Beijing Files Lawsuit Against Tencent to Protect Chinese Youth

Prosecutors claim that the 'youth mode' on super-app WeChat does not comply with laws protecting minors.

by Lars James Hamer, 09 August 2021

Tencent Stock Down 10% After State Media 'Electronic Drugs' Jibe

The article by state media likening Tencent to 'spiritual opium.'

by Lars James Hamer, 03 August 2021

The Bizarre Story of a Chinese Gaming Tycoon's Inheritance

After the suspected poisoning of gaming tycoon Lin Qi, the inheritance of his fortune has been embroiled in a paternity scandal.

by Joshua Cawthorpe, 15 January 2021

Game Over: China Announces Online Gaming Curfew for Minors

The new rules target gamers under 18 years old, restricting them from playing online games between 10pm and 8am.

by Urban Family, 19 November 2019

Netease To Build eSports Park Worth RMB5 Billion in Shanghai

Industry standards for the development of the eSports market in Shanghai were also outlined over the weekend.

by Bryan Grogan, 06 August 2019

WATCH: New Pokemon Game Coming to Chinese Mobile Devices

The gaming arm of Netease will link up with Japan’s Game Freak to release Pokemon Quest, which was released on Android and iOS devices in 2018.

by Bryan Grogan, 22 May 2019

Tencent Announces Strict Gaming Restrictions for Under 16s

Tencent isn’t playing around.

by Ryan Gandolfo, 23 April 2019

Tencent Launches Program to Combat Child Gaming Addiction

This new feature of the Shenzhen-based company’s gaming platform will see the introduction of a child lock for kids 13 years and younger.

by Bryan Grogan, 06 March 2019

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