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Posts By MaryAnne Lee - Games in Asia

Canada’s Play It Interactive closes $1.1m funding round, moves in on India

August 22, 2014 | Mary-Anne Lee

Play It Interactive, the Canadian mobile content platform that enables feature phone and Android users to take part in cloud-based social gaming, has announced the opening of an Indian head office in Mumbai following the closing of its $1.1 million funding round. Read More

Puzzle & Dragons developer Gungho is setting up shop in Singapore

August 22, 2014 | Mary-Anne Lee

Gungho will set up shop in Singapore next month to focus on Asia and emerging markets. And it has $300 million to spend. Read More

Tales of series producer Hideo Baba wraps up special video series with generous giveaway

August 21, 2014 | Mary-Anne Lee

Baba-san is down to his final video for Southeast Asian fans, and he wants it to go out with a bang. Read More

Sienna Storm, a hand-drawn nonlinear PC thriller from Singapore, hits Kickstarter

August 21, 2014 | Mary-Anne Lee

This Kickstarter campaign for a thriller PC game from Singapore is headed by Bioware and Deus Ex developers. Wow. Read More

Swing Copters review: is Dong Nguyen a one hit wonder?

August 21, 2014 | Mary-Anne Lee

Swing Copters is a disappointing follow-up to the hysteria-inducing Flappy Bird.Read More

Fan petition hopes to bring the Chinese language to Pokemon games—will you sign it?

August 19, 2014 | Mary-Anne Lee

Pokemon fans from Greater China have started a petition following the conclusion of the 2014 Pokemon World Championships, asking the series’ developers to add localized support for the game. Read More

Dong Nguyen’s new Swing Copters is just like Flappy Bird

August 19, 2014 | Mary-Anne Lee

Those of you disappointed that Flappy Bird Family was an Amazon Fire TV-only exclusive will be happy to hear this. Flappy Bird creator Dong Nguyen has announced a “follow-up” to Flappy Bird called Swing Copters. Read More

You won’t believe what Japanese gamers can use to keep warm in winter

August 19, 2014 | Mary-Anne Lee

This Tokyo Game Show, Japan’s BES Co. Ltd will be showcasing three different products designed for the hardcore gamer waiting the winter out in his or her apartment. Do you think you’ll pick any of them up? Read More

DC Universe Online introduces new DLC, membership tiers for SEA

August 18, 2014 | Mary-Anne Lee

DC Universe Online for Southeast Asia just got a whole lot more exciting, thanks to new downloadable content (DLC) released last week. Read More

The best of Asian mobile gaming: August 8 to 15

August 15, 2014 | Mary-Anne Lee | 2 Comments

The best of Asia’s mobile games for the week of August 8 to August 15, 2014. Read More

Tour the Tales of shop in Akihabara with series producer Hideo Baba!

August 15, 2014 | Mary-Anne Lee

In this video, Baba-san takes viewers on a tour of the Tales of shop in Akihabara’s Kotobukiya store—a rare treat for us Southeast Asia fans stuck in our own cities!Read More

Singapore Xbox fans, your wait is over: Xbox One pre-order bundles and launch info revealed

August 15, 2014 | Mary-Anne Lee

Wake up, Microsoft fans in Singapore, because your time has come! The Xbox One will launch in the city-state nearly a year after the competing Playstation 4 landed on its shores, and it looks like Microsoft is trying to make up for that lapse. Read More

Touchten Games’ Brilliant Girl is a mobile nod to Mega Man

August 13, 2014 | Mary-Anne Lee

When Keiji Inafune didn’t respond to Touchten Games’ offer to port Mighty No. 9 to mobile, it decided to take matters into its own hands with Brilliant Girl.Read More

Sacred 3 review: is nothing sacred any more?

August 13, 2014 | Mary-Anne Lee | One Comment

We were originally going to do a video review of Sacred 3. But we can’t, because you cannot put a voice to a facepalm. Read More

Garena’s Path of Exile Forsaken Masters update hits August 22, brings with it server-exclusive pet

August 11, 2014 | Mary-Anne Lee

You know when the Forsaken Masters patch is hitting international Path of Exile servers, but what about Asia’s dates? Read More

Age of Kungfu enters OBT with no server wipe, no IP block

August 11, 2014 | Mary-Anne Lee | One Comment

MMORPG Age of Kungfu will be entering its open beta test this August 25 at 3:00 P.M. (GMT +8). Publisher Cubizone has also announced that there will be no server wipe when the game transitions into open beta. Read More

[EXCLUSIVE] Gamers say yes to tanks! Wargaming announces 100 million registered players

August 11, 2014 | Mary-Anne Lee | 3 Comments

There are now over 100 million registered players in the universe, following the brand’s expansion into console and mobile spaces. Read More