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Singaporean dad $20,000 in debt after daughter’s in-game purchases in ‘Genshin Impact’

Genshin Impact Singapore Dad

A Singaporean father was shocked by his $20,000 credit card debt after he traced it back to his daughter’s spending spree on the popular open-world game “Genshin Impact.”

A $20,000 character upgrade: The credit card was tied to Lim Cheng Mong’s 18-year-old daughter’s e-wallet in the mobile game. She reportedly bought in-game purchases from August to October 2021 to upgrade her “Genshin Impact” character.

‘GhostWire: Tokyo’ Creative Director Ikumi Nakamura is the Only Announcer the Internet Wants for E3

Game announcements at the annual Electronic Entertainment Expo, also known as E3, can be pretty lame, but a hidden gem comes along the way to make the event interesting.

Ikumi Nakamura, creative director of the recently announced Bethesda and Tango Gameworks title “GhostWire: Tokyo,” took the hearts of many people during the event in Los Angeles, as well as viewers at home.

Australian eSports Athlete Helps Win $11.2 Million Playing ‘Dota 2’

Anathan Pham, one of Australia’s most successful and highly paid athletes, won the International “Dota 2” Championships in Canada to split the total tournament prize pool of $25,532,177.

Pham, along with the boys of team OG and their new recruit Topias “Topson” Taavitsainen, managed to beat Chinese powerhouse team PSG.LGD in the grand finals in a 3-2 best of five match at The International 2018, which took place at the Rogers Arena in Vancouver on Aug. 25.

China is Finally Getting Pokémon Go

Almost two years after its global launch, Pokémon Go is now finally coming to China — arguably one of the world’s largest gaming market.

Pokémon Go developer Niantic reportedly struck a partnership with local video games company NetEase to bring the popular mobile game to the Chinese market. The launch date for the game in China has yet to be disclosed.

Korean Congressman Epically Pushes Government to Support ‘PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds’

A Korean congressman had to bring a golden frying pan to an assembly just to get his point across during a discussion about the rapid success of the multiplayer online video game “PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds” (PUBG).

Congressman Dong Sub Lee recently requested the popular shooting game be given solid foundation by South Korea’s Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism so that the country could benefit more from such instances.