Shannon Liao

Video games reporter, Washington Post

Washington Post video games reporter focused on investigate features

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The government issued new rules this week limiting online gaming to three hours per week for everyone under age 18.

China cuts kids’ video game time to 3 hours per week to prevent nearsightedness and addiction

The government issued new rules this week limiting online gaming to three hours per week for everyone under age 18.

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Activision Blizzard is known for producing some of the biggest video game franchises, such as “World of Warcraft” and “Call of Duty.”

SoCal video game company Activision Blizzard faces allegations of sexual harrassment, gender discrimination

Activision Blizzard is known for producing some of the biggest video game franchises, such as “World of Warcraft” and “Call of Duty.”

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