Spotlight Interview: Komicer from Collateral Damage Studios

While many may argue that the most important aspect of a game is the gameplay mechanics, there is no question that art design plays a major role in how we view games. This month we shall be interviewing an illustration studio that has done outsourced artwork for various projects. We present to you – Komicer… Continue reading Spotlight Interview: Komicer from Collateral Damage Studios

Spotlight Interview: Kris Antoni from Toge Productions

Seeing all the great games being presented year-end awards on various entertainment sites, it is easy to forget that there are many companies within the Southeast Asia region that have published fantastic games. Let us fix that! Toge Productions is an Indonesian-based independent game development and publishing studio best known for games such as Infectonator,… Continue reading Spotlight Interview: Kris Antoni from Toge Productions

Simple Article: A Five Point Guide For Aspiring Indie Developers

By Kenny Cai Introduction Aspiring game developers today have a much easier time and process to start building and publishing their games. For starters, there are development engines such as Unity and Unreal that are easy enough for someone unfamiliar to pick up and get something working. These engines themselves are also versatile enough for… Continue reading Simple Article: A Five Point Guide For Aspiring Indie Developers

Spotlight Interview: Jason Chong from SmashingClicks

It is common knowledge among the veterans in the local game industry that ensuring the survival of your game company is no easy task. For this month’s interview, we take a peek at this challenging journey from the eyes of a seasoned entrepreneur – Jason Chong from SmashingClicks! The team had developed countless projects and… Continue reading Spotlight Interview: Jason Chong from SmashingClicks

Spotlight Interview: Clifford Lim from Mindcake Games

Congratulations are in order for this month’s special guest since they recently released their new game Chef Wars this October. Let us clap hands and throw confetti for Clifford Lim and his team at Mindcake Games! This team’s mission is simple: they want to make games that celebrate people and culture. Most importantly, they want players… Continue reading Spotlight Interview: Clifford Lim from Mindcake Games

Simple Article: The Price For Entertainment – Maintaining A Balance

By Kenny Cai Introduction The right price that customers should pay for a game is always a hotly contested topic within the gaming community. With the rising costs of games and the prominence of social media, this topic has become very heated from all sides of the argument. With more demanding expectations from specific customers… Continue reading Simple Article: The Price For Entertainment – Maintaining A Balance

Spotlight Interview: Zhou Xuanming from Xmashed Gear

This month’s interview is not with a game company but with a company that comes from an industry that is closely linked and has evolved in parallel with games. Behold the other side of the business: merchandising! With GameStart Asia 2017 around the corner, it is only appropriate to introduce my good friend and successful… Continue reading Spotlight Interview: Zhou Xuanming from Xmashed Gear