k3x  +   1053d ago
Kratos, Ezio and Iron Man. Now that's got to be some setting to fit these three into it... Rather amusing, really.
Tenac87  +   1053d ago
This happens ALL THE TIME in China, I really don't see why yous are so surprised aboot this. Its a terrible game that rip-offs characters, So what. Just laugh at it and move on like you should do with all hillarious knockoffs.

http://www.cracked.com/arti...

Here's some more for you to laugh at!
A-Glorious-Dawn  +   1053d ago
RobertCop LOL
Sarcasm  +   1053d ago
LOL Good post.

My favorite would have to be Spider-man Fisherman and Archer.
Reverent  +   1053d ago
I know it sounds cruel, but I hope this game fails miserably. If the developers of the game can't invent some basic characters on their own, they are obviously in the wrong job.
Septic  +   1053d ago
I'm actually in tears....that link was brilliant! SPADERMAN! ANd Spiderman Outdoor heroes! A Thomas the Tank Engine transformer?? LOL WTF?!!!!

LMAO man...brilliant!

EDIT- Oh btw, my cousin actually bought a Polystation 1 lol
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SilentNegotiator  +   1053d ago
Sorry, but it's far too serious to just "laugh off"

China makes untold amounts of money with their one-way copyright system. China is not playing ball and people are losing out on their own IPs because of it.
FinaLXiii  +   1053d ago
china generates rip-off garbage its no surprise.
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chazjamie  +   1053d ago
all these characters in a third person action game would be amazing.
-Gespenst-  +   1053d ago
All the alternate names make sense except for "Gore Fiend" hahaha, how did they get that from Iron Man???
DivineAssault  +   1053d ago
Damn thief's lol
ALLWRONG  +   1053d ago
It's our fault China does this.

Anyone else kinda want to play that?
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Reverent  +   1053d ago
No, it looks mediocre.
AO1JMM  +   1053d ago
100% Chinese crap! Creativity and innovation is at an all time low in China.
NYC_Gamer  +   1053d ago
It's typical of China to create cheap knock-offs
WeskerChildReborned  +   1053d ago
They look like cheap knock offs of the original characters.
zoks310  +   1053d ago
Lol, it's china, they get to do whatever they want to do. China don't play by our rules they have their own. You should all know this, so no complaining because it's been this way for decades.
Romudeth  +   1053d ago
Not gonna lie, this is pretty funny.

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