Entries in 'mobile' (85)

Fable dev and Angry Birds publisher among Top 50 UK Mobile Innovators

Fable dev and Angry Birds publisher among Top 50 UK Mobile Innovators

The creator of the Fable franchise and the publisher of hit mobiles games such as Angry Birds and Cut The Rope have been highlighted among the Top 50 British firms ...

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 28th 2014 at 2:33PM in News
Pay your way: the latest payment methods at games retail

Pay your way: the latest payment methods at games retail

The digital age has given rise to a multitude of new payment and monetisation products and services for retailers.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 28th 2014 at 10:18AM in News
PS4 and Xbox One convincing devs to ditch PC and mobile - report

PS4 and Xbox One convincing devs to ditch PC and mobile - report

Developers are being lured away from PC and mobile platforms back to the latest generation of console hardware, according to a new report.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 28th 2014 at 9:57AM in News
Tablet gaming revenue to hit $13.3bn by 2019 - report

Tablet gaming revenue to hit $13.3bn by 2019 - report

The tablet gaming market still has plenty of room to grow, according to a new report from market research firm Juniper.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 27th 2014 at 12:53AM in News

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WWE SuperCard downloaded 1.5m times

WWE SuperCard downloaded 1.5m times

Free-to-play mobile trading card game WWE SuperCard has combined for 1.5m downloads between iOS and Android platforms, 2K has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 27th 2014 at 12:06AM in News
Secret of Mana hits Android this fall

Secret of Mana hits Android this fall

The mobile port of Square Enix's 1993 SNES release Secret of Mana will arrive on Android devices this fall, the publisher has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 4th 2014 at 10:34PM in News
Gamers upset over Colin McRae Rally PC port

Gamers upset over Colin McRae Rally PC port

A host of negative reviews suggest that gamers are unhappy with Codemasters recent Steam release Colin McRae Rally.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 4th 2014 at 12:47PM in News
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

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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
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

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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
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

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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
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
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