August 03 - 10:08
China predicted to tackle gaming addiction after calling video games 'electronic drugs'
Shares in two of China's biggest online gaming firms, have slipped after a state media compared their products to "electronic drugs". The criticism has raised concerns that the online gaming industry will be the next one to be regulated by Beijing. "No industry, no sport, can be allowed to develop in a way that will destroy a generation," read the article published in Economic Information Daily.
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