Launch events in Singapore

Mario Kart event launch mock up poster

We haven’t see many launch events for new games in Singapore. The only one I remembered was Halo 3 last year, where gamers played on the Suntec City big screen. Our country is going heavily towards the the game industry, but no one really care to promote any games here. We still depend on word of mouth, internet and Digital Life’s weekly review. Where are the game launches, TV advertisements and billboards so on? We seriously need someone to champion such events…

Just some of my thoughts. Who like me are looking forward to a game launch here? What games do you want to see a launch? 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4 Responses to Launch events in Singapore

  1. clouette says:

    Personally, I would like to see a Mario Kart launch event, which allows gamers to try 12 live players playing side by side. Holding a tourament at the same time will be good too.

  2. mgz says:

    It certainly sounds good to me. It will be good marketing for the wii!! haha Will definitely go down and support if it happens.. 🙂
    But tournament straight away during e launch?? Haha i think i will want to train up 1st be4 i go there and “malu” myself… 🙂

    Besides i feel that although the wii has wifi capabilities, it is very under-utilized. (At least for me) Would be good if more promotion or emphasis is being placed on online gaming for the wii perhaps?? I mean as a possible follow up to the launch event or tournament??

  3. kolslorr says:

    “But tournament straight away during e launch??…”

    – Agree with you on this point.. but probably we shouldnt call it Tournament.. lets call the event Mario Kart Festival or smthing.. lol

    ###

    “I mean as a possible follow up to the launch event or tournament??… ”

    – This is definitele something we are workin on.. depending on the turnout of the events…

  4. kaxdd says:

    Agreed! Perhaps you might want to liaise with MaxSoft for the launch and even the tournament. I’m not promoting MaxSoft here (and I know a lot of people ain’t happy with MaxSoft), but since they’re the sole distributor of Nintendo here, who knows what the launch and tournament might bring for the company and most importantly, the gamers?

    I’m definitely supporting the launch and tournament and I will gladly volunteer for these 2 events!

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