Simple Article: Criticism for the Game or the Creator?

By Ho Qingxiang Judging Games and Art Beyond a Product The game industry is no stranger to controversies. 2020 has been filled with discussions and arguments surrounding a myriad of unpleasant news about big name and small name game developers alike. There is the Apple vs Epic lawsuit, crunch culture from Naughty Dog and CD… Continue reading Simple Article: Criticism for the Game or the Creator?

Spotlight Interview: John Jester Tesoro from Definite Studios

Definite Studios has quite the prestigious profile. The company is one of the first game development studios in the Philippines that is officially supported by the Board of Investors Philippines (http://www.boi.gov.ph) and is being managed by a game veteran who is also a board member of IGDA Manila (Philippines Chapter). Their road to success, however,… Continue reading Spotlight Interview: John Jester Tesoro from Definite Studios

Simple Article: The Sweat behind Streaming Games

By Ho Qingxiang What Motivates the Business of Spectatorship? The love of real-time spectatorship is not new. From colosseums and sports stadiums to live-studio audiences and concerts, people have been willing to pay for the privilege of being in the moment. Nowadays, technology has propelled remote spectatorship through convenient and high quality access. People can… Continue reading Simple Article: The Sweat behind Streaming Games

Spotlight Interview: Lim Shan Fei from Why Knot Studio

Born in February 2016, Why Knot was formerly known as Why Creative. Back then, the founder Shan Fei had no idea what the studio would become. With his love of games and films, he decided that Why Knot will make games with strong narratives, so that people would still be nostalgic about them after years.… Continue reading Spotlight Interview: Lim Shan Fei from Why Knot Studio