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Business - Games in Asia

For the first time, Razer is relying on anime girl mascots to sell products. Here’s why.

October 1, 2014 | Mary-Anne Lee

Razer introduces Razer Adaro Girls, mascots for its Adaro headphone line. We explore how anime girl mascots have helped brands in Japan.Read More

17 famous games you didn’t know were made (or partially made) in Singapore (UPDATED!)

October 1, 2014 | Mary-Anne Lee | 2 Comments

Did you know Assassin’s Creed games were developed in Singapore? How about Autumn Dynasty, or Pixel People? Find out which famous games have been developed in Singapore.Read More

A deeper look at Southeast Asia’s only two unicorns: VNG and Garena

September 30, 2014 | Anh-Minh Do | 2 Comments

VNG and Garena represent the two biggest tech companies out of Southeast Asia. Read More

Games in Asia is growing up

September 30, 2014 | Mary-Anne Lee | 2 Comments

We are changing our direction to better serve the Asian gaming ecosystem, and to be the best source of news for Asian gaming.Read More

How AMD plans to make PC gaming big in India

September 29, 2014 | Rishi Alwani

Ever wondered how the PC gaming market in India is shaping up? We speak to AMD to find out.Read More

Playstation Home is getting shut down. What does this mean for Asia?

September 29, 2014 | Mary-Anne Lee | 2 Comments

The Playstation Home service comes to an end after six years. Do you think this affects Asia at all? Read More

Kungfu Math is challenging Singapore’s boring e-learning landscape

September 27, 2014 | Mary-Anne Lee | 2 Comments

Education portal Kungfu Math by Kungfu Interactive is challenging students in Singapore. Find out how it got started doing so.Read More

What’s missing from China’s Xbox One launch titles?

September 26, 2014 | C. Custer

A pretty major and popular game genre is missing from China’s Xbox One launch titles. Can you guess which one, and why?Read More

Bayonetta 2 slices into 3rd place on the Japanese sales charts

September 25, 2014 | J. Sexton

One of the last third party exclusives for the Wii U, Bayonetta 2 saw a modestly successful debut in Japan one month ahead of its worldwide release.
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Gree Korea: the who and what of this Japanese brand in Korea

September 25, 2014 | Mary-Anne Lee | One Comment

We sit down with Yuta Maeda, Vice President, Pokelabo and Asia Business at Gree, to find out more about how Gree’s Korea studio is doing.Read More

Meet Ogre Head, the Indian studio behind Asura, one of the cooler indie games coming out this year

September 24, 2014 | Rishi Alwani

We speak to Ogre Head Studio’s co-founder Zainuddin Fahad on what it takes to make Asura, a heady mix of Diablo and Spelunky being developed in India.Read More

Korea’s top 10 most popular PC games (September 2014)

September 24, 2014 | C. Custer | 5 Comments

We check in again on South Korea’s PC gaming scene to find out what the most popular games in Korea were this month. Read More

Report: why the Xbox One release was delayed in China

September 24, 2014 | C. Custer | 2 Comments

Wondering why Microsoft’s console didn’t make its launch date this past Tuesday? Here’s one very likely reason.Read More

Burgers of Azeroth: China gets World of Warcraft-themed McDonalds restaurants

September 24, 2014 | C. Custer | 13 Comments

For the upcoming Warlords of Draenor expansion, Blizzard has outfitted three Chinese McDonalds restaurants with a new WOW-themed look.Read More

The Xbox One is out in India and Amazon is letting you buy it offline

September 23, 2014 | Rishi Alwani

Yes, you read right. Here’s how Amazon plans to make the most of its Xbox One exclusivity by working with local game stores in India.Read More

Microsoft’s mistakes: how Sony is winning China’s console war

September 23, 2014 | C. Custer | 4 Comments

Microsoft’s blunders in launching the Xbox One in China are playing right into Sony’s hands. Read More

Football fans in India can get FIFA 15 today but it’s not entirely legal

September 22, 2014 | Rishi Alwani | One Comment

Stores across India are selling FIFA 15 well ahead of the official release date. Here’s why.Read More

Wargaming Asia has a huge remote team. Here’s how it keeps it all together.

September 22, 2014 | Mary-Anne Lee

Wargaming Asia general manager Jasper Nicholas shares how he keeps his regional team together, and how he grows it. Read More