Charlie Goes High-Tech

People's Daily Online reports that Vietnam will aggressively develop up video games, including more than a handful of localized MMORPGs in the coming years. If they can do it, market share shouldn't be a problem. Everyone knows you'd best avoid an economic war in southeast Asia.

"We hope that each of the 83 companies has at least one game widely circulated in the domestic market. If this is achieved, they can make combined game revenues of 83 million U.S. dollars in 2010," said Truong Hoai Trang, vice chairman of the Vietnam Software Association (Vinasa).

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Last Updated: Mar 13, 2016

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Jeff's interest in online games stretches back to organizing neighborhood Unreal tournaments as a teenager, but when a college roommate introduced him to EverQuest, an interest became an obsession. Jeff joined the Ten Ton Hammer team in 2004 covering EverQuest II, and he's had his hands on just about every PC online and multiplayer game since.