Posts Tagged: social games

Can Japan’s KLab prove it is capable of competing with DeNA and Gree?

Japanese gaming company KLab is trying to recover from a disastrous 2014. Will the market allow it?

  • July 14, 2014
  • at 9:00 am
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Social Games and Gaming Trends in Japan (Slideshare Presentation)

When Dr. Serkan Toto says something about Japan’s social gaming scene, we tend to listen, because he’s an expert with years of e...

  • April 2, 2013
  • at 9:30 am
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Japanese Social Game Publisher Cygames Has Over 20 Million Total Users

Japanese game developer Cygames (a CyberAgent subsidiary) has announced today that its social games portfolio has amassed more than 20 milli...

  • January 8, 2013
  • at 3:30 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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Alien Family: GREE’s Second Game for North America

Following up on Zombie Jombie, the first title from its North American studio, Japanese social gaming giant GREE (TYO:3632) has now released...

  • March 27, 2012
  • at 9:00 pm
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Adways Indonesia Expands to Social Mobile Games

Adways Indonesia – a subsidiary of the Japanese advertising company Adways – is expanding its reach to social mobile games. The ...

  • December 21, 2011
  • at 12:30 pm
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The9 Shares 3 Ways To Boost Gaming Revenue in China

This article is part of our coverage of the 2011 China Mobile Developers Conference. The9 (NASDAQ:NCTY) is a China-based gaming giant that ...

  • November 3, 2011
  • at 5:00 pm
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As Social Network Kaixin Loses 65% of Traffic, How Did it Lose its Groove?

The web traffic stats site Alexa reveals that China's former top social networking site has lost 65 percent of its traffic in ...

  • August 3, 2011
  • at 6:33 pm
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Facebook Credits Launch in India

Great news for Indian Facebook App Developers: Facebook just rolled out ‘Facebook Credits’ in India. This is a virtual currency...

  • June 16, 2011
  • at 9:12 pm
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After 4 years of veggie stealing, Renren shuts down ‘Happy Farm’

Happy Farm (and its English Zynga clone Farmville) made a big splash in the casual gaming world back in 2009, and for a few years, it was di...

  • August 21, 2013
  • at 9:30 am
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GREE Officially Releases NFL Shuffle, Still Not Ready For Prime Time [Update: Now it's ready!]

Today GREE (TYO:3632) announced that it is officially releasing its NFL-branded card battle game for iPhone, called NFL Shuffle. Of course, ...

  • January 24, 2013
  • at 5:40 pm
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Social games analytics and pesonalization engine Sogamo raises funds from IncuVest

Singapore's real-time analytics and monetization recommendation engine for social games, Sogamo, has recently closed USD 500K in seed fundin...

  • December 20, 2012
  • at 3:02 pm
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6waves Announces Partnership with 32 Game Devs, Half Based in Asia

Social and mobile games publisher 6waves [1] has announced 32 new partnerships in the social gaming space, spanning 11 different countries i...

  • March 29, 2012
  • at 10:30 am
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Japan’s GREE Has Big Plans for America in 2012

Furthering its already very broad expansion, Japan’s GREE (TYO:3632) announced over the weekend that it would be setting up new office...

  • February 13, 2012
  • at 1:30 pm
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Japan’s Virtual Star Hatsune Miku Invades CyberAgent’s Pico World

CyberAgent America’s (a subsidiary of Tokyo-based CyberAgent) Pico World is already going strong over on Facebook, and today the virtual ...

  • November 25, 2011
  • at 2:00 pm
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Google India Ropes In Bollywood Superstar Shahrukh Khan to promote Google+. But Will It Work?

Google India head Rajan Anandan yesterday announced in a press conference that it has joined hands with the Bollywood superstar Shahrukh Kha...

  • September 27, 2011
  • at 11:00 pm
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The Quest To Consolidate Mobile Gaming Platforms in Asia

Mobile gaming platforms are largely dominated by Asian companies, thanks to giant mobile-centric markets including Japan, China, and Indones...

  • July 30, 2011
  • at 11:00 am
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Location-Based Bouncity Launches: Ready for the Challenge?

Bouncity is a location-based gaming platform and is just one of the many great products developed by PhaseDev (WayangForce is also by these ...

  • June 9, 2011
  • at 10:45 am
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