Game Jam+ reopens its doors to Manila, pushes for another Filipino win

Hot off a historic win, the Philippines is hosting another year of Game Jam+, the world’s largest game development marathon, this October. Though most game jams focus on creation and community, Game Jam+ kicks things up by incorporating business savvy into its program, giving young video game developers opportunities to turn their games into businesses.

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These Southeast Asian Games Receive Support by Toge Game Fund Initiative

In June of this year, Toge Productions announced the Toge Game Fund Initiative (TGFI). With this program, the indie game developing and publishing studio from Indonesia wants to help indie developers and studios within Southeast Asia to turn their game ideas into a playable prototype or a vertical slice. The first six recipients of this fund have now been made public.

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“It’s a wild wild East”: Southeast Asia’s Game Industry in Focus at IGDX Conference

Hosted by the Indonesia Game Developer Exchange (IGDX) on November 20-21th, 2021, resource persons from Indonesia, Singapore, the Philippines, and Australia met at the IGDX Conference to discuss the local and regional game industry status. Even if the general opinion predicts a positive development, there are still enough challenges for game development in the region.

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Project PIGI is a locally-driven initiative to create and promote original Philippine-made games

Philippine indie game developers are taking matters into their own hands by launching a new locally-driven IP creation and mentorship initiative called Project PIGI (Philippine Indie Games Initiative). Initiated by independent game development studios Ranida Games, Squeaky Wheel, and Yangyang Mobile, their goal is to bridge the gap between Philippine game developers and publishers to open up funding opportunities and stimulate new IPs.

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Virtual SEA Weekly News Update # 7

Once again, you can expect exciting news from the gaming world of Southeast Asia. This time we are reporting on several upcoming events, a new funding opportunity for indies and have tons of new release dates and trailers for you.

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