Chinese social media game features a host of familiar western celebrity faces

RN24: In Japan, mobile and social networking games are a huge market, and have even begun to eclipse console games in recent years. This can perhaps be attributed to their commuting culture, which has made portable gaming a necessity, and the fact that smartphones are more accessible than portable handheld consoles. At any rate, it’s an industry that’s worth big bucks, and generally high quality is expected. Perhaps that’s why some gamers in Japan have been sniggering over this unusual game from China, which cuts corners massively by borrowing the likenesses of western celebrities in place of original content.

Little is known about the game itself, but it appears to be a variety of card-trading game, featuring characters such as general Guan Yu and Shaquille O’Neal… wait.

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