Change is coming to the Korean gaming industry as a mandatory spending cap will be lifted next month - although the industry is promising “voluntary restraints.” Kang Shin-chul, president of the Korea...

The Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDeC) has launched a Digital Hub program to provide startups with the resources they need to grow, it was announced. It has also launched the Malaysia Tech...
JP Mobile Gamers

The Japanese mobile game industry has changed a lot over the last years. In his blog, Motoi Okamoto summarized the last year's trends and this year's forecast in the Japanese mobile games...
Line

Line Corp., which offers a popular mobile message and online voice-call service, is entering the mobile carrier business in Japan, promising to underprice competition as it grows its platform for news,...

Japan continues to dominate average revenue per user (ARPU) for mobile gaming on the iPhone, but growth in China is rapidly gathering pace, according to a new study. The research from intelligence...
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Nintendo of Korea has laid off nearly 80% of the its 60 member team and has plans to relocate sometime soon according to the Korean website INVEN. The state of Korea’s gaming...
JP Mobile Gamers

Smartphone gamers in Japan can’t seem to get enough of their favorite mobile gaming apps. Their daily gaming habit is helping push monthly spending, and revenues for the country’s gaming companies,...

A new research report on digital media activities in of 6-14 kids in Southeast Asia from SuperAwesome Insights gives a comprehensive picture of kids’ media consumption habits across the main ASEAN markets...

At least five online storage providers closed their services in March and April. A state-backed campaign against illegal publications and pornography in China has forced at least five online data storage providers...

Bandai Namco has announced its plan to expand its precence in Southeast Asia with a new office in Malaysia's capital Kuala Lumpur later this year in Q3. The announcement was was revealed...

Malaysians consider mobile apps to be the most important communication service available to them on a mobile phone, with high usage of internet communications, revealed Telenor Group in its Digital Frontrunners...

Despite global economic challenges, Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC), formerly known as Multimedia Development Corporation recorded significant growth in investments and export sales from MSC Malaysia companies in 2015. As the lead...

Chinese publisher NetEase is poised to expand its mobile games business in the United States this year following last year's soaring earnings from mobile games. The company's core business, online gaming,...

Over the past few years, the Asia-Pacific region has been getting more attention from venture capitalists around the world. In 2014 alone, as much as $38.9 billion was invested across 1,357 deals,...

Consumer electronics are the electronic devices that are intended for day-to-day life in applications such as mobile communication, networking, media, and entertainment. The main consumer electronic devices are smartphones, tablets, PCs,...
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Climax Studios, the Portsmouth based UK developer and VR publisher, has opened a new studio in Auckland, New Zealand. The team consists of eight members all of whom are coders who...

Gamification is the process of implementing game mechanics into a non-game context to drive user engagement. Points, badges, leader boards, challenges, and rewards are some examples of game mechanics. The Gamification market...

Tencent is best known in China for its chat products, QQ and WeChat, both of which are completely ubiquitous in the region. The success of these two platforms largely is due...

The Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX) along with its regulatory counterparts introduced Indonesia’s first online games about stock trading as part of a campaign to attract more individual investors to the stock...
Line

Japanese financial regulators have raided the offices of the messaging app operator Line Corp., the company said Wednesday, over what a person familiar with the matter said was the use of...