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...
World of Warcraft

Blizzard testing WoW in-game microtransactions in Asia

World of Warcraft, one of the few major MMOs still collecting player subscription fees, has begun the process of introducing an in-game microtransaction store. Blizzard says the store will start up...
Australian Government | Screen Australia

A$6M in funding to bolster Australian developers

After weathering the global financial crisis, job cuts and dropping retail sales, ten Australian game development companies have been awarded A$6 million in government funding. The developers chosen were Defiant Development,...
Ubitus

Ubitus acquires new partners to expand cloud gaming overseas

Following an investment round in led by Samsung Ventures, Taiwan's cloud gaming technology provider Ubitus has rapidly secured new partners China Telecom, LG, Konami, Nexon and Neowiz to drive growth in...
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...
Sega Studios Australia

Sega to close Medieval II studio in Australia

After significant layoffs in 2012, Sega confirmed that the Brisbane-based developer Sega Studios Australia will be shut down later this year. Previously known as The Creative Assembly Australia, the studio suffered...
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)...