How Vietnam went from anti-gaming to an emerging industry powerhouse
19 Feb 2024
How Vietnam went from anti-gaming to an emerging industry powerhouse

Vietnam has proven itself to be a key player in game production worldwide. Vietnamese consumers care about genres, affordability, and ‘the social aspect of play,’ while the government and local game developers put more emphasis on made-in-Vietnam products and the improvement of the whole industry.

Christian Nguyen

Christian Nguyen has over 13 years of experience working in the game industry in Vietnam, from indie studios and startups to tech unicorns. He is the founder of Thietkegame, a website specialised in game design, and he also authored the very first Vietnamese book on game design, titled A Tale of Game Design. Christian can be reached on his LinkedIn profile.

David Lang

David Lang founded Viettonkin Group in 2009 and led over 3,000 successful consulting foreign direct investment (FDI) projects in Vietnam. With over 15 years of experience in FDI strategy consulting, market entry consulting, legal advisory, audit and assurance, and public advocacy, David has consulted global MNC leaders during their venture journeys in Southeast Asia. David can be reached on his LinkedIn.

Linh Tran Hanh Pham

Linh Tran Hanh Pham is a freelance writer who enjoys wearing multiple hats in her work life. She hopes to utilise her interdisciplinary knowledge to create unique and thought-provoking pieces about the world around her.