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Level Up KL 2022 Highlights

The week of October 6 is when Malaysia and Southeast Asia's finest game developers and game makers gather in Kuala Lumpur for the annual Level Up KL video game business conference. After a number of years being online, this 2022 iteration is the first time the event is done offline courtesy of MDEC (Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation) and its sle...

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Malaysia’s MDEC And Larian Studios Are Teaming Up To Upgrade Game Development Education

Making games is a tough and enduring business. It helps to know what you're getting into before venturing into the industry, be it making games on a large scale or contributing to it as a third party group in Southeast Asia. It doesn't hurt to get some insight, especially from experts like Larian Studios. And that's what is happening with both t...

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MDEC & PUBG Mobile Teams Up For Major Events During MYDCF21

Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) and PUBG Mobile have announced that they will be holding four major events in conjunction with the month-long MYDCF21 that is currently taking place until 30 November 2021.  The four feature events are PMPL MY/SG S4: Golden Bullet Awards, PUBG Mobile MYDCF Cosplay Video Contest, The Great PUBG Mobil...

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Malaysia Digital Creativity Festival 2021 Kicks Off Next Month With Many Game-Related Activities

Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) will be holding the Malaysia Digital Creativity Festival (MYDCF) 2021 throughout the month of November 2021.  With the aim to strengthen and catalyse the creative industry, MYDCF will seek to elevate the interest of the public and push forth the nation's digitalisation agenda. MDEC CEO Mahadhir A...

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Here’s A List Of SEA Universities That Offer Game Development Courses

There are many gamers out there who dream of having a job in the video game industry. Of course, the road to getting a good job is preparing for it with the appropriate skills, knowledge and qualifications. To obtain all those, you'd need to study at a university, college or any Institutes Of Higher Learning (IHL). However, it's not easy finding a ...

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MDEC Announces The MY Digital Creativity Festival

The Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) has announced the MY Digital Creativity Festival is a month-long event, brought to you by LEVEL UP KL and Kre8tif! to bring you the latest and greatest animation and games from the Southeast Asian region. MY Digital Creativity Festival is a combined animation and game community based virtual festiv...

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These Are The Full SEA Game Awards 2021 Finalists For Level Up KL

Level Up KL 2021 has recently announced the full list of nominated games for the SEA Game Awards 2021. The motley crew of games are definitely a mixed bag, ranging from visual novels to 2D platformers. Here's the full list along with each title's respective trailer: •The Company Man by Forust Studio M Sdn Bhd https://www.youtube.com/...

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Level Up KL 2021: The Full Schedule & Speakers

The biggest game festival in Malaysia is back. The Level Up KL 2021 Industry Conference will take place on 21 and 22 September 2021. According to the official website, there will be virtual conference sessions featuring international industry leaders and practitioners. The list of speakers include: Level Up KL 2021 Speakers ...

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MDEC Extends Level Up KL SEA Games Awards 2021 Submissions To Next Week

The Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) via its LEVEL UP KL initiative, announced the hosting of SEA Game Awards 2021. In its fifth iteration, the SEA Game Awards is set to recognise and celebrate the creativity, artistry and technical genius of the finest developers and games from the South-East Asian video game industry.  LEVEL UP K...

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MDEC’s Level Up KL Hosts SEA Game Awards 2021; Game Submissions Now Open

The Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation, or MDEC, will be hosting the SEA Game Awards 2021 by way of the Level Up KL expo. This will be the fifth year in the running for Level Up KL, with the event happening on September 2021. The award categories for the show are as follows: Grand Jury Award Rising Star Award Audience Choice Award ...

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MDEC Is Inviting Southeast Asian Game Developers To Take Part In Survey

The Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) is inviting digital content & game-related companies to participate in a survey. This survey is done with Supporting Regional Partners consisting of Asosiasi Game Indonesia (AGI), Game Developers Association of the Philippines (GDAP), Malaysia Chapter of IGDA, Singapore Games Association - SGGA...

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MDEC Awards Local Talented Youth In Animation & Games Development

Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) has recently concluded its Creativity @ Schools Awards, which began back in 2020. The programme aims to develop skills and talent in the digital creative content field amongst school students, and this year’s competition saw over 700 registered participants from 40 schools in  Malaysia showcasin...

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Malaysia’s 3D Animation Scene Is Off To A Good Start In 2021…

Malaysia animation studio Monsta and Astro Shaw released a trailer of its upcoming sci-fi animation film Mechamato. And it's looking pretty sweet action-wise; check it out below. https://youtu.be/YD-rSKne1_w Mechamoto is about a kid named Amato who stumbles upon an alien destroyer bot named Mechabot who has the abilities to mechanized objects...

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Malaysian Horror Game Wins Big At The SEA Game Awards 2020

Level Up KL 2020 once again played host to the SEA Game Awards for the fourth time in a row. The awards show aims to recognize and celebrate the creativity, artistry and technical genius of the finest developers and games from the Southeast Asian region, as well as upholding creative and technical excellence in the SEA video game industry. H...

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Looking For A Video Game Job In Malaysia & Singapore In 2020 & Beyond? Here Are Our Suggestions

2020 is a pretty crappy year for a lot of folks, especially for those looking for a job. Anyone who specifically needs a job in video games, especially in Malaysia and Singapore, would probably need a heads up for this sort of thing. Luckily, we're here to help. Rather than relying on the usual job portals that can allegedly be rigged, how about...

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Wallet Codes & FIGHT Esports Join Forces With Level Up KL 2020

Forest Interactive’s gaming wallet platform, Wallet Codes, and its esports arm, Forest Interactive Gaming Habitat Team (FIGHT) have announced that they are returning as the official gaming wallet and one of the esports partners at Level Up KL 2020. Forest Interactive Product Operation Manager Adi Azfar said: “Level Up KL this ye...

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Malaysia’s FV Cup Fighting Game Tournament Is Slated For 21st November

Malaysia fighting game group Flash Vision will be hosting its FV Cup 2020 later this November, bringing a whole slew of fighting game folks and players together from all over Malaysia, be it the Klang Valley or the east sides of Sarawak and Sabah. This time, they come under the Level Up KL banner, meaning they have full support from the Malaysia Di...

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PlayStation’s Malaysia Studio To Be Helmed By Ex-MDEC Head Honcho

Last year during Level Up KL 2019, Sony Interactive Entertainment announced that they were going to open a new PlayStation studio in Malaysia. Sony Interactive Entertainment Worldwide Studios Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. (SIE WWS Malaysia) will provide art and animation services as part of SIE WWS activities, developing PlayStation exclusive titles. Earl...

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Level Up KL 2020 Will Go Online Later This Month [Update]

Originally published on 1 October 2020: (Updated on 2 October 2020): Earlier today, MDEC has clarified that Sony and Microsoft will not be speaking at the Level Up KL 2020 Industry Conference. However, the following developers and companies will be present to speak at the upcoming event: SteamRobloxLarian StudiosUbisoft Singapore You c...

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Let’s Celebrate Malaysia’s Many Gaming Accomplishments For 2020 [Video]

Happy Malaysia Day, everyone!  To celebrate the 31st of August  16th of September (and its weekend by extension), let's give thanks to the many hard-working folks in the Malaysian games industry for all of their contributions. From government body MDEC to small studios, every one of these fine folks should be recognized for their hard work...

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