Entries in 'mobile' (228)

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

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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

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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
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
Mobile game Pokémon Go to bring pocket monsters into the real world via GPS

Mobile game Pokémon Go to bring pocket monsters into the real world via GPS

A new app claims to finally achieve the dream of every child of the 1990s: make the world of Pokémon a reality.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Sep 10th 2015 at 10:21AM in News
Star Wars: Uprising is the first game sequel to Return of the Jedi, and it's out this week

Star Wars: Uprising is the first game sequel to Return of the Jedi, and it's out this week

Before The Force Awakens hits cinema screens later this year, the Star Wars universe is about to expand thanks to a new mobile game.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Sep 8th 2015 at 10:26AM in News

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Pac-Man 256 reaches 5m downloads

Pac-Man 256 reaches 5m downloads

Mobile title Pac-Man 256 has been downloaded over five million times.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 28th 2015 at 3:32PM in News
Final Fantasy VII arrives for iOS devices

Final Fantasy VII arrives for iOS devices

Final Fantasy VII is now available for iPhones and iPads on the Apple App Store, Square Enix has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 20th 2015 at 4:54AM in News
Hearthstone's mobile migration is costing Blizzard money

Hearthstone's mobile migration is costing Blizzard money

The increasing number of players opting for the smartphone and tablet versions of Hearthstone is resulting in lost revenue for Blizzard.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 18th 2015 at 12:28PM in News
Bethesda turns to Tinder to push Fallout Shelter

Bethesda turns to Tinder to push Fallout Shelter

Publisher Bethesda has been promoting its mobile title Fallout Shelter over dating app Tinder.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 18th 2015 at 11:04AM in News
Fallout Shelter arrives for Android devices

Fallout Shelter arrives for Android devices

Bethesda has made good on its aim to bring Fallout Shelter to Android this month, with the game available to download now on Google Play.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 14th 2015 at 8:04AM in News
Kabam's Marvel: Contest of Champions passes $100m

Kabam's Marvel: Contest of Champions passes $100m

Kabam has announced that Marvel: Contest of Champions has generated $100m in gross revenue after just seven months.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 3rd 2015 at 10:54AM in News
Angry Birds 2 racks up 1m downloads in 12 hours

Angry Birds 2 racks up 1m downloads in 12 hours

Rovio has announced Angry Birds 2 has already been downloaded 1m times in its first 12 hours out on mobile platforms.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 2nd 2015 at 1:06AM in News
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