Posts Categorized: Gaming

PopCap Launches Pirate-Themed Bejeweled Legend, But Only in Japan

Game developer PopCap is following up on its phenomenally popular Bejeweled game – which has more than 500 million downloads worldwide...

  • June 5, 2012
  • at 10:00 pm
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‘Rage of Bahamut’ for iOS Rising Steadily in Top Grossing App Charts

A few weeks back we told you about how Cygames Rage of Bahamut had become the top grossing Android app in the US. Well, it seems that since ...

  • June 5, 2012
  • at 12:10 pm
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New Details About Wii U from Nintendo Just Before E3

In a pre-E3 announcement, Nintendo (TYO:7974) has unveiled some new details about its upcoming Wii U game system. The company has been strug...

  • June 4, 2012
  • at 3:42 pm
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Japan’s GREE Gears Up For E3, After a Shaky Month at Home

Our readers may recall that last year’s Tokyo Game Show was a coming out party of sorts for GREE (TYO:3632), as the company turned mor...

  • June 1, 2012
  • at 10:01 pm
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Nintendo’s Iconic Game Characters Given New Life in Traditional Ukiyo Art Style

So here’s a really fun art project we stumbled across this evening. Artist Jed Henry has been creating amazing pictures of iconic Nint...

  • May 30, 2012
  • at 10:00 pm
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Taobao Cracks Down on Diablo 3 Sales, Vendors Start Selling “Pineapples”

Diablo 3 in China. But the game hasn’t been released yet here. Taobao vendors were doing a booming trade in, er, less-than-legal copie...

  • May 29, 2012
  • at 12:15 pm
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Korean Diablo 3 Players Ask Blizzard to Ban Chinese IPs

Blizzard’s newest drug game, Diablo 3, is busy consuming the lives of everyone worldwide who has purchased it over the past week or so...

  • May 25, 2012
  • at 10:00 am
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Plants vs Zombies Great Wall Edition Hits China, Shakes You Down For Small Change

The new Chinese-themed Plants vs Zombies Great Wall Edition has arrived, bringing new scenes and levels to PopCap’s popular gaming tit...

  • May 23, 2012
  • at 4:45 pm
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IPL Partnership with Netease and MarsTV Brings Pro Gaming to China

Professional gaming may be a nascent “sport” in the West, but in parts of East Asia, it’s serious business. Obviously, pro...

  • May 22, 2012
  • at 11:06 am
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DeNA Continues China Push, Partners with Renren on Mobile Games

Japanese social gaming giant DeNA (TYO:2432) is announcing today that it is allying with Chinese social networking site Renren (NYSE:RENN) i...

  • June 5, 2012
  • at 4:25 pm
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Serkan Toto on Why Japanese Social Gaming Giants Monetize Better

Serkan Toto, expert on social mobile gaming in Japan, has been kind enough to share with us a presentation that he gave recently on the succ...

  • June 4, 2012
  • at 5:40 pm
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TouchTen’s iOS Game Infinite Sky Poised to Fly High

TouchTen, an Indonesia-based game development studio, has released its newest title Infinite Sky. It was first released in the App Store wit...

  • June 3, 2012
  • at 12:09 pm
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Nintendo Says Japanese Authorities Have Arrested Alleged Game Pirate

According to Nintendo (TYO:7974), Japanese authorities in Aichi prefecture have arrested a ‘majikon’ vendor for suspected video ...

  • May 31, 2012
  • at 11:30 am
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Shanda Launches Confusingly-Named Mobile Game Platform G+

China’s gaming behemoth Shanda (NASDAQ:GAME) is very serious about mobile. So serious, in fact, that it’s releasing a phone next...

  • May 29, 2012
  • at 4:15 pm
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Tencent’s Online Gaming Dominance Grows as Market Expands to $1.78 Billion

A seasonal survey of China’s online gaming market by Analysys International reveals some stellar growth up to the end of 2012 Q1 ̵...

  • May 25, 2012
  • at 2:45 pm
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GREE’s Gaming Platform in Open Beta, as it Announces Another Key Gaming Partnership

Japanese social gaming giant GREE (TYO:3632) has announced that its new GREE Platform is now officially in Open Beta, and developers can dow...

  • May 24, 2012
  • at 9:08 am
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Xfire Ready for Asian Push, Partners with SEA Gaming

Xfire, a California- and Shanghai-based online community platform that offers social tools to PC gamers, is partnering up with Southeast Asi...

  • May 23, 2012
  • at 12:20 pm
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Chinese Third-Party Android App Store Sees 900 Million Downloads in Q1

New download stats compiled by Chinese app store 91 Mobile show that, in 2012 Q1, it saw the rate of Android app downloads more than double ...

  • May 21, 2012
  • at 10:21 pm
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