Viet Nam's Game Online (GOs) makers have introduced three new violent GOs causing a lot of potential worries rather than "good news" like they advertised. All three GOs are role-playing games and participants assume the roles of fictional characters, such as a terrorist or a police and collaboratively or individually fight against each other.The FPT Corporation presents Special Force as a combat where the gamers can all use modern weapons, including rifles, submachine guns, grenades and handguns to achieve victory. VinaGame, after buying the copyright of the South Korean GO Sudden Attack, quickly promoted some hot spots of this new GO, including an outstanding graphical interface and a live action role playing environment. After shooting at an enemy with an AK-47U assault rifle, the gamer can feel strong recoil.Despite the GOs makers advetisement, public raises their voice in negative impact of the games. Killing and bloodbath in the games may affect on children and make them turn … [Read more...] about Game Online: Violent or Sporting?
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According to Vietnam Software Association (Vinasa), Vietnam will have 83 games producers by 2010 and each company will have average annual revenues of US$1 million. The Vietnamese-made games will account for 50 per cent, up from the current 25 per cent. An upcoming circular, which covers the management of online games, is a basis for the development of the games industry. Experience from South Korea The report "What Vietnam can learn from South Korea in developing games industry" by Mr. LEO Hwa Chiang, KiPa iPark Singapore, which was read at the seminar on digital entertainment industry construction in Vietnam with the ISGAF 2006 framework, said: To develop this special industry, South Korea focused on developing infrastructure and human resources, and reducing Internet fees to the minimal level. Not only games manufacturers but supporting industries also gained high revenues. The games revenues reached US$2 billion per annum in recent years. At present, there are about 600 games … [Read more...] about Online Games Kick-off
Vietnamese online gamers may not be allowed to play internet games after 10pm, according to contents of a new draft issued by The Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) on May 13. A meeting, comprised of game providers and representatives of relevant agencies, was convened yesterday in Hanoi to discuss drafting regulations for the management of online gaming. In addition to the proposed time restrictions, the draft also mandates that online game shops must be at least 200m away from educational facilities. Deputy Minister Do Quy Doan told the participants it needs to control online gaming, pointing to recent articles, which warn that the effects of online gaming may be responsible for recent waves of violence within the nation's schools. Luu Vu Hai, head of the Broadcasting, Television and Electronic Information Management Bureau, said the draft should strengthen the scrutiny of new online games before their founding companies are issued business certificates, as well … [Read more...] about Online games to be prohibited after 10pm, draft proposes
The Vietnam Institute for Vietnamese Martial Arts and Sports Research and Development is the first one in Vietnam which has successfully weaned off games addictions for children of school age. Pham Quang Long, Chairman of the institute, said his institute recently received a lot of children brought there by their parents who ask to help the children detoxify from games addictions. There’s a common characteristic of all the children that they are all from well-off families, where parents are too busy with their works and don’t have time to take care for children. LTK is a boy from a family, where his both mother and father are the high ranking executives of a big bank in Thai Nguyen province. He was always an obedient student at primary and secondary school. The tremendous upheaval came to LTK when his parents left for long term business trips, leaving the son with an expensive Apple laptop. His parents did not have time to find out what their son did in his free time. … [Read more...] about Children detoxed from games addiction with martial arts and sports
Viet Nam will be the third country to receive the full and newest version of the E-sport game FIFA Online 3 following South Korea late last year and Thailand a week ago. All of the game's features were made to resemble the real football world in 2013, including copyrighted usage of 15,000 players, 30 associations and 40 national teams. The game is one of the most popular in South Korea, with nearly 9 per cent of online players using it regularly. — VNS … [Read more...] about Popular E-sport game FIFA online 3 set for VN market