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Daniel Camilo's Blog


Senior Marketing Specialist living and working in China since 2008. 
Business developer for a Game Publishing company in Shenzhen. 
Videogames and the gaming industry are my life! 


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Posted by Daniel Camilo on Thu, 15 Jul 2021 09:36:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Art, Serious
Imagine having the Mona Lisa displayed at the Louvre inside a jewel case with a big 9.8 sticker on top of it. This is what's happening in gaming. My take on why I think WATA Games is a racket and might actually hurt game preservation.

Posted by Daniel Camilo on Mon, 04 Jan 2021 10:42:00 EST in Business/Marketing, Console/PC, Serious
Backed by Tencent and iDreamSky, this gaming store in China has games and consoles for sale, and renting! The odd thing is, most of what's available in this store is not officially licensed to be commercialized in China. Let's take a tour inside...

Posted by Daniel Camilo on Tue, 22 Dec 2020 12:41:00 EST in Business/Marketing, Serious
China is introducing age ratings for games. What it means for developers, and how it can impact the biggest gaming market in the world.

Posted by Daniel Camilo on Tue, 03 Nov 2020 10:22:00 EST in Business/Marketing, Serious, Smartphone/Tablet
A year ago I wrote about how Activision was heavily invested in porting its biggest franchises to mobile, way beyond Call Of Duty. Now, the company's COO Daniel Alegre explicitly confirmed that strategy. But what changed in the mobile market since then?

Posted by Daniel Camilo on Wed, 21 Oct 2020 10:39:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Design, Console/PC
Marketing from both Sony and Microsoft want you to believe 4K/60fps will be the continuous standard for this next generation. However, once we get past all the cross-gen launch titles, expect a lot of performance diversity.

Posted by Daniel Camilo on Fri, 18 Sep 2020 10:42:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Console/PC, Serious
While the PS5 and Xbox Series X/S don't have an official release date in China, the consoles will be easily available to Chinese consumers all over the country, and local pre-orders are happening already.

Daniel Camilo's Comments

Comment In: [Blog - 01/04/2021 - 10:42]

I understand what you mean, ...

I understand what you mean, but those chains you mention are nothing like the typical game stores . I 've been to those in Beijing, and many many others in other cities around China as well. There 's a huge difference. The so called grey market stores sell imported games ...