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Cool School: The John Gokongwei, Jr. Innovation Center Houses Hub for Game Development

This is the hub for the multimedia game development revolution

De La Salle University’s (DLSU) Laguna Campus officially launched the John Gokongwei, Jr. Innovation Center (JGIC). The center, which is named after John Gokongwei, Jr.—DLSU MBA alumnus (MBA ’77), head of the country’s second-largest family-run business, and also the country’s third richest tycoon—has the ...

by Esquire Philippines  | January 19, 2019 06:00:00
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Did You Know A Pinoy Company Created Potion Punch, Pocket Arcade and Other Popular Mobile Games?

Allen Tan founded Monstronauts, a gaming development company that earns as much as $10,000 a month

The Monstronauts teamAllen Tan has been in the business of mobile apps since 2010. He has also authored tutorials and e-books related to game development. In 2015, he founded Monstronauts, an independent studio where he and his team work on games all ...

by Nicai de Guzman  | October 30, 2017 10:00:00
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These Two Pinoys Earn $10,000 A Month Making Games

MochiBits is the company behind games like SwipeTapTap and Word to Word

Kyle Yamamoto and Howard Go are the brains behind MochiBitsKyle Yamamoto worked in a post-production company in Cebu while Howard Go worked as an executive in a telco company in Manila. They were introduced by their wives who are good friends. Little ...

by Nicai de Guzman  | October 24, 2017 11:00:00
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The Filipino game developer who beat Pokemon Go

Derrick Mapagu’s Most Played Games makes an app that shoots up to number 1 in 16 countries

Filipinos are known in the global scene to be resourceful and talented. A lot of Filipinos can claim to be world-class champions in a lot of fields, and now we can add game development to that list.In October, the game Flippy Bottle ...

by Nicai de Guzman  | November 11, 2016 05:00:00
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Everything you need to know about breaking into the video game industry

Claim your stake in this US$ 100 billion business

This won’t surprise anyone who picks up every annual release of the Call of Duty series or catches monsters on his or her smartphone with Pokémon Go, but video games are a huge, global industry.More than 135 million games were sold in the ...

by Stephen J. Bronner  | October 02, 2016 12:00:00