Puzzle & Dragons players under 20 in Japan can only spend $200 a month.
One of Japan’s most popular games is catching on in the west.
Puzzle & Dragons will have an Angry Birds-themed level. Rovio will also hold an art contest for fans of both games.
Social-game developer Wooga found success on mobile with Jelly Splash, a color-tile matching game with more than 10 million downloads in eight weeks on iOS.
Clash of Clans characters, enemies, and more invade Puzzle & Dragons in SuperCell’s first collaboration with GungHo since the latter company invested big bucks in the former.
The price reflects SoftBank’s desire to get content for its telecom holdings and move into the West.
Finnish developer Supercell claims it will remain independent and will use the cash to move into global publishing.
Plants vs. Zombies 2 was the most downloaded game in the iOS App Store last month, while Candy Crush Saga continues to dominate the Google Play store.
Tetris Monster combines the puzzle game with fighting-monster role-playing mechanics — just like Puzzle & Dragons.
John Riccitiello says distribution is king in games, but content will eventually rule.
GungHo’s Freak Tower is a free-to-play mobile tower-building game.
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A designer reveals how free-to-play games “trick” people into spending money.
Supercell and GungHo Online Entertainment’s mobile crossover event comes down to regional influence and shared inside knowledge.
GungHo and Supercell form a tag-team to promote each other’s games.
The chief financial officer of Nexon saw very little that would impact the future of the game industry at E3.
The same games are topping the revenue charts even as new titles invade the most-downloaded list for iOS and Android.
Kristian Segerstrale is joining the board of the maker of the enormously lucrative Clash of Clans mobile game.
Puzzle & Dragons developer GungHo is growing at an unbelievable rate and has $15.1 billion on hand.
With 450 people at its U.S. headquarters, Japan’s Gree is chasing after the giant mobile game.
Puzzle & Dragons Z brings the puzzle-RPG to a traditional portable device for the first time.
Kabam will take a piece of revenue in exchange for localizing, marketing, and distributing Japanese games in U.S. and Europe.
The launch of The Drowning, a novel first-person shooter on the iPad, is drawing near.
The company’s hit game is on its way to $1 billion in revenue, and its market value is bigger than Zynga’s.
Puzzle & Dragons is generating $2.5 million in revenue a day.
SoftBank dropped $265 million to take 58.5 percent of GungHo Entertainment.
Despite fewer recent downloads, Puzzle & Dragons is one of the highest-grossing iOS and Android games.
December saw an astounding increase in revenues and downloads for mobile games.