Glads Go! Taipei Game Show 2018

We made a trio of Glads Go for Taipei Game Show 2018! Check it out!

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Taipei Game Show and Tokyo Game Show Signed a Partnership Agreement

During  the recently concluded Taipei Game Show (TPGS), representatives from Taipei Computer Association (TCA) and Computer Entertainment Supplier’s Association (CESA) signed a memorandum in order to forge a partnership between the two biggest game shows in Asia, Taipei Game Show and Tokyo Game Show (TGS).

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The Coolest Booths of Taipei Game Show 2018

Taipei Game Show 2018 was absolutely massive in terms of size and scope! Every corner of the World Trade Center Taipei was covered with cool gaming things to see and experience. Here are some of the coolest booths at the show floor and what you could do at them!

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Here Are Our Best Photos From Taipei Game Show 2018!

Taipei Game Show 2018 just happened and the Geekend Gladiators were on-hand to experience this amazing spectacle of gaming! Here are the best photos we took at the show!

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Taipei Game Show 2018 Awesome Merch Giveaway!

We’ve joined up with a bunch of awesome friends in the Geek Media to form the Geek Collective! We’re going to celebrate this momentous occasion by covering Taipei Game Show 2018 AND treating all our readers with an Awesome Merch Giveaway from the Show floor!

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Taipei Game Show 2018 Announces Top 22 Indie Game Award Finalists!

The Asia’s leading indie game festival will be happening in a couple of days at Taipei Game Show 2018 (TGS). 180 indie game developers from different regions of the world including Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, China, South Korea, U.S., Poland, Switzerland, Australia, Spain, and Austria will be showcased in Indie Game Fiesta of B2B Zone and Indie House of B2C Zone.

The Indie Game Award, an exclusive contest for indie game developers, is now in its fourth iteration. It has grown considerably from last year in terms of both number participating countries and number of participating games. A total of 86 titles from 21 countries joined this year’s contest and a total 22 titles have made it to the final round of selection. The finalists have been selected from across four major platforms: PC, console, mobile, and VR.

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The judges for the awards are being recruited from domestic and overseas scenes and they are mostly gaming-focused senior journalists, game publishers, and game producers. The awards are divided into eight categories: Best Narration, Best Audio, Best Visual Art, Best Game Design, Best Innovation, Best VR Game, Best Mobile Game, and IGA Grand Prix.  The winners will be judged based on game design, story & plot, visual art,music & sound effects, and innovative game play.

Here are the 22 finalists! We’ve also taken the liberty of the tracking down the gameplay trailers of each of them! Just click on the game to find our more about them!

2018 INDIE GAME AWARD Finalists 

No. Indie Teams Games Country
1 Bonfire Entertainment Original Journey China
2 Broken Rules Interactive Media Old Man’s Journey  Austria
3 C4Cat Entertainment Limited Zold:out Hong Kong
4 Devespresso Games Vambrace: Cold Soul Korea
5 Digital Crafter Fight of Gods Taiwan
6 DreamTree Games Uri: The Sprout of Lotus Creek Malaysia
7 fla Game Studio Gospel of Satan Taiwan
8 Fuero Games Bushy Tail Poland
9 Funomena Luna USA
10 Glass Heart Games Vigil: The Longest Night Taiwan
11 Joysteak Studios Songbird Symphony Singapore
12 Kurechii Postknight Malaysia
13 Lince Works Aragami: Nightfall Spain
14 Manacell Space Cycler Taiwan
15 SIGONO OPUS: Rocket of Whispers Taiwan
16 Skytree Digital Limited Trillionia Hong Kong
17 Studio Flip Qinoto Australia
18 Team KwaKwa Splash Blast Panic Switzerland
19 The Gentlebros Cat Quest Singapore
20 Vactor Digital Co., Ltd. Flyer Taiwan
21 Werold MoKai Adventure AR Taiwan
22 Zinno Studio Un-Destined Taiwan

Find out who takes home the big prizes this Thursday to Sunday, January 25-28 2018! Also check out our previous Taipei Game Show content from 2016 when we first covered the show! Here’s our first experience with PSVR; All the awesome booths; and the standout Indie Games at the show!


Geekend Gladiators will be covering Taipei Game Show again this January 25-28 2018! We’ll be right there in Taipei as the action happens so make sure to check out our FacebookTwitter , Youtube, and Instagram for the very best of the show and the latest and breaking news!

Also check out Taipei Game Show’s website for more information about the show!


Denise Aquino is the Gladiator’s Vinyl Valkyrie. She’s been following the WWE since it’s glory days in the 90’s.  Find her on Twitter @moreaurora 😉


 

 

An Interview with the Taipei Game Show Contingent at ESGS 2017

Taipei Game Show 2018 is just around the corner and we sat down with their contingent at ESGS 2017 to talk about: What we can expect in the upcoming Taipei Game Show 2018; What they think about the gaming and game development culture in the Philippines; and what their own gaming culture is like in Taiwan.

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In The Car After (Ep. 46): Justice League and the 4 Atlanteans

Heyoooo! In this week’s episode of In the Car After Raffy and Denise go #AllIn with Justice League!

But first, they do a little catch-up with all the awesome stuff they got into this crazy long weekend Geekend! You’ll hear all about Denise’s Great Taipei Ticket Odyssey and all the last-minute shenanigans she went through for her trip; Raffy’s first Komikon experience selling art; and the Mythical Prince Adam Satyr riding a Centaur Drake.

Also, find out what our hosts think about Justice League and “how you can’t go wrong with a topless Jason Momoa”; How the Wonder Woman and the Amazons just kick wholesale ass; and The 4 Atlanteans you meet in Atlantis.

The ride ain’t over yet, my man. Here’s comes In the Car After!


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Here’s All Our Best Photos at ESGS 2017!

The E-sports and Gaming Summit was full of bodacious booths, radical rigs, marvelous merch and positively-awesome people! Here are all the best photos we took the whole weekend!

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An Overly-Descriptive Account of Our Playstation VR Experience

 

We got to check out Sony’s foray into the virtual reality genre, The Playstation VR at Taipei Game Show 2016 and here’s what we thought of it!

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