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  1. [...] mobile gaming space is hot right now with deals popping left and right. Less than a week after GREE bought social gaming platform OpenFeint for $104 million and six months after DeNA picked up Ngmoco for $403 million, budding social game platform rival [...]

  2. [...] million. CrowdStar raised $23 million and Funzio raised $20 million. On the acquisition side, Gree bought OpenFeint for $104 million. PapayaMobile raised $18 million and TinyCo raised $18 million. Rovio, the maker [...]

  3. [...] $24 million. CrowdStar raised $23 million and Funzio raised $20 million. On the merger side, Gree bought OpenFeint for $104 million. PapayaMobile lifted $18 million and TinyCo lifted $18 million. Rovio, the builder [...]

  4. [...] of OpenFeint, the mobile social network platform for iPhone and Android devices. Gree recently paid $104 million to buy OpenFeint. Not bad for a 26-year-old. Citron has done an interesting dance, staying out of the way of Apple [...]

  5. [...] claims to have 90 million users worldwide, for $104 million. Soon after Gree’s purchase, DeNA acquired San Francisco mobile game firm Ngmoco for $403 million. DeNA  also set up a new office in South [...]

  6. [...] Mobile/social hybrid apps haven’t yet truly taken off in the U.S. — Asia is another story, with mobile/social gaming-focused companies raising significant rounds and seeing great exits. [...]

  7. [...] on a global expansion similar to DeNA. Gree has 26 million users in Japan, and it recently bought OpenFeint for $104 million to get a foothold in mobile social games in the U.S., and it has alliances with Mig33 and Tencent [...]

  8. [...] on a global expansion similar to DeNA. Gree has 26 million users in Japan, and it recently bought OpenFeint for $104 million to get a foothold in mobile social games in the U.S., and it has alliances with Mig33 and Tencent [...]

  9. [...] the new CEO. He was previously head of Gree International, a division of Japan’s Gree. Gree purchased OpenFeint earlier this year for $104 million. That made a nice jackpot for 26-year-old [...]

  10. [...] the new CEO. He was previously head of Gree International, a division of Japan’s Gree. Gree purchased OpenFeint earlier this year for $104 million. That made a nice jackpot for 26-year-old [...]

  11. [...] as the new CEO. He was previously head of Gree International, a division of Japan’s Gree. Gree purchased OpenFeint earlier this year for $104 million. That made a nice jackpot for 26-year-old [...]

  12. [...] the new CEO. He was previously head of Gree International, a division of Japan’s Gree. Gree purchased OpenFeint earlier this year for $104 million. That made a nice jackpot for 26-year-old [...]

  13. [...] although Ngmoco says that the beta test results are still preliminary. Gree bought OpenFeint for $104 million earlier this year. OpenFeint founder Jason Citron recently left and was replaced by the head of [...]

  14. [...] although Ngmoco says that the beta test results are still preliminary. Gree bought OpenFeint for $104 million earlier this year. OpenFeint founder Jason Citron recently left and was replaced by the head of [...]

  15. [...] although Ngmoco says that the beta test results are still preliminary. Gree bought OpenFeint for $104 million earlier this year. OpenFeint founder Jason Citron recently left and was replaced by the head of [...]

  16. [...] although Ngmoco says that the beta test results are still preliminary. Gree bought OpenFeint for $104 million earlier this year. OpenFeint founder Jason Citron recently left and was replaced by the head of [...]

  17. [...] although Ngmoco says that the beta test results are still preliminary. Gree bought OpenFeint for $104 million earlier this year. OpenFeint founder Jason Citron recently left and was replaced by the head of [...]

  18. [...] although Ngmoco says that the beta test results are still preliminary. Gree bought OpenFeint for $104 million earlier this year. OpenFeint founder Jason Citron recently left and was replaced by the head of [...]

  19. [...] development is entirely logical given its acquisition of US-based Openfeint earlier this year, and the new platform will build on both services, according to Naoki Aoyagi, [...]

  20. [...] development is entirely logical given its acquisition of US-based Openfeint earlier this year, and the new platform will build on both services, according to Naoki Aoyagi, [...]

  21. [...] of OpenFeint in April 2011, now boasts 140 million users worldwide. After the announcement of the $104 million acquisition, the two companies explained that they would be creating “a global ecosystem of distribution [...]

  22. [...] of OpenFeint in April 2011, now boasts 140 million users worldwide. After the announcement of the $104 million acquisition, the two companies explained that they would be creating “a global ecosystem of distribution [...]

  23. [...] of OpenFeint in April 2011, now boasts 140 million users worldwide. After the announcement of the $104 million acquisition, the two companies explained that they would be creating “a global ecosystem of distribution [...]

  24. [...] of OpenFeint in April 2011, now boasts 140 million users worldwide. After the announcement of the $104 million acquisition, the two companies explained that they would be creating “a global ecosystem of distribution [...]

  25. [...] of OpenFeint in April 2011, now boasts 145 million users worldwide. After the announcement of the $104 million acquisition, the two companies explained that they would be creating “a global ecosystem of distribution [...]

  26. [...] of OpenFeint in April 2011, now boasts 145 million users worldwide. After the announcement of the $104 million acquisition, the two companies explained that they would be creating “a global ecosystem of distribution [...]

