Korean mobile game firms “learn from Chinese counterparts” in deceptive sales gimmick

Mobile game companies have come under criticism for failing to protect consumer rights as some of them are luring people with discounts right before the termination of their services, government data showed Sunday.

Such mobile game service providers have caused customers’ damage by being passive in notifying them of the termination of their services and providing unclear terms of refunds for paid in-game items after the termination. Read more ›

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MGF Asia 2016: World Exclusives at the Most Senior Mobile Games Event in the World

MGF, the world’s premium mobile games event, returned to Hong Kong for a hugely successful second year that featured robots, VR, world exclusive releases, and more C-level attendees than any other mobile games event Read more ›

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South East Asia a significant mobile gaming growth opportunity, according to new report

A new report from the team behind the Mobile Games Forum suggests that South East Asia could be poised to become a mobile gaming growth market.

Working in conjunction with Priori Data and examining ten Asian markets, the report concludes that the likes of Vietnam, The Philippines and Indonesia could become mobile gaming powerhouses – with the right investment in infrastructure. Read more ›

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The MGF Venture Den: Six Companies Do Battle For $131m Investment Pot

Six companies will be going head to head to get their hands on an investment pot worth up to $131m at MGF Asia on the 12th April, as they enter the MGF Venture Den

Pitching to investors from IPC Ventures, Netease, PlayLab, Animoca Brands, LineKong and more, each company will have five minutes to pitch their business to the audience as they do battle for the cash. Read more ›

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Asia Mobile Awards 2016 are now open for entry!

The GSMA Asia Mobile Awards (AMO Awards) are the most highly coveted and prestigious awards for the mobile industry in Asia. The AMOs recognise everything from game changing mobile devices and technologies to applications and services available in all Asian markets, showcasing the ever growing value that mobility brings to users, to industries, to businesses, communities and economies across the region. Read more ›

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New MGF pitching session ‘The Venture Den’ brings together a panel of investors with a total of USD $131M ready to invest in mobile games

The Mobile Games Forum, the world’s premium mobile games event, is announcing the launch of its new investor pitching session ‘The Venture Den’ for games developers, in collaboration with global mobile gaming competition ‘Gaming Top Talent’

MGF Asia, taking place April 12th-13th at the 5* Mira Hotel, will be launching the first ever ‘The Venture Den’, a no nonsense pitching session where the brightest and best independent and smaller studios will be presenting before a panel of world class investors and publishers with a total of at least $131M ready to invest, and who will be looking to partner with the most promising indie developers out there. Read more ›

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The biggest Game Development Conference in Estonia will start on April


The fourth annual GameDev Days conference will take place on April 8-9th 2016 at the Sokos Hotel Viru, located in the historical center of legendary Tallinn.

Traditionally, this event is organized and hosted by Creative Mobile, the largest Estonian mobile game developer and publisher. The conference is supported by IGDA Estonia, local chapter of the largest non-profit organization that supports game developers around the world, in cooperation with the Gaming Accelerator GameFounders. Read more ›

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Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2016 Update


Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2016

29 June – 1 July 2016

Shanghai New International Exhibition Centre

GSMA Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2016 will showcase the incredible possibilities offered by mobile. Senior industry professionals will gather, network, learn new ideas and make important connections to grow their business in coming years. Passionate consumers will meet to discover the latest devices and innovative technologies.

Don’t miss this truly unique event. Make plans to join us in Shanghai, 29 June – 1 July 2016, where our global audience will celebrate the individuality of mobile.

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Mobile Games Forum (MGF) Asia to come on 12-13 April

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MGF, the world’s premium mobile games event, is returning to Hong Kong on April 12th-13th at the 5* Mira Hotel.

With C-suite speakers from studios including Wargaming, GREE and Sega, to name a few and over 50% of 600+ attendees C-level or founder, MGF Asia 2016 is continuing in its tradition as mobile gaming’s most senior event worldwide. Read more ›

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China’s GAEA Mobile acquires Kabam’s Classic MMMG titles


Kabam Inc., developer of massively multi-player mobile games (MMMG) has announced to the world that it is selling its classic titles to GAEA Mobile from China.

The emerging mobile game company from Beijing will purchase Kabam’s “classic mobile games.” The MMMG developer is giving up their first-generation mobile games as they find it a “distraction for both management and development teams.” According to Kabam’s COO Kent Wakeford, the company wants to focus on bigger and newer games. Read more ›

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