Tag Archives: gree
- Japanese social game companies to phase out ‘complete gacha’ games by May 31
May 10, 2012
On Wednesday, leading Japanese social gaming companies announced they will phase out controversial “complete gacha” game play that regulators suggested was thinly disguised real money gambling. The virtual card games were the chief economic engines behind the stellar profits recently posted by social gamers Gree and DeNA, and analysts are...
- Japanese social game firms’ stocks plunge on fears of ‘gacha’ crackdown
May 9, 2012
The monetization of social gaming is an uncharted and tricky endeavor, as Japan’s leading social gaming site Gree has just learned. On Tuesday, Gree CEO/founder Yoshikazu Tanaka announced the company would be keeping a more watchful eye on game content that some observers believe veers dangerously close to real-money gambling....
New Japan law recognizes bitcoin as method of payment
March 31, 2017
Bitcoin catches attention of American Airlines, AT&T
August 9, 2017
Zynga buy four Harpan Solitaire games for $42.5m
March 17, 2017
Weakening Japanese yen could lead to bitcoin price surge
April 25, 2017