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Many industries have been promoted in the digital era and during the Covid-19 crisis. However, Vietnam’s game industry is still outside the game.

Nguyen Ha Dong: I exchanged my maturity for Flappy Bird

The creator of the game app Flappy Bird, Nguyen Ha Dong, advised students not to exchange their maturity for short-term success.

Vietnamese games distributors grow slowly, blocked by foreign giants

VietNamNet Bridge - Unable to ‘play’ on a level playing field, domestic games developers and distributors are finding it difficult to grow.

Vietnamese-made game a hit on the Internet

Face Dance Challenge, a Vietnamese-made game that helps players express emotions on their faces, has raised waves on the internet and is expected to become the second Flappy Bird.

Vietnam’s mobile game market poised to explode

In recent years, millions of electronic game fans have gradually left internet cafes, where they played games on PCs, and have shifted to mobile phones. 

Vietnamese dream of making world-class games to sell on int'l market

Le Hong Minh, CEO of VNG, stirred up the public at the Vietnam Game Summit 2017 when he said that he believes Vietnam would obtain $1billion in turnover from games in the next 10 years.

Flappy Bird, Politaire show Vietnam doesn’t lack talent

VietNamNet Bridge - After Nguyen Ha Dong’s Flappy Bird emerged in early 2014, marking Vietnam’s position in the world market, Vietnam’s game industry developed rapidly with numerous game studios, big and small.

Mobile game market heats up in last months of the year

VietNamNet Bridge - The Vietnamese game market is showing a tendency to shift from playing online games on computers to mobile devices.

Should Vietnamese develop games like Pokemon Go or Flappy Bird?

Both Flappy Bird and Pokemon Go are well known worldwide. However, the level of investment in the two games varied, especially in content and graphics. How can game developers succeed?

Technology start-ups worried about new criminal code provision

VietNamNet Bridge - A debate has been raised about Article No 292 of the 2015 Criminal Code, to take effect on July 1, on illegally providing services on computer and telecommunication networks. 

Famous game developer may be subject to criminal prosecution under new law

VietNamNet Bridge - Nguyen Ha Dong, the game developer, famous for his Flappy Bird game, may be subject to criminal prosecution under the amended 2015 Criminal Code which will take effect on July 1, 2016.

Gaming hub Sweden shares tips

 Vietnamese game developers and lecturers of Uppsala University’s Department of Game Design in Sweden met yesterday in Hanoi to share their experiences on computer game design.

Smartwatches fail to sell well in Vietnam

Smartwatch have unexpectedly faced consumer indifference in Vietnam.Mobile device shops launched sale promotion campaigns in 2014, advertising that smartwatches would replace smartphones.

“Flappy Bird is still a life achievement to me”: Nguyen Ha Dong

VietNamNet Bridge - Two years have elapsed since Nguyen Ha Dong roused the world gamer community with his Flappy Bird. But the name Nguyen Ha Dong has always been hot.

Vietnamese app developer honoured in Guiness book 2016

 Famous app developer Nguyen Ha Dong, creator of the globally popular mobile game Flappy Bird, has become the only Vietnamese to get in the Guiness Book of World Records 2016, according to Lao Dong newspaper.

Flappy Bird’s creator’s new online game still not available in Vietnam

Nguyen Ha Dong, the father of Flappy Bird, the online game which had set records for the number of downloads at the world’s most popular app stores, has created another game called Swing Copters 2.

Does Flappy Bird creator have to pay tax?

VietNamNet Bridge - Nguyen Ha Dong, the creator of Flappy Bird, who earned big money with the game, has declared his income to pay the corporate income tax of VND1.4 billion.  

Why Flappy Bird was just the start for Vietnam's startup scene

 Road Trip 2015: The first in a two-part series on Vietnam's startup scene and how the government is trying to rev up investment and interest in businesses that hope to be the next viral hit.

Game developers find it tough to establish an “empire”

VietNamNet Bridge – Many information technology engineers have dreamed of establishing “Vietnamese game empires”, but they have realized that it is not that easy to make money with games.

Vietnamese high-tech products conquer world market

VietNamNet Bridge – Though Vietnam has never been considered a hi-tech power, locally made hi-tech brands have become popular with consumers.