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Japanese social gaming firm DeNA signs marketing alliance with game developer Nexon

Japanese gaming giant DeNA has announced a new partnership with free-to-play online game developer Nexon that will see DeNA provide marketing support as Nexon brings more games to the Mobage platform. Nexon already publishes games to DeNA’s service, but the

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DeNA’s Swedish studio developing mobile FPS

DeNA announced today the first title from subsidiary studio Scattered Entertainment in Stockholm, Sweden.The Drowning will be a “console-quality” first-person-shooter planned for iOS devices in early 2013. Scattered’s new title is centered around surviving in a post-apocalyptic world and will

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DeNA: “Coming out of hibernation”

The mobile game giant’s US subsidiary has signed up 10 new developers and talks with us about its evolving business. The mobile game market is a very competitive area right now, as publishers of all kinds are looking at the

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ngmoco CEO is leaving

Over the years, however, ngmoco has fallen from its peak in popularity, as it was acquired by the Japanese social gaming giant DeNA, and then decided to focus mostly on bringing cheap ports of that company’s games over to Android

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DeNA secures Transformers IP for mobile games in Europe and US

As part of Japanese mobile games giant DeNA’s expansion into Western territories, the company has announced a partnership with publisher Hasbro to bring mobile games based on the popular Transformers franchise to Europe and the U.S. (…) This new three-year

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DeNA post record revenues of $1.82 billion

The company posted record full-year revenues of of $1.82 billion (¥145.1b/£1.12b/€1.4b), a 29 per cent increase over the prior year. Net income for the year was $438 million (¥34.5b/£268m/€333m), up from $396 million. DeNA attributes its strong performance to the

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Ngmoco partners with Glu Mobile

Following its November partnership with TinyCo, social games outfit ngmoco (now a DeNA-owned company) is partnering with game publisher Glu Mobile, Inc. The deal will brings Glu’s popular Gun Bros game to ngmoco’s Mobage gaming platform for Android. (…) DeNA

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DeNA reports Revenue increase

Tokyo-based social and mobile gaming giant DeNA today posted financial results for the fiscal quarter ended September 30, 2011, reporting a rise in both revenue and profits year-over-year. (…) During the quarter, DeNA saw its social games network expand to

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Mobage is coming to Android and iOS

DeNA’s Mobage mobile gaming network is very popular in Japan – 32 million subscribers and counting – so it’s looking to expand to the rest of world. It’s currently available in beta on Android Market as a standalone app, as

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DeNA Director believes that its own monetization technique is better than Zyngas

“With Zynga, monetization often comes in the form of energy refills, or area expansions, or item unlocks, or decorative stuff. If you ask whether there’s any reason to buy all of that, there really isn’t. So I think the biggest

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