NetEase To Create Game For Google’s Daydream Mobile VR Platform

NetEase’s virtual reality game Twilight Pioneers was revealed at Google I/O 2016 as one of the first games to commit to Google’s new mobile VR platform built on top of Android...
Capital Today, Thatgamecompany

Capital Today invests in Thatgamecompany

Chinese VC firm Capital Today has invested US$7 million in US-based developer Thatgamecompany. “We are happy to partner with Capital Today and a team of other investors who share our vision in...
Idea Factory

Japanese dev Idea Factory expands overseas

Independent Japanese RPG game developer Idea Factory has established marketing operations in the US. “Idea Factory International, Inc. intends to focus on providing general and overall information regarding Idea Factory properties to...

9Apps Launches InDev Program To Help Indian Start-Up Developers

9Apps, a part of Alibaba-owned UCWeb and one of the most popular Android app marketplaces with more than 160 million monthly active users worldwide, has announced the launch of an InDev...

Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon Launching Early 2016

The Pokémon Company International and Nintendo announced today the upcoming release of Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon for the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, the latest installment of the Pokémon Mystery Dungeon...
Namco Bandai Studios Singapore

Namco Bandai to open Singapore studio

Japanese game developer and publisher Namco Bandai has announced it will invest S$1 million to establish a new studio in Singapore's Mediapolis technology park this year. "Namco Bandai Studios Singapore is positioned...

KCCA to Provide Support for Overseas Expansion of Small Mobile Gaming Companies

Last week the Korea Creative Content Agency (KOCCA) announced that it would recruit Korean companies who are willing to participate in its support project for mobile game localization by Sept. 11. The...
Square Enix Smile Works

Square Enix establishes Indonesian game studio

Square Enix has joined with Indonesian Gotanda Electronic to start Square Enix Smile Works, the company's first game studio in Indonesia. Indonesian's increasing purchasing power and consumer confidence, as well as...

Meet Gerald Tock – CEO of Inzen Studio Singapore

Gerald is CEO at Inzen Studio, a mobile game company that seeks to create new play experiences for audiences worldwide through their constant study of innovation and culture. Inzen's founding five...
Unity Technologies

Unity engine updated to support PS Vita

The popular Unity game engine from Denmark's Unity Technologies will now support titles developed for the Sony PlayStation Vita handheld console. The multi-platform engine is used in video games for web plug-ins,...

Chinese version of PUBG ‘Game of Peace’ to feature new Tesla model 3

In partnership with the Chinese version of the popular PUBG mobile (Game of Peace), Tesla is going to roll out it's Model 3 cars into the game, to promote...

The New Clicker Genre Game “Beat Bop” Brings Catchy Tunes

Beat Bop is a new clicker genre game that combines funky fresh beats with frenzied tapping! Grow from a poor busker into a billionaire superstar by tapping to play upbeat tunes...
MS and BesTV

MS and BesTV to develop game console for China

In anticipation of the lifting of a ban on gaming devices in China, Microsoft and China's BesTV New Media have announced plans to jointly develop a game console and streaming platform...

Youku Tudou co-founds Star Video Alliance to further Gaming Video Ecosystem

Youku Tudou and Star Game, a leading game media and marketing company, co-founded the Star Video Alliance to create a new premium standard for gaming video content in China. Using Youku...

Axial Brain Launched Tap Alice

The Singapore based indie developer studio Axial Brain, maker of Monster Treasure Adventure, has launched its new game Tap Alice. Tap Alice is a casual puzzle game and the first title...
New Zealand

NZ to ban software patents

New Zealand's parliament has passed legislation banning the use and enforcement of software patents, to prevent companies from monopolising software designs and concepts in the region. "The patent ban in New Zealand...
Renren Qinghua

Renren to contribute 10M RMB for online communities research lab

Renren Games has announced plans to donate 10 million RMB to China’s Qinghua University to set up a joint research lab with Qinghua’s psychology department. The new BBD (Behaviour and Big Data)...

Applications for GameFounders Fall 2015 program open until June 20th

GameFounders has launched its most ambitious developer outreach program to date to celebrate the opening of applications for the Fall 2015 Cycle, the first to be held in Asia. The launch...
Hirsoshi Yamauchi

Long-time Nintendo president Hiroshi Yamauchi dies at 85

Hirsoshi Yamauchi, Nintendo's president from 1949 to 2002, has died at 85. Yamauchi remained the company’s largest shareholder after his retirement, with an estimated net worth of US$2.1 billion. Yamauchi was the...
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Halfbrick’s New Game – Star Skater

The creators of Fruit Ninja and Jetpack Joyride, Halfbrick Studios, announced their newest release, Star Skater – a game that challenges you to not just cross the road, but own it. Tempting...