Malaysians Move from Game-playing to Game-making

By Alexander Fernandez

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The International 2019 Dota 2 eSports tournament held at Shanghai's Mercedes-Benz Arena had a total prize pool of US$34.3mil! Photo by: The International 2019’s Official Twitter account.
GONE ARE THE days of the parent-child barter trade: “Score Straight As in your exams, and you’ll get that Gameboy Yellow you wanted.” Today, this coveted prize has been replaced by either a Nintendo Switch, a gaming laptop or the latest PlayStation. Clearly, the video game industry has progressed by leaps and bounds.The Discovery Tour feature of Assassin’s Creed: Origins was the result of teachers reaching out to Ubisoft on how they’d use the game as a tool for teaching...

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Alexander Fernandez

is a budding plant enthusiast, feline fanatic, Netflix junkie and gaming buff. He hopes to one day travel to Japan.