Press Select

Brendan Keogh and fellow Australian critic Dan Golding have founded Press Select, a new independent publishing label focusing on games criticism and analysis. "It's been really exciting to see the changes that...
KRW

The government’s Financial Supervisory Service (FSS) is to introduce stricter authentication procedures for online and mobile game micropayments in Korea. The new certification process is a result of last year's card hacking...
Vietnam online users

ComScore revealed in a new survey of online PC use that Vietnam has most active Internet population in Southeast Asia. The country registered 16.1 million monthly active users at the end...
Chaos Online

Thai publisher Asiasoft has announced a Chaos Online regional championship, to run from August to December this year. The tournament will be open to players from Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam and...
CNNIC

The China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC) announced in a report this week that internet users in China grew to 591 million as of the end of June 2013, up 26.56...
VN Internet, MIC official

Vietnam's Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) has announced new Internet, social networking and gaming regulations covering online management, licensing and copyrights in the country. The new laws go into effect...
Australia Tax

A government committee has investigated accusations that Australians pay significantly higher prices than consumers overseas for games and other IT products. The committee’s report, released today, includes extensive consumer submissions and...
Monster Hunter Frontier

The Japan Online Game Association (JOGA) recently released their annual survey of the online and mobile game market in Japan. According to the report, Japanese online game revenues totalled 142.09 billion...
Soldgers

Soldgers, the Singapore-based ecommerce company behind the popular Southeast Asian online shopping and auction sites Sold.sg and Sold.my, now expands to the Philippines with Gamers.ph. Gamers.ph has partnered with local distributor X-Play...
CN Console Ban

The decade-long ban on game consoles sales may be eased, according to sources in China's Ministry of Culture. Due to fears of the potential harmful impact on young people, seven Chinese ministries...
Proposed Korean Bill

Fourteen South Korean representatives have joined South Korean politician Shin Eui-jin to introduce a bill grouping online games with alcohol, gambling and drugs as activities in need stricter regulation due to...
Philippines' Game Ratings

Bagong Henerasyon party Representative Bernadette Herrera-Dy, vice chairman of the Philippines' House committee on children’s welfare, has urged local executives to enforce regulatory classifications for video games that are sold in...