Posts Categorized: Gaming


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Gamers, rejoice: Indonesian government officially supports eSports

The Indonesian government now officially recognizes the Indonesia eSports Association as a formal entity under the State Ministry of Youth a...

  • June 30, 2014
  • at 6:00 pm
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With Depth-VR, a Chinese startup wants to bring 3D and motion detection for cheap into gaming

A Chinese startup is working on a gadget that will bring an immersive, 3D experience to gaming for a very low price – for less than US$70....

  • June 19, 2014
  • at 4:22 pm
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Japan to criminalize possession of child porn – but will exempt manga, anime, and video games

Japan remains one of the few developed countries in the world where possession of child pornography isn’t a punishable offense. That is ex...

  • June 12, 2014
  • at 3:09 pm
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Games in Asia meetup Singapore: what really is the problem with eSports here?

It’s an issue that has stretched across almost a decade, ever since Singapore's eSports prowess went into decline following the golden ye...

  • June 3, 2014
  • at 11:29 am
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Indonesia’s Touchten tries something new, launches a game for KakaoTalk

While Indonesia’s mobile industry has abundant potential, it’s game developers who are mostly leading the way. That’s not a bad thing ...

  • May 21, 2014
  • at 6:17 pm
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ANTVR - This is China’s answer to the Oculus Rift, and it

This is China’s answer to the Oculus Rift, and it’s now on Kickstarter

On the optics front, ANTVR uses an aspherical lens, which produces a true 4:3 display without the edge distortion produced by spherical lens...

  • May 15, 2014
  • at 8:58 pm
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Tencent Q1 2014

Tencent pulls in $2.95 billion in revenue in Q1 as WeChat gaming takes off

Chinese web giant Tencent (HKG:0700) had a blockbuster Q1, according to its new financial report today.

  • May 14, 2014
  • at 7:12 pm
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China has 100 million brain-damaged online gamers: study

The report defines these people as players who have lost self control and developed an irrational dependence on games.

  • May 12, 2014
  • at 5:38 pm
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Japanese mobile game company Gumi will file for IPO by end of this year

Founder and CEO of Gumi, Hironao Kunimitsu, revealed his big plan to take his company to an initial public offering by the end of this year....

  • May 8, 2014
  • at 1:01 pm
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My fake girlfriend just died in a tragic zoo accident. But it’s OK, I bought another one

One of your first girlfriends (you can have several at once) is Brenda, a nose-pierced beauty whom you met "on a forum."

  • June 23, 2014
  • at 2:30 pm
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Tinker Games raises $52,700 in Indonesia’s biggest game-related crowdfunding campaign

Tinker Games launched its Kickstarter project for a PC game called Pale Blue a month ago, and recently passed its US$48,000 goal.

  • June 18, 2014
  • at 6:30 pm
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Xbox One to launch in Hong Kong, India, Singapore, and Taiwan on September 23, 2014

It’s like the marine said in the Starcraft II: Wings of Liberty trailer several years back. It’s about time! The Xbox One—featuring a ...

  • June 10, 2014
  • at 1:32 pm
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Sony finds Chinese partner to make PlayStation consoles in China

This move comes after Microsoft’s announcement of the Xbox One hitting China this September. However, Sony has yet to reveal any launch da...

  • May 26, 2014
  • at 11:49 am
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Youtube might buy Twitch for $1B. What are China’s hardcore gamers using instead?

We project that China has 29.4 million people who watch or participate in eSports - nearly just as big of a market as the US.

  • May 19, 2014
  • at 8:30 pm
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Nintendo and Docomo join forces to offer 3DS tethering in Japan

Nintendo will offer a 3DS tethering app for select Android-powered smartphones and tablets on Japan’s Docomo wireless network.

  • May 14, 2014
  • at 11:35 pm
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Sky Garden is VNG’s attempt to dominate mobile gaming in Vietnam

VNG is stepping up its mobile game by releasing Sky Garden, it's web game turned mobile. This plays out in a larger strategy from the compan...

  • May 13, 2014
  • at 6:00 pm
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Games invade school in Visual Math’s grade-school math app

As a millennial, you probably grew up playing games. They were an integral part of recreation, and, as technology developed, also a big part...

  • May 9, 2014
  • at 8:00 pm
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Razer CEO reveals secret to his company’s success

Razer CEO reveals secret to his company’s success

Starting your own hardware company? Then you need to focus. Razer CEO Min-Liang Tan explained onstage at Startup Asia Singapore 2014 how com...

  • May 8, 2014
  • at 10:18 am
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