Videogames

Will China devour the global videogame industry?
Chinese giants like Tencent Holdings are on an acquisition spree in the global videogame market. With China's poor history on privacy and a track record of spying, these acquisitions raise significant concerns, writes Ajith Ram
Ubisoft to open studio in Philippines
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.  
Is the PlayStation VR all that it’s hyped up to be?
Sony's PlayStation VR is a virtual reality headset that is due to be launched next year.  Keith Liu attended the Gamestart 2015 event in Singapore to check out the latest virtual reality demos from the company and its game development partners.
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.
Gamers, industry mourn the loss of Nintendo boss Iwata
Tributes are pouring in for Nintendo president Satoru Iwata, the type of leader who was not afraid to go against the trend and take risks, writes Keith Liu.
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.
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