Events

Niko Partners’ Experience at 2023’s Mobile Legends: Bang Bang M4 World Championship and M Summit

Did you know that esports has entered its golden jubilee this year? It has been 50+ years since the first-ever esports event took place at Stanford University in 1972 when 24 players competed in an Intergalactic Spacewar tournament, and the winner received a year’s subscription to the Rolling Stone magazine. Fast forward to 2023, technological advancement [...]

Niko Observations from Korea’s G-Star 2022

Game Show & Trade, All-Round, popularly known as G-Star, first took place in 2005 and is South Korea’s premier annual games conference. G-Star 2022 was the first full in-person event in 2 years. The event was organized by the Korea Association of Game industry (K-GAMES), managed by G-STAR Organizing Committee and Busan IT Industry Promotion Agency, [...]

2022-12-06T09:57:23-08:00November 30th, 2022|Categories: Events, Infographics, Korea|

Inside the Fastest Growing, Future Oriented Games Market in the World: Southeast Asia

Insights from gamescom asia 2022 gamescom asia, one of the largest video games conferences in Asia, took place in Singapore on October 19-23, 2022 in person and online. The hybrid approach highlighted the Entertainment Zone to showcase new games from renowned studios in Asia streamed online for the public while the Trade Zone commenced in-person on [...]

2022-11-04T08:28:16-07:00November 4th, 2022|Categories: Events, Southeast Asia|

Southeast Asia’s Games Market – A Short Guide to One of the Fastest Growing Regions for the Games Industry

This insights article is a collaboration between Niko Partners and gamescom asia. Asian gamers have contributed to the massive growth of the global video games industry. Niko Partners estimates the total mobile and PC game revenue in Asia will reach US$82 billion in 2022, or 55% of the global games market, with at least 1.47 billion [...]

2022-09-14T12:54:51-07:00August 24th, 2022|Categories: Events, Southeast Asia|

Gaming Never Sleeps: Insights from Insomnia Egypt Gaming Festival 2022

The Insomnia Egypt Gaming Festival 2022, the largest gaming event in the country, took place February 17–19 in Cairo. The Insomnia Gaming Festival originated in the UK and this year marked the 3rd time it was held in Egypt. The festival allows gamers to try out the latest video games, compete in esports tournaments, take [...]

2022-03-17T16:35:16-07:00March 17th, 2022|Categories: Conferences, Egypt, Events|

ChinaJoy 2021 report

The 19th China Digital Entertainment Expo & Conference (ChinaJoy) took place July 30 - August 2, 2021, with a theme “Create Dreams with Technology and Win the Future with Fun.” There were more than 500 exhibitors across the B2B and B2C segments, nearly 30% of which were foreign, that displayed games, hardware, accessories, and new technological [...]

2021-08-09T13:59:30-07:00August 9th, 2021|Categories: China, Cloud gaming, Esports, Events, Regulations|

Baparekraf Game Prime 2021 Online to be held this week

Baparekraf Game Prime (BGP) 2021 is the biggest game exhibition in Indonesia. This annual event is a collaboration between the Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy/Tourism and Creative Economy Agency, the Indonesian Game Association (AGI) and GGWP.ID. This year, BGP 2021 will be held from August 2-8. 2021 marks the sixth year of the event, and it will continue the legacy of showcasing Indonesian games into the world. The [...]

2021-08-04T14:09:54-07:00August 4th, 2021|Categories: Events, Southeast Asia|
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