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Animoca Brands Launches He-Man Tappers Of Grayskull

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Animoca Brands announced the launch of its latest mobile game, He-Man Tappers of Grayskull. The game is based on the iconic Masters of the Universe franchise, launched in 1982. In He-Man Tappers of Grayskull, He-Man and the Masters of the Universe battle Skeletor and his...

Square Enix At Tokyo Game Show 2016

Square Enix has announced the lineup for Tokyo Game Show and has opened its official Tokyo Game Show 2016 website. The usual suspects are there including Kingdom Hearts 2.8 and Final Fantasy 12 HD. Final Fantasy 12: The Zodiac Age won’t be playable, but there...

Kaspersky Lab: Boys Are Gamers and Madcaps, While Girls Are Mobile Chatterers

The results of the Growing Up Online - Connected Kids survey conducted by Kaspersky Lab and iconKids&youth show that boys and girls aged 8-16 behave very differently on the Internet, meaning different approaches are required to keep them safe. The research surveyed online 3,780 families with children...

Final Fantasy XV Delayed Until End Of November

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One of the biggest video game releases of 2016, Final Fantasy XV, has just been pushed back several months. The latest entry in the long-running, enormously popular Final Fantasy role-playing game series was supposed hit the shelves in September. But the game’s developer, Japanese company Square...

Nexon To Target Global Markets With Localized Marketing

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Nexon is gearing up with marketing strategies tailored for locals to take on the international mobile game market, a representative of the company said this week. According to the head of Nexon‘s Korean mobile business division Noh Jung-hwan, Nexon will take active measures to expand...

Tencent And Netease Take Makes 70% Of Chinese Mobile Games Market

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Tencent and Netease have enlarged their duopoly of China's mobile games market, with a total market share approaching 70%. Though still far behind, Netease has narrowed its gap with Tencent. Yet, facing a deteriorating market, the duo have taken similar strategies of diversification and...

Six Out Of 11 investments From Tencent Have Fallen Year-To-Date

App developer Glu Mobile Inc., which created the “Kim Kardashian: Hollywood” role-playing mobile game in 2014, has fallen most out of 11 known listed investments tabulated by Bloomberg. Its share price has dropped almost 60 percent since Tencent Holding Ltd.’s $126 million investment 16...

Korean Developers Hope To Make Life Fun With Serious Games

Smartphone games nowadays can be more than just about play, with a wide variety of apps developed to help people learn new subjects and even improve their health. Although this category of mobile apps has a rather dour-sounding name - they are referred to...

Japan: Games You’ve Been Waiting A Long Time For

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If you like Japanese role-playing games, you’re going to love this fall. One of this year’s most eagerly awaited JRP sequels “Persona 5” is coming out. Set in present-day Tokyo, “Persona 5” once again mixes school drama, alternative reality and psychology. Characters assume “personas,” embodiments...

No Mention Of Dynasty Warriors 9 In Koei Tecmo’s Tokyo Game Show Line Up

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With September's Tokyo Game Show looming, many fans of Koei Tecmo's Dynasty Warriors series have been speculating that Dynasty Warriors 9 may finally be revealed at this year's event - but sadly, the anticipated hack and slash sequel hasn't been named as part of...

Gamescom Once Again Inspired Around 345,000 Visitors

Under this year's main theme of "Heroes in New Dimensions", around 345,000 visitors from 97 countries (2015: 96) celebrated the world's largest event for computer and video games on the Cologne Convention Center from 17 to 21 August 2016. With 877 companies (+ 9 %) from 54 countries...

Indonesia Stock Exchange Introduced Indonesia’s First Online Games About Stock Trading

The Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX) along with its regulatory counterparts introduced Indonesia’s first online games about stock trading as part of a campaign to attract more individual investors to the stock market. A stock trading game called Nabung Saham Go and a simulation game called...

Cryengine’s Million-Dollar Indie Development Fund Open For Applications

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Independent developers everywhere have until September 9th to apply for a grant from Cryengine’s Indie Development Fund, which launched by Germany based Crytek earlier this year with $1 million committed to supporting stand-out indie projects created with Cryengine. Applicants hoping to claim a slice of...

PlayStation Japan Press Conference Scheduled For September 13

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Sony Interactive Entertainment Japan Asia announced today that they’ll be holding their annual pre-Tokyo Game Show PlayStation Press Conference on Tuesday, September 13 from 16:00 to 17:10 JST. For other regions, it will start at 12am PT/3am ET/8am BST on September 13. This year’s press...

Capcom Has Announced Their Lineup for TGS 2016

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Capcom has opened their official website for this year’s Tokyo Game Show. The site includes their lineup of games that will be at the venue. The Nintendo 3DS exclusive Monster Hunter Stories will be among the games on display at the show floor. It will...

HTC To Take Vive To Tokyo Game Show 2016

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Taiwan-based smartphone brand HTC Corp. will take its first virtual reality headset HTC Vive to Tokyo Game Show 2016 to boost the global visibility of HTC's VR development efforts. HTC said it will display its product in a special pavilion set up by the trade show...

ESL Australia Partners With One Of Australia’s Biggest Banks

ESL Australia announced its partnership with St.George Bank for Season Two of the ESL AU & NZ Championship. Not only will this sponsorship see St.George Bank become the first bank within the region to support the rapidly growing Australian esports scene, it will also...

Cygames And Platinum Games Announced Granblue Fantasy Project Re:LINK

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The successful mobile game Granblue Fantasy is getting an action role-playing game upgrade delivered by Japanese Cygames and Platinum Games. Called Granblue Fantasy Project Re:LINK, the game’s development is being handled by Platinum Games but the direction and other matters are being helmed by Cygames. On the...

XII Braves Announced New Pre-Registration For Valiant Force

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Singapore based game developer XII Braves and FunPlus, a publsher in social games, announced the start of a new pre-registration campaign for Valiant Force, the new anime-style mobile RPG set to enter Closed Beta later in August for Android devices. Starting from today, players can proceed...

Epic Games Announced Unreal Educational Korea Nationwide Tour

Epic Games Korea has been building out educational programs like the Unreal Summit, the Unreal Summit Nationwide Tour and others to train developers for several years now. In the spring,Epic Games kicked off a new program, ‘Let’s Start Unreal’ in Seoul for those new...