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DeNA And Namco Bandai Rebrand Their Joint Venture [Social Games]

BDNA, the joint venture DeNA and Namco Bandai launched last year, has a new name and logo. The new name is BNDeNA (I don’t know which name is worse), and the new logo is pictured below. The joint venture hasn’t produced any game yet, but DeNA says that Macross SP Cross Deculture, a title based on…

Namco Bandai’s Idolmaster Cinderella Girls Hits 1 Million Users On Mobage [Social Games]

DeNA partner Namco Bandai has another hit social game in its portfolio: Idolmaster Cinderella Girls, a “social idol-raising game”, is now boasting over one million users on Mobage. The title, the first social version in the popular Idolmaster video game series, was announced last November. In the game, users take on the role of a music producer who…

Namco Bandai Launches Social Figure Collection Game One Piece On Mobage [Social Games]

DeNA partner Namco Bandai launched One Piece Grand Collection, a social game based on the super-popular manga and anime, on Mobage. The company is pitching the title as a social figure collection game, which features various characters from One Piece as virtual figures (see below). Not too surprisingly, the game is set in the One…

Namco Bandai Boasts 10 Million Players For Their Social Games In Japan [Social Games]

It took them a bit longer than Konami, but now Namco Bandai also owns the bragging rights of having 10 million registered users on social games on the Japanese market. The company announced it has reached the milestone on January 12. According to Namco Bandai, their three Gundam–based social games alone have 6 million registered players….

Namco Bandai Rolls Out Tales Of Kizna On Mobage [Social Games]

Major video game maker and DeNA partner Bandai Namco has rolled out Tales Of Kizna on Mobage for Japanese feature phones. The title is the first social version in the 16-year old “Tales” series of RPGS (and was announced last month). Developed by Tokyo-based social gaming company Klab, Tales Of Kizna is essentially a card…

Namco Bandai Brings “Tales” And “The Idolmaster” Series To Mobage [Social Games]

Nice win for DeNA today: partner Namco Bandai today announced [PDF] that it will bring two of its hit video game series to Mobage. The first game is the far more important one: “Tales Of Kizna” is the first social game in the 16-year old “Tales” series of RPGS. Kizna is a card-based RPG that…

On GREE: Bandai Namco’s Gundam Masters Hits 1 Million Users [Social Games]

Bandai Namco announced [PDF] that one of their titles on GREE, Gundam-based Sci-Fi social game Gundam Masters, has hit 1 million registered users on October 3. What’s interesting is that the game was released just on September 1, meaning it added an impressive 1,262 players per hour since then. The Gundam game on Mobage, Gundam…

BDNA: DeNA And Namco Bandai Shake Hands At Tokyo Game Show 2011 [Social Games]

Last month DeNA and Bandai Namco announced a social gaming joint venture called BDNA, which will be set up on October 3 in Tokyo. To recap, BDNA will be capitalized with 100 million yen (US$1.3 million), 75% owned by Bandai Namco, and led by a mixed team of Bandai Namco and DeNA executives. At the…