KELCEY LORENZO WRITES – K-Pop idols appear to be present in virtually every aspect of Korean media. They’re acting in television and web dramas, hosting and guest starring on variety shows, promoting various brands and products, and even competing in the Korean E-Gaming scene. On November 1, S.M. Entertainment officially…Full Article KPOP KORNER: K-POP IDOLS ENTER A NEW ‘LEAGUE’
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?
From online games to media distribution, the interactive digital media (IDM) sector of Singapore has once again seen a surge of growth that has put it “ahead of the rest of the local IT sector.” According to The Straits Times, Singapore’s leading daily, the managing consultancy Deloitte recently released figures…Full Article SINGAPORE: State Support Games Digital Media Growth