Lin Qi, the billionaire founder of China League of Angels Developer Yoozoo Games died on Christmas Day a few days after he was hospitalized. Shanghai Police are currently investigating the 39-year-old’s death as possible poisoning, according to the Associated Press.
Known worldwide for micro-transaction-based mobile phone and browser games such as League of Angels and Game of Thrones: Winter is ComingYoozoo Games was founded in 2009 by Chinese entrepreneur Lin Qi, who led the company as CEO and Chairman until his death on Christmas Day. The company made a statement Lin’s December 17th admission to the hospital
According to the Associated Press, According to police, one of Lin’s employees, a 39-year-old surnamed Xu, was arrested in connection with the incident.
In addition to founding Yoozoo Games, Lin Qi also owned the rights to the Chinese science fiction novel “The three-body problem, ”Sign a deal with Netflix to turn the book into one of game of Thrones‘David Benioff and DB Weiss.