Entries in 'mobile' (78)

Nvidia Shield Tablet: the first mobile gaming PC?

Nvidia Shield Tablet: the first mobile gaming PC?

Nvidia hopes to expand the niche audience for its Shield Portable gaming handheld with a worldwide release of the new Shield Tablet. MCV catches up with Chris Daniel, senior product ...

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 31st 2014 at 10:27AM in News
Japanese console market down as mobile gaming takes over

Japanese console market down as mobile gaming takes over

Japan’s console market saw a significant dip in earnings last year, a new annual report on the region finds.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 30th 2014 at 5:13PM in News
Gameloft reports flat revenue for past quarter as key releases approach

Gameloft reports flat revenue for past quarter as key releases approach

Gameloft has reported modest financial results for its most recent quarter, though the company is positioning itself for a strong second half of 2014.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 29th 2014 at 10:15PM in News
Freemium mobile games up 39% and full game downloads down 43% at EA

Freemium mobile games up 39% and full game downloads down 43% at EA

EA’s Q3 financials have revealed the extent to which the smartphone market has shifted from full price to freemium and microtransaction titles.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 23rd 2014 at 2:55PM in News

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Game of War dev Machine Zone worth $3bn - report

Game of War dev Machine Zone worth $3bn - report

US mobile studio Machine Zone is currently wrapping up a new round of fundraising that will value the developer at more than $3bn, a new report claims.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 21st 2014 at 3:38AM in News
EA wants to recapture mobile success, says Dungeon Keeper 'innovated too much'

EA wants to recapture mobile success, says Dungeon Keeper 'innovated too much'

Two years ago EA was the top player in the smartphone game space. Now it’s starting again in an attempt to recapture that crown.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 10th 2014 at 3:22PM in News
UK mobile device sales will fall by 5m units in 2014 - report

UK mobile device sales will fall by 5m units in 2014 - report

27 million mobile phones and 12 million tablets will be sold in the UK this year - some five million devices fewer than 2013, predicts CCS Insight.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jul 4th 2014 at 12:54PM in News
CD Projekt RED reveals The Witcher MOBA game for mobile platforms

CD Projekt RED reveals The Witcher MOBA game for mobile platforms

MOBA title The Witcher Battle Arena is heading to mobile devices later this year, designer CD Projekt RED has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 2nd 2014 at 1:17AM in News

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The World Ends with You mobile port arrives on Android

The World Ends with You mobile port arrives on Android

The World Ends with You: Solo Remix is now available on Android, Square Enix announced earlier today.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 26th 2014 at 10:28PM in News
Game software market to reach $100bn by 2018 - report

Game software market to reach $100bn by 2018 - report

The games industry is expected to hit $100bn in software revenue alone by 2018, new research from DFC Intelligence suggests.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 26th 2014 at 6:45AM in News
Mobile games market to reach $28.9bn by 2016 - report

Mobile games market to reach $28.9bn by 2016 - report

Total revenue for the mobile games market is expected to reach $28.9bn by 2016, according to a new report from Juniper.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 19th 2014 at 7:50AM in News
Amazon unveils Fire Phone

Amazon unveils Fire Phone

Amazon is getting into the smartphone market with its freshly revealed Fire Phone, the company announced this week.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 19th 2014 at 7:24AM in News

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Halfbrick tries mobile publishing with Birzzle Fever

Halfbrick tries mobile publishing with Birzzle Fever

Jetpack Joyride and Fruit Ninja developer Halfbrick Studios has entered the mobile publishing ring, announcing the release of South Korean-based studio Enfeel’s Birzzle Fever.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 16th 2014 at 7:07PM in News
Temple Run series reaches 1bn downloads

Temple Run series reaches 1bn downloads

Temple Run and Temple Run 2 have combined for more than 1bn downloads on mobile devices, developer Imangi Studios has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 5th 2014 at 7:55PM in News
The Witcher 3 press conference live tonight

The Witcher 3 press conference live tonight

CDProjekt Red and GOG are hosting a pre-E3 conference for The Witcher 3 tonight.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Jun 5th 2014 at 1:10PM in News
E3 2014 ramps up mobile games pavilion

E3 2014 ramps up mobile games pavilion

E3 organisers ESA says it is dramatically increasing the size of its mobile and social games pavilion at this year’s show.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 3rd 2014 at 12:43PM in News

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Oculus and Samsung working VR headset for mobiles, report claims

Oculus and Samsung working VR headset for mobiles, report claims

Samsung and Oculus are working together on a new headset, rumours have claimed.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 2nd 2014 at 11:56AM in News
UK leads the way in mobile, online and downloadable games

UK leads the way in mobile, online and downloadable games

The UK is the biggest market for digital games in Europe.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 2nd 2014 at 10:45AM in News
Super Monkey Ball Peggle clone bouncing onto mobile

Super Monkey Ball Peggle clone bouncing onto mobile

Sega will this summer release a Super Monkey Ball themed Peggle clone on iOS and Android.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 19th 2014 at 12:43PM in News
Flappy Bird to return in August with multiplayer - report

Flappy Bird to return in August with multiplayer - report

Flappy Bird creator Dong Nguyen is reportedly planning on re-releasing his controversial mobile hit this August.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 15th 2014 at 6:07AM in News
Digital games success drives numbers up at Sega

Digital games success drives numbers up at Sega

Sega has reported a 102 per cent increase in operating income to ¥38.53bn for the year ending March 31st.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 9th 2014 at 2:09PM in News
China's mobile market on pace to surpass US in size - report

China's mobile market on pace to surpass US in size - report

China's mobile gaming market is nearing the same size as America's market and growing at a significantly faster rate, a new report from research firm Superdata has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 8th 2014 at 10:14PM in News
Leo's Fortune tops UK App Store Charts

Leo's Fortune tops UK App Store Charts

Mobile platformer Leo’s Fortune has made it to the top of both the iPad and iPhone UK charts.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 8th 2014 at 9:56AM in News
Respawn's Zampella founds mobile studio Nuclear Division

Respawn's Zampella founds mobile studio Nuclear Division

Respawn co-founder Vince Zampella has formed a new studio that will will focus on developing games for smartphones and tablets.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 29th 2014 at 8:48PM in News
Nokia has a new name - Microsoft Mobile

Nokia has a new name - Microsoft Mobile

The Nokia brand name will be dropped by Microsoft once it officially acquires the mobile manufacturer.

by Laura Barnes
on Apr 22nd 2014 at 10:43AM in News