Entries in 'mobile' (215)

Taylor Swift and Glu team up for mobile title

Taylor Swift and Glu team up for mobile title

Glu Mobile has a celebrity title in the works featuring popular songstress Taylor Swift.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 4th 2016 at 9:50AM in News
Digital PC games outsold mobile titles last year

Digital PC games outsold mobile titles last year

The smartphone sector is king, consuming all other formats in its wake, right? Apparently not. Actually, the good ol' PC still rules the roost.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jan 27th 2016 at 11:05AM in News
Traplight closes second round of funding

Traplight closes second round of funding

Finland-based mobile studio Traplight Games has closed a recent round of funding totaling €1.3m.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 10th 2015 at 10:54PM in News
Mino Monsters 2 earns $1.7m in launch month

Mino Monsters 2 earns $1.7m in launch month

Mino Games has another mobile hit on its hands with Mino Monsters' sequel.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 2nd 2015 at 1:44AM in News

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Mobile startup debuts iOS game livestreaming in Japan and Korea

Mobile startup debuts iOS game livestreaming in Japan and Korea

Kamcord has beaten Twitch and YouTube Gaming to the iOS streaming race.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 20th 2015 at 3:42PM in News
Square Enix sees increase in six-month sales and profits

Square Enix sees increase in six-month sales and profits

Square Enix has reported financial results for its most recent six-month stretch, with the publisher showing increases in both sales and profits for the period.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 18th 2015 at 4:18AM in News
DeNA's Nintendo Q&A now available in English

DeNA's Nintendo Q&A now available in English

Japanese mobile giant DeNA has been discussing details of its Nintendo partnership with investors.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 16th 2015 at 11:38AM 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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Nintendo's first mobile app called Miitomo, due March 2016

Nintendo's first mobile app called Miitomo, due March 2016

Fans and investors alike have been left flat after Nintendo revealed its first smartphone app.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 29th 2015 at 8:58AM in News
Game show based on QuizUp in the works at NBC

Game show based on QuizUp in the works at NBC

A live game show based on popular mobile trivia title QuizUp is in development for network television, NBC representatives have announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 28th 2015 at 2:34PM in News
Nintendo's first smartphone game to be announced tomorrow, analyst says

Nintendo's first smartphone game to be announced tomorrow, analyst says

It seems that Nintendo could well announce its first smartphone game tomorrow.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 27th 2015 at 4:18PM in News
Everquest designer forms indie studio Stonethunder Games

Everquest designer forms indie studio Stonethunder Games

Everquest franchise designer Ryan Barker has moved on from the game he spent the past fifteen years working on to found his own studio, Stonethunder Games.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 26th 2015 at 5:07PM in News

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Angry Birds firm Rovio cuts over 200 jobs

Angry Birds firm Rovio cuts over 200 jobs

The Finnish studio behind mobile hit Angry Birds has let 213 staff go in a new round of job losses.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 22nd 2015 at 9:04AM in News
Lara Croft: Relic Run surpasses 10m downloads

Lara Croft: Relic Run surpasses 10m downloads

Free-to-play mobile release Lara Croft: Relic Run has exceeded 10m downloads, Square Enix has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 21st 2015 at 4:50PM in News
Wargaming opens mobile division

Wargaming opens mobile division

Wargaming has opened a dedicated new mobile game publishing and development division WG Cells.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Oct 21st 2015 at 11:47AM in News
Mobile livestreaming and subscription fees come to YouTube Gaming

Mobile livestreaming and subscription fees come to YouTube Gaming

Mobile gamers looking to show off what they are playing are in luck as YouTube Gaming is introducing streaming for mobile devices.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 16th 2015 at 3:20PM in News

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Celebrities are a permanent marketing asset - Glu CEO

Celebrities are a permanent marketing asset - Glu CEO

Glu Mobile CEO Niccolo De Masi has detailed his company's superstar-focused strategy, explaining that celebrity partnerships work as permanent marketing assets for their respective games.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 15th 2015 at 6:58AM in News
Nintendo's mobile plans to be announced 'soon'

Nintendo's mobile plans to be announced 'soon'

It looks like Nintendo’s long-awaited foray into the mobile sector is still on track for the end of the year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 14th 2015 at 11:58AM in News
NHL Supercard launches on iOS and Android

NHL Supercard launches on iOS and Android

2K Games has announced a follow-up to its free-to-play mobile trading card game property Supercard, launching NHL Supercard for iOS and Android platforms.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 13th 2015 at 4:39PM in News
Samsung Gear VR headset costs $100, out this November

Samsung Gear VR headset costs $100, out this November

One of the first consumer-grade virtual reality headsets to make it to market has set a potentially market-changing price.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Sep 25th 2015 at 9:01AM in News
Mobile overtakes PC as kids' gaming platform of choice

Mobile overtakes PC as kids' gaming platform of choice

New NPD data suggests that PC is no longer the prominent platform for children.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 24th 2015 at 10:48AM in News
Konami denies reports claiming triple-A games production stoppage

Konami denies reports claiming triple-A games production stoppage

Konami has refuted recent reports that the company is largely moving on from developing console releases, claiming titles for franchises including Castlevania, Metal Gear and Silent Hill are very much ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 23rd 2015 at 7:10AM in News
The Mobile Academy

The Mobile Academy

In Events Oct 1st 2015 - Dec 3rd 2015 in London, UK

Designed to teach the fast-moving aspects of mobile, The Mobile Academy takes place on Tuesday and Thursday evenings over a two-month period from October to December.

Square Enix pulling Final Fantasy VII G-Bike support in December

Square Enix pulling Final Fantasy VII G-Bike support in December

Final Fantasy mobile spin-off FFVII G-Bike will shut down later this year, Square Enix has confirmed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 17th 2015 at 5:53PM in News
Award-winning mobile game 80 Days sets sail for PC later this month

Award-winning mobile game 80 Days sets sail for PC later this month

Hit iOS and Android title 80 Days is coming to PC and Mac in an expanded and revamped form.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Sep 11th 2015 at 9:19AM in News