A Man Named "Batman, Son of Superman" Sent to Prison. (Really.)

A few years ago, a Singaporean man named Batman bin Suparman, which means "Batman, Son of Superman" in Malay, became an internet sensation. Well, the named crusader is back. He's not fighting crime. This time, he's committing it. » 11/12/13 5:00am 11/12/13 5:00am

Watch A Virtual City Be Built Before Your Very Eyes

You've probably heard the term "procedurally-generated" thrown around gaming in the last few years. It's fancy tech, which at its most basic level means something that's built randomly each time you ask it to be built, but it's certainly more complicated than that, as content still needs to follow certain rules. » 2/28/13 2:00am 2/28/13 2:00am

A Closed World, a Role-Playing Game About Growing Up Queer

For someone growing up gay, life can be a challenge. So the team behind A Closed World decided to turn it into one of gaming's most institutionalised ordeals: the Japanese role-playing game. » 10/04/11 6:30am 10/04/11 6:30am

Singapore's Got Its Head In The Clouds. Gaming Clouds.

Singapore's SingTel kicked off a subscription-based cloud gaming service called ESC, which allows players to play high-powered games over the net via desktops or notebook computers with Pentium 4 chips. » 4/20/11 7:40am 4/20/11 7:40am

You Can Contribute to the First Major Study of Sports Video Gamers

The games development research lab GAMBIT, at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, has launched a study of sports video gamers, one a researcher believes will be the first comprehensive, independent examination of a very large video game segment, but one often seen as an outlier to the wider culture. » 3/11/11 7:40pm 3/11/11 7:40pm

Games Not Announced at E3, but We Wish Were

What would be bigger news, a GTA-Spider Man crossover, or an E-rated GTA? Knockoff spied in Johor Bahru, Malaysia, on the Singapore border, as seen originally at Qisahn. » 6/19/10 6:00pm 6/19/10 6:00pm

Asia’s Other Game Convention: Singapore Shines in September

When the Tokyo Game Show starts this week, it will be the talk of the town. Last year, the event drew 194,288 attendees over the course of four days for business and public visitors. » 9/23/09 6:30am 9/23/09 6:30am

AsiaSoft Cracking Down On Home-Run MapleStory Servers

MapleStory's Singapore distributor looks to cut down on a rash of home-run pirate servers, as a plucky teen take the world of big-headed platform battles into his own bedroom. » 1/02/09 11:40am 1/02/09 11:40am

Home Hits Asia In "Fall 2008"

Sony have announced that Home, the Playstation 3's long-awaited online fashion show and wandering-around simulator, will be coming to Hong Kong, Singapore and Taiwan in "Fall 2008". Doesn't sound like idle speculation, either, as that's coming straight from a Sony press release. To help ensure everything's ready to go… » 8/27/08 11:20pm 8/27/08 11:20pm

Woman Pays A Thousand Bucks For PSP

A 41-year-old woman in Singapore claims she was duped into paying SGD$1000 (US$722) for a PSP. The woman, who is named as simply "Nicole", priced the Sony portable in various shops, noting it ranged between the equivalent of US$217 and US$434. She visited a shop owned by Yeow Tat Trading Enterprises, telling the… » 8/07/08 1:00am 8/07/08 1:00am