Entries in 'apps' (11)

Apple gets touchy about vagina game, tells dev to change... everything

Apple gets touchy about vagina game, tells dev to change... everything

The indie studio behind an artistic title exploring the sensation of sexual pleasure has lashed out at Apple after it was told to drastically alter its game to be approved ...

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 8th 2016 at 11:15AM in News
The Force awakens Star Wars app spend surge

The Force awakens Star Wars app spend surge

The long-awaited cinematic arrival of Star Wars: The Force Awakens has certainly awoken a renewed interest in Star Wars apps.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 23rd 2015 at 10:53AM in News
In-app ad warning could come to Google Play next year

In-app ad warning could come to Google Play next year

As mobile users become increasingly wary of monetisation initiatives within apps, Google is reportedly modifying its marketplace to warn customers about in-app advertisements.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Nov 19th 2015 at 10:40AM in News
Nintendo's next few smartphone games will be free-to-play

Nintendo's next few smartphone games will be free-to-play

DeNA has said that all of the games it currently has in development for Nintendo will be free-to-play.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 12th 2015 at 9:53AM in News

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Amazon Underground has tripled Rovio's Amazon Appstore revenue

Amazon Underground has tripled Rovio's Amazon Appstore revenue

Retailer Amazon has said that developers who have signed up to its Amazon Underground ecosystem are enjoying a surge in revenues.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 10th 2015 at 3:58PM in News
Nearly 2,000 app devs made $1m the last year

Nearly 2,000 app devs made $1m the last year

With the App Store and Google Play seemingly dominated by a handful of studios, many developers may believe there is little to no chance of generating significant revenue from the ...

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Nov 5th 2015 at 3:42PM in News
Moshi Monsters removed from ASA's 'name and shame' list

Moshi Monsters removed from ASA's 'name and shame' list

UK advertising regulator the ASA has removed Moshi Monsters from its ‘name and shame’ list, having pointed fingers at the game earlier this week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 30th 2015 at 4:16PM in News
Games absent from Top 25 US mobile apps chart - report

Games absent from Top 25 US mobile apps chart - report

New data revealing the top 25 most popular mobile apps in the US for June 2015 shows Facebook out in front, while games are no where to be found.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 10th 2015 at 10:55PM in News

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Bioware co-founder returns to game development

Bioware co-founder returns to game development

Greg Zeschuk has announced his return to games, with the Bioware co-founder chairing Vancouver-based studio Biba.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 23rd 2015 at 7:31PM in News
Microsoft turning Xbox One consoles into dev kits this year - report

Microsoft turning Xbox One consoles into dev kits this year - report

Microsoft will reportedly turn retail Xbox One hardware into development kits and open up app creation to all developers.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 18th 2015 at 12:10AM in News
Sony removing PS Vita features

Sony removing PS Vita features

Sony will discontinue a few notable PlayStation Vita features in its upcoming series of system software updates.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 29th 2015 at 3:08AM in News