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Students will play video games as part of their curriculum at Japan’s first esports high school

Japan is taking the next step in esports development by opening the country’s first esports high school.

The school, Esports Koutou Gakuin, will most likely open in April, according to Kotaku. It will be funded by the esports divisions of Japanese telecom company NTT and pro soccer team Tokyo Verdy. It’s also being staffed by professional esports players as well as managers from those companies. So if you want to start playing now, you can go to sites like

China bans kids from playing video games more than three hours per week starting September 1

Chinese government authorities are hoping to combat the growing rate of video game addiction in their country by limiting the playing time for minors to three hours per week.

The rules: Children under 18 will now only be able to play from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Fridays, weekends and on public holidays beginning Sept. 1, AP News reported. China’s National Press and Publication Administration (NPPA) released the news on Monday. 

Stunning New Game Packed-Full of Chinese Culture Goes Viral

“Black Myth: Wukong,” a relatively unknown game from Hangzhou-based studio Game Science, ignites a lot of interest after the developer released the title’s first official gameplay trailer on Wednesday.

Game Science showcased the game’s features in the first 13-minute gameplay video, which includes exploration, its combat system, stealth, boss battles and its different environments, according to IGN.

‘Plague Inc.’ Game Sales Skyrocket in China, But Developer Has a Warning

Plague Inc

“Plague Inc.,” developed by U.K.-based gaming studio Ndemic Creations, saw a massive increase in sales amid the outbreak of the novel coronavirus in China, but its creator advised the public not to rely on the game as a learning tool.

James Vaughn, the creator of the game, said he and the studio have been receiving messages from people asking them about the outbreak that began in Wuhan, China and is already spreading to other countries, according to GameSpot.