China’s Tencent has bought Finnish game studio Supercell for US$8.6 billion. The studio, best known for Clash of Titans, was previously owned by Japan’s Softbank. Tencent already has a majority stake in Riot Games and a minority stake in Epic Games.
Sprint is running a new series of commercials with a fictional family called the Frobinsons. Maybe you like them. That's fine. You're entitled to your opinion. So am I, and I think the ads are, so far, pretty terrible. Here's why.
Social gaming smash hit FarmVille officially goes to Japan, signing on with the country's biggest social network, mixi, and resulting in the best Zynga photo op possible. Over there, they call it FarmVillage and telecom powerhouse SoftBank is helping to spread the cow-clicking obsession. [GameWatch]