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A Brief Market Overview - The Netherlands

Posted by Ernest Chung on May 13, 2014 5:50:42 PM

Video games have emerged as one of the fastest growing media industry markets within the Netherlands. Today, sales total more than $900 million.

 

The video game industry in the Netherlands is booming as a recent study suggests more and more people are transitioning from casual to serious gamers.

 

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A Brief Overview of the Singaporean Payment Market

Posted by Ernest Chung on Apr 22, 2014 4:14:55 PM

The technologically savvy and trade-oriented market economy of Singapore sports many positive characteristics. Some notable characteristics include being ranked as the most open economy in the world, the least corrupt, most pro-business, low tax rates, and the third highest per-capita GDP in the world (Purchasing Power Parity Index).

 

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The Importance of Keeping In-Game Purchases Truly In-Game

Posted by Justin Llewellyn on Apr 9, 2014 3:45:21 PM

Credit cards and their usage in mobile and online game technology is an ever-evolving topic, which has revolutionized and shaped how users consume content. Here, we will start a 12-part series discussing credit cards' evolution in regards to their mobile and gaming usage and customer base, how people around the globe are utilizing them, and where they are going in the future. 

This weekly blog post will focus on credit cards and the mobile and gaming industries.
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A Brief Overview of the German Gaming Market

Posted by Ernest Chung on Apr 8, 2014 3:50:00 PM

In this ever-evolving and tech-savvy world, it becomes harder and harder to stay true to traditional payment methods. However, Germany is a slight exception in that cash is king and often preferred over electronic options in many cases.

 

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A Brief Overview of the Vietnamese Payment Market

Posted by Ernest Chung on Apr 2, 2014 4:05:19 PM

Vietnam recently skyrocketed onto the gaming industry due to the major success of Flappy Bird being developed by an indie Vietnamese developer, Dong Nguyen. With this achievement, Vietnam proved itself as a growing market with much room for growth in the gaming industry.

 

Flappy Bird creator Dong Nguyen (pictured right) took the mobile game industry by storm with his innovative game.

 

Boasting a population of 90 million and an economic growth rate which compares with the top countries in the world, Vietnam has the user base and gamers necessary for such explosions of popularity. However, to monetize there are certain necessary payment methods you should have knowledge of and Xsolla is here to help clear the air with the intricate Vietnamese market information.

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A Brief Overview of the Taiwanese Gaming Market

Posted by Ernest Chung on Mar 25, 2014 5:44:21 PM

Standing firm as the 19th largest developed capitalist economy in the world, Taiwan has proven itself to be a major player in the market. However, not all is fine in Taiwan as the country is still at a figurative crossroads, having to choose between retaining labor-intensive industries from relocating to cheaper areas such as mainland China and focusing on future development in the high technology and service industry.

 

For the game developer, this could be reassuring news because if Taiwan decides to take the future development in high technology route, many new opportunities may be possible within the gaming industry.

 

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