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.
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Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored five books, including most recently, Japanese Whisky: The Ultimate Guide to the World's Most Desirable Spirit.