Taipei Game Show 2019

Taipei Game Show 2020 set for Feb 6-9

We’re home to plenty of gamers but not enough game shows. With only one major event plastered on the annual calendar (GameStart, which becomes gamescom Asia next year), fans here may want to look elsewhere to get their convention fix. One stop close to home is the Taipei Game ...

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EA calls loot boxes “surprise mechanics” in UK parliament hearing

Electronic Arts, a game publisher that has long held the dubious honor of being one of the “Worst Companies in America” is firmly holding on to the title. In a UK parliamentary hearing, EA’s VP of legal and government affairs Kelly Hopkins refuted the term ‘loot boxes’ and said: ...

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Apple’s iOS 13 preview brings various improvements and a new Dark Mode

It’s a dark and stormy night. Lightning flashes and thunder rumbles outside your window, but you don’t care. You’re all tucked in and would like to check out some cat videos on YouTube before sleeping. Naturally, you reach for your iPhone and unlock it. Then it hits you. Lo and ...

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gamescom Asia 2020 announced for Singapore, is ‘here to stay’

After five years, the annual GameStart convention is bowing out to make way for gamescom Asia. Coming in 2020, organizers Koelnmesse signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Singapore Tourism Board (STB) today to mark the start of a festival that is “here to stay”. gamescom Asia 2020 ...

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Sony launches PlayStation Productions to adapt games for TV and film

Sony are no strangers to the movie industry with their very own Sony Pictures. However, they’ve just unveiled a new cross-linked arm in their entertainment business in the form of PlayStation Productions. Traditionally geeky pursuits are becoming more mainstream, and this phenomenon is best seen with the explosion of ...

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Microsoft and Sony are developing cloud gaming and AI together

It’s not even E3 yet but Microsoft and Sony have pulled off the biggest shocker of the year: a partnership to develop cloud gaming and AI technology. This marks a historic partnership between the two tech giants, often seen as head-to-head rivals for the past three console generations. Microsoft’s official ...

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Game Workers Unite investigates Quantic Dream for sexual harassment and assault

Game Workers Unite is joining the French union Solidaires Informatique to call for testimonies regarding potential sex predators at Quantic Dream. In a press release, Game Workers Unite stated: “We have been informed of acts of sexual harassment and sexual assault committed against women who work and have worked ...

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EA “overjoyed” with Apex Legends, wants to bring it to mobile and China

Apex Legends has utterly blown into a legitimate battle royale contender and EA has no plans of letting its popularity die down. “We are in advanced negotiations to bring Apex Legends to China and to mobile,” said the company during a recent quarterly earnings call. No specifics were given ...

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