The Creative Economy Agency (Bekraf) has held an exhibition and discussion of the annual national game of Bekraf Game Prime 2018 (BGP 2018) on 14-15 July 2018 ago. The event, initiated by BEKRAF, IDEA Network and Asosiasi Game Indonesia (AGI), presents thousands of game developers and gaming industry practitioners to showcase their products and share their experience and business opportunities in the Indonesian gaming industry. Bekraf Game Prime 2018 is divided into 2 parts, namely B2B (Business to Business) and B2C (Business to Consumer) is held on different days. Business to Business Bekraf Game Prime (B2B) will be filled with various seminars that educate and inspire local, international, and local gaming industry speakers who successfully work in international studios and bring the name of Indonesia.
B2C activities (Business to Consumer) is held in 2 days in a row has the concept of exhibition. The local game developers and artists can showcase the results of his work which will then be enjoyed by the public in attendance. Bekraf Game Prime also awarded the best achievers in various categories that have entered the selection stage as a form of appreciation for their efforts to promote the Indonesian game industry.
There, Shinta VR participated and came as one of Indonesia local game developer titled 'Codename: MINDVOKE'. Codename: MINDVOKE is an online multiplayer e-sport VR game. Two teams fight to dominate with various weapons. In a limited time, both teams try to score the most killings on the opposing team while keeping themselves from injuring themselves. When time runs out, which team kills the most will win. In the game, you will feel a real fighting sensation that will make you sweat!
Shinta VR successfully developed this VR game content through a series of in-depth research related to game development with the VR console. Shinta VR introduced the first multiplayer VR game in Indonesia named Codename: MINDVOKE early mid-May and then in one of the café in jakarta. Games that have this type of game FPS (First Player Shooter) is an online multiplayer game designed for users to do battle with the surreal world sensation. Almost there are approximately 200 visitors per day who register to enjoy Codename: MINDVOKE is free for the event.
Carrying the theme of "Gaming: Evolved" is expected BEKRAF Game Prime 2018 can accommodate and provide information to industry players and the general public about the rapidly evolving gaming industry trends. Surveys from AppAnnie and Newzoo state that Augmented Reality (AR), Virtual Reality (VR), Mixed Reality (MR) and eSports are the future of the gaming industry, and industry revenues from that sector are expected to increase over the next 2020. So with the BEKRAF Game Prime 2018, it is expected the industry players of Indonesia and Southeast Asia can be more competitive in the global level.
"We want to prove that the influence of the game is not always bad. In fact, gamifications will probably be very close to our lives in the future. For example, games can make education more fun and easier for students to learn. Some companies also use games to introduce company policies to their employees. Who knows, what else can be done by the game in the future, "said Monica Kansy as Event & Community Leader from Duniaku.net.