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Gamevil expands its reach in Southeast Asia with new branch office

October 14, 2014 | J. Sexton | One Comment

The Korean company becomes the latest in a line of companies expanding Southeast Asian reach.Read More

Aftershock PC introduces new slim notebook model, S-15

October 13, 2014 | Mary-Anne Lee

Aftershock PC launches its seventh laptop model, the S-15 slim gaming system.
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Singapore’s anti-gambling bill “will not affect video games”

October 7, 2014 | Mary-Anne Lee | 5 Comments

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…Read More

Which is the top spending Asian country on games for 2014? (Oct 2014)

October 7, 2014 | Mary-Anne Lee | 2 Comments

Which Asian countries do you think are your top ranking ones when it comes to game revenue? Data from Newzoo, October 2014. Read More

Singapore’s holy shit anti-gambling bill: a huge step back for the games industry

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

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.Read More

Singaporeans love puns, and Punfound is proof of that.

October 2, 2014 | Mary-Anne Lee

Pygmy Tyrant’s Punfound app is Singapore’s top word and trivia app. But just what exactly is it?Read More

17 famous games you didn’t know were made (or partially made) in Singapore (UPDATED!)

October 1, 2014 | Mary-Anne Lee | 2 Comments

Did you know Assassin’s Creed games were developed in Singapore? How about Autumn Dynasty, or Pixel People? Find out which famous games have been developed in Singapore.Read More

A deeper look at Southeast Asia’s only two unicorns: VNG and Garena

September 30, 2014 | Anh-Minh Do | 2 Comments

VNG and Garena represent the two biggest tech companies out of Southeast Asia. Read More

Kungfu Math is challenging Singapore’s boring e-learning landscape

September 27, 2014 | Mary-Anne Lee | 2 Comments

Education portal Kungfu Math by Kungfu Interactive is challenging students in Singapore. Find out how it got started doing so.Read More

Xbox One hits stores in 5 Asian regions today.

September 23, 2014 | J. Sexton | 11 Comments

India, Singapore, Hong Kong, Korea, and Taiwan all got their hands on the Xbox One.Read More

TGS’s quirkiest game is about sword-forging potatoes

September 23, 2014 | Iain Garner | 2 Comments

If you’re a lover of potatoes and swordplay, then Daylight Studios have you covered with fantasy shop sim Holy Potatoes! A Weapon Shop?!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

Win a trip to Singapore’s GameStart 2014

September 19, 2014 | C. Custer

If you live in Southeast Asia, you could win a chance to go to GameStart 2014 for free!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

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

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

This is why the International Game Concept Challenge is important for students

September 11, 2014 | Mary-Anne Lee

Hosted in Singapore this year, the IGCC 2014 is more than a collection of student-made game concepts. It has a nobler cause.Read More

Smilegate SEA sets its eyes on regional domination with redesigned Gambooz service

September 11, 2014 | Iain Garner | 2 Comments

Smilegate SEA CEO Justin Park reveals plans to relaunch Gambooz as a Steam-style service and unite the fragmented SEA market.Read More