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Chinese authorities stopped approving new games starting at the end of March and the hiatus is expected to last for another four to six months.
China’s top state media has warned against videogame addiction, as regulators vowed to restrict the approval of new games amid concerns over children’s health.
The Guangzhou Development District, which was established in the 1980s as one of China’s first special economic zones, issued a notice that banned the hosting of events promoting cryptocurrencies.
Baidu, Alibaba and Tencent block cryptocurrency-related activities on their platforms amid Beijing’s intensifying crackdown on digital money
Showgirls are still a major appeal at gaming conventions, where firms like Tencent and NetEase deploy an army of young women to entertain the mainly male attendees
Chinese gaming giant Tencent Holdings has pulled one of the world’s hottest video games from its WeGame platform less than a week after launch in the latest case of Beijing’s tightened controls over online content.
The State Administration of Radio and Television, which is in charge of monitoring games and other entertainment content, has not given licenses to any new games since March 28