Gamasutra Interview: CCP On Chinese Collaboration

Though many developers look at Shanghai as a great location to find cheap art outsourcing solutions, some companies have founded studios there to fully develop titles for the Western market. Two examples of that are Larry Herring and Jing Yu Zhu. Herring, who worked at Ion Storm in the '90s before moving to Ubisoft and then CCP, is an environment director for the company, working on its first console project, Dust 514 -- a shooter which ties into the world of of its popular MMO, EVE Online.

Here, the two developers -- one a seasoned veteran of the U.S. market and the other a home-grown talent -- discuss what it takes to make Western-targeted games in China, and what the scope of the local development scene looks like.

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