China is tightening controls on its booming online game industry, requiring distributors to closely monitor game contents after some were found that included forbidden religious or political material, a state news agency said Tuesday.
The announcement adds to government efforts to tighten controls over Chinese newspapers, television and other media.
Distributors must obtain approval to release new games and submit monthly monitoring reports confirming that operators haven’t added forbidden content, the Xinhua News Agency said. It cited a notice by the Press and Publication Administration….[Full Text]