Entries in 'mobile' (180)

Nokia could be the next firm to launch a VR headset

Nokia could be the next firm to launch a VR headset

Next week could see another big player join the ever-intensifying virtual reality fray.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 23rd 2015 at 10:46AM in News
Hearthstone mobile revenue overtakes PC

Hearthstone mobile revenue overtakes PC

Blizzard’s World of Warcraft inspired card battler Hearthstone is for the first time making more on smartphones than it is on PC.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 21st 2015 at 11:15AM in News
Free version of Threes doubles dev's income

Free version of Threes doubles dev's income

Free-to-play may still be a turn off to some sections of the fandom, but for developers it can often remain a very sensible choice.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 21st 2015 at 8:59AM in News
Crossy Road gets its own official merchandise store

Crossy Road gets its own official merchandise store

Street-traversing simulator Crossy Road has become the latest mobile hit to earn its very own branded merchandise.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 16th 2015 at 1:06PM in News

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There's now a Commodore smartphone

There's now a Commodore smartphone

Legendary video game brand Commodore is making a come back, sort of, as an Android smartphone.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 16th 2015 at 10:15AM in News
Six years and two billion downloads later, Angry Birds gets a proper sequel

Six years and two billion downloads later, Angry Birds gets a proper sequel

Although it may not feel like it, mobile behemoth Angry Birds has never been granted a full follow-up.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 16th 2015 at 9:29AM in News
GameAnalytics launches indie publishing initiative 'Runway'

GameAnalytics launches indie publishing initiative 'Runway'

Industry analytics group GameAnalytics has launched a new indie-focused initiative to assist mobile developers in launching and promoting their games by providing data gathering and other resources.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 15th 2015 at 6:33AM in News
Futurama mobile game 'coming soon'

Futurama mobile game 'coming soon'

A Futurama game is in the works for mobile platforms, Twentieth Century Fox has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 10th 2015 at 6:33AM in News

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Twitch mobile games streaming arrives on some Sony devices

Twitch mobile games streaming arrives on some Sony devices

Owners of the Xperia Z3 or Xperia Z4 are now able to stream their mobile games directly to Twitch.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 9th 2015 at 4:18PM in News
Warner's Samantha Ryan is the new head of EA Mobile

Warner's Samantha Ryan is the new head of EA Mobile

EA has appointed recent recruit Samantha Ryan as the new head of its EA Mobile division.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jul 8th 2015 at 10:52AM in News
Just Cause dev Avalanche releases first mobile game

Just Cause dev Avalanche releases first mobile game

Avalanche Studios, best known for the chaotic Just Cause series and the upcoming post-apocalyptic title Mad Max, has entered the mobile market with Rumble City.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 8th 2015 at 10:09AM in News
New Rayman Adventures title coming to mobile this Autumn

New Rayman Adventures title coming to mobile this Autumn

Stop us if you’ve heard this one before: a new mobile game promising ‘an HD console-quality experience on mobile’.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 8th 2015 at 9:56AM in News

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Fallout Shelter Android might be launching in August

Fallout Shelter Android might be launching in August

The Android version of Bethesda’s hugely popular iOS title Fallout Shelter seems to be coming this August.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 3rd 2015 at 9:49AM in News
'Twitter-powered game' Tweechi turns retweets and selfies into virtual currency

'Twitter-powered game' Tweechi turns retweets and selfies into virtual currency

A new iOS title is replacing microtransactions with social interations.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 2nd 2015 at 11:10AM in News
Euro devs increasingly opting for PC over mobile, report claims

Euro devs increasingly opting for PC over mobile, report claims

European developers are increasingly developing games for PC rather than mobile, according to a new survey.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jul 1st 2015 at 3:57PM in News

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Dragon Quest VI arrives on iOS and Android

Dragon Quest VI arrives on iOS and Android

Dragon Quest VI: Realms of Revelation is out now for iOS and Android devices, Square Enix has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 26th 2015 at 6:39AM in News
Fallout Shelter is making more than Candy Crush Saga

Fallout Shelter is making more than Candy Crush Saga

Bethesda’s Fallout smartphone experiment is off to an incredibly strong start.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 17th 2015 at 2:40PM in News
SQUARE ENIX: Montreal studio working on Tomb Raider mobile game

SQUARE ENIX: Montreal studio working on Tomb Raider mobile game

Square Enix’s Montreal studio is making a Tomb Raider mobile game entitled Tomb Raider Go. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 16th 2015 at 6:33PM in News
EA: Mobile collectible card title Star Wars Galaxy of Heroes on the way

EA: Mobile collectible card title Star Wars Galaxy of Heroes on the way

EA's mobile boss Samantha Ryan took to the stage at the firm's E3 conference and confirmed that a Star Wars mobile title is on the way. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 15th 2015 at 9:45PM in News
More money is spent on games than movies and music combined, says IHS

More money is spent on games than movies and music combined, says IHS

Stat trackers IHS has shown its latest market data ahead of next week’s E3 - revealing that $92bn will be spent on games this year.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 14th 2015 at 3:00AM in News
GungHo to turn its hand to mobile publishing

GungHo to turn its hand to mobile publishing

Puzzle & Dragons creator GungHo is to expand into mobile games publishing, president Kazuki Morishita has confirmed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 12th 2015 at 3:35PM in News
Mariah Carey is the new face of Game of War, report claims

Mariah Carey is the new face of Game of War, report claims

Kate Upton’s time as the never-ending face of free-to-play advertising on social media may be over.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 12th 2015 at 2:56PM in News
Spiderweb's Jeff Vogel pulls a U-turn, returns to iOS development

Spiderweb's Jeff Vogel pulls a U-turn, returns to iOS development

Long-running indie studio Spiderweb Software is going to once again release games on iOS, after abandoning Apple’s platform in April.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 12th 2015 at 9:23AM in News
Games dominate Apple Design Awards

Games dominate Apple Design Awards

The winners have been revealed for this year’s Apple Design Awards – and half of them are games.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jun 10th 2015 at 11:39AM in News