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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

China's Video Nasties

Video games are "man-eating tigers" that are devouring China's schoolchildren and should be banned before they encourage a new wave of criminal activity, the official People's Daily said on Thursday.


"The contents of video games are not only violent and unhealthy, but now also pornographic," the newspaper said.


The commentary said an investigation by Beijing officials revealed 27 percent of schoolchildren found to have committed crimes did so under the influence of video games.