Tencent confirmed this week that its star programmer Mao Xingyun died at age 30. Photo: AFP
Tencent confirmed this week that its star programmer Mao Xingyun died at age 30. Photo: AFP
Gaming

Death of young ‘genius’ Tencent programmer shocks China’s gaming industry

  • Mao Xingyun, a video game programmer and avid writer who enjoyed a following on the Chinese internet, died at age 30
  • Mao represented a new generation of tech talent in China who aspire to make the country a global front runner in their respective fields

Topic |   Gaming
Tencent confirmed this week that its star programmer Mao Xingyun died at age 30. Photo: AFP
Tencent confirmed this week that its star programmer Mao Xingyun died at age 30. Photo: AFP
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