If you’re a Blink, V.I.P or iKONIC, it’s time to experience these new mobile games and play with favorite songs of your idols.
You can now play these global hits, namely “ Playing with Fire ” by BLACKPINK, “ BANG BANG BANG ” by BIG BANG, “ Love Scenario ” and “ Killing Me ” by iKON; on most of the top music games by Amanotes, including Magic Tiles 3 , Tiles Hop , and Dancing Road . These four K-pop hits are being rolled out in over 15 games, available in more than 100 countries and territories worldwide.
Amanotes recently announced partnership with YG Entertainment, one of Korea’s top entertainment labels, led by licensed BLACKPINK, BIG BANG & iKON hits to be included in Amanotes-released games. This sets the foundation for more K-Pop content to be incorporated into the top-charted apps, reaching millions of mobile enthusiasts every day. The partnership also sees a viable future where more artists can use these unconventional mobile platforms to reach music lovers worldwide.
Jheric Delos Angeles, Global Head of Marketing for Amanotes, shared: “This partnership with YG Entertainment will be the beginning of more collaborations in the near future as we aim to provide everyone with the newest and hottest releases from their favorite artists. This will also enable us to develop an interactive music ecosystem where artists and listeners can
connect. With our vision that ‘Everyone Can Music’, we hope to provide platforms that allow people to not just listen to music, but also interact with it.”
K-Pop’s presence in mobile games is a new way for K-fans to interact with their beloved jams. As the popularity of South Korean stars prospers, more access to their idols have been facilitated for international fandoms. Not only by listening, but global users can now also immerse themselves in complete song experience, simply through tapping and dragging motion to the beat of these global hits.
Korean Pop (K-Pop) is undoubtedly one of the most sizable success stories of Hallyu (Korean Wave). As the world streamed over 134 billion minutes of K-Pop music so far on Spotify, there seem to be no language boundaries in enjoying music. Across 98 nations, the Korean Foundation in joint with South Korean Foreign Ministry identified 1,799 Hallyu fan clubs with
99.32 million fans, as of December 2019. Some of the big names in the industry have attained global success, such as BLACKPINK breaking several world records with their latest single “ How You Like That ”. These international inroads were predominantly generated through unique cultural references embedded in modern and trending themes. With their proven
triumphant formula, the sensational Korean Wave will continue to be an influential force in the contemporary culture and media landscape worldwide.
The mobile gaming industry is booming in the first half of 2020 as Newzoo reported more people to turn to online entertainment, coping with coronavirus social distancing period. App Annie recorded over 13 billion downloads on mobile games alone in Q1-2020. The music game genre particularly is the new frontier in mobile games as more publishers leverage
entertaining musical content driven by simple addictive gameplay to reach mass users.
Amanotes is a fast-growing music-tech company from Vietnam. Their goal is to delight people with interactive music experiences. Some of their chart-topping hyper-casual games include Magic Tiles 3, Tiles Hop, Dancing Road, etc. Amanotes garnered over 1 Billion downloads worldwide with almost 100 Million users every month. In 2019, Amanotes was listed as the #1 mobile apps publisher from Southeast Asia, the #1 music games publisher in the world, and one of the top 20 mobile apps publishers in the world across all app categories.
Fans are encouraged to upload how they are enjoying playing to their favorite K-Pop songs, and hitting the top scores on social media with #AmanotesxYG.