November 5th-9th 2016- All-rounders’ of the gaming industry took the opportunity to unite in one of South-East Asia’s leading gaming conferences, Level Up KL 2016. Held in Intercontinental Kuala Lumpur, game developers, publishers and investors flooded the scene during this 5-day event of this informative, yet extravagant of an occasion. Hosted by the Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC), this gaming conference was a constructive effort to mould the current environs into a global based gaming platform for everyone to grow and venture upon.
An overwhelming number of 600 attendees flew in regionally, and globally to witness and spread a sharing of knowledge in the gaming industry. Forest Interactive was also one of the prominent participants in the conference that took part in engaging and attaining necessary keynotes. Bringing together international and local players in the games industry, Level Up KL 2016 aims to interact, educate and share a wide scope of discussion so that everyone goes back feeling content.
“Indeed, Malaysia has a great potential to be a Game Hub in South-East Asia, and we are proud to showcase our creative talents and top-notch gaming companies to the world”, says Hasnul Hadi Samsudin, Director of Creative Content and Technologies Division at MDEC. This 5-day convention was filled with all sorts of fun-thrilled, and jam packed activities like the 36-hour game jam to create a game based off a kid-centric theme, and the Unity Certified Developer Exam to acknowledge the current benchmark ability in game production among the participants present.
Forest Interactive is based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia with global operations in Indonesia and Philippines. FOREST focuses on providing Application Development and Mobile Related Services to Content Partners & Aggregators operating in the ASEAN Countries. Fuelled with the primary aim to specialise in development of software solutions in the areas of Creative Multimedia, Telecommunications and ICT. FOREST deployed over 20 unique interactive TV Game Formats for broadcasters paving the way into the Mobile Games industry, which has built a solid presence within the Northern and European community as an exemplary leader in mobile games developer.
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