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Opinion - Games in Asia

How not to suck at Dota 2’s ability draft

August 22, 2014 | Thomas Price | 4 Comments

The mode’s been out for months, but still most people playing Dota 2′s ability draft have no idea what they’re doing. Here’s some hints to get you started.Read More

The 5 Warcraft 3 custom maps that need to be in Dota 2

August 20, 2014 | Thomas Price | 13 Comments

It’s been about two weeks now since Dota 2’s workshop tools expanded to allow custom game creation. While the tools are still in alpha, fans are already hard at work tinkering with the game that itself was born from a … Read More

Consoles may no longer be banned in China, but there are still troubles ahead

August 20, 2014 | Thomas Price | One Comment

Locals in China refer to its infamous console ban as “thirteen frozen years”, measuring it by the start of the ban in 2000 to the opening of the Shanghai Free Trade Zone in 2013. Others prefer to call it the … Read More

Microsoft thinks it can sell more Xbox Ones by going exclusive with Amazon India

August 19, 2014 | Rishi Alwani | 4 Comments

In the second part of our interview with Xbox India head Anshu Mor, he sounds off on how Microsoft manages its retail partners, why the Xbox One is poised for success, and of course, Sony.Read More

7 kinds of solo mid players you will encounter as a teammate in Dota 2

August 19, 2014 | Xairylle | 8 Comments

Welcome to Dota 2 public matchmaking, where everyone wants to go mid!Read More

The end of the road? What’s next for China’s World Elite

August 19, 2014 | Jing Zhang | 5 Comments

With no hope left for the playoffs or world championship qualifiers, what’s next for World Elite?Read More

Here’s why you can only buy the Xbox One on Amazon in India

August 19, 2014 | Rishi Alwani | 5 Comments

Anshu Mor, the head of the Xbox India tells us why you can only buy the Xbox One on Amazon in India. The reasons may just surprise you.Read More

9 games worth upgrading your PC for

August 19, 2014 | C. Custer | One Comment

It’s a tough call deciding when to upgrade your hardware. But here’s nine games that’ll make you want to do it right now. Read More

Discussion: what’s the scariest game you’ve ever played?

August 18, 2014 | C. Custer | 31 Comments

After recently asking about kids’ games, it only seems fair to take things in the other direction: what’s the scariest game you’ve ever played?
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GTA V on PC in India is 5 times more expensive than GTA IV, and here’s why

August 15, 2014 | Rishi Alwani | 2 Comments

We try to figure out why Indian gamers will have to shell out a lot more than they should for Grand Theft Auto V on PC.Read More

The 7 kinds of noobs you will encounter in Dota 2

August 15, 2014 | Xairylle | 27 Comments

It doesn’t matter how good you are at Dota 2 now. At some point you were a noob.Read More

Which of these MOBAs do you think can stand up against Dota 2 and LoL?

August 15, 2014 | Thomas Price | 27 Comments

It’s fair to say that MOBA games are huge right now. Whether you look to record-breaking prize pools, or the genre’s play-time dominance in China, it’s a fact that’s impossible to ignore. Nor does it seem that game companies are … Read More

If Dota 2 was a major in college, here’s what it would look like

August 15, 2014 | Xairylle | 3 Comments

If Dota 2 was a college course, would you ace it?Read More

4 Final Fantasy mini-games that need to be ported to mobile

August 14, 2014 | Iain Garner | One Comment

With the upcoming release of Final Fantasy VII G-bike is it time for Square Enix to have a look at some other much loved mini-games for future release?Read More

What does your favorite cybercafe game say about you?

August 14, 2014 | Xairylle | 6 Comments

If you’re a frequent cybercafe-goer, there’s probably a game that people associate you with.Read More

The 10 types of Asian eSports fans: which one are you?

August 13, 2014 | C. Custer | 2 Comments

It takes a lot of different people to keep the eSports scene ticking, but not all of them are fun to be around. Which type are you?Read More

Sex sells videos games, or does it?

August 12, 2014 | Hieu Le Dang | 7 Comments

Gaming in Vietnam has been thought to have a negative impact on local youth. The local government has passed tons of bills to limit people from playing video games, especially online games. One of the more recent ones passed prohibits children … Read More

Amazon bets big on Destiny in India, retailers fear the worst

August 12, 2014 | Rishi Alwani | One Comment

Looking to buy Destiny in India? You only have Amazon to choose from even if you did order elsewhere. And gamers aren’t the only ones unhappy.Read More