DeNa Buys Out Vietnamese Subsidiary of Punch Entertainment

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DeNA [J] has announced that they will acquire all shares of the Vietnamese game development company Punch Entertainment (Vietnam) Company Limited. which will become a subsidiary company.  Buyout is planned to be completed within the month of September.

Punch Vietnam is a subsidiary of the American game developer Punch Entertainment, Inc.  Their development process and management structure is set up to produce high quality and speedy game development, and for about six years have produced Android, iOS, and other game applications for major game companies in the west.

 After the buyout of Punch Vietnam, their position will mainly be aimed at developing smartphone social game applications produced by DeNA.  DeNA will be expanding their staff with the 50 some odd current game developers at Punch Vietnam, and are now ready to roll with a full on smartphone social game app development system.

 

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Wiki Covering 11 Countries: Digital Media Across Asia

Here is some recommended reading, probably of value for just about everybody reading Asiajin: in 2007, Students at Singapore Management University have created a wiki called “Digital Media Across Asia”, which now covers a total of eleven countries (in English), namely:

On the site, the wiki is being called the “world’s most comprehensive wiki dedicated to digital media throughout Asia”, and I think this could well be true.

The wiki is updated 2-3 times per year (only the students themselves and faculty can edit it), and it’s a great resource for country-specific information on social networks, mobile, search engines, video sharing platforms, etc. etc.