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#GOInnovate 2014 Games Conference by Astro

Mobile Gaming is the Future of Gaming
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What started as a black & white 2D snake game on your Nokia has now the potential to grow to an industry worth USD 100 Billion? That is the estimated value of the global mobile games market by 2017*. With growth outpacing other digital games category, the future of mobile gaming has never looked brighter. However we know that the games industry in Malaysia is still in its nascent stage and a lot can be learned from the experiences of those who have gone before us to blaze the trail and reap the success of their efforts. That is why #GOInnovate 2014 is bringing some of the most exciting talents and minds in the games business to share their insights and experiences, and also to provide a glimpse on what the challenges and opportunities that they see in the growing games space in time to come both in Malaysia and the world. PLUS If you have a deep passion in mobile gaming then you definitely don’t want to miss this!


Who should attend?

Professionals and non-professionals with an interest in the mobile games industry.


Do I need to register?

This conference is open to public and it is FREE! However, we do have limited places and would like to invite you to register here to avoid any disappointment.

On top of that we have special goodies and gifts worth up to RM 100 for the first 100 registrants! So what are you waiting for, SIGN UP NOW!


Why attend?

  • Garner insights and learnings from some of the most exciting and experienced practitioners in the games industry
  • Network and share thoughts with other game developers from Malaysia and around the region
  • Opportunity to showcase your game / idea to investors in attendance
  • Potentially secure a game-deal with Astro GO Play for your game idea


Speakers includes:

P’ng Yi Wei - Kurechii Studio - From Solo Developer to Studio

P’ng Yi Wei is the founder of Kurechii, an indie studio that has released titles like Reachin’Pichin and The King’s League series. Starting with only a background in multimedia design, he has tirelessly learned and worked to create refreshing games for the enjoyment of players globally. He now manages the creative and technical side of the studio as well as the publishing and business aspects. He also a part-time lecturer in game design.

Dr Serkan Toto - Kantan Games (Japan)- Future Trends of Mobile Gaming in Asia

Serkan is the CEO & Founder at Kantan Games, Inc. A German national living in Japan, Serkan has great insights in games marketing for Japan and Asia. He was formerly the Asian correspondent for Tech Crunch

Anton Soeharyo - Touchten - How to Get 1 Million Downloads with Zero Budget?

Anton Soeharyo is the Co-Founder and CEO of Touchten, an Indonesian game design company and producer of hit games such as Train Legend, Hachiko and Hiyoko. Touchten initially started with making games on the iOS platform and is now expanding to the Android platform.

Anton founded Touchten with his brother and cousin while they were still studying abroad in different continents. He has a passion for playing and creating games, and has translated that passion into a vision to change the gaming industry in Indonesia and touch the lives of millions through Touchten’s games.


Nancy MacIntyre - CEO of Fingerprint

Nancy is the Co-Founder and CEO of Fingerprint, a leading mobile app network specializing in kids and learning games. Nancy was EVP of Product Innovation & Marketing at LeapFrog where she led the charge around connected learning with the launch of the Learning Path Online, Tag Reader and Leapster Gaming System. Obsessed with the possibilities presented by touch screen devices, she left in 2010 to seek her fortunes in Mobile. All told, Nancy has launched over 100 games, 11 #1 titles, and over $2 billion in revenue.


Desmond Lee - Co-founder of Appxplore

After graduating with a BFA (Computer Arts) in 1999 from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco, Desmond Lee worked in the United States for five years before returning to Malaysia in 2004. where he worked as a consultant. Lee was later appointed as producer for the Saladin Animated Series, a flagship of Malaysian 3D animation which was nominated for the International Emmy Awards 2011–Malaysia's first Emmy nomination.

In 2011, Lee co-founded Appxplore Sdn Bhd, a mobile games development studio based in Kuala Lumpur. He is the currently the producer at Appxplore, with the goal to establish a world-class mobile game and content development studio. Appxplore is now one of the leading mobile games development studio in Malaysia.



* http://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2014-07-09-mobile-could-push-games-to-usd100-billion-by-2017-digi-capital
** Published speakers may be subject to change at the organiser's discretion.

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Sat Oct 11, 2014
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM MYT
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Venue
MaGIC Auditorium
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Venue Address
Block 3730 Persiaran APEC, 63000 Cyberjaya, Malaysia. Malaysia
Organizer
Astro GO Play
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