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Tencent boosted by China's approval for imported video games

Revenue from "Game of Thrones" title seen as limited

Regulatory approval for Tencent to sell "Game of Thrones: Winter is Coming" is seen as a positive for the company and China's overall video game market.   © Reuters

HONG KONG (Nikkei Markets) -- Shares of Tencent Holdings headed for an eight-month high after the company received the go-ahead from Chinese regulators to sell a video game based on the hit TV show "Game of Thrones," the first approval of an imported game title in more than a year.

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