The switch to publishing topics related to MPGH instead of general news definitely sounds promising. I think it would also be important to involve gaming in the threads. Incorporating the marketplace might be a nice idea but could cause some other things like free advertisement.
As you say it will be a hell of a tech war, on top of the trade war that is already established between the two countries... I think it's important to know that it started even before, in my opinion. Indeed in 2018, America blacklisted more than a hundred Chinese companies, which strongly limited their access to components inside the country, which had put Huawai in trouble at the time ... but China often and definitely, I have a feeling they will win this tech war