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The China Startup Pulse

146 EpisodesProduced by ChinacceleratorWebsite

The China Startup Pulse Podcast is an original weekly podcast for anyone interested in understanding China’s innovation, business, and tech landscape. We showcase entrepreneurial stories, present key teachings from thought leaders, and analyze the strategy of the big tech giants.Backed by Chinaccele… read more


Gamification is Not Copying Games with Monte Singman, iDreamSky Technology

01:47 Welcome Monte to the podcast

02:13 How Monte got into gaming

04:01 Transition to business

06:30 What drove Monte to the US

09:30 Adoption of games in Asia

11:57  Drivers behind creating new games

16:15 Asian games focus more on functions

19:50 Playing video games is an easy way to fill in boredom

23:31 Challenges to implement gamification

25:03 “The core asset of gamification is fun”

27:15 Why kids like playing games rather than study

28:30 “Most gamification activities are superficial”

34:29 How to make the process pleasurable

36:50 Is VR a must-have for games?

41:11 The technology that will change the game industry

Many thanks to our host Oscar Ramos; our guest Monte Singman; producer Eva Shi; editors David and Geep; organizer Chinaccelerator; and sponsors People Squared and Himalaya. Be sure to check out our website

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