Business - Games in Asia
Myanmar has an active game development scene, and here’s what you need to know about it.
The sports giant Li-Ning has signed a five year sponsorship deal with Mediasoft for its Jump Smash badminton game series.
Bandai Namco Games now has a Kuala Lumpur office, which will help with regional sales, marketing, and distribution operations.
Expect to receive more data on the SEA games market soon; market research firm Newzoo is opening an office in Shanghai.
Line will work with Cyberagent and Gree to create RPGs and “authentic” core games for its platform.
Asian developers weigh in on their crowdfunding experiences. The model really is maturing rather than declining, and this is how you can work with it.
Data for 2014′s games industry M&A is available courtesy of Digi-Capital, while major moves in the US shaped the numbers, Asia is still booming.
Indie devs, are you wondering how the community platform Square Enix Collective works? We’ve got answers.
The bill has been passed. Your gashapon feature is safe as long as players cannot exchange in-game items for real-world cash or merchandise. For now…
Which Asian countries do you think are your top ranking ones when it comes to game revenue? Data from Newzoo, October 2014.
With investment from Fuji TV and Sega Networks, Goopa shifts gears to game-focused crowdfunding serviceOctober 7, 2014 | J. T. Quigley
Goopa CEO says the new investment, valued at roughly $500,000, will be used for hiring and global expansion.
Microsoft sold more than 100,000 units of its new game console at launch in China, and it’s hoping to sell a million in total within the next year.
Philippine game development industry working with government to create opportunities and raise awarenessOctober 6, 2014 | Xairylle
The Philippine game development industry may be young, but it is promising enough to catch the eye of government officials.
Singapore is looking to pass a new anti-remote-gambling bill that is, in its current state, broad enough to affect gashapon features in free-to-play games.