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Posts By Iain Garner - Games in Asia

Love it or hate it, our Swing Copter-ometer has all the answers

August 28, 2014 | Iain Garner | One Comment

Are you Swing Copters lover or loather. Whatever your feelings, check out our Swing Copter-o-meter and discover if your surrounded by friends or foes.Read More

Qihoo 360 partners with Goodgame Studios to bring Empire: Four Kingdoms to China

August 27, 2014 | Iain Garner

German-based developer Goodgame Studios announced last week that it will be the first European company to partner with Chinese software company Qihoo 360. Read More

Toge Productions: how to take over the world with zombies

August 25, 2014 | Iain Garner | One Comment

From coding in a garage to being one of Asia’s most recognisable indie studios. This is the story of how two men can dominate the world… with zombies.Read More

4 Final Fantasy mini-games that need to be ported to mobile

August 14, 2014 | Iain Garner | 2 Comments

With the upcoming release of Final Fantasy VII G-bike is it time for Square Enix to have a look at some other much loved mini-games for future release?Read More

Taking a fan to a gun fight: the 5 worst weapons in Asian gaming

July 30, 2014 | Iain Garner | 7 Comments

Asia has created some of the greatest gaming weaponry of all time, from Cloud’s Buster Sword to Bayonetta’s badass hairdo. With the good comes the bad, and for every awe-inspiring Sword of Sparda, there’s something equally useless. Read More

The 5 worst things about JRPGs

July 14, 2014 | Iain Garner | 4 Comments

I’m in the middle of giant JRPG binge, and that has led to some realizations: I love this genre but there are some things I never want to see again. Read More

5 reasons why Line’s Disney Tsum Tsum is going to consume your life

July 11, 2014 | Iain Garner

I recently downloaded Line’s latest game Disney Tsum Tsum, mainly because I wanted to know what the hell a tsum is. Read More

Ace Combat Infinity downloaded more than 1 million times, offers players free celebratory plane

July 10, 2014 | Iain Garner

Bandai Namco’s latest edition to the Ace Combat series, Ace Combat Infinity has been downloaded over one million times in the six weeks since its launch! Read More

5 life lessons taught to me by Persona 4

July 9, 2014 | Iain Garner | 2 Comments

Some the best games aren’t just games, they are educational. The very best games teach us something about ourselves, life, and the world around us, Persona 4 is one of those games.Read More

Asian gamers rejoice, there’s finally a good MOBA for iPad

July 8, 2014 | Iain Garner | 13 Comments

Mobile devices have been crying out for a decent MOBA and at last, it has arrived. Ladies and gentlemen, meet Fates Forever.Read More

Homemake reaches its Kickstarter goal, spherical cities and body-swapping antics incoming

July 7, 2014 | Iain Garner

Congratulations to Archgame and its success in funding its first game! For those who missed our article introducing Japan developed Homemake, it’s a dystopian platformer set in a spherical city that’s flying through space. Read More

8 of Japan’s greatest games that need a reboot

July 7, 2014 | Iain Garner | 5 Comments

Some of my favorite games are Japanese, and many of them have been forgotten. Here’s my list of the 8 Japanese games most in need of a reboot.Read More

Gamer in Asia: fellow white male game journalists, we need to talk

July 4, 2014 | Iain Garner | 2 Comments

I had a bit of an eye opening experience this week, and I think this is something all white male journalists need to talk about.Read More

Sorry North Americans, no school girl punishment for you in Criminal Girls: Invite Only

July 4, 2014 | Iain Garner | 4 Comments

Criminal Girls is being ported for PSvita and given a North American release, but fans of the series should expect their thrills to be cut short by localisation and censorship.Read More

World of Tanks: Xbox 360 Edition Combat Ready Pack hits Asian shelves August 14

July 3, 2014 | Iain Garner

Always fancied some tank blasting fun? Then the World of Tanks: Xbox 360 Edition Combat Starter Pack has what you need to get started with a bang!Read More

5 more great JRPGs for iOS and Android

July 2, 2014 | Iain Garner | 4 Comments

So your a lover of JRPGs and the owner of an iDevice or Droid? Then I have a treat for you! Check out our list of excellent JRPGs for your mobile device.Read More

The 5 best JRPGs you can play on iOS and Android

July 1, 2014 | Iain Garner | 4 Comments

iOS , Android and JRPGs are the perfect combination, so here’s a quick list of the greatest JRPG game for your iDevice or DroidRead More