With 10 million downloads in its first month and 96 percent of players outside of Japan, Brain Dots solidifies Translimit as a mobile gaming hitmaker.
Brainwars is gaining ground on the competition and the company behind it will be releasing more new games this year.
The competitive brain teaser app figured out how to connect people without relying on common knowledge or language.
Line will work with Cyberagent and Gree to create RPGs and "authentic" core games for its platform.
New joint ventures with Cyberagent, Gree, manga publishers, and Sony Music will boost Line's position as much more than a messaging service.
Movida Japan, the startup accelerator founded by Taizo Son, gave its fifth graduating class of startups the stage at a Demo Day event in Tokyo yesterday.