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Why Blizzard needs a publisher for Hearthstone in Vietnam

September 5, 2014 | Hieu Le Dang | 2 Comments

It’s been a good six months since Hearthstone was released worldwide, and its influence has grown steadily around the world. Tournaments are sprouting internationally, and Vietnam is no exception. Read More

Appota debuts social mobile gaming app called onClan at #StartupAsia Arena

September 4, 2014 | Anh-Minh Do

Appota just took the stage at Startup Asia Tokyo today, with its new product, onClan. Do Tuan Anh, founder and CEO of Appota, says that the product is a social mobile gaming platform aimed at casual and pro gamers who want to interact through their favorite mobile games. Read More

10 free mobile games from Vietnam you should not miss

August 21, 2014 | Hieu Le Dang | One Comment

Flappy Bird is a household name for gamers all over the world. It really put the Vietnamese games community on the map with its huge success. And that had led to many people asking questions like: “where is Flappy BirdRead More

Swing Copters review: is Dong Nguyen a one hit wonder?

August 21, 2014 | Mary-Anne Lee | 2 Comments

Swing Copters is a disappointing follow-up to the hysteria-inducing Flappy Bird.Read More

Sex sells videos games, or does it?

August 12, 2014 | Hieu Le Dang | 8 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

EA Korea announces FIFA Online 3 tournament that will “show what eSports means on EA’s scale”

August 4, 2014 | Mary-Anne Lee

Asia’s first region-wide FIFA Online 3 tournament has been announced! Sponsored by FIFA Online 3 developer Spearhead, the three-day long invitational will take place from August 28 to 30, in Seoul, South Korea. Read More

Dong Nguyen’s Flappy Bird is back

August 2, 2014 | Willis Wee | 4 Comments

Developed by Dotgears, the Vietnamese super hit mobile game is back as Flappy Birds Family only available on Amazon’s Fire TV platform.Read More

Check out the top ten highest-earning eSports countries in Asia

July 25, 2014 | Xairylle | 2 Comments

China may have won $5 million from The International 2014 (TI4), but it’s still not the top highest-earning eSports country in Asia. Read More

This is proof that Southeast Asia’s game market will mirror China’s in growth

July 22, 2014 | Mary-Anne Lee | One Comment

Southeast Asia’s game market is set to go down the same path of growth as China’s, according to iAppPay’s CEO, Qiu Yuekun. Read More

It’s SEA versus China with $6,400 up for grabs in Blizzard’s global Hearthstone challenge

June 4, 2014 | Xairylle | 4 Comments

Hearthstone players from Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines, Indonesia, and Vietnam, you have been summoned. Read More

Play for $113,500 in the MSI Beat It League for Dota 2 and Starcraft II

June 2, 2014 | Mary-Anne Lee

Rapture Gaming Network is teaming up with MSI and games e-commerce website for the MSI Beat It RGN League, which will offer a total prize pool of $113,500 for both games.Read More

MPGL SEA heats up the competition with a new format and two new country qualifiers

May 23, 2014 | Xairylle | One Comment

Southeast Asian Dota 2 fans have something new to be excited about, as the Mineski Pro Gaming League (MPGL) Southeast Asian tournament returns with an all-new format. Read More

eSports are in, and why mobile will not replace PC gaming (Casual Connect Asia 2014) (UPDATED)

May 21, 2014 | Mary-Anne Lee | 3 Comments

Asiasoft’s Robin “Sagacious” Ng explains why eSports are in and mobile will not overtaking PC gaming in Southeast Asia at Casual Connect Asia 2014. Read More

Phantasy Star Online 2 English service confirmed for May 2014

May 15, 2014 | Mary-Anne Lee | 2 Comments

Save the world one instance at a time when the Phantasy Star Online 2 English service launches later this month!Read More

Games in Asia Ho Chi Minh meetup recap: nuggets of wisdom from Glassegg’s Phil Tran and Divmob’s Luyen Ngo (VIDEO)

May 14, 2014 | Mary-Anne Lee

Games in Asia’s Ho Chi Minh City meetup featured Phil Tran from Glassegg and Luyen Ngo from Divmob. Here are their experiences on video!Read More

Puzzle Run review: so, so, so freaking cute and fun!

May 14, 2014 | Mary-Anne Lee | 6 Comments

The running game just got an overhaul in NHN Entertainment Singapore’s newest Southeast Asia exclusive, Puzzle Run. Read More

First World of Tanks community meetup in Vietnam sees overwhelming response (PICS)

May 6, 2014 | Mary-Anne Lee

The Ho Chi Minh City World of Tanks club organized a community gathering for Vietnamese World of Tanks players over the weekend, and the response was incredible.Read More

Jump & Jump review: has Vietnam found its niche in mobile games?

April 25, 2014 | Mary-Anne Lee | 13 Comments

I remember well the frustration of Flappy Bird. And now it seems like that feeling has once again found its way into my heart via the Vietnam-developed mobile game Jump & Jump.Read More