27 Jul '11, 9am

S'pore-made games set to enter Chinese market

S'pore-made games set to enter Chinese market

SINGAPORE : Singapore-made games are set to enter the Chinese market of 60 million gamers. Chinese gamers will be able to get free Singapore-made games and give feedback on them by tapping on the Singapore Game Box Chinese portal. The initiative is a partnership between the Media Development Authority (MDA), Singapore's Cybersports and Online Gaming Association, and China Information Broadcast Network. The Singapore Game Box is an MDA initiative launched in 2009 to get a mass base of gamers to give feedback on Singapore games to accelerate the commercialisation of these games. It has reached out to 300,000 Singaporeans so far. MDA is now seeking to expand the Singapore Game Box, with China as its first international partner. For a start, the portal will offer four local games adapted for the Chinese market. The four games are Fish-a-Fish, Rocketbirds: Revolution!, Straw Ha...

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