Games

Will lack of AAA games hurt VR gaming?
The big game publishers such as EA and Activision are yet to commit fully to VR. VR gaming is also hampered by a fragmented hardware scene with incompatible devices and lack of standards.  
Developer denies inventing Terminator Skynet
Developer denies creating 'Terminator' style AI for Elite: Dangerous videogame. AI becomes too hard for human players.
SEA Internet economy set to boom: Google-Temasek report
South-East Asia, already the world’s fourth largest Internet market, is expected to grow even further according to a joint report from US technology giant Google Inc and Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund Temasek Holdings.
It’s official: Astro’s dedicated 24hr e-sports channel launches in June
Astro will launch its first dedicated 24-hour e-sports channel in June, part of an effort to remain relevant to younger audiences.
PC vendors look to Asia’s gamers for succour
As total PC shipments continue to decline, more vendors are turning towards the gaming PC market to generate interest, according to IDC.
Star Wars action figures come to life in Disney Infinity 3.0
Fans of Star Wars can look forward to Disney Interactive's upcoming videogame Disney Infinity 3.0 which lets them collect action figures from the movie franchise and use them as virtual avatars within the game. Keith Liu goes to the launch event to find out more.
Astro gets into e-sports, Dota 2 broadcast pulls in 1.5mil viewers
The live broadcast of The International 2015 Dota 2 Championship (TI5) videogame tournament by pay-TV operator Astro Malaysia Holdings Bhd from Aug 4-9 attracted close to 1.5 million viewers in Malaysia.
What keeps the MDeC CEO awake at night
In Part 2 of her interview with Karamjit Singh, MDeC CEO Yasmin Mahmood talks about what keeps her awake at night, and why the perception about her interest on the Infotech cluster is wrong.
In Takeout Arcade, toilet time is the new prime time
Takeout Arcade, the entertainment brand of start-up Alphapod, hopes to claim a share of toilet time with its debut mobile game app, Dragon Siege.
Game, set, match for China?
Rather than become a game developer yourself in Malaysia, and really in any other market in South-East Asia aside from Indonesia, you have a better chance of success if you invest US$100,000 in a new game developer in China instead.
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