All publications by tag «Japan»
GameRefinery releases its Q1 2021 report: RPGs’ market share declines in China and Japan, while Shooters rise in China
Silent Hill creator teams up with other industry legends to form Bokeh Game Studio
Silent Hill creator Keiichiro Toyama joined forces with game designer Junya Okura (Gravity Rush, Siren) and game designer / producer Kazunobu Sato (The Last Guardian, Siren). The trio announced a new studio called Bokeh Game Studio.
Supercell must pay $8.5 million for infringing Gree’s patents
A federal jury in Marshall, Texas, ruled that Supercell’s titles like Clash of Clans, Clash Royale and Brawl Stars infringe four patents held in the US by Japanese studio Gree. Supercell will now have to pay $8.5 million in royalties to Gree.
App Store critisized in Japan over inconsistent enforcement of its own guidelines
Apple has come under fire in Japan. Dozens of local developers have criticized the App Store’s policies. Now the tech giant will be investigated by Japan’s antitrust regulator. Surprisingly, it’s not about Apple’s 30% commission.