Categories: Gaming

‘Game of Thrones’ video game tycoon’s death caused possibly by poisoning


Game of Thrones video game tycoon Lin Qi has been found dead with a suspected poisoning case linked with one of his colleagues.

Shanghai police have detained a man concerning the Game of Thrones video game tycoon’s poisoning. The death of the wealthy founder of the gaming company has come as a shock to fans.

What exactly happened?

Lin Qi, 39, has been found dead for suspected poisoning.

He was declared dead after eight days in the hospital. According to the company, Yoozoo Games, Qi was known for the popular game Game of Thrones.

This is a strategy based game where players have to use their wit and win. The game has many brownie points for players as this is a stealth-based game.

Qi was also the producer of the new Netflix adaption, which was making quite a buzz. It is a gradual science fiction hit called The Three-Body Problem.

The show is based on scientific inventions, and of course, he was the producer behind it. Qi has also shown his interest in a variety of ideas accordingly.

An old colleague of the former tycoon has been detained

Shanghai police have determined that the hospital where Qi was taken has declared his poisoning reports.

Qi had “acute symptoms of illness,” and he was rushed straight to the emergency unit. Police have detained a colleague of Qi, ending with the surname Xu.

The police statement released says that Xu is a primary suspect for the poisoning case. They have detained him for further investigation regarding the matter.

Yoozoo initially said that Qi was stable and moving. Before the announcement, which took place on Friday, the former tycoon saw a speedy recovery.

The company has become worldwide famous for its extravagant games and also for the ton of Netflix publications. Lin, who founded Yoozoo in 2009, has a net worth of around 6.8bn yuan, which is around 770 million.

He was even featured on one of China’s most influential people and in the Rich List.

News reporting his death was shown and viewed by more than 300m people. Yoozoo has stated their condolences and has shared the platform that Qi has built over time.

They have even urged fans to stay together in hard times, and together, they can work intensely. The company is reaching new heights with its line of publications, which are soon to be released.

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