Posts Categorized: Gaming


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Japan’s Location-based Game Platform Colopl Passes 3 Million Users

Over on Asiajin, Chiho Komoriya points out that Japanese game developer Colopl Inc. announced early this month their eponymous location-base...

  • October 30, 2012
  • at 9:08 am
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Japan’s DeNA Partners with Yahoo Kimo for Mobile Games in Taiwan

More news from the folks at DeNA (TYO:2432) today as the Japanese gaming company is announcing a partnership to bring its Mobage platform to...

  • October 24, 2012
  • at 3:40 pm
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GREE’s Monster Quest is Number 1 Free Game in US

The folks over at Gamebiz.jp pointed out yesterday evening that GREE’s (TYO:3632) new title Monster Quest, which was released just las...

  • October 23, 2012
  • at 10:02 am
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Kotagames Loves Sexy Girls: Beta Launches Hisho Collection Game

[Updated on October 23: I'd like to clarify that Hisho Collection Mall Empire was developed by Singapore’s Daylight Studios with Japan’s...

  • October 19, 2012
  • at 9:45 pm
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GREE Releases Monster Quest, New iOS Game from Funzio Team

GREE’s (TYO:3632) US studio has just announced a new title, as Monster Quest has just dropped for iPhone and iPad. The game is free to...

  • October 19, 2012
  • at 10:15 am
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Kotagames’ Felix Ramli Shares his Recipe for Great Feature Phone Games

During the Startup Asia Bandung Hackathon, Felix Ramli, the director of feature phone game developer Kotagames and also the founder of Indon...

  • October 17, 2012
  • at 5:20 pm
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A Look at “Glorious Mission,” China’s Military-Produced Call of Duty Clone

The People’s Liberation Army-developed game Glorious Mission kicked up quite a fuss a few years back when a trailer appeared to show t...

  • October 17, 2012
  • at 4:15 am
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Chinese Gaming Portal YY Shoots For US IPO

The Chinese gaming and downloads portal YY.com has taken its first step towards a US IPO – despite the frosty conditions for Chinese s...

  • October 16, 2012
  • at 12:05 pm
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Startup Asia Bandung Hackathon: The Winners

After all the coffee, snacks, and code-crunching that more than 600 developers went through at the 24-hour hackathon at Startup Asia Bandung...

  • October 15, 2012
  • at 12:42 pm
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GREE Acquires Japanese Social Game Publisher Pokelabo for $173.8 Million

Mobile gaming giant GREE (TYO:3632) has announced its acquisition of Japanese game publisher Pokelabo (short for ‘Pocket Laboratory...

  • October 25, 2012
  • at 10:00 am
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In Addition to Layoffs in US, Zynga Contemplates Closing Japan Office

Techcrunch is reporting that Zynga (NASDAQ:ZNGA) is laying off five percent of its full-time employees (about 160 people) and sunsetting 13 ...

  • October 24, 2012
  • at 10:00 am
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Perfect World Wins Rights to Operate DOTA 2 in China

Chinese game developer and operator Perfect World announced today that it has partnered with American game developer and operator Valve to b...

  • October 20, 2012
  • at 3:45 am
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Startup Asia Bandung Hackathon in an Infographic

We can’t thank everyone enough for your support at last weekend’s Startup Asia Bandung Hackathon. We had great fun over the 24 hours tha...

  • October 19, 2012
  • at 4:15 pm
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Indonesia Game Show 2012: Here are the Winning Game Developers

Last weekend, while we had our Startup Asia Bandung Hackathon, there was another interesting event taking place in over in Jakarta: the Indo...

  • October 17, 2012
  • at 8:20 pm
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China’s Shanda Games Partners with Square Enix on Mobile Games around Asia

China’s Shanda Games (NASDAQ:GAME) and Japanese game developer Square Enix (TYO:9684) have announced a mobile gaming partnership, repo...

  • October 17, 2012
  • at 1:20 pm
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Can Asia Take the Lead in the Next Generation of Social Games?

About the Author: Sangeet Paul Choudary writes regularly on strategies for online markets, and works closely with startups in these spaces i...

  • October 16, 2012
  • at 8:00 pm
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GREE Continues Overseas Investment Taking Minority Stake in eBuddy

It looks as though Japanese gaming giant GREE (TYO:3632) is continuing its activities overseas, this time with investment in chat service eB...

  • October 16, 2012
  • at 10:10 am
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Compfest 2012 Kicks off Tech-filled Fall Season in Indonesia

Computer Festival (CompFest) 2012 will be held on October 13th (tomorrow) and 14th at the Central Library in Indonesia University. Visitors ...

  • October 12, 2012
  • at 7:00 pm
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