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Indie games - Games in Asia

Connecting with Linken, a puzzle game about connections.

October 14, 2014 | J. Sexton | 2 Comments

Developed by a small team in Jakarta, this mobile puzzle game definitely scratches a certain itch. Read on, you analytical genius, you.
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Tree of Life: an indie MMORPG from Korea

October 10, 2014 | J. Sexton

This super ambitious indie project from Seoul recently had a successful crowdfunding campaign in Korea.Read More

This Korean studio is rolling the dice, literally, on Kickstarter

October 9, 2014 | J. Sexton

Former Codebrush developers have formed their own company, Fakedice, and their first project’s Kickstarter is live.Read More

Card-based board game Dicetiny wants to be Hearthstone for Dungeons & Dragons fans

September 26, 2014 | Mary-Anne Lee | 3 Comments

Former Archeblade developers are moving on from the fighting game with Dicetiny, a card-based roleplaying board game.Read More

Appota has released Magic Stamps: a new way to play card games

September 24, 2014 | Hieu Le Dang | 3 Comments

Appota, one of the most successful mobile startups in Vietnam, has recently released its newest original game called Magic Stamps. The game is one-of-a-kind for card game fans. 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

Deemo: the Last Recital is worth taking note of

September 22, 2014 | Thomas Price

Asia will be getting the Playstation Vita version of Deemo: the Last Recital simultaneously with Japan, it was revealed at Tokyo Game Show this past week. The game is an expanded port from the popular mobile rhythm game that unlike … Read More

Elemental is the cutest little indie console game you’ll see at Tokyo Game Show

September 20, 2014 | Mary-Anne Lee

I-Illusion’s minimalist indie game Element4l is coming to the PS4 in Japan. Read More

Sense of Wonder Night 2014: the weird and the wonderful of the world’s indie games

September 20, 2014 | Mary-Anne Lee

Tokyo Game Show’s Sense of Wonder Night 2014 has crowned its king, but there are many others worthy of note. Read More

Kickstart a music game that teaches you to write Japanese

September 18, 2014 | J. Sexton | One Comment

Singapore-based developer Springloaded is trying to bring its music-centered hiragana teaching game from mobile to more platforms.Read More

Vietnam’s first mobile TPS gets new name, official release lands on foreign shores soon

September 17, 2014 | Hieu Le Dang | One Comment

Launching in Vietnam last April under the name Chien Binh CS, it’s been five great months for this very first TPS game from Vietnam. In preparations for expansion into a larger market after some success in Vietnam, JOY Entertainment decided to give Chien Binh CS an international makeover. That is how Captain Strike’s was born, and the game is now publishing its alpha test for both Android and iOS. Read More

Meet GLEN, a game engine from Malaysia’s Pickled Brains

September 16, 2014 | Rishi Alwani

Are you an independent developer in Asia? You might want to check out GLEN, a game engine from Malaysia’s Pickled Brains.Read More

Set in colonial India, Oleomingus’ Somewhere lets you choose your own adventure… within its own adventure

September 15, 2014 | Rishi Alwani

We took took the alpha build of Somewhere, a puzzle-stealth-exploration hybrid for a spin and came back impressed. Read on to know why.Read More

Asura is a hack and slash roguelike inspired by Indian mythology

September 12, 2014 | Rishi Alwani | One Comment

This 3-person project by India’s Ogre Head Studios might be the country’s most ambitious game yet. Here’s why.Read More

IGF 2014 is the “Asia’s got talent” of student indie developers

September 12, 2014 | Iain Garner

The finalists for the IGF China 2014 student prize has been announced, but which of these indie masterpieces will take home the prize?Read More

Make your first game, part II: cross-platform and iPad tools.

September 12, 2014 | J. Sexton

No PC? No problem. There are lots of tools to start making games on Mac and Linux too, as well as one for the iPad.Read More

Make your first game, part I: Windows-only edition

September 11, 2014 | J. Sexton | 9 Comments

Making games isn’t just for programmers anymore. These Windows programs can help make your game idea a reality.Read More

This Chinese high school kid is developing a console FPS

September 11, 2014 | C. Custer

A Chinese high school kid is reportedly undertaking one of the most ambitious indie development projects we’ve ever heard about, completely solo. Read More