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The geopolitics of video games

9 mins | Jan 28, 2022
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The gaming industry is about to be put to the test. We're in the middle of a gaming industry boom, so it's no surprise that Chinese tech behemoths such as Tencent have started to take notice. This increasing interest brings lots of new investment; however, it could be bad news for artistic freedom. Elizabeth Braw questions the potential impact of increasing Chinese influence, what might constitute politically harmful content, and the pressure that some studios may feel to adjust to Chinese political values.
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