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Harry Potter: Magic Awakened – Wizarding game coming to mobile and PC gamers in Southeast Asia

NetEase Games and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment today announced Harry Potter: Magic Awakened, a new game for iOS and Android mobile devices and the PC platform that invites players to experience the wizarding world, coming to Japan, South Korea, and…

Undawn – SEA publisher announced with Pre-Alpha registration now live

Following the recent game reveal of Undawn, developed by the Chinese team which made PUBG Mobile, the publisher for the Southeast Asia server (including Taiwan and Macau) has been announced. Garena, which found major success with Free Fire and League…

Kritika: REBOOT – Southeast Asia server goes live for high-octane action MMORPG

Thailand-based games publisher Godlike Games today announced the opening of its new PC MMORPG, Kritika: REBOOT, for the Southeast Asia region. Once operated by Asiasoft a few years back, Kritika has since evolved through regular content updates from Korean developer…

ServerDNA5 – Malaysia’s largest gathering of gamers goes online this December

[Register now] One of Malaysia’s largest gamer gatherings is coming back this December, and it promises some really exciting activities and over RM200k worth of giveaways for game lovers. ServerDNA5: The Celebration of Gamers, organised by serverDNA, is an 18…

GigaBash – Teaser trailer revealed for kaiju-inspired arena brawler

GigaBash was first announced by developer Passion Republic Games back last year, but here’s a refresher. Passion Republic is the Malaysian team which participated in projects such as League of Legends, Mortal Kombat 11, Nier: Automata and most recently, The…

Genshin Impact – Preview tour of first 90 minutes of new fantasy MMORPG

[Game website] Closed Beta 2 for Genshin Impact started earlier today, and we managed to hop in and experience it for a couple of hours. Crafted by miHoYo, the masters behind Honkai Impact 3, there are big ambitions behind this…

Garena – Parent company posts USD 1.46 billion net loss for 2019

In an astonishing financial report revealed by Sea Limited (parent company of Garena) recently, a hefty net loss of USD 1.46 billion was posted for the full year of 2019. Other than Garena, Sea Limited has other subsidiaries such as…

CrossFire ZERO – Smilegate announces new PC battle royale for Southeast Asia

[Pre-register] Korean developer Smilegate recently announced a new PC battle royale, CrossFire ZERO, based on the popular CrossFire online shooter IP. However, CrossFire ZERO is only slated for Southeast Asia market at this time. According to the teaser trailer combat…

Mobile Legends: Bang Bang – Facebook threatens action against creators from attending world championship

While I am not an avid fan of Mobile Legends: Bang Bang (MLBB), I do understand how big the mobile MOBA is in Southeast Asia, hence this news caught my attention. According to reports, Facebook Gaming is threatening actions against…

GameStart Asia 2019 – MARVEL Super War to attend annual gaming event in Singapore

[GameStart tickets] The annual GameStart Asia games convention begins next weekend in Singapore, and other than the upcoming Avengers games, it was announced that MARVEL Super War will make an appearance as well. An upcoming Free-to-Play MOBA for mobile devices,…

GigaBash – Kaiju-inspired arena brawler by Malaysian studio spotted at Tokyo Game Show

There aren’t many PC games getting the spotlight over at Tokyo Game Show, and imagine my surprise I found a gem while going through the daily reports from the Japanese media. This is GigaBash, developed by new Malaysia-based studio Passion…

PUBG – Developer steps in to clean up messy tournament held in Thailand

According to recent reports from esports players and foreign websites, the PUBG MET Asia Series held over the weekend was an absolute mess lacking in both technical aspects and sportsmanship. The event was so bad that PUBG Corp, the game…

New Gunbound – Cross-platform sequel announced for Southeast Asia

Growing in status as the second biggest gaming exhibition in South Korea after G-Star, yesterday marked the end of PlayX4 in Gyeonggi-do, the most populous province in the country. While not many major announcements were made, Thailand-based games publisher Electronics…

Nexon – New quality assurance subsidiary announced in Vietnam

Nexon Networks today announced it has established a subsidiary in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Nexon Networks itself is a subsidiary of Nexon Korea, which deals in 3 main functions: Customer Service, Operations, and Quality Assurance (QA). The new office…