NCSoft

NC Soft Published First Gaming Dictionary

The first dictionary that explains 2,188 pieces of gaming jargon has been published by Hainaim Publishers and was developed by NC Soft Cultural Foundation. The book is titled “Game Dictionary.” If the...
Sony PlayStation 4

WSJ: PS4 Neo And PS4 Slim To Be Revealed During Tokyo Game Show

Sony has confirmed the existence of the next iteration of the PlayStation 4 console, codenamed Neo. They haven't revealed much on it. The most recent rumors have put the new console's...

HTC is Building In Asia A VR Ecosystem And An Accelerator

With well over 150 games already available, HTC has no shortage of content for the Vive. But the Taiwanese company has big plans to bring even more support to the platform...

E3 Showcased Virtual Future For Video Games

As the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) video game gathering wrapped on Thursday, it was easy to envision a future of social play in virtual worlds with celebrity gamers broadcasting action. While blockbuster...
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Warcraft Shatters IMAX Opening-day Box Office Records

IMAX China announced that Warcraft, released by Legendary Pictures, scored a record-setting opening day in 290 IMAX theatres across China with box office of USD 5.33 million (RMB 35 million). The new...

Senator Manny Pacquiao Acquires A Stake In GToken

The crowdsourced mobile games publisher and advertising platform, GToken, has announced that the World Champion Boxer and Philippines Senator, Emmanuel "Manny" Dapidran Pacquiao, has acquired a meaningful stake in the Singapore...

Nielsen: Gamers In China And Latin America Have The Heaviest Preference For Freemium Games

It’s now 2016, and gaming has firmly moved out of the basement and into the living room–and beyond. In fact, more than half of the population in the world’s industrialized countries...

Nintendo At E3 – NX And Legend Of Zelda

Nintendo will transform its booth at this year’s E3 to immerse fans in the world of the new Legend of Zelda game for the Wii U console. Nintendo stated that The Legend...
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YouTube Returns To E3 – Unique YouTube Event Hub Announced

Last year, millions of gamers came together on YouTube for the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3). YouTube will give gamers around the world front-row access to everything E3 again this year with dozens...

Amazon Snuggling Up To Japan’s Game Developers

Amazon will hold a three-day event here starting today to forge closer ties with Japanese developers of games for smartphones. Some 90 executives from Amazon bases around the world, including the U.S., Europe...
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Gran Turismo Is Finally Featuring Kuala Lumpur

Gran Turismo might be greatly associated with PlayStation, but it has yet made a proper debut on PlayStation 4. That about to change later this year as the brand new Gran...
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Singapore Studio Developing Global Version Of Final Fantasy

Singapore based games studio gumi Asia is collaborating with Japan's Square Enix on the global version of a new game in the Final Fantasy series. The role-playing game, Final Fantasy Brave Exvius, was...

World Esports Association Founded

The foundation of the World Esports Association (WESA) has been announced today, as the result of joint efforts between industry-leading professional esports teams and ESL, the world’s largest esports company. Based...
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The Angry Birds Movie To Release In India

Angry Birds, the game that changed the fortunes of Finnish company Rovio Entertainment and became a rage on mobile devices, is going to see the release of its first animated movie,...

Intel Extreme Masters Season 11 In Shanghai And Goyang In 2016

ESL, the world’s largest esports company, recently concluded a successful decade of Intel Extreme Masters events around the world when Season 10 came to a conclusion at IEM Katowice in March....
Southeast Asian gamers

Korean Research: Boys Less Affected By Video Games If Close To Dad

Students’ academic performance are less affected by video games if they are close with the parent of the same gender, according to research published by a Yonsei University’s sociology team on...

Disney’s Asia Strategy: Think mobile, mobile, mobile!

As Walt Disney dives deeper into Asia, CEO Bob Iger has been sending a strong message to his employees: Think mobile, mobile, mobile. "It's all about mobile at Disney," Kevin Mayer, Disney's...

iDreamSky – One Of The Biggest Player In China’s Mobile Gaming Market

There is a huge demand for mobile gaming in the Asian economic powerhouse. The mobile gaming market in China is worth close to USD 8 billion. With technology and creative minds driving...

Keywords Studios Buys Studio In Manila

Keywords Studios announced recently it has acquired Philippines-based Ankama Pte Ltd for an undisclosed sum. Keywords said Ankama's sole asset is a business in Manila which provides services to support games made by...

Japanese Game Developer Valhalla Opens Studio In Vancouver

Japanese game developer Valhalla Game Studios, has moved its headquarters to Vancouver, Canada. Valhalla Games Studio was founded in Japan during the year of 2009 by heavyweight creatives Satoshi Kanematsu, and Tomonobu...