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>"With the process for new approvals in limbo, about 14,000 small studios and video gaming-related firms in China went out of business over the past several months. The recent company closures and lay-offs show the increased regulatory _...Read More_
>"With the process for new approvals in limbo, about 14,000 small studios and video gaming-related firms in China went out of business over the past several months. The recent company closures and lay-offs show the increased regulatory _...Read More_
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"China appears to have banned the global version of Steam. This leaves Chinese gamers with access to just Steam China, which offers a much more limited library of games, _...Read More_
"China appears to have banned the global version of Steam. This leaves Chinese gamers with access to just Steam China, which offers a much more limited library of games, _...Read More_
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What because they can’t just be the parents and say no and take the devices away if need be?? They really needed the government to tell them how to parent and to actually parent for them???
What because they can’t just be the parents and say no and take the devices away if need be?? They really needed the government to tell them how to parent and to actually parent for them???
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>"According to memo seen by the Post, games are a new art form that must highlight ‘correct values’ and an accurate understanding of China’s history and culture."
>"According to memo seen by the Post, games are a new art form that must highlight ‘correct values’ and an accurate understanding of China’s history and culture."
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'As the Chinese government slows down approvals for games, its battle against gaming addiction and failing morals continues.'
'As the Chinese government slows down approvals for games, its battle against gaming addiction and failing morals continues.'
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[https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.aljazeera.com/amp/economy/2021/9/10/will-teen-gaming-clampdown-deal-china-esports-a-technical-ko](https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.aljazeera.com/amp/economy/2021/9/10/will-teen-gaming-clampdown-deal-china-esports-a-technical-ko) >"The attractiveness of a professional gaming career could wane for China’s teens after government _...Read More_
[https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.aljazeera.com/amp/economy/2021/9/10/will-teen-gaming-clampdown-deal-china-esports-a-technical-ko](https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.aljazeera.com/amp/economy/2021/9/10/will-teen-gaming-clampdown-deal-china-esports-a-technical-ko) >"The attractiveness of a professional gaming career could wane for China’s teens after government _...Read More_
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"China placed strict limits on the time young people may spend playing online games"
"China placed strict limits on the time young people may spend playing online games"
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"China has forbidden under-18s from playing video games for more than three hours a week, a stringent social intervention that it said was needed to pull the plug on a growing addiction."
"China has forbidden under-18s from playing video games for more than three hours a week, a stringent social intervention that it said was needed to pull the plug on a growing addiction."
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The restrictions reflect the government’s intensifying push for companies to jettison what it says are unhealthy cultural influences.
The restrictions reflect the government’s intensifying push for companies to jettison what it says are unhealthy cultural influences.
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New regulations mean gamers under 18 will no longer be allowed to play online games through the week.
New regulations mean gamers under 18 will no longer be allowed to play online games through the week.
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Chinese children under the age of 18 will now be restricted to one hour of gaming from 8pm to 9pm on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday; and on public holidays. That’s a change from the previous limit of 1.5 hours of gameplay on most days.
Chinese children under the age of 18 will now be restricted to one hour of gaming from 8pm to 9pm on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday; and on public holidays. That’s a change from the previous limit of 1.5 hours of gameplay on most days.
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"The long read: China’s video game market is the world’s biggest. International developers want in on it – but its rules on what is acceptable _...Read More_
"The long read: China’s video game market is the world’s biggest. International developers want in on it – but its rules on what is acceptable _...Read More_
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Maybe that’s the thing that will make the cowards at Blizz value free speech over profits. If they are content to be bossed around by China’s arbitrary whims, it’s only fitting that said whims tank their profit margins there
Maybe that’s the thing that will make the cowards at Blizz value free speech over profits. If they are content to be bossed around by China’s arbitrary whims, it’s only fitting that said whims tank their profit margins there
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WeChat mini games are a fun way for luxury brands to engage with 500 million Chinese consumers. Could they offer even more?
WeChat mini games are a fun way for luxury brands to engage with 500 million Chinese consumers. Could they offer even more?