Conference is a launch platform for regional games industry announcements, including the setting up of a games studio.
Sony Interactive’s first Southeast Asian games development studio in Malaysia is a harbinger of things to come for the country’s games ecosystem.
In a conversation with Hasnul Hadi Samsudin from MDEC, we learn where the Malaysian games development industry is at the moment, its gaps and strengths, and where it needs to tread moving forward.
The regional gaming event will now have two days that are open to the public, on top of developers-centric conferences, workshops and it wants to be a regional event.
With its first mobile game app reaching 260,000 downloads within 3 months, Media Prima Digital is looking forward to releasing up to 15 new gaming apps, leveraging on both the Media Prima Group’s existing IP and its market reach through its print, TV, radio and digital assets, writes Karamjit Singh.
Ubisoft Entertainment SA, behind games such as Assassin’s Creed and Prince of Persia, announced it will be opening a new production studio in the Philippines.
The mobile games industry in South-East recorded impressive growth and reached over US$1 billion in revenue in 2014, according to Frost & Sullivan.
It has been a busy week for the ecosystem, and for DNA! While MDeC works to strengthen the gaming ecosystem, DNA does the same by adding video reviews in both English and Bahasa Malaysia; and while Astro talks up its content in the face of OTT competition, DNA offers a free PDF download of its Telco Deep Dive 2015 special report, writes Karamjit Singh.
GameFounders is calling for entries to its first gaming accelerator intake in Asia, which closes June 20. Cofounder Kadri Ugand and partner Andrew Walker talk to Karamjit Singh about their accelerator and moving to KL.
Our Telco Deep Dive series continues, but DNA founder Karamjit Singh sees a gaming catalyst for Asean as the big news for the week.