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[Games] Japan Watch: Software charts wage Super Robot War(s Z)

[Games] Japan Watch: Software charts wage Super Robot War(s Z)

Insanely popular turn-based strategy game featuring anime mechas top software charts sales; PlayStation's portable dominate hardware
News 5
18 hours ago
Puzzle & Dragons maker's four games each net close to US$1M a month

Puzzle & Dragons maker’s four games each net close to US$1M a month

Apart from the obvious Puzzle & Dragons, GungHo Entertainment's money-makers are Princess Punt Sweets, Summons Board, Ragnarok Online/Odyssey titles
19 hours ago
Meet DEVSISTERS, the studio behind popular LINE game Cookie Run

Meet DEVSISTERS, the studio behind popular LINE game Cookie Run

LINE game Cookie Run has become commonplace, but reading tweets about the game is still exciting for creators DEVSISTERS
14, Apr 2014
Capcom to spend a whopping US$80M in new R&D buildings

Capcom to spend a whopping US$80M in new R&D buildings

The two new buildings from the house that built Street Fighter will house facilities such as motion capture room and a sound effects/music production studio
14, Apr 2014
Vietnam's mobile content marketplace Appota raises millions to go global

Vietnam’s mobile content marketplace Appota raises millions to go global

With 3.5 million monthly active users, Appota wants to further expand in Southeast Asia, and enter Africa and South America
14, Apr 2014
Ookbee secures Series B funding from transcosmos

Ookbee secures Series B funding from transcosmos

Thai e-book store has partnered with Japan's transcosmos to strengthen its e-commerce business and further expand in Southeast Asia
8, Apr 2014
Ultra Street Fighter IV arcade version out in Asia on April 17

Ultra Street Fighter IV arcade version out in Asia on April 17

Singapore's TKA Amusement arcade operators to bring in eight cabinets, possibly for main Bugis Junction outlet
News 7
7, Apr 2014
Orange Japan brings startup accelerator programme to Seoul and Taipei

Orange Japan brings startup accelerator programme to Seoul and Taipei

Applications to handpick five to six startups in each of the two places will open this mid-May. The programme will launch in September
7, Apr 2014
Japanese chat app LINE surpasses 400 million users on all platforms

Japanese chat app LINE surpasses 400 million users on all platforms

Akira Morikawa, CEO, LINE Corporation, wants the company to hit 500 million users by end-2014. Can he end the year early?
2, Apr 2014
Square Enix rethinks triple-A focus; goes back to Japanese RPG roots

Square Enix rethinks triple-A focus; goes back to Japanese RPG roots

Square Enix President Yosuke Matsuda says the company will make future games without focusing too much on their global aspect and appeal
1, Apr 2014
Puzzle & Dragons hits 30 million downloads worldwide

Puzzle & Dragons hits 30 million downloads worldwide

GungHo Online Entertainment's breadwinner celebrates milestone by enabling double experience and skill points gain
27, Mar 2014
iChef cooks up a storm at Echelon Japan Satellite 2014

iChef cooks up a storm at Echelon Japan Satellite 2014

Restaurant POS app iChef grabs top spot at Echelon Japan Satellite 2014; translation app Worldjumper crowned People's Choice
News 35
27, Mar 2014
Rakuten celebrates Singapore launch with 3-day event; promotes LINE and Viber

Rakuten celebrates Singapore launch with 3-day event; promotes LINE and Viber

Rakuten is officially in Singapore... never mind the fact that its localised site went live three months ago!
Business 188
27, Mar 2014
Xbox One out in Singapore, India, Korea and Japan this September

Xbox One out in Singapore, India, Korea and Japan this September

Microsoft's new console will be out later this year in 22 other countries; more details in April
News 16
18, Mar 2014
LINE launches Android version of low-cost call service in 8 countries

LINE launches Android version of low-cost call service in 8 countries

The eight countries include Japan, Thailand and the Philippines. Users can now call non-users on mobile and landline via LINE for a fee
18, Mar 2014
DeNA China: Mobile gaming in China still catching up with Japan

DeNA China: Mobile gaming in China still catching up with Japan

CEO Yi Ren says that while Japan's mobile gaming market is established, China has managed to catch up only in 2013
News 12
7, Mar 2014

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