Toge Productions, a game studio based in Indonesia, has announced its new plans to publish indie games. The studio has been making games ever since 2009, and they are currently in the works on a game called Infectonator 3.
The new publishing arm of Toge Productions will offer support funding, consultancy and help for marketing and PR of the games under the label. It will start by publishing six games by four different indie game studios namely Mojiken Studio, Rolling Glory Jam, GameChanger Studio, and Tahoe Games. All four developers are based in Indonesia.
“Toge Productions, as one of the senior studio in the country, decided that we can actually help the [...]
Singapore-based online gaming company Garena is now expanding to more than just handling specific games for the Southeast Asia market. A new round of investments totalling up to $550 million USD and has since rebranded itself from Garena (a portmanteau for “Global Arena”) to Sea (as in Southeast Asia).
The new investment should enable Sea to expand its e-commerce arm, Shopee to Indonesia.
The new rebrand affects the main company, though it remains to be seen if it will affect the gaming arm of the company that operates under the Garena name.
As a gaming company, Garena has been operating the MOBA League Of Legends and the free-to-play version of [...]
Riot Games, the developers behind the MOBA League Of Legends, has announced a new program that will benefit college students in Malaysia. The Riot Student Ambassador program is the first of its kind here in Malaysia, where selected students under this program will undergo a one-year program that “aims to help participants develop transferable career critical skills and jump-start their future careers, regardless of their chosen discipline.”
The first batch of students for the Riot Student Ambassador has been selected- 28 students from 28 different universities and colleges around the country. A minimum of CGPA 3.5 were required to apply for the program.
Fire Dragoon is a local e-sports team that has making names here in Malaysia. Their Dota 2 team managed to reached 6th for the Boston Major SEA Qualifiers and finished third in last year’s UMobile GameOnz MSI MGA Dota 2 Tournament. Their League Of Legends squad is now in the top 4 in the Malaysia’s equivalent to the LCS- The Legends Circuit hosted by Garena. They also once had one of the strongest CS:GO roster in Malaysia.
Last Sunday saw Fire Dragoon fully committed into the business of building an e-sports team by launching their office and announcing a partnership with TteSports, the gaming brand for hardware manufacturer Thermaltake.
“e-Sports has [...]
Lenovo Malaysia has officially launched the new Y520 and Y720 gaming laptops, and has also put a name for its Y series of gaming products. For so long Lenovo has put out decent hardware that could run top of the line games but at the fraction of other gaming brands, but they have now joined the party with what see as the perfect name: Legion.
What started from as a quote from the bible, the word Legion has been used for many things, including a rallying call for the Anonymous social group to a character in Mass Effect 2 that shares a mindhive from a collective of consciousness. The choice here is pretty much deliberate: one can see it as them acknowledging the many gamers and [...]
Samsung is a giant in the mobile industry nowadays, but they are now going to seriously dip into the gaming hardware market as well. The South Korean electronics company has unveiled the new curved gaming monitor, the CFG70, now available in Malaysia.
The CFG70 comes in two sizes, 24-inch and 27-inch. It may not be the biggest of panels, but it is ticking the right checkboxes that gamers would approve of. Up to 144Hz of refresh, AMD Freesync, and a moving picture response time (MPRT) of under 2ms that should eliminate unintended motion blurs.
Samsung also pushes on visual quality with the monitors, using its Quantum Dot technology that on paper should provide more [...]