Noor, a character in the game Hyper Scape who hails from Pekan, Malaysia. More characters with Southeast Asian origins are appearing in video games. Photo: Ubisoft Noor, a character in the game Hyper Scape who hails from Pekan, Malaysia. More characters with Southeast Asian origins are appearing in video games. Photo: Ubisoft
Noor, a character in the game Hyper Scape who hails from Pekan, Malaysia. More characters with Southeast Asian origins are appearing in video games. Photo: Ubisoft

Variety, inclusion, and diversity the buzzwords in video game development with the addition of Singaporean and Malaysian characters

  • A character based on a Malaysian influencer was added to Hyper Scape by Ubisoft. Creative director wants every player to ‘find a champion they want to play as’
  • More Southeast Asian characters are being added to other games, too, from a Singlish-speaking robot to a fighter based on the Indonesian goddess of the sea

Topic |   Gaming
Noor, a character in the game Hyper Scape who hails from Pekan, Malaysia. More characters with Southeast Asian origins are appearing in video games. Photo: Ubisoft Noor, a character in the game Hyper Scape who hails from Pekan, Malaysia. More characters with Southeast Asian origins are appearing in video games. Photo: Ubisoft
Noor, a character in the game Hyper Scape who hails from Pekan, Malaysia. More characters with Southeast Asian origins are appearing in video games. Photo: Ubisoft
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