Host: The Japan Society for Management Information
Name : Annual Conference of Japan Society for Management Information 2018 Autumn
Location : [in Japanese]
Date : October 20, 2018 - October 21, 2018
Generally the popular smart phone games are considered to rank as a higher sales ranking in the world so that Pokemon GO is symbolic. The download ranking, however, differs greatly in the West and Asian nations, and also the ranking differs greatly in Japan, China, and South Korea. Although Pokemon GO still keeps the higher rank in Europe and America, the ranking has been dropped from the higher rank in Japan and South Korea. In this paper, the relation between the characteristics of cultural environment and the feature of the popular game in the West and Asia based on the comparative analysis of the game ranking in Japan, China, and the U.S is discussed.