DeNA Asia Pacific Holdings and Terato tech yesterday signed an MOU, during Casual Connect Asia event in Suntec City, Singapore yesterday. The MOU has been signed between DeNA Asia Pacific Managing Director, Tetsuya Mori and Terato tech’s Founder, Reza Razali. Also presents are Toshihiko Suyama (Director of Market Development, DeNA Asia Pacific), Sheikh Faleigh Sheikh Mansor (CEO, Futurist Foundation) and Kamarul Ariff (MDeC Representative).
The MOU will see that both parties agree to collaborate efforts in the areas of (among others):
- Game Engine
- Community SDK (mobage SDK)
- Analytics Tool
- Game Design Consulting
- Promotion Support
- Localization Support
Any other areas of co-operation as agreed to by the Parties from time to time.
It is definitely an exciting deal for our organization especially the mobile game segment as from now we will have bigger and better support in game development and design area. It is also worth to mention that Terato tech is the first company in Malaysia (if not the region) to sign an MOU with DeNA.
More about DeNA:
DeNA Co., Ltd. is a world-leading online service company, and operates Mobage social gaming platform, social networking services and e-commerce websites. Drawing on its extensive community base and rapidly expanding developer line-ups, Mobage currently serves over 30 million users in Japan with more than 1,000 game titles for smartphones, feature phones as well as PCs. The company generated annual sales of more than 1.3 billion U.S. dollars in fiscal year ended March 2011. To expand the Mobage platform globally, DeNA is building a presence in the US, Europe, China and South Korea. DeNA is listed on the Tokyo stock exchange (2432).
More pictures from the event:
Download the press kit here: Terato to Collaborate with DeNA on mobile games for Mobage platform (English/Malay)
Media coverage on the deal:
Almost on the same time yesterday, in Kuala Lumpur, MATRADE has officially launched their mobile apps for the convenience of Malaysian exporters and members of media to receive information direct to mobile phone.
Launched by YB Dato’ Sri Mustapa Mohamed, Minister of International Trade & Industry, these apps support multiple mobile platforms comprising iOS, Android and Research in Motion (RIM) operating system for smartphones and tablets. Both apps can be downloaded for free from App Store, Google Play or App World.
Our team at Terato work closely with the MATRADE IT department to deliver the apps.
You can download the app FREE from your prefered App Store from the link below:
Android – Google Play Store
Blackberry – App World
You can see the press release by MATRADE here: Media Release
More info about the apps from Matrade: MATRADE Mobile Apps