Sachin Meena and Seema Haider were arrested then bailed last week after the Pakistani national smuggled herself into India via Nepal in May.
A Pakistani woman took her four kids and made a dangerous trek to India to be with her lover she met through the popular video game PUBG.
Tencent’s Honour of Kings and PUBG Mobile, and miHoYo’s Genshin Impact were the three highest-grossing mobile games in the first half of this year.
Slower growth is predicted in China because of the government’s rigid video game licensing process and restrictions on playing time for young gamers.
Honour of Kings, PUBG Mobile and Genshin Impact remained the most lucrative mobile games in the world in the first quarter, but spending on video games has declined amid greater regulatory oversight in China.
India has banned more than 270 Chinese apps since June 2020, when tensions heightened between the two countries after a deadly Himalayan border clash.
China’s regulators should tighten their grip on video games to avoid historical misrepresentations, according to the country's top radio broadcaster.
The PUBG: Battlegrounds creator’s disappointing launch has come after Chinese state media’s latest broadside against video gaming and market leader Tencent.
Tencent has invested in 62 video game start-ups this year, double the number for all of 2020, as it tries to ward off new industry challengers and scrutiny of its investment activity.
TikTok is the highest-earning app for the year through June 23, as Chinese apps and video games continue to benefit from shifting consumption habits during the Covid-19 pandemic.
The IOC is reluctant to embrace an Olympic future for esports, despite its growing popularity among Generation Z and millennials.
Shenzhen is set to outlaw personalised recommendations for minors, further restricting what Big Tech companies can do with the data they collect.
China’s gaming giants and newer entrants like Yoozoo are pouring money into overseas properties like Lord of the Rings, Harry Potter and Game of Thrones to attract more mobile gamers from overseas.
When it first imposed the ban, the Indian government gave the 59 apps a chance to explain their position on compliance with privacy and security requirements.
Amid record growth in 2020, Tencent’s gaming empire is now under siege from big tech rivals and upstarts alike, with one of the hottest new games of the year circumventing Tencent’s ecosystem.
India banned the PUBG mobile game, licensed by Tencent, after a border dispute with China, leaving an esports team in Kashmir without players.
The limited launch of League of Legends: Wild Rift caused a surge of interest in game boosters, leading to friction between Chinese and overseas gamers.
Genshin Impact’s success follows on from wins for PUBG Mobile and Call of Duty Mobile – developed by Tencent – in recent years.
PUBG Corp announced that it is launching PUBG Mobile India after the country banned the franchise’s original mobile game because it was developed by China’s Tencent.
Honour of Kings is a multiplayer game, wildly popular in China, where a team of five heroes go up against another team of five.
New gacha game from miHoYo is on track to become the most profitable mobile title in October despite controversy over how it makes money from players
With Moonlight Blade, Tencent promises a gameplay experience equal to playing an MMORPG on PC, showing how far mobile gaming has come.
Tencent’s Call of Duty: Mobile finally launches in China with nearly 50 million preregistered users and the endorsement of pop star Jay Chou
Censoring sensitive words related to hot-button political topics in China has been standard practice for Chinese games or Western games operating in China for years.
Popular mobile games are being called out for violating user privacy during China’s internet clean-up campaign.
The success of PUBG Mobile reflects the global dominance of Tencent despite the ban on Chinese apps in India over national security and data privacy concerns.
Tencent’s move is expected to help PUBG Mobile sidestep New Delhi’s pushback against Chinese apps in India.
India bans PUBG Mobile, PUBG Mobile Lite and more than 100 other mobile apps over security and sovereignty concerns
Tencent Holdings’ hit mobile game PUBG Mobile and Ant Group’s mobile payment app Alipay are among 118 Chinese mobile apps India blocked on Wednesday.