Business - Games in Asia
Wozlla is based in Beijing, but its debut game Cake & Cake just went live in Australia. Why the change of venue? We sat down with them to find out.
Tencent’s mobile gaming platform is pretty new, but that hasn’t stopped it from taking China by storm.
During recent economic talks, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said that he would like to model the company Nintendo in terms of economic reform.
If you think you can’t get enough of MOBA games, then how does a 48-hour non-stop tournament sound to you?
Hotly-anticipated games like Guild Wars 2 and FFXIV are bucking the free-to-play trend in China. Will gamers bite?
With a lack of exclusive games and Japan’s brand loyalty Microsoft is going to have a tough time breaking through to the land of the rising sun.
Nintendo is cutting off several of its services this spring including online services for the Wii and DS.
The PS4 has finally launched in Japan and in the first couple of days sold over 322,000 units. Not bad at all.
If you’re a foreign game developer and you want to win in China, I have one piece of advice for you: partner with Tencent. Here’s why.
Rumors in the Chinese press suggest PopCap China could be getting a lot more responsibility from parent company EA.
Zeenoh Games is a Philippine indie studio that develops games for iOS, Android, and web browser platforms. Just like any other game development company, it had to start somewhere. More often than not, companies are built on dreams, and Zeenoh Games is no different. Well, maybe it’s a little different: it literally came from a dream.
Korea’s gamers may love Starcraft, but data on what they’re playing in internet cafes right now shows they love LoL, Sudden Attack, and FIFA a lot more.
It’s tough to get your project funding but with the advent of crowdfunding, developers now have more choices than ever before. But, which one works best for an Asian developer; Kickstarter or Indiegogo
Giant Interactive has a reputation for clever game promotions, but giving gamers money might just top them all.
Guild Wars 2 has had a rough year, but NCSoft hopes a China launch will be the cure. Monetization is likely to be a sticky issue, though.