This shopping mall gaming booth at Shanghai's 'Global Harbor Mall' is meant to serve as a rest stop for tired husbands while their wives shop.
In an effort to increase brick and mortar retail sales, the Global Harbor Mall has installed two video game rest stops. These shopping mall gaming booths are free to use in the first stage of pilot testing (but will likely be accompanied with a fee once fully launched) and have been very successful. In the booths, guests are able to watch television and play their favorite video games.
Some women are concerned they won't be able to remove their husbands from the game. Fortunately for them, the booths don't contain any source of air conditioning or ventilation, which may force some men out of the booths eventually.
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