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GungHo Online Entertainment Turns To Indie Studio 17-Bit For Western Growth

By Ishaan . October 27, 2014 . 2:28pm

GungHo Online Entertainment, the publishers of Puzzle & Dragons and owner of Grasshopper Manufacture, have struck a deal with indie developer 17-Bit.

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These Companies Are Coming To Tokyo Game Show (Yes, Microsoft Is Back)

By Spencer . June 28, 2013 . 6:18pm

One company missing from the list is Level-5. They had their own event in 2011, but attended Tokyo Game Show with a big Fantasy Life display in 2012.

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GungHo CEO Talks About Picotto Knights, Working With Grasshopper Manufacture

By Spencer . May 24, 2013 . 8:03pm

While Puzzle & Dragons is GungHo’s breakout hit, they also own Game Arts, Acquire, and Grasshopper Manufacture. Also, FFXI producer Hiromichi Tanaka joined the company. In this interview, CEO Kazuki Morishita talks about the other studios.

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First Look At The Grasshopper Manufacture And GungHo Online Entertainment Game

By Spencer . March 29, 2013 . 5:28pm

She is the protagonist in Grasshopper Manufacture’s next title after Killer is Dead, which will be published by GungHo Online Entertainment. In the Japanese promotional artwork she says, “Whatcha looking at, commoner?”

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GungHo’s President On 100% Fun And Having Fun Making Games

By Spencer and Ishaan . March 29, 2013 . 12:45pm

Kazuki Morishita, president of GungHo Online Entertainment, conducted a panel at GDC today, titled: “100% Fun: Keeping Players Engaged”.

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SoftBank To Acquire GungHo Online Entertainment

By Ishaan . March 25, 2013 . 3:00pm

Japanese telecommunications firm to buy major online games publisher.

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Existing Grasshopper Projects Will Not Be Affected By GungHo Acquisition

By Ishaan . January 30, 2013 . 12:30pm

The acquisition, GungHo stated in a press release this morning, makes Grasshopper their “fourth prominent studio”.

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Grasshopper Manufacture Acquired By GungHo Online Entertainment

By Spencer . January 29, 2013 . 11:14pm

Grasshopper Manufacture, makers of games like Lollipop Chainsaw and No More Heroes, has been acquired by GungHo Online Entertainment.

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There’s A New PsOne Import Publisher In Town

By Spencer . December 3, 2012 . 5:43pm

We confirmed with Gung Ho Online Entertainment America that they are releasing PsOne imports and that’s interesting because they have a bunch of quirky games like Killer Bass, Fireworks Fantast , and Tomba! 2.

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GungHo’s President Talks About Vita And The Future Of Ragnarok

By Spencer . November 1, 2012 . 9:15pm

“We want to keep the quality of the IP high, so our thought is to focus on a certain type of gameplay and be selective on the platforms we develop for. We are focusing on Ragnarok Odyssey as a series, that kind of fast action gameplay.”