Arc System Works is a video game developer and publisher originating in Yokohama, Japan and was founded by Minoru Kidooka in 1988. Arc System Works will be bringing exclusive merchandise to GameStart 2015 for fans of their critically acclaimed fighting game franchises, BlazBlue and Guilty Gear.
Having faced the problem of purchasing good gaming gear whilst facing a tight budget as a student, Armaggeddon’s founding members embarked on a journey to develop The Ultimate Gaming Gear that was affordable and catered towards both casuals and pros. Armaggeddon, a Singaporean gaming brand established on 11.11.11 specializing in form factor and cost innovations on PC gaming peripherals. In entering the market during its early years, Armaggeddon faced the daunting task of challenging competitors who were 10 years ahead in the game. But through sheer dedication and focus in creating The Ultimate Gaming Gear, Team Armaggeddon found its bearings through constant involvement in the community and learning from the gamers their needs and wants whilst teaching regional teams and clans business and management skills so that they not only win in-game but also win in life.
BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Asia Pte Ltd., part of BANDAI NAMCO Holdings Inc., is a leading global publisher and developer of interactive content for all major video game consoles platforms and PC. The company is known for creating and publishing many of the industry’s top video game franchises, including PAC-MAN, Tekken, SOULCALIBUR, NARUTO, NARUTO SHIPPUDEN, Dragon Ball, GALAGA, RIDGE RACER and ACE COMBAT. Plus, look out for selected Square Enix content coming to Game Start! More details to come.
Blizzard Entertainment’s track record of back-to-back #1-selling games spans more than a decade, including its most recent releases, World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor, Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, Diablo III: Reaper of Souls, and StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm. The company has also garnered broad critical acclaim, achieving multiple Game of the Year awards across each of its blockbuster franchises. Look out for updates on our activities at GameStart soon!
Funplus was established since May 2010, and successfully enhanced its capital growth with sustainable performances. As the top 6 Asean game developers in Facebook, Funplus has expanded its market into Europe, South America and Middle East. With more than 300 employees from 22 different countries, Funplus was able to successfully runs ‘DotArena’ and ‘League of Immortals’ as well as other mobile games.
The Games Solution Centre (GSC), an initiative by the Media Development Authority (MDA) and managed by Nanyang Polytechnic (NYP), is a one-stop resource centre that provides a rapid prototyping development environment for Singapore-based small-medium games enterprises to develop their games. Located at Mediapolis Phase 0 (Blk 71 Ayer Rajah Cres), the GSC is also home to the region’s first PlayStation Incubation Studio Singapore. The Studio provides developers ready access to PlayStation Development Kits and technical support to develop games on PlayStation platforms.
Geek Culture is a collective bunch of geeks who love to share their passion with the rest of the world. Just like the Beholder they have adopted as their mascot, they have both depth and width of geeky topics they cover. If you have grown up with a steady diet of all things related to video games, Star Wars, Star Trek, sci-fi, gadgets, toys, Transformers one way or another, this will be your second home.
IMBA Interactive is a Singapore-based sound design studio that is set on creating awesome audio for interactive media. They create original sounds, noises, music tracks, and voice work and implement them into end-products such as games, videos and installations. They pride themselves with a strong understanding of interactive audio and game development processes. Founded in 2013 by the alumni of the Singapore-MIT GAMBIT GameLab, IMBA has since contributed sonically to over forty game titles for the PC, Mac, Playstation, iOS and Android platforms. IMBA has received several awards recognising Excellence in Audio from the Independent Games Festival (IGF) and CasualConnect.
Ingram Micro Asia, Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Ingram Micro, Inc., headquartered in Singapore, is a leading wholesale provider of a wide range of computer products in the Asia Pacific region. Today, Ingram Micro represents more than 90 vendors in Asia Pacific with more than 24,000 products, including application software, systems, networking, storage, printers and peripherals.
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, a division of Warner Bros. Home Entertainment,Inc., is a premier worldwide publisher, developer, licensor and distributor of entertainment content for the interactive space across all platforms, including console, handheld, mobile and PC-based gaming for both internal and third party game titles.
Kinetiquettes was founded by a group of enthusiastic individuals, passionate about figurines and collectibles. The team has over 40 years of combined experience in the video games and animation industry. Due to the nature of their work experience, they aim to introduce highly artistic and dynamic collectible statues unlike anything introduced in the market before. Currently an official partner of Capcom and Warner Brothers producing high end products of Street Fighter and Thundercats respectively.
