Sunday, June 26, 2011

Commentary: 2011 Global Chinese Blog Award: The first try, a little failure.

"Music Game Fantasia", a commentarial and information blog for arcade music game events in Taiwan, recently participated the competition in "Interest and Habit Blogs" section of "2011 Global Chinese Blog Award".

"Global Chinese Blog Award" is held annually by InfoTimes, a subsidary company of Want Want Group. This is the sixth time to hold this event, professional juries from several industries in Taiwan will judge best of categorial blogs in twelve categories, three blogs from juries' special award, one blog for best younger blogger, and the annual grand prize in this competition.

As one of Chinese-language gaming blogs participated in this event, "Music Game Fantasia" was the only arcade-oriented blog nominated in the final voting.

Although the "Best 2011 Annual Interest and Habit Chinese Blog" was honored to "Cynical Audio Bog" , "Music Game Fantasia" will still promote the movement to brighten the first impression in arcade gaming events in Taiwan.

Friday, May 6, 2011

Commentary: Industry Forum of 2011 GTI Asia Taipei Expo

The first day of GTI Taipei 2011: Mainly circled around the whole industry in Official Forum.

As well as several industrial professionals said: "If non-gambling policy can be completely released and puzzle games including music games, sporting games, and kid & parental games, can be widely accepted by the public, the digital content and amusement industries will have a bright future."

Hope Taiwan's government can pay more attentions on this solution.

Photos from "New Concept, New Vision - Digital Content Industry Forum" by ExpoFrontier

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

2011 Taipei Game Show: A new confrontation between Reflec Beat and Diva AC

In recent, Area Qualifiers for '"Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA Arcade" (Diva AC) Newcomer Tournament' and Opening Events of "2011 REFLEC BEAT Taiwan Grand Prix" were just ended, Saint-fun Corporation, organizer of "2011 REFLEC BEAT Taiwan Grand Prix", today (Feb 14th in Taipei Time) confirmed to participate the 2011 Taipei Game Show for Konami's REFLEC BEAT and to promote its tournament (RB Taiwan GP).

It means that the 2011 Taipei Game Show will have two local amusement-based companies joining this exhibition for three arcade games including REFLEC BEAT, Diva AC, and Tekken 6 BR. In addition, a brand new confrontation in arcade music games between Diva AC by Mega Biotech and REFLEC BEAT by Saint-Fun Corp. will taken place in the 2011 Taipei Game Show.

Saturday, February 12, 2011

Mega Biotech to hold first-ever "Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA Arcade" Newcomer Tournament in Taiwan

After "Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA Arcade" landed in Taiwan, Singapore, and Hong Kong, Mega Biotech & Electronics, Taiwanese Agency for DIVA AC, will hold a first-ever event named '"Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA Arcade" Newcomer Tournament' in Taiwan. Among with the "Tekken 6: Bloodline Rebellion" (Tekken 6 BR) Arcade Tournament, grand finals for those two events will be held in the 2011 Taipei Game Show next weekend.

To strengthen arcade game agent relationship between Taiwan and Japan, Mega Biotech and SEGA will sign a Memorandum of Understanding for regional agency of "DIVA AC" in Taiwan in the Opening Day of 2011 Taipei Game Show next Friday (February 18).

Here is a schedule for arcade gaming event provided by Mega Biotech in 2011 Taipei Game Show:
Note: All Times are "GMT+8 Taipei Time".

February 18, 2011 11am-12pm
Memorandum of Understanding Signing for "Hatsume Miku: Project DIVA Arcade" Agent Service in Taiwan

February 19, 2011 2pm-4pm
"Tekken 6: Bloodline Rebellion" Arcade Tournament - Grand Final

February 20, 2011 2pm-4pm
"Hatsume Miku: Project DIVA Arcade" Newcomer Tournament - Grand Final

"2011 Taipei Game Show" Information

Organizer: Taipei Computer Association
Venue: Taipei World Trade Center Exhibition Hall 1
Show Date: February 18th to 22nd, 2011. (10am to 6pm every day)

Monday, January 31, 2011

2011 REFLEC BEAT Taiwan Grand Prix ready to launch

"2011 REFLEC BEAT Taiwan Grand Prix" will be jointly launched on February 12, 2011 at Wawagu Taipei Gongguan (opposite way from National Taiwan University, near Taipei MRT Gongguan Station) and Sanchung T-Movie Square.

In recent, some warm-ups were held in several stores including Dino World Lion City, Sanchung T-Movie Square, Wawagu Taipei Gongguan. Those took good effects for main match promotion and popularity of Konami e-Amusement Pass & RFID Token system applications.

The site manager will bring more match information after Saint-Fun Corporation, the game operator, releases the official rule of the "2011 REFLEC BEAT Taiwan Grand Prix".

Find more at "REFLEC BEAT Taiwan Grand Prix" Official Facebook Fan Page

Saturday, January 22, 2011

"Hatsune Miku: Project Diva Arcade" Version A officially operated in Asian countries

"Hatsune Miku: Project Diva Arcade" is now operated in Asian countries including Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Singapore, users with a Access card (can be bought from amusement operators) can own "modification rights" to change playing style or gameplay ID when you played 10 times.

Some operators may use different charge service in different conditions.

Players may refer official information below