Young boys play Honour of Kings by Tencent, during an event inside a shopping centre. Photo: Reuters
Young boys play Honour of Kings by Tencent, during an event inside a shopping centre. Photo: Reuters
Tencent

Chinese newspaper labels gaming ‘spiritual opium’ and calls out Tencent, fanning fears of a crackdown

  • The report from Xinhua-affiliated Economic Information Daily marks a strong attack on the country’s gaming industry and its leading player
  • However, the piece shows few signs that it represents the government’s official stance

Topic |   Tencent
Young boys play Honour of Kings by Tencent, during an event inside a shopping centre. Photo: Reuters
Young boys play Honour of Kings by Tencent, during an event inside a shopping centre. Photo: Reuters
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