Liongeeks is a Visual Development Studio located in Singapore that provides a wide range of visual aesthetic and design service to game companies in the region. Aside from being a traditional studio, Liongeeks also seeks to be able to provide a platform for content creators to be able to share the all their cool creations.
The Obutto range of workstations and cockpits is THE only comfortable solution for using your computer and gaming setup. Created by an avid gamer, the ultimate goal was to create a revolutionary product that functions effectively as a comfortable computer workstation; all for an affordable price. Whether the user is a gamer, graphics designer, architect, someone who works at home, or just wants to hang out on the internet, we’ve made it possible to do so comfortably and realistically. Any task, any game, there are absolutely no sacrifices with an Obutto. Truly ergonomic workstation, top rated flight sim and sim-racing cockpit all in one.
This year, PlayStation will showcase an exciting line up of new and upcoming games for PlayStation 4. More details will follow soon.
Saint Games was founded with the mission of delivering an experiential video-gaming FUN for the young and the young at heart. Since 2009, we have been promoting video-gaming as an activity that is suitable for all ages and as a form of entertainment that can be healthy and fun in nature. At Saint Games, the FUN that we constantly inject is a brand promise that we have set out to achieve. Be it an hour of rock band or dance, multiplayer shooter or soccer, high impact team-bonding sessions or loud birthday bashes, we always deliver FUN!
Simply Toys is one of the largest retailers of movie thematic toys and collectibles in Singapore. Sideshow Collectibles, Kotobukiya, Funko, HCG, Gentle Giant, eFX, Toynami, Hot Toys, Popcultureshock & LEGO are some of the brands carried by Simply Toys.!
Taipei Computer Association (TCA), established in 1974, is the leading industrial organization in Taiwan. Its 4,000 members engages various fields such as software, hardware, semiconductors and components, manufacture, sales, network communication service, etc., thereby generating over 80% of the total production value of Taiwan’s Information Communication Technology (ICT). TCA offices are located in Taipei, Taichung and Kaohsiung as well as overseas offices in China, Japan and India.
The leading gaming event in Asia, TAIPEI GAME SHOW is the most professional large international network and digital interactive game exhibition. To enhance the function of industry networking, the organizer, Taipei Computer Association (TCA), hosted “Asia Pacific Game Summit”, “B2B Zone”, “B2C Area” and “Indie Game Festa”, aims at increasing more interaction between companies from local and abroad. In 2015, over 430,000 visitors attended, almost 1,500 booths were built up and 195 companies including domestic and international game developers and enthusiasts from 21 countries in five days event. TAIPEI GAME SHOW 2016 will be held from January 28 to February 2 at Taipei World Trade Center Exhibition Hall 1.
Ubisoft is a leading creator, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and services, with a rich portfolio of world-renowned brands. The teams throughout Ubisoft’s worldwide network of studios and business offices are committed to delivering original and memorable gaming experiences across all popular platforms.
Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege is the upcoming instalment of the acclaimed first-person shooter franchise developed by the renowned Ubisoft Montreal studio. Inspired by the reality of counter terrorist operatives across the world, Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege invites players to master the art of destruction when the game launches on 1 December 2015. Witness intense close quarters confrontations, high lethality, tactics, team play, and explosive action at GameStart 2015, where veteran teams will combat each other on the Main Stage on 14 and 15 Nov.
Witching Hour Studios are a tight-knit team of independent game developers from Singapore. Since 2010, we’ve aimed to make our players knuckle down deeply into thoughtful game mechanics, while getting all the feels from the worlds and stories we’ve crafted. The team is known for the Ravenmark turn-based strategy series on mobile, with its flagship title Scourge of Estellion earning a rating of 85 on Metacritic. After venturing into multiplayer wargaming with Ravenmark: Mercenaries and then Romans In My Carpet!, we’re now working on Masquerada: Songs and Shadows, a tactical action RPG for desktop and consoles.
Xmashed Gear is made up of pretty much one guy, Zhou Xuanming. Disgusted by the utter lack of witty and clever geeky tees available in his island home of Singapore, he set up this webstore in hopes of alleviating his gamer brethen from the throes of the mundane and the routine. True to that vision, every piece you find in this store arrived here after meticulous scrutiny and deliberate selection from thousands of designs found all over the world.