Tag Archives: OpenFeint
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.
Sat, Feb 11, 2012 | 16:29 GMT
GREE is setting up shop in San Francisco in order to facilitate the launch of its global platform during Q4 this year. The Japanese network operator, and social and mobile game developer, plans to use the time before launch to build relationships with local developers and publishers. Titles are to be offered through the firm’s existing service, along with that of OpenFeint – its most recent acquisition – and the first two will go live next month. It’s Japanese service boasts 190 million registered users, and it expects to its fiscal year-end sale to reach $2.1-$2.5 billion. Currently, the service offers over 7,500 games from more than 20,000 partners, and has its own internal development studio. Other offices for the firm are located in Beijing, Dubai, London, Sao Paulo, and Seoul. Thanks, Gamasutra.
Thu, Sep 15, 2011 | 21:32 BST
There are so many shorts below, we’re baffled. You have been warned.