  27. [...] of OpenFeint in April 2011, now boasts 145 million users worldwide. After the announcement of the $104 million acquisition, the two companies explained that they would be creating “a global ecosystem of distribution [...]

  28. [...] of OpenFeint in April 2011, now boasts 145 million users worldwide. After the announcement of the $104 million acquisition, the two companies explained that they would be creating “a global ecosystem of distribution [...]

  29. [...] was an investor in OpenFeint, which was acquired by Japan’s Gree this year for $104 million. The9 also continues to invest in American game [...]

  30. [...] was an investor in OpenFeint, which was acquired by Japan’s Gree this year for $104 million. The9 also [...]

  31. [...] and DeNA already have operations in the US, having acquired OpenFeint and Ngmoco respectively, and this year has seen them both branch their networks out across the [...]

  32. [...] and DeNA already have operations in the US, having acquired OpenFeint and Ngmoco respectively, and this year has seen them both branch their networks out across the [...]

  33. [...] Japan’s Gree bought OpenFeint mobile social gaming network for $104 million. April 21. The deal helped Gree move into [...]

  34. [...] Japan’s Gree bought OpenFeint mobile social gaming network for $ 104 million. April 21. The deal helped Gree move into [...]

  35. [...] move will combine its existing games platform with OpenFeint, the US gaming platform that it acquired for $104 million last April, and take the DeNA-GREE rivalry to a new, international [...]

  36. [...] move will combine its existing games platform with OpenFeint, the US gaming platform that it acquired for $104 million last April, and take the DeNA-GREE rivalry to a new, international [...]

  37. [...] move will combine its existing games platform with OpenFeint, the US gaming platform that it acquired for $ 104 million last April, and take the DeNA-GREE rivalry to a new, international [...]

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  39. [...] move will combine its existing games platform with OpenFeint, the US gaming platform that it acquired for $104 million last April, and take its rivalry with DeNA to a new, international [...]

  40. [...] acquisition isn’t GREE’s first major deal, it bought Openfeint for $109 million back in 2010. That deal boosted its platform, and the Funzio purchase will now [...]

  41. [...] acquisition isn’t GREE’s first major deal, it bought Openfeint for $109 million back in 2010. That deal boosted its platform, and the Funzio purchase will now [...]

  42. [...] move will combine its existing games platform with OpenFeint, the US gaming platform that it acquired for $104 million last April, and take its rivalry with DeNA to a new, international [...]

  43. [...] companies, have made sizable purchases in the US to crack the North American market (ngmoco & OpenFeint respectively).  It remains to be seen whether they will have success; DeNA doesn’t seem to be [...]

  44. [...] took its first significant step in the region back in 2010, when it bought Openfeint, a global mobile gaming platform, for $109 [...]

  45. [...] took its first significant step in the region back in 2010, when it bought Openfeint, a global mobile gaming platform, for $109 [...]

  46. [...] its revamped global service — which incorporated Opeinfeint, the games service it bought for $104 million in April 2011 — but it is aiming to break away from its dependence on Apple and Google (Android) with the [...]

  47. [...] chcący włączyć je w ramy swojej własnej infrastruktury sieciowo-społecznościowej. OpenFeint wykupiono za 104 miliony dolarów, a świat spodziewał się prężnego rozwoju platformy. Niestety z dniem [...]

  48. [...] chcący włączyć je w ramy swojej własnej infrastruktury sieciowo-społecznościowej. OpenFeint wykupiono za 104 miliony dolarów, a świat spodziewał się prężnego rozwoju platformy. Niestety z dniem [...]

  49. [...] like INC which provided cross-platform saves) they never took off with developers or the public. However, the service was still purchased by GREE, and has been languishing recently as it transitions in to the GREE [...]

  50. [...] addition to opening new games studios there. It bought Funzio for $210 million last year and Openfeint for $109 million back in April 2011, though the latter business has since been transitioned to [...]

  51. [...] in addition to opening new games studios there. It bought Funzio for $210 million last year and Openfeint for $109 million back in April 2011, though the latter business has since been transitioned to [...]

  52. [...] addition to opening new games studios there. It bought Funzio for $210 million last year and Openfeint for $109 million back in April 2011, though the latter business has since been transitioned to [...]

  53. [...] in addition to opening new games studios there. It bought Funzio for $210 million last year and Openfeint for $109 million back in April 2011, though the latter business has since been transitioned to [...]

  54. [...] in addition to opening new games studios there. It bought Funzio for $210 million last year and Openfeint for $109 million back in April 2011, though the latter business has since been transitioned to [...]

  55. [...] in addition to opening new games studios there. It bought Funzio for $210 million last year and Openfeint for $109 million back in April 2011, though the latter business has since been transitioned to [...]

  56. […] hefty investments and acquisitions, such as the $210 million purchase of Funzio last year and $109 million deal for Openfeint, the social games platform that was transitioned to […]

  57. […] hefty investments and acquisitions, such as the $210 million purchase of Funzio last year and $109 million deal for Openfeint, the social games platform that was transitioned to […]

  58. […] zijn positie. GREE heeft zelf een soortgelijk sociaal netwerk voor mobiele games in Japan. Het lijkt er dus op dat de overname vooral marktuitbreiding betekent voor de nieuwe […]

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