Posts Categorized: Gaming

line pop

Line Pop Hits 10 Million Downloads in Just 12 Days

A little while back we told you about some new games launched by NHN Japan on its now famous and wildly popular chat app platform Line. Amon...

  • December 3, 2012
  • at 4:20 pm
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With 3 Million Users in Japan, DeNA Brings Final Fantasy Airborne Brigade to North America

DeNA (TYO:2432) and Square Enix (TYO:9684) are partnering to bring the first free-to-play, English Final Fantasy title to mobile phones in t...

  • November 30, 2012
  • at 2:50 pm
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Singaporean Government Invests in Chinese Gaming Community YY

Chinese gaming community YY has been having a good time since it debuted on the market (NASDAQ:YY) a couple weeks ago. It’s up over $1...

  • November 30, 2012
  • at 1:27 am
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GREE Partners with Latin America’s Biggest Game Dev Vostu to Bring ‘Shaking Vegas’ to Mobile

Japanese social gaming giant GREE (TYO:3632) is announcing today that it is partnering with Latin American game company Vostu to bring hit g...

  • November 28, 2012
  • at 9:40 am
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Talk to Chinese Gamers and Curse at Gold Farmers in WoW with this Handy Phrasebook

World of Warcraft players worldwide often complain about Chinese gold farmers, but how many have actually tried to communicate with them? Th...

  • November 27, 2012
  • at 2:00 am
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YY Stock Up 8.5% After First Day of Trading

All eyes were on YY (NASDAQ:YY) today as the Chinese gaming community was officially listed and offered for trading on the NASDAQ. Over the ...

  • November 22, 2012
  • at 5:58 am
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Game On! China’s YY Ready to Hit NASDAQ, Will Debut at $10.50 to Raise $82 Million

Ending an eight-month drought of Chinese IPOs, the gaming community YY (NASDAQ:YY) is about to hit the tickers at the start of trading in Ne...

  • November 21, 2012
  • at 9:45 pm
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First Singapore-Made PS3 Game ‘Page Chronica’ Hits Stores Today

This is a big day for Singaporean game developers Red Hare Studios as the team will release a Playstation 3 game called Page Chronica today....

  • November 21, 2012
  • at 10:50 am
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zookeeper battle

After iOS Success, Zookeeper Battle Breaks Out on Android

Japan’s Kiteretsu has released the Android version of its Zookeeper Battle app worldwide, after its iOS app has racked up more than a ...

  • November 20, 2012
  • at 3:40 pm
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Japan Overtakes US to Become Top Country for Google Play Revenues

The folks over at App Annie have released a pretty fascinating report that shows some interesting shifts that are happening in the mobile sp...

  • November 30, 2012
  • at 4:40 pm
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vampire-season

It’s Vampire Season for GREE, as its Latin American Invasion Continues

Yesterday Japanese mobile gaming giant GREE (TYO:3632) announced a partnership with Brazilian game developer Vostu, the leading social games...

  • November 30, 2012
  • at 11:17 am
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Viki Video App Comes Pre-Installed on Smartfren Android Devices

International video site Viki announced a partnership with Indonesian telco, handset manufacturer, and internet provider Smartfren a couple ...

  • November 29, 2012
  • at 11:25 am
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battle cats

Japanese Tower Defense Game ‘Battle Cats’ has Huge Potential

We recently wrote about Mr. Ninja, a fun iPhone game from Japanese developer Ponos. That game was fun for casual play, and for the first tim...

  • November 27, 2012
  • at 3:30 pm
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Japanese Social Giants DeNA and Mixi Agree on Common Game Developer Platform

Japanese social giants Mixi (TYO:2121) and DeNA (TYO:2432) announced today that they will form an alliance that will see their respective ga...

  • November 22, 2012
  • at 2:57 pm
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line-pop

Line’s iOS Games Dominate Japanese App Store

Korea’s Kakao recently claimed that its the first company to successfully merge a messaging service and social games. NHN Japan might ...

  • November 21, 2012
  • at 10:00 pm
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mr ninja

Free in the App Store Today: Ponos’s Mr. Ninja for iPhone

Here’s a fun iPhone game from the folks over at Japan-based Ponos Games which is today discounted from it’s regular price $0.99,...

  • November 21, 2012
  • at 12:00 pm
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anipang

Recipe for Domination? Korea’s Kakao Mixes Messaging and Gaming, Goes Global

Kakao Corporation’s messaging app KakaoTalk has been at the fore of a wave of Asian chat apps burning up handsets across the region. T...

  • November 20, 2012
  • at 9:00 pm
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Why Aren’t Indonesian Devs Building More Games on Blackberry?

Blackberry’s dominance in Indonesia is starting to falter, with Indonesians now more open to Android devices. RIM needs to start to worry ...

  • November 20, 2012
  • at 1:12 pm
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