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[Reprint] Briefing: Tencent Launches Website to Give Greater Guidance to Young Gamers
What happened: Last week, Chinese internet giant Tencent launched a new web portal to highlight the company’s efforts around online gaming, particularly as they apply to young users. In addition to information and examples of educational games and puzzles
1 year
Henri Holm: From Angry Birds to FanDom Sports Media
Former Rovio vice president Henri Holm recently visited Taiwan in an effort to introduce his new company’s latest product to local sports fans. Dubbed FanDom Sports Media, the startup wants to win over the many local basketball and baseball fans with its
3 years
Regional hub: Blizzard’s new Service Center in Taipei to serve Southeast Asia, Australia, and New Zealand
American video game company Blizzard Entertainment officially announced the opening of its new service center in Taipei City. Initially, the Taipei branch will be in charge of customer service in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macau, and Thailand, before expanding to
3 years
An interview with Monster Strike producer Koki Kimura, the godfather of Japanese mobile games
In terms of revenue, mobile games have recently eclipsed PC games for this first time, with Monster Strike leading the field. Koki Kimura, producer of the game, recently sat down for an interview at the Taipei Game Show to discuss his career, the success
3 years
AirSig Branches Out Into Gaming Industry
AirSig announced that it has received a US$2 million investment from Foxconn Technology Group, bringing the Group’s total investment to US$20 million. AirSig’s main product is Air Signature, a digital signing technology that enables both user identificati
3 years
Gamania Announces New Instant Messaging App “BeanGo!” in Taiwan
Gamania Group CEO Albert Liu announced a new mobile messaging app “BeanGo!” on Tuesday, November 22 in Taipei. BeanGo!, created by leading game operator Gamania Group, has additional features beyond the basics, according to their official app download pag
3 years
Taiwanese Gaming Firm XPEC Involved in Major Financial Scandal
The reputation of Taiwan’s gaming industry has hit bottom this year due to a single financial scam by the public gaming company XPEC Entertainment.
3 years
GUEST COLUMN-When VR is as harsh as reality for women
The proliferation of virtual reality gear exposes women to eerily lifelike sexual harassment of their online characters, VR expert Cori Shieh writes.
4 years
Competitive video game rage boosts business for Taiwan's MSI
As eSports grow in world popularity, sales of MSI's PCs are gaining with the trend.
4 years
In Taiwan, level up for popular but embattled e-gaming
This founder has set out to show that computerized games are not just entertainment. They can also build careers.
4 years
Kid begging for a smartphone? Try this instead
Taiwan-based JoyRay is selling a smartwatch for children ages 5 to 8 and it can make calls, send messages and tell strories.
4 years
Taiwan metro system offers augmented reality game
Kaohsiung's urban railway line is banking on the success of Pokemon Go to offer its own augmented reality game and enhance passenger experiences.
4 years