The gaming giant will dedicate most of resources to games but is hedging its bets with a variety of news businesses such as manga and DNA testing.
Business icon Tomoko Namba will be discussing Japan’s future and the state Japan’s startups during her much anticipated keynote speech.
Japanese gaming company KLab is trying to recover from a disastrous 2014. Will the market allow it?
Goodpatch, a young design firm in Tokyo, is becoming the company of choice for many in the tech community. Its CEO, Naofumi Tsuchiya, dropped out of college to become an entrepreneur.
DeNA and Incubate Fund lead US$51 million investment into neighborhood crowdsourcing site, Any+Times.
DeNA leads investment in parking space reservation service Akippa for undisclosed amount. Akippa can reserve less than 1 percent of Japan’s parking spaces.
Japan’s DeNA built its empire from games for feature phones and desktop PCs, but its legacy in leisure isn’t stopping it from tackling more serious matters. The company announced today it has formed t...
Between, the South Korean app for couples, will launch an ecommerce store today. It also hit 1M users in Japan and attracted two new investors.
Quipper, a London-based mobile learning company founded in 2010 by Masa Watanabe, co-founder of Japanese mobile social gaming giant DeNA, disclosed today that it has raised £3.4m (US$5.8m) from invest...
It appears that DeNA’s (TYO:2432) music streaming app has hit a Spotify of trouble. Sorry, I mean a spot of trouble. DeNA has announced that Groovy, which launched in March last year, is shutting down...
Monster Grand Prix by Mobage and Ixora Studios is a fun little competitive running game that's good for quick perk me ups.
DeNA Mobage has released an action-strategy game based on the anime Attack on Titan, and I can’t put it down.
Line, a Japanese instant messaging app, had a remarkable year last year, doubling its user base and becoming Japan’s largest social network.
DeNA Co., Japan’s massive mobile internet service company, has reported a fairly substantial dip in revenue and profits in the past quarter.
The team at DeNA must be wearing out the minus buttons on their calculators. The mobile social gaming company posted its Q3 financial report (for October to December in human time) this afternoon, and...
DeNA Mobage has just announced a game that is sure to cause your brain to either explode from challenging puzzles or melt from overwhelming cuteness. Let me introduce Mame Shiba Puzzle.
It’s game over: Japanese gaming giants DeNA and Namco Bandai will close their joint venture in March
BNDeNA, the joint venture that Mobage operator DeNA (TYO:2432) and Namco Bandai (TYO:7832) launched in 2011 is set to close. According to the company, it will shut on March 31 this year.
Want some free manga? Japanese web giant DeNA yesterday released a new e-reader for Manga lovers, and all the content is completely free. Manga Box features 28 titles at launch, many of which are in b...