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Opinion - Games in Asia

Gamer in Asia: 5 rules for avoiding fake gaming equipment

April 18, 2014 | Iain Garner | 8 Comments

If you want to get your hands of some quality gaming equipment and avoid the fakes. Check out this how to.Read More

Education and addiction in China

April 17, 2014 | Iain Garner | One Comment

It’s easy to blame video games for China’s gaming addiction problem, but what if the problem is actually in education system itself?Read More

3 steps to overcoming a losing streak

April 16, 2014 | Kuanyi Twang | 8 Comments

If you’re having a bad day and you’re on a mean losing streak, here’s a guide to sorting yourself out and taking back control of your life.Read More

12 signs you’ve been working in the games industry for too long

April 16, 2014 | Mary-Anne Lee | 3 Comments

Too many free event t-shirts in your cupboard? Or maybe your recycling bin is starting to overflow with empty company-branded goodie bags? If you’re staring at games for more than eight hours a day and getting paid for it, then this list is for you. God bless our souls.   Read More

Weekly Comic: Where have all the female gamers gone?

April 16, 2014 | Xairylle | 8 Comments

Sometimes, being a girl is enough reason for life to be difficult as a gamer.Read More

What to expect from Tencent’s game conference today: Moonlight Blade, Kgame, LoL and more

April 16, 2014 | C. Custer

Today, Tencent will host its annual gaming press conference. What should we expect to hear about? A lot of new games and game content!Read More

Our little community: camaraderie is magic

April 15, 2014 | Kuanyi Twang

While every gaming community should strive to become as huge as possible, there are fun times you can only have in a niche group of closely-knit friends. Read More

Singaporeans don’t attend local gaming events and we’re suffering for it

April 15, 2014 | Mary-Anne Lee | 13 Comments

Gamers in Singapore don’t attend gaming events for the most invalid of reasons, and this is why we can’t have nice things. Read More

What we’re playing: April 15, 2014

April 15, 2014 | Mary-Anne Lee

This week we look at a zombie infestation, a little bit of corporate greed, the gorgeous world of Tamriel, the creepy city of Rapture, and the deep darkness of space. Read More

Discussion: which video game world would you actually want to live in?

April 15, 2014 | C. Custer | 32 Comments

We love to escape temporarily into the worlds of video games, but what if you could make that vacation permanent? Is there any video game world out there that, if you could, you would actually want to live in? Read More

9 things to dislike about The Elder Scrolls Online if you’re an MMORPG player

April 14, 2014 | Mary-Anne Lee | 19 Comments

The Elder Scrolls Online is a great game, but it’s not exactly a typical MMORPG. Find out what most disappointed us about it as an MMORPG. Read More

Chinese anti-game activist Tao Hongkai attacks League of Legends players

April 14, 2014 | C. Custer | 6 Comments

Tao Hongkai is at it again, and this time he has League of Legends squarely in his sights. Read More

Why aren’t Chinese games popular abroad?

April 14, 2014 | C. Custer | 7 Comments

Chinese-developed games are massively popular domestically, so why can’t any of them attract an international audience?Read More

Gamer in Asia: how to buy a console in China

April 12, 2014 | Iain Garner | 7 Comments

This week Gamer in Asia discusses the difficulties of buying a console in China and give you all the info you need to make you decision.Read More

Gangs of Space: my first impressions of a very unique MMOG

April 10, 2014 | Iain Garner

When someone who hates MMOs tells you that they like an MMO, then you should probably listen. I don’t just like Gangs of Space, I love it!Read More

Shut the hell up about whether Dota 2 or League of Legends is better

April 10, 2014 | C. Custer | 71 Comments

Before we started Games in Asia last fall, I wasn’t really following the MOBA gaming scene. I had heard of Dota and League of Legends, of course, but the genre didn’t interest me too much and, to be honest, I was a bit put off by the reputation the MOBA gaming community has for being, well, jerks. Read More

Competitive Pinoy Dota 2: why the frequent roster changes have to stop

April 9, 2014 | Xairylle | 11 Comments

If you think it’s difficult to follow Philippine Dota 2 team roster changes, that’s probably because these shuffles happen so often it even isn’t surprising anymore. Read More

The best free resources for learning League of Legends

April 9, 2014 | C. Custer | 34 Comments

Looking to go from zero to hero in Asia’s most popular PC game? Here are the best free resources out there to help you in your journey.Read More