REDWOOD CITY, Calif. — At one point this year, GungHo Online Entertainment’s Puzzle & Dragons was making $3.75 million a day — it’s practically a license to print money. And a gigantic slice of that money comes from Japan.
North America and Europe may have the skills to make some the industry’s best games, but profits are still hotter in Asia.
Who will make the next Puzzle & Dragons game? We’ll focus on making games for Japan, China, and South Korea.
After SoftBank’s investments in GungHo Entertainment and Supercell, gaming investments are hot again.
Guest Post Tim Merel is the founder of investment bank Digi-Capital.
Game investments also bounced back in Q3 compared to a year ago.