Nintendo got its start making playing cards. Sega began making amusement machines for the US military. And Taito? It was the first company to distil vodka in Japan.
This week, Nexon announced that last year the company greenlit up to $US1.5 ($2) billion worth of investments in Konami Holdings, Bandai Namco Holdings, Sega Sammy Holdings, and Hasbro.
Famitsu editor Eiichi Sato was arrested for alleged fraud. According to Asahi News, Sato is accused of pulling off an impersonation ruse to collect freelance fees for articles.