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Tencent invests in French game developer Dontnod

Chinese tech company targets genres beyond shooters and RPGs

A screenshot of Dontnod Entertainment's website.

GUANGZHOU -- China's Tencent Holdings will take a minority stake in French video game studio Dontnod Entertainment for 30 million euros ($36.4 million) as it seeks to popularize new types of games in the Chinese market.

Dontnod has developed titles like Life Is Strange, an adventure game that has won many fans across Asia. The French company hopes a partnership with Tencent will solidify its foothold in China.

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