Tag Archives: Gree
Thu, Oct 03, 2013 | 11:27 BST
Japanese social gaming giant Gree has shuttered its Osaka office, resulting in the loss of 200 jobs.
Wed, Jul 24, 2013 | 09:23 BST
X-Men: Battle of the Atom is the “next-generation card game” coming to mobile courtesy of Marvel and GREE.
Mon, Jul 08, 2013 | 22:37 BST
International mobile and social publisher Gree has closed its UK development and business teams, issuing a statement casting serious doubt on the Amsterdam office’s future.
Wed, May 15, 2013 | 10:49 BST
GREE – one of Japan’s leading social and mobile developers – has released its third-quarter financial results. For the quarter ended March 31, the company’s profit has slumped, prompting a change in strategy moving forward.
Sun, May 12, 2013 | 23:54 BST
Social and mobile publisher Gree has confirmed a series of lay-offs, with reports suggesting as many as 30 staff were made redundant.
Mon, Feb 18, 2013 | 22:29 GMT
Mobile publisher Gree and Yahoo Japan have teamed up to open a new developer of social and mobile games, GxYz Inc. GamesIndustry reports the two companies began laying the foundation for the new developer in November 2012, and have fronted ¥200 million ($2.1 million) in capital. Gree holds 51% of shares in the new company, while Yahoo holds the remaining 49%. The board of directors is composed of two members of each company, and Gree’s Tomoyuki Isaka will act as CEO. Social network provider Gree is a major force in mobile gaming in Japan and is expanding operations in the west. It’s responsible for Metal Gear Solid: Social Ops.
Mon, Feb 11, 2013 | 15:02 GMT
GREE knows mobile. After all it makes a lot of money in the sector worldwide, and SVP of studio operations Anil Dharni has stated that the company isn’t the only one reaping the rewards of the sector. He has stated in an interview that top mobile studios are raking in four times as much as it did this time last year.
Wed, Jan 02, 2013 | 19:05 GMT
GDC organizers have announced more programming and design sessions for GDC 2013. The first focuses on programming AI and NPCs in Hitman: Absolution, and will be hosted by IO Interactive’s Mika Vehkala and Maurizio De Pascale. A design track from BioWare’s Dave Feltham will discuss bringing narrative to Mass Effect 3, and finally, GREE’s Aaron Bannin will host a postmortem on Kingdom Age where he will discuss the use of data for “numbers, analytics,” and more. GDC 2013 runs March 25-29 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco.
Fri, Dec 14, 2012 | 08:17 GMT
Metal Gear Solid: Social Ops developer GREE has announced fantasy RPG Knights & Dragons: Rise of the Dark Prince for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. It’s out now and completely free. Get more details, download links and screens below.
Fri, Dec 07, 2012 | 12:46 GMT
Mobile giant GREE closed game achievement and social network OpenFeint last month and with it, has let go of 25 staff, and forced developers using the tool to look elsewhere for an alternative. Get the details below.
Mon, Nov 19, 2012 | 12:40 GMT
OpenFeint – the smartphone equivalent of Xbox Live – is to close in December according to current owner GREE. Developers currently using the service in their games will have to look elsewhere for achievement, friends list and leaderboard support. For the record, that’s a lot of games.
Tue, Oct 23, 2012 | 15:22 BST
Final Fantasy x GREE and The World Ends With You LIVE Remix are heading to iOS devices in Japan. The first game is a card battler that pulls together the span of Final Fantasy history, while the latter is a touch screen battle game that features music fromt the DS original.
Sat, Oct 06, 2012 | 20:27 BST
GREE has added four North American indie developers to its mobile social platform.
Fri, Sep 21, 2012 | 14:07 BST
Metal Gear Solid: Social Ops developer GREE delivered the keynote address at this year’s Tokyo Games Show, along with the message that the lines between PCs and smartphones are blurring, before laying out its vision of the industry’s future.
Fri, Sep 21, 2012 | 11:33 BST
Metal Gear Solid: Social Ops is the new sneaking & card battling smartphone game from GREE that sees players battling it out using cards from across the game’s history. Watch Snake and Ocelot do battle in Konami’s official TGS trailer.
Thu, Sep 20, 2012 | 15:46 BST
Metal Gear Solid: Social Ops has been trailered by Konami and developer GREE, showing off new gameplay that sees Metal Gear Solid 3′s Snake sneaking around the Russian jungle, and Peace Walker’s older Snake surprising guards in South America. There are also card battle game elements that span the entire Metal Gear Solid series.
Fri, Sep 07, 2012 | 09:36 BST
Metal Gear Solid: Social Ops developer GREE is to deliver the opening keynote session of TGS 2012.
Sun, Sep 02, 2012 | 00:33 BST
Kojima productions gave a first look at the next Metal Gear game during the franchise’s 25th anniversary celebrations – Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes.
Wed, Aug 01, 2012 | 16:23 BST
The Entertainment Software Association has announced Gree, the Japanese mobile/social developer, MadCatz, and online Chinese game company NetDragon Websoft Inc.have joined the trade body’s roster. This brings its total members to 34. “These new members are leaders in the breathtaking number of business models that exist to excite and reach today’s entertainment consumers,” said Michael D. Gallagher, president and CEO of ESA. “We look forward to learning from them, and protecting their future success in critical areas such as e-commerce regulation, privacy, and intellectual property protection.” Thanks, GI International.
Thu, Jun 28, 2012 | 10:04 BST