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Video game turns into actual video

China Daily | Updated: 2012-09-06 14:15

The World of Legend, a popular online game developed by China's Shanda Games, becomes the background of the film The Cosplayers, a romantic drama, starring young actor Ma Tianyu.

It is the first time a Chinese film revolves around young online players.

Ma, who stood out in a talent show in 2006, plays an online gamer in the film. Filming started in Beijing on Aug 28.

The World of Legend is a massive multiplayer online role-playing game, which will open its second version to players on Sept 6.