Anime Festival Asia: 10 years of fun, joy and excitement

Anime Festival Asia celebrated its 10th anniversary in Singapore and what an exciting celebration it was this year. Fun for everyone AFA, as the event is more commonly known, has made huge strides in its popularity since its inaugural event in 2008 where it began with humble beginnings to the mega-event that fans eagerly await each year. As a pop …

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First Pikachu Night Parade outside Japan lights up Sentosa

Pikachu Night Parade in Sentosa

Pika pika! Pika pika pika! Piika? Pika pika! Which is to say, the Pikachu Night Parade has arrived on Sentosa’s shores, and, well, it’s just too darn cute. Read on to find out how you can catch it in person. Pika, pika pika! (Photo: Here Be Geeks) The Pikachu Night Parade is here as part of Sentosa’s Island Lights festival, …

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SINdie marks 1st decade with comics spoofing iconic Singapore films

SINdie's Jeremy Sing and filmmaker Eric Khoo

To celebrate its 10th anniversary, Singapore-based film website SINdie on Thursday (Dec 13) launched 10 comics based on 10 iconic Singapore films. The 10 Singapore films selected are: 881 by Royston Tan23:59 by Gilbert ChanLulu The Movie by Michelle ChongThe Maid by Kelvin TongAh Boys To Men by Jack NeoIlo Ilo by Anthony ChenMee Pok Man by Eric KhooApprentice by Boo …

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Singaporean Games and the Google Indie Games Accelerator

The Google Indie Games Accelerator.

Indie Games Accelerator (IGA) is a turbocharged-masterclass-bootcamp designed and organised by Google to boost indie game companies situated in the South East Asian and South Asian regions. Google is no stranger to these global initiatives, having spearheaded previous events such as the Google Play Indie Games Festival and Indie Game Developers Day. The IGA recently concluded its inaugural camp in …

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Q&A: Monster Hunter World with Kaname Fujioka & Yuya Tokuda

The HBG crew got an opportunity for a Q&A session with two members of the team behind Monster Hunter World, Capcom’s best-selling game with over 10 million copies shipped worldwide – Kaname Fujioka, Executive Director/Art Director and Yuya Tokuda, Director at Gamestart Asia 2018. Here are some of the questions asked and answers given during the group media interview session. Q: …

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