Gaming event gamescom asia will bring international and local industry heavyweights to Singapore

In its second iteration, but for the first time as a physical event, gamescom asia 2022 returns to Singapore. The Asian branch of the famous trade show Gamescom from Germany will take place from October 20-22, 2022, and the video games festival will even continue online until October 23. The organizers have now announced the first line-up of participating companies and speakers for the event, with international and local top-class industry participants to expect.

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New Games & Hardware from SEA at gamescom asia 2021

For the first time, gamescom asia took place in Singapore from October 14th – 17th, 2021, after the event that was already planned for 2020 had to be cancelled last year due to the Covid19 pandemic. However, everything went well this year, and the Asian sister event to the big Gamescom in Germany opened its gates for game fans and trade visitors alike last weekend. In the truest sense of the word, because as a hybrid event, gamescom asia took place both online and in person.

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Singapore Scores Big at Inaugural Asia Game Awards 

As part of the Singapore Games Week and gamescom asia, the Asia Game Awards 2021 were presented in a live stream moderated by SGGA’s chairwoman Gwen Guo herself. The awards recognize the best work in Asia’s games scene. Not only were candidates from Southeast Asia nominated but also from Central Asia, South Asia, and East Asia.

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FairPlay Studios: Stepping Up and Leading the Charge in Thailand’s Game Industry

Last April 22, VirtualSEA had the pleasure of participating in gamescom asia’s Game Market Bootcamp: Thailand. As part of covering the Thailand games market, the famous conference featured the up-and-coming FairPlay Studios. The conversation, moderated by myself, focused on the growth of their studio and portfolio, and how they contribute to Thailand’s recognition as an excellent market of gamers and game developers.

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