7QUARK was founded in 2013. It is a game company consisting of Quarkers who are experts in different areas. Quarkers love games and make games with great enthusiasm, as well as being willing to share. We believe that self-demanding and self-improvement are the cornerstone for developing a better game. Innovation and adaption are the principles of company. The games we have are, Mr. Catt (2016), Zombie Hazard (2016), LazyLinkr (2015), Karate Gira (2014) and Super String Girls (iOS, Japan, 2014). We are always looking out for any potential cooperation such as co-production of projects and/or IP collaboration.
Another Indie is a video games publisher based in China. It is a multicultural, multi-ethnic team focused on making their games achieve worldwide success. They focuses on both European and Asian markets to get games noticed in developing markets and help bring games onto the global stage from those markets.
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.
Diceroll Studios was founded by 5 interns from the 2015 batch of the Game Innovation Program, an initiative by the SUTD Gamelab. They are infinitely passionate about creating games that are inspired, creative, and ultimately fun – games that they know that they, themselves, would play. For now, they are focusing on mobile games!
Erotes Studio is a visual novel development team from Taiwan, they provide high quality and excellent user experience visual novel. All of their games are about Taiwanese culture and history. Erotes Studio aims to tell audiences Taiwanese’ own story and feelings, and also want to make more Taiwanese games. The history can be forgiven, but should never be forgotten is the motto they live by.
The team was originally established by a group of college students in 2014 including members joined afterwards who share the same interest in the gaming field. Every member are extremely passionate about designing games. In their perspective, the designs and works are a way of displaying themselves. Games, alike media, can express a story, a fantasy, a dream or a single idea. No matter what it is in their mind, they can for sure spread the thoughts via games.
Fundeavour.com is a platform created to help gamers worldwide get a headstart in eSports, Youtube and livestreaming. Let’s face it, starting out isn’t easy – good gaming gear is expensive, it’s hard to get noticed by new followers and sponsors, and it’s not always clear how to get started. That’s why they provide their gamers with tons of opportunities to learn key tips and tricks, gain exposure, work with gaming brands, and obtain free rewards – all on a single platform! You can also get in touch with others like you to collaborate…they might even be your next best friend.
Founded in 2010, FunPlus is a Mobile social gaming company that puts fun first for players wouldwide. Our creative, respectful and hands-on teams are dedicated to making innovative, engaging games. FunPlus has over 400 employees and is headquartered in Beijing, China, with additional offices in Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonedia, Canada and the United States of America.
Gadget Solution buys, sells and trades pre-owned devices, providing customers with a full range of services for all their mobile, tablet and laptop needs. If you have a phone, tablet, laptop to trade, bring them down to their booth at GameStart 2016 and get a valuation on the trade in value.
You’re going to play a game that you never play before! Do you know that you are already in the game? It is called Game of Life. Are you the HERO they are looking for who can fight off challenges (Dark Forces) and achieve goals in real life together?
Grey Ogre Games is Singapore’s premier Magic: the Gathering store and event location! Founded in 2013, on the backbone of years of industry experience and a customer-oriented mantra, Grey Ogre Games is a name recognised by Magic: the Gathering players worldwide. Not at all a vanilla store, we specialise in extremely rare, hard-to-find, and high-end cards, while providing a welcoming setting for less seasoned players, backed by a strong new player outreach program.
Situated in the trendy Club Street district, and surrounded by great food, drink, and sights, Grey Ogre Games is your one-stop destination for all your Magic: the Gathering needs. Come shop from our extensive singles inventory, trade for missing pieces from your deck, or get great value from your collection. Can’t join us at one of the many events that we travel to/host this year? Check us out at Twitch, YouTube and at our website.
Since 2014, Hong Sheng Digital Technology has been exploring their reputation throughout the worldwide with quality teamwork. Their business includes Google Play Store App rank boosting, rating comment, CPI, CPA and Expedited IOS App Review.
At Happy Labs, they make games that anyone can play, anywhere and in any situation.
As a fan of storytelling and graphic design, local artist David Goh often has ideas on reinterpreting scenes or characters from video games and pop culture in graphically unique ways. Under his brand Hyperlixir, these illustrations are available for purchase as t-shirts, prints & posters! Please check out hyperlixir.com for all available designs.
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.
Kaiju Den is an independent game development studio founded by game industry veterans. Located in sunny tropics of Singapore, Kaiju Den is committed to make high-quality VR games with emphasis on originality, immersion and character.
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.
LiRise is dedicated to the innovation of internet service. They believe that everyone on this planet needs to be understood as well as to be identified with certain groups of people. Adding a good amount of human touch and connecting hearts through the Internet is the ultimate goal of LiRise.
