PK means Player Killer, used to refer to individuals in MMOs who attacked other players instead of the NPCs or monsters. In China it now means head to head direct competition.No other PK used for gaming other than this. Surprised that article would mention it and use it as a metaphor.
PK means Penalty Kick, a term drawn from the soccer game.
I'm so surprised that more than half dozen members have tried and answered your question, incorrectly. Looks like most members here are military nerds. LOL.
Which is why it's easier to understand for everyone by calling it deathmatch...People Kill.
That's certainly the censorship bypass for those who speak Cantonese.or 扑街
Like I said, it was once a gamer slang that now took to a wider usage and certainly not as edgy as it once was. Today's variety show viewers - and hosts - were/are those very gamers.are you sure? I always thought it was something more friendly... Many Chinese variety shows use "PK" a lot on a very friendly term...
Sheer popularity of MMOs in China means PK would virtually mean people or player killer and Chinese MMOs are heavily lenient towards PvP combat. I played Age of Wulin before, and people are going to jump you once you are out of the safe zone. Got PKed many times, and I PK when the opportunity arises. It doesn't matter if the victim is many levels lower than you; you do what it takes to be the top martial artist in all of Ming China. Another game like that would be Perfect World. I am guessing the nerds behind the catapult project would undoubtedly be playing MMOs in their spare time.
PK means Player Killer, used to refer to individuals in MMOs who attacked other players instead of the NPCs or monsters. In China it now means head to head direct competition.
A new video by Jin Yi Nan: talking about Ma Wei Ming as the EM launcher's father. It is uploaded on July 20, 2020.
This also supports my suspicion that the two land-based test launching tracks are likely different versions of EM cats.
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