The move is the latest by authorities to tighten their grip on the embattled technology sector and sparked a collapse in the share prices of some of the industry's biggest names.
A local version of Pokemon Quest will mark the first official Pokemon mobile game release for China
Tencent's domestic rival NetEase was also absent from the list of video games for the third time.
China stopped approving new titles from March triggered by growing criticism of video games.
The report points out that the mobile gaming market increased by 32 percent to reach about $38 billion in terms of revenue in 2016.
Disney-owned Marvel will join hands with Chinese company NetEase to create a Chinese superhero