China Joy Expo: A Celebration of Video Games and Cosplay

China Joy Expo: A Celebration of Video Games and Cosplay

Video game players are notorious for spending hours alone at home in the dark playing games late into the night. While they often converse and collaborate with other players digitally, they are not known to participate in many face-to-face social events. So why will 300,000 gamers emerge from their "caves" and come together at the China Joy Expo?

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Two Sides of China: North vs South

Two Sides of China: North vs South

There is a friendly rivalry between Chinese people from the North and South of China. Beijing and Shanghai represent the conflict best as two of the most important cities in the country, Beijing being the seat of government and Shanghai being the center of the financial world. Beyond the economic focus of each city, there are many food and language differences as well.

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