Developing hit products: An Interview with COLOPL



Soon after COLOPL released “Treasure Detective”, its first mobile social game in January this year, the game found itself solidly situated on the top-grossing ranks. Until now, the company has released three mobile social games, each of which has subsequently become a hit.  In this interview we talked with Iwao Muramatsu, the person responsible for social games at COLOPL, about the company’s game development.続きを読む

Aiming for the Top in Mobile Gaming: A Talk with COLOPL’s Naruatsu Baba


We had an interview with Naruatsu Baba, COLOPL's CEO and posted it on Tech in Asia (Article Link).

COLOPL is a mobile game developer doing well on both Android and iOS. Especially, they are having ahuge success in Android, seen as the No.1 developer in the Japanese Google Play. Mr. Baba told us some interesting pieces about their success and future vision.

Aiming for the Top in Mobile Gaming: A Talk with COLOPL’s Naruatsu Baba [Tech in Asia]

gloops Released their Japanese Hit Title Globally


, a Japan-based social game developer, released "Warriors of Odin (Goolge Play)" worldwide. gloops had some big news recently, anounced global partnership with DeNA two weeks ago(Related Article), and was acquired by Korea's online gaming giant Nexon this week. The game is available on Android, being their first global title after the partnership anouncement with DeNA, and uses their Mobage network.

Picks of the Week [September 28, 2012]


Here are 3 must read stories this week to catch up the mobile-social gaming market.
  • Spotlights on Mobile at Tokyo Game Show
  • Amazon deals with Device Fragmentation with a New Feature
  • Google Play hits 25 billion downloads

[TGS 2012] Gree's Drastic Change


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One of the booth recieving most attention in Tokyo Game Show 2012 was Gree's one. They ran one of the largest booths in the show and 32 titles were playable there.続きを読む