The popularity of Pokemon Go has failed to stop Nintendo from issuing a profit warning, which it blamed on poor Wii U sales and a strong yen. The Japanese video game maker...

Online game developer and operator Gamania Digital Entertainment has started operation of Gama Pay, smartphone-based third-party mobile e-payment services, in the Taiwan market, becoming the second operator of such services next...
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Nintendo released last week the name, some information and a video of its new video game product. To be called Switch, and launched in March 2017, the product is aimed at breaking...

Chinese online gaming company Giant Interactive said Friday last week that it will buy Israeli rival Playtika for 30.5 billion yuan (USD 4.5 billion) in China's second-largest overseas gaming acquisition this...

When George Lucas founded THX over 30 years ago to push the sound of cinema, he probably never guessed the company he built would wind up purchased by a gaming lifestyle...

DCM co-founder David Chao and Bloomberg's Brad Stone discussed Tencent's investment strategy. They speak on "Bloomberg Technology. You can watch the video here. Source: Bloomberg
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PlayStation will roll out at least five games on iOS and Android in March 2018. Sony's ForwardWorks will be at the helm for the smartphone games. The tech company started this practice...

Mergers and acquisitions in mainland China’s combined technology, media, and telecommunications (TMT) sector have passed the US$100-billion mark for the second consecutive year, led by big-ticket deals involving Tencent Holdings and...

Nexon announced yesterday that it has acquired 49 percent stake in i Digital Connect Co. (iDCC), a Thailand-based game publisher, and became its largest stakeholder. Nexon will take over the remaining stake upon...

Today Japanese electronics group Sony will launch its PlayStation VR headset and it looks like it could be the first proper living room-friendly virtual reality setup. Sony Corp will join the race...

Since 2012, GameFounders has invested into 60 fresh and talented game studios from 26 countries. All game studios around the world can apply here until November 15, 2016. The main criteria...
Southeast Asian gamers

Children in China could be banned from playing online games after midnight under draft national regulations designed to combat internet addiction. The rules, released by the Cyberspace Administration of China last week,...
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Riot Games, the creator of League of Legends, will come to Southeast Asia and plans to open up offices in Singapore, Thailand, Philippines, Indonesia and Vietnam. The office in Singapore is the...
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UK based Jagex, the developer behind the role-playing game RuneScape, announced today that it took a “pivotal role” in the creation of a new Chinese games company, Zhongji Holding. Jagex was acquired...

Hero Entertainment, a Chinese mobile online game company that was recently listed on China's National Equities Exchange and Quotation (NEEQ), and Chinese entertainment company Huayi Brothers Media Corporation jointly announced the signing of...

In June 2016 the "1,000 digital startup movement" was launched by Indonesia's Communication and Information Ministry in cooperation with Kibar, the nation's technology startup ecosystem builder. This government-backed program targets to...

Southeast Asia’s leading mobile entertainment group iCandy Interactive Limited announces that it has entered into a term sheet to acquire a 100% interest in Singapore-headquartered Inzen Studio Pte. Ltd., a mobile game company and...

Rahul Bhardwaj, Co-Founder, and COO of Junglee Games is an active investor and entrepreneur in India, having previously co-founded Product Mango and Vayyoo, and has led Fortune 50 Enterprise divisions with...

India gaming platform startup Nova Gaming Ventures is in talks with multiple investors to raise $5 million to fund its expansion plans. The company, which had launched its gaming platform NovaPlay...
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Singapore-based online entertainment and e-commerce startup, Garena Interactive, has raised more funds from some high-profile investors as the company seeks to expand in Southeast Asia. Among the entities involved in the latest...