It should come as no surprise that some of Japan's smash hit games are also the most heavily advertised on television.
Kamcord, the US-based mobile game video recording SDK, has raised a US$15M series B funding round led by GungHo, with participation from Wargaming and Tencent.
So Puzzle & Dragons is finally coming to China next year. But are Chinese gamers in 2015 going to be all that excited about playing 2013's hottest mobile game?
Monster Strike by Mixi has fought Puzzle & Dragons for dominance on the app store charts, and it was finally able to do that in November 2014.
Gree not saying sayonara to games, looks for the ‘next big trend’ with diverse investments (#StartupAsia)
It might seem random to most, but naturally Tanaka has his reasons.
The companies behind Puzzle and Dragons and Brave Frontier are looking to attract more Asian and Western gamers.
Gungho will set up shop in Singapore next month to focus on Asia and emerging markets. And it has $300 million to spend.
This new Japanese billionaire wants to nurture the domestic startup ecosystem (#StartupAsia preview)
Puzzles & Dragons developer Gungho chairman and Movida Japan CEO Taizo Son will speak at Startup Asia Tokyo 2014.
GungHo's two biggest mobile games, Puzzle and Dragons and Princess Punt Sweets, are teaming up for one big event.
A recent financial report released by GungHo Online Entertainment shows that the company has had a phenomenal year.
Ever played the dungeon crawling, dragon infested, puzzle RPG that is Puzzle and Dragons and said to yourself, “you know what this game needs, cute kittens”?