In the last edition of The Free Zone, we took a look at the first half of the year and gave a few thoughts about what the rest of the year might bring. In today's edition, we offer a few more musings about the six months behind us. See what you think and then weigh in with your own thoughts.
This year's edition of the China Digital Entertainment Expo & Conference wrapped up on Sunday. More often called ChinaJoy, it didn't exactly generate a lot of news. Well, not in this hemisphere anyway. This seems at least partially due to a kind of chicken and egg situation. I suspect there would be greater interest among western consumers if the show got more coverage, but it's not easy for publications to justify the cost of sending writers based on the probable immediate level of readership. So, we only get dribbles of news and information from the main industry event in the world's largest and in some ways most important market.
Read more of Richard Aihoshi's The Free Zone: More Mid-Year Musing.