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Tencent tightens game restrictions on China minors

Parents must register to unlock 'Arena of Valor'

Parental consent is required in China for minors to play video games. (Photo by Takashi Kawakami)

BEIJING -- Tencent Holdings has started requiring parents' permission for minors in China to play online games for the first time, the latest effort to address societal concerns over the negative effects of games on children.

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