What happens when a dedicated development team both has a passion for music and Japanese role-playing games? They decide to mix the best of both side into their first release. Newcomer Klappanome from Malang, Indonesia is currently working on Valz – a rhythm game and JRPG cross over for mobile devices.
Steam Greenlight is dead! After almost 5 years, Valve closes down its community driven publishing system in favour of a new system, called Steam Direct, with the goal to increase the quality of the published games and to avoid fraud. Steam Direct will go live June 13th, which still gives us some time to take a look at the most recent – and last- contributions from Southeast East Asian game developers. This time, we have a wide variety of games from Indonesia, Vietnam, Singapore and the Philippines. Let’s hope we will still see some of these games on Steam later!
Sairento VR by indie developers Mixed Realms and Swag Soft from Singapore tries to challenge the market with its own take on first-person action in virtual reality.
Dreamlords Digital, based in the Philippines and the USA, just announced that their tactical and turn-based role-playing game Graywalkers: Purgatory will enter Steam’s early access program in the first quarter of 2017.
Preview of Neo Impossible Bosses, a one-man indie game from Singapore with focus on WoW-style boss fights.
Taking a closer look at Our Darkest Night – a 2D survival game from Thailand currently in Early Access.
Indonesian made Legrand Legacy wants to revive memories of the glorious past of JRPGs.
A preview of “Stifled” an innovative horror video game from Singapore with an echo-locating system.
Jermania, Indonesian Game Development and the Developer’s Dreams: Interview with Nightspade from Indonesia
An interview with Nightspade from Indonesia about Jermania, Indonesian game development and the Play Lab.
Yang Yang Mobile’s ‘The Letter’ is a visual novel with horror elements from the Philippines.
A closer look a the demo of the Malaysian horror game Tell No One.