Fresvii raised US$1.8 million to launch its cloud-based social engagement tool platform

Tokyo and Silicon Valley startup Fresvii has just raised US$4 million from Japan’s Nissay Capital, with US angel Guo Wei also pitching in. Nissay is a repeat investor, having first backed...

Fresvii raised US$1.8 million to launch its cloud-based social engagement tool platform

Tokyo and Silicon Valley startup Fresvii has just raised US$4 million from Japan’s Nissay Capital, with US angel Guo Wei also pitching in. Nissay is a repeat investor, having first backed...
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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...

Hideo Kojima Talks About New Studio

Metal Gear Solid creator Hideo Kojima has founded a new independent game studio: Kojima Productions, which has partnered with Sony for its first project, a new franchise that Kojima told IGN...

Kojima Left Konami And Established Kojima Productions To Make PS4 Games

Metal Gear creator Hideo Kojima officially left Konami on December 15 and is establishing a new studio, named Kojima Productions, with his former Konami staff, according to Japanese Games News Site...

Best of Interviews 2015: Meet Alexander L. Fernandez

IGA.biz had the chance to talk to Alexander L. Fernandez, CEO of Malaysia' s biggest Game Studio Streamline Media Group. Alexander L. Fernandez is a dynamic entrepreneur in the media, entertainment...

Behind The Scenes Of League of Legends: The Evolution Of The Computer Game /...

When is a film not a film? When it’s a computer game? In this case, that game is the online role-playing game League of Legends, which has about 67 million players...

Sarah Geronimo Launches New Mobile Game ‘Sarah G Popsters’

Philippine Popstar Princess Sarah Geronimo now has a new way of connecting with her fans—“Sarah G Popsters,” her first mobile game. The game is developed in partnership with Xeleb Inc., the...

Sega Networks Partners With Line and Announced First Mobile Game

Sega Networks Japan and Line Corp. have announced they will partnering in the mobile business.  In this collaboration, both companies seek to take advantage and track record the smartphone user base...

Street Fighter V As A Gaming Platform – More Details

Capcom envisions its upcoming game hit Street Fighter V as a gaming platform in and of itself, one that can evolve with new characters, game modes and whatever else the gaming industry...

Call For Entries For Gamefounders Accelerator Programme 2016

Given the success of the accelerator programme Cohort 2015, GameFounders have opened registrations for Cohort 2016. Game developers interested in the accelerator programme by GameFounders can now apply till 20th December...

Com2us Has Just Soft Launched Action Puzzle Town

Korea based mobile game developer Com2uS has soft launched “Action Puzzle Town” in a number of countries, namely Singapore, Malaysia, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Turkey and Iceland. Action Puzzle...

Singaporean Game Development Scene Looks Pretty Bright

The Singapore Gamebox is hosted by the Games Solution Centre (GSC), an initiative by the Media Development Authority (MDA) and managed by Nanyang Polytechnic (NYP). GSC is an incubation centre for...

Japan To Strengthen Copyright Protections

The Cultural Affairs Agency is considering revising the copyright laws after Japan and 11 other countries last month agreed to strengthen protection of intellectual property rights as part of the Trans-Pacific...
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Alibaba Acquires Youku Tudou

Alibaba Group Holding Limited and Youku Tudou Inc. announced their entry into a definitive merger agreement pursuant to which an affiliate of Alibaba Group will acquire Youku Tudou Inc., a leading multi-screen entertainment and...
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Sony Confirms PlayStation VR Line-Up For G-Star 2015

Following a busy Paris Games Week that saw quite a few announcements and  a lot of new media dropped and with Sony’s PlayStation Experience event coming later this month, Sony have...

US$2.4 Billion In Revenue in Southeast Asian for Online And Mobile Games By 2019

The market research company Niko Partners announced the availability of its 2015 Southeast Asian Games Market Report with Forecast through 2019 covering the six countries of Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and...
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Nexon To Bring 7 PC Games and 8 Mobile Games to G-Star 2015

Nexon unveiled that they will bring a total of 7 PC online games and 8 mobile games to G-Star 2015. To fulfil Nexon's "Playground" theme this year, the size of 300...

Winners Of The MSC Malaysia Intellectual Property Creators Challenge 2015

The Multimedia Development Corporation of Malaysia (MDeC) announced eleven winners of the MSC Malaysia Intellectual Property Creators Challenge (IPCC) 2015. The winners were awarded RM60,000 each with grants totalling up to...

NetEase Way To Mobile Games

NetEase launched in 1997 as an e-mail and search-engine operation. It was an early entrant into the "massively multiplayer online role-playing games" (MMORPG) market, launching its "Westward Journey Online" in December 2001....