Posts Tagged: DeNA

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Dragon Eclipse: DeNA and Gloops Show Their First Co-Developed Social Game

The co-developed mobile RPG, which is dubbed Dragon Eclipse and looks very promising, is the first game to come out of the DeNA-Gloops partn...

  • June 27, 2013
  • at 12:55 pm
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DeNA Starts Integrating Casino Games Into its Chat App Comm

Dr. Serkan Toto is a gaming expert and independent consultant based in Tokyo. You can follow him on Twitter and his blog. This article is re...

  • May 30, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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DeNA Hits Record $2 Billion in Revenues for 2012, But Quarterly Profits and Income Slip Again

Japan-based social gaming platform DeNA (TYO:2432) has just rolled out its Q4 and full-year 2012 financials. After an expensive previous qua...

  • May 9, 2013
  • at 3:32 pm
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Groovy, Baby: DeNA Launches Social Music App for Japan

When the Japanese social gaming giant DeNA (TYO:2432) rebranded a couple of months ago, it also teased an upcoming social music service. Tod...

  • March 29, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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Sony to Sell Whole 13% Stake in DeNA for About $438 Million

Troubled gadget-maker Sony (NYSE:SNE) is selling off its whole 13.14 percent stake in Japanese mobile gaming firm DeNA (TYO:2432). As Sony l...

  • March 4, 2013
  • at 6:00 pm
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11 Hot Mobile Messaging Apps from Asia and How They’re Super-Innovative

With the numbers Rick released on mobile messaging apps growth, and Willis’ post on how heated the mobile messaging battle is getting, I t...

  • February 12, 2013
  • at 12:09 pm
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DeNA and Nexon Partner to Bring More Mobile Games to Mobage

Hot on the heels of last week’s rebranding announcement, Japan’s DeNA (TYO:2432) has announced a major partnership today with ga...

  • January 18, 2013
  • at 4:00 pm
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Japanese Mobile Social Gaming: 2012 in Review

It has been a pretty busy year in the mobile space in Japan. While the prevailing narrative in most western media has been the demise of Jap...

  • January 4, 2013
  • at 4:35 pm
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Cygames’ Rage of Bahamut Surpasses 10 Million Users Worldwide

Japanese gaming publisher Cygames has announced that its hit mobile social game Rage of Bahamut has surpassed the milestone of 10 million re...

  • December 21, 2012
  • at 1:00 pm
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Japan’s DeNA Seeks Expert Advice, Puts MIT’s Joi Ito on New Advisory Board

Japanese web and social gaming company DeNA (TYO:2432) has created its first advisory board to seek expert advice from industry luminaries o...

  • June 21, 2013
  • at 4:00 pm
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DeNA Reveals the Secret Sauce In Its Latest Mobile RPG Global Hit

Developed by Japanese gaming company DeNA, Blood Brothers is a popular mobile game that has hit number one place in 33 countries. It is also...

  • May 21, 2013
  • at 10:00 pm
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Discussion: Mobile Gaming in Southeast Asia (Live Blog)

While Android is on the rise in Southeast Asia, it’s still a very fragmented market. There are lots of feature phone users and browser...

  • April 5, 2013
  • at 12:20 pm
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From Line to Puzzles and Dragons, Japan Rocks the World at App Monetization [STATS]

Regular readers will know that Japanese smartphone owners are great for spending money on apps. Now we have new data from AppAnnie, released...

  • March 7, 2013
  • at 9:28 pm
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Korean Gaming Giant Nexon Hits $1.2 Billion Revenue in 2012, Marches on to Mobile

Nexon’s (TYO:3659) Q4 2012 results are just in. In brief, the Korean gaming giant did okay. Last quarter saw Nexon hitting ¥30.94 bil...

  • February 13, 2013
  • at 5:45 pm
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DeNA’s Revenue Hits $567 million in 3Q, Operating Profit Dips 3% on Aggressive Promotion of Comm App

Update, 12.37am: A DeNA representative further explained on my note about the company’s slight dip in operating profit. He stated that...

  • February 7, 2013
  • at 4:16 pm
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DeNA Gets a Playful Rebranding, Plans to Release Social Music App in Japan

Recently we looked back on what was a pretty busy year for Japan’s DeNA (TYO:2432). The internet and social games company has expanded...

  • January 10, 2013
  • at 2:45 pm
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Understanding DeNA and Mobage: A Graphical Overview

As the Tokyo editor for TechInAsia, one of the biggest tech players I’ve had to watch over the past year has been DeNA (TYO:2432), as the ...

  • December 26, 2012
  • at 1:00 pm
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Separating the Men from the Boys in Japan’s Online Social Scene

The folks over at Looops Communications recently put together a good overview of some of the major social platforms in Japan [1]. And there&...

  • December 19, 2012
  • at 10:00 pm
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