MAGES offers niche courses in the Creative Technology arena. Combining the best industry experts with cutting edge technology. Come experience Virtual Worlds created by their students and try out latest tech toys like the Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and Kinect at their booth.
Based in Corona, California, Monster Energy is the leading marketer and distributor of energy drinks and alternative beverages. Refusing to acknowledge the tradition, Monster Energy supports the scene and sport. Whether motocross, off-road, NASCAR, MMA, BMX, surf, snowboard, ski, skateboard, or the rock and roll lifestyle, Monster Energy is a brand that believes in authenticity and the core of what its sports, athletes and musicians represent. More than a drink, it’s the way of life lived by athletes, sports, bands, believers and fans.
2016 marks 30 years of innovation and achievements for MSI. The first overclocking motherboard of MSI in 1986 and the world’s first turbo gaming laptop in 2007 have made quite a splash in the IT industry. Driven by the spirit of Top Player, Top Choice, MSI GAMING series is masterfully engineered to be gamers’ weapons of victory that make them shine on the world stage. In ways large and small, MSI’s commitment to high-performance gaming through technology has touched worldwide gamers and made MSI a world leading brand in the gaming industry.
In 2011, MyRepublic was started to leverage the Singapore’s exciting Next Gen NBN roll-out – the first of many NBNs happening in the Asia Pacific region. Today they’re probably best known as ones who launched Singapore and South Asia’s first 1Gbps fibre broadband plan under S$50. Since then, they’re proud to say Singapore’s internet connectivity has been ranked among the best in the world.
The Neo Tokyo Project (NTP) is more than just a digital repository for cosplay, conventions and pop-culture. It’s an events and marketing start-up helmed by a team of media practitioners who are also cosplayers, costume creators and hardcore gamers with a penchant for all things geek in sunny Singapore.
Project EXT is a passion project started in August 2015 by founders Luis Ow and Thomas Xu. The duo strived to bring in different brands of card games to cater to different tastes of players from all walks of life. Project EXT believes in a community built by and for gamers. Being card gamers themselves, they are able to resonate well with the shoppers gaining good reviews from the players.
Red Candle games was formed by a group of game enthusiasts from Taiwan. They are passionate about crafting the most immersive gaming experiences through both storytelling and innovative gameplay. The team’s first major title, Detention, is a survival horror game set in 1960s Taiwan under martial law. With simple point and click mechanism, the player control characters who venture into the school beset by hostile supernatural events to uncover stories behind the haunted place. Incorporated religious elements based in Taiwanese/Chinese culture and mythology, the game provided players with unique graphics and gaming experience.
Secretlab is a proudly Singaporean company that is fully dedicated to creating the ultimate seating experience. It produces highly-rated chairs that keep people comfortable over long hours of usage at the desk.
SecureAge Technology is a global leader in data protection solutions that help prevent, protect, and shield governments and enterprises from any possible data breaches. SecureAPlus is a free security software that protects PCs from malware & viruses with its powerful but easy to use Application Whitelisting, and reliable detection rates of more than 10 cloud Anti-Virus engines with Universal AV. It leverages the power of the cloud allowing for low resources used and compatibility with other installed anti-virus and anti-malware applications making it the perfect security upgrade for any Windows PC.
This year, PlayStation will be back once again, as the presenting sponsor for the South East Asia Major 2016. More details will follow soon.
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.
TouchWood Games Co. is a small team consisting of 5 passionate students from Singapore Polytechnic’s Diploma in Games Design and Development. Their first major project, a promotional game for GameStart Asia 2016 called ‘GameStart 2016’ is an action shooter which pays homage to many popular video games and pop culture references. Unlock new gear as Alyse fights through waves of brainwashed convention-goers and parodied bosses to save the GameStart event. Play now to learn more about GameStart!
Toy or Game (TOG) was launched in April 2015, and has grown to be Singapore’s largest retail chain specialising in video games, toys, trading cards and manga. They offer a one-stop-shop for a wide range of products spanning pop culture, with particular focus on popular products from Japan.
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.
Xbox Singapore will be making their GameStart debut this year! In addition to hosting the GameStart Championship Cup FIFA 17 tournament at their booth, they’ll also be bringing exclusive game previews and offers on Xbox products.
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.
XII Braves is a mobile game studio based in Singapore. Established in 2014, the company began with 12 industry veterans who have worked on AAA mobile games. Having grown since, they now have overseas support teams for increased game operation and production. Their first project is Valiant Force, a turn-based tactical RPG for Android and iOS. Using the 6 classes and 42 distinct jobs, master the aura trigger system and design the ultimate party formation. Customize heroes by equipping them with rare and unique items. Craft consumables, armor and weapons. Manage your garrison by making decisions such as deciding between hybrid structures for multiple resources or specialized buildings for increased rewards.