ALEX QUEJADO WRITES — The 10th Annual Game Show and Trade All-Round, stylized as G-Star, took place from November 20- 23 in Busan, South Korea. G-Star, a major gaming convention showcasing upcoming projects from Korean and foreign developers alike, is widely regarded as the fourth most popular game convention in…Full Article ASIAN GAMING: Korea’s G-Star 2014 Wows the Crowd
ALEX QUEJADO WRITES — If you’ve committed hours to the latest and greatest mobile role-playing game (RPG) or if you’re just playing Candy Crush while waiting for your bus, you’re part of the massive and growing mobile game market. With the prevalence of smartphones in today’s world, chances are you…Full Article ASIAN GAMING: Gumi Goes Public
ALEX QUEJADO WRITES — “Cons,” or fan conventions, are commonplace in today’s world. They are held for fans of a particular medium, such as comic books or anime. Video game conventions in particular receive extensive media coverage. Game publishers release first-look footage of their upcoming projects at major gaming conventions like…Full Article ASIAN GAMING: Will GameStart Asia Score Big?
ALEX QUEJADO WRITES — Sports are one of the most popular media-covered events in the world. But what really qualifies an event as a sport? Would video games make the cut? If you were to mention this, say, ten years ago, you would be ridiculed. Today, however, Electronic Sports (often…Full Article ASIAN GAMING: Battle of eSports v. Traditional Sports – Who Emerges the Victor?
ALEX QUEJADO WRITES — Where do we look for new media information, and what medium do we use to find it? Have traditional media outlets—newspapers, radio, and television—lost their prominence? With the rise of mobile devices, this seems to be the case in Southeast Asia, and most notably in Vietnam.…Full Article VIETNAM: Major Mobile Media Takeover