Posts Categorized: Gaming



Made in China: one game company’s struggle to do what they love

You probably haven’t heard of Songtang Animations. It’s a small developer with a staff of just 25 operating out of Haicang, Xiamen. The ...

  • March 10, 2014
  • at 5:15 pm
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7 fun, satirical games to play during Thailand’s political crisis

Thailand’s political crisis is still going on, and nobody knows how or when it will end. But, this being the land of smiles, many Thai peo...

  • March 6, 2014
  • at 8:30 pm
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Why Microsoft’s Xbox One doesn’t stand a chance in Japan

The Microsoft’s Xbox One will be launching in Japan later this year, and I’ve got to say, things are not looking very optimistic for...

  • March 3, 2014
  • at 4:04 pm
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Indie developer sets out to prove that hardcore games can make it on mobile

Mobile games rarely appeal to those of us who grew up wasting hours upon hours of our early lives on console and PC games. A traditional har...

  • February 28, 2014
  • at 9:50 am
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HTML5 game company founder: we don’t need to innovate, we just need to be good

It’s undeniable that the gaming industry is very big, especially in Asia. While the overall global gaming market amounts to an estimated U...

  • February 25, 2014
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Kamcord records 2 billion mobile game videos as it launches Chinese, Japanese, and Korean versions

We’ve had our eye on Kamcord, the maker of a mobile game recording SDK for iOS and Android, ever since it received funding from Chi...

  • February 18, 2014
  • at 7:00 am
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Game portal Joyme gets $21.5 million funding to grow with China’s mobile gaming market

Chinese mobile game portal Joyme yesterday announced it closed an RMB 130 million ($21.5 million) series B round led by Fosun Venture Capi...

  • February 12, 2014
  • at 5:00 pm
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China’s Sohu sees improved revenues on all fronts, but profits fall

Chinese online media giant Sohu’s Q4 revenues rose 29 percent compared to last year to $385 million, but a 78 percent rise in operat...

  • February 11, 2014
  • at 1:02 pm
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An open letter to Dong Nguyen, creator of Flappy Bird

"You can't get unfamous, you can get infamous, but you can't get unfamous." - Words of advice that ring so true for Flappy Bird's creator to...

  • February 9, 2014
  • at 10:35 am
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GlassEgg, Vietnam’s number one games outsourcing company works with Microsoft, and EA

GlassEgg is not a very well known gaming company in Vietnam, but this company operates on the global level, outsourcing and doing 3D work fo...

  • March 7, 2014
  • at 2:59 pm
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SoftBank invests in Thailand’s Ini3, marking the second investment in Southeast Asia

One of Thailand’s main online game operators Ini3 Digital announced today that SoftBank Ventures Korea, a venture capital arm of SoftBank ...

  • March 4, 2014
  • at 12:39 pm
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How one game saved ‘Japan’s Facebook’ from the brink

How one game brought ‘Japan’s Facebook’ back from the brink of disaster

Mixi, once Japan’s largest social network, is back from the dead. In September 2006, Mixi was the first so-called web 2.0 startup ever to ...

  • March 3, 2014
  • at 1:03 pm
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Here are first 3 Indonesian games on Nokia’s Android phones

1. Eyes on Dragon 2. Tales of Marble 3...

  • February 27, 2014
  • at 1:45 pm
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Pretty Pet Salon developer reaches 130 million gamers as app empire grows

Pretty Pet Salon developer reaches 130 million gamers as app empire grows

Super casual mobile games are meant to be accessible – and that often means big numbers. That’s the case with Hong Kong’s Animoca,...

  • February 20, 2014
  • at 1:09 pm
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Xiaomi invests $20 million in Kingsoft-owned online gaming company

Chinese software company Kingsoft (HKG:3888) announced today it will sell $20 million worth of shares of its subsidiary Westhouse to C...

  • February 17, 2014
  • at 12:00 pm
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Missed the boat? Here are 3 ways to download and play the original Flappy Bird

Note: Tech in Asia does not encourage app piracy. We’re linking to these sites for reference.

  • February 11, 2014
  • at 2:00 pm
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No, Amazing Cupid is not a Flappy Bird clone, it’s a tribute

Flappy Bird is hotter than ever, and even though Dong Nguyen has removed the game from app stores it hasn’t lost any of its popularity. On...

  • February 11, 2014
  • at 10:30 am
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Flappy Bird creator removes game from stores

Update: Flappy Bird has been removed from both the iOS and Android stores. Flappy Bird, a mobile game that has taken the world by storm, wil...

  • February 9, 2014
  • at 9:16 am
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