DeNA

Japanese mobile gaming and ecommerce platform DeNA reported first quarter results of JPY 52.2 billion JPY (US$532 million), up 10 percent year on year. The company's operating profit for the period...
Tellit

GREE has notified Tellit users to announce plans to close the service at the start of September. "We launched Tellit last year in an effort to make it easy for people to...
Cavemania

Chinese mobile game publisher Yodo1 revealed today that the company has partnered with US developer BonusXP to distribute Cavemania worldwide this fall. The Texas-based mobile game studio has also produced Age...
GupShup

GupShup has announced the roll out of nine Indian languages for users of the company's mobile messaging app in India: Hindi, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Marathi, Punjabi, Malayalam, Tamil and Telugu. The...
Kakao Games

Korea’s Kakao game platform has acquired 30 million players, according to Kakao's Eric Choi. The platform is part of the Kakao Talk mobile messaging service, with 100 million users and available...
Nexon and Rumble Entertainment

Korean online gaming publisher Nexon has announced a cash investment in exchange for a minority stake in US developer Rumble Entertainment, maker of F2P social titles for hardcore gamers on multiple...
DeNA China

DeNA's Wang Yong, the Japanese social gaming platform's CEO in China, stated at a ChinaJoy press gathering that the company continues to bear pressure in the Chinese market and from domestic...
Freak Tower

GungHo Online, the Japanese developer behind the mobile hit Puzzle & Dragons, announced the launch of their newest F2P title for iOS and Android, the tower-defence building sim Freak Tower. GungHo’s...
Excalibur

Chinese game studio Linekong's mobile title Excalibur has tallied over 20 million downloads in China. Developed with an eye to global markets and currently localised in-house, Linekong now plans to launch...
Tiny Pop and Heroes War

South Korean game developer and publisher Com2uS has announced the global release Tiny Pop and Heroes War for iOS and Android platforms. Tiny Pop and Heroes War are popular in Korea, having...
Perfect World China Mobile

Perfect World CEO Wang Xiao and China Mobile Game Service Center (CMGSC) GM Liu Hao jointly announced the new strategic alliance for mobile devices at ChinaJoy in Shanghai. Wang Xiao said, "We...
Chen and Wang

Speaking at the China Digital Entertainment Congress in Shanghai, Touch Technology CEO Chen Haozhi and Blue Harbor CEO Wang Feng talked about the changing domestic games market and the challenges of...
Chinese smartphone users

In a press briefing yesterday, a spokesman from China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) said that Chinese mobile Internet revenues grew by 56.8 per cent for the first half...
Renren Flurry

China's Renren Games has formed a partnership with US mobile analytics firm Flurry to provide analytics and monetisation services to Chinese mobile game developers on Renren Games’ publishing platform. The new...
Line India

According to Line’s global strategy and marketing chief Jun Masuda, Line has “gained five million users only in three weeks” in India. Jun also notes that Line faces stiff competition for users...
Kingdom Corps

Japanese game studio Aiming Inc. takes Kingdom Corps global with the game's release on Apple's App Store and Google Play. Kingdom Corps is a free-to-play, online card-based strategy RPG and mobile...
Vietnam

Despite the large number of licensed Chinese and Korean titles that dominate the PC and mobile online game markets in Vietnam, the recent success of the homegrown online mobile title Van...
Chinajoy and WMGC 2013

As the games publishing industry faces significant new challenges worldwide with the rise of mobile games, Chinese and overseas business leaders will gather next week in Shanghai to map out strategies...
Tencent WeChat Linklink

Following the success of Japan's Line and Korea's KakaoTalk in turning chat apps into mobile game platforms, Tencent has rolled out the social game LinkLink on Weixin (the Chinese WeChat). Tencent...
Yodo1 and SingTel

Led by Singapore's SingTel, the Chinese smartphone game publisher Yodo1 has acquired US$5 million in Series A funding to meet demand from Western game studios looking to enter China's 300 million+...