Entries in 'mobile' (73)

425m paid Tetris downloads and counting on mobile

425m paid Tetris downloads and counting on mobile

Tetris has amassed more than 425 million paid mobile downloads, more than the combined sales of boxed software.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Apr 8th 2014 at 2:16PM in News
Halo co-creator scores $5m investment for tablet shooter Midnight Star

Halo co-creator scores $5m investment for tablet shooter Midnight Star

Bungie co-founder Alex Seropian's startup Industrial Toys has received a sizable investment from Accel Partners to develop his new mobile title, Midnight Star.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 7th 2014 at 9:14PM in News
King lists 165 international job openings

King lists 165 international job openings

Candy Crush Saga developer King has listed 165 openings for its studios across the globe, as the company aims to expand its workforce by 25 per cent.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 2nd 2014 at 7:49AM in News
Apple launches showcase page to highlight App Store indie titles

Apple launches showcase page to highlight App Store indie titles

The Apple App Store now offers an 'Indie Game Showcase' page, highlighting noteworthy iOS titles developed by indie studios.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 23rd 2014 at 10:48PM in News

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Call of Duty mobile studio The Blast Furnace will close this month

Call of Duty mobile studio The Blast Furnace will close this month

Activision's Leeds-based mobile developer will close by the end of the month, the publisher has said.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 21st 2014 at 2:27PM in News
Rovio reveals new medieval-themed Angry Birds

Rovio reveals new medieval-themed Angry Birds

Rovio has unveiled a new addition to the Angry Birds franchise, releasing a short medieval-themed video teasing the new effort.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 9th 2014 at 11:00PM in News
Microsoft planning Xbox Live integration for iOS, Android games - report

Microsoft planning Xbox Live integration for iOS, Android games - report

Microsoft is reportedly looking to expand cross-platform functionality for its Xbox Live service onto iOS and Android platforms.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 4th 2014 at 8:57PM in News
Zynga says mobile is now top priority

Zynga says mobile is now top priority

Zynga is taking a mobile-first approach to its game development as its moves to make up lost ground in the rapidly expanding mobile market.

Aaron Lee
by Aaron Lee
on Mar 4th 2014 at 12:27PM in News

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UPDATE: Tony Hawk's new game is a mobile exclusive

UPDATE: Tony Hawk's new game is a mobile exclusive

Activision's recently teased Tony Hawk project is being developed specifically for mobile platforms, according to Hawk himself.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 27th 2014 at 7:53PM in News
Square Enix reveals new Hitman turn-based strategy game for mobile

Square Enix reveals new Hitman turn-based strategy game for mobile

The next entry in the Hitman series will venture into the mobile space as a new strategy offering, Square Enix has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 13th 2014 at 8:55PM in News
Radiohead release experimental smartphone game

Radiohead release experimental smartphone game

UK despair specialists Radiohead have released what is described as “an experimental mobile game” on iOS and Android.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 12th 2014 at 10:24AM in News

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Nintendo prepping mobile demos for first party games - report

Nintendo prepping mobile demos for first party games - report

Nintendo is reportedly readying a push onto mobile devices, but it doesn't appear to be the full experience many are looking for.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 28th 2014 at 7:54AM in News
Chillingo on surviving the brutal world of mobile publishing

Chillingo on surviving the brutal world of mobile publishing

Chillingo is one of EA’s forgotten divisions.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 21st 2014 at 12:27PM in News
The console fitness revolution goes mobile

The console fitness revolution goes mobile

In 2008, Nintendo released the highly successful Wii Fit – a fitness title that went on to sell 23m units and started a series that has sold over 44m copies ...

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 15th 2014 at 2:47PM in News
Free-to-play Family Guy title heading to iOS, Android

Free-to-play Family Guy title heading to iOS, Android

A free-to-play Family Guy mobile game likely in the same vein as The Simpsons: Tapped Out has been announced for iOS and Android devices.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 15th 2013 at 4:24AM in News

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Crytek and DeNA team up for CryEngine-powered F2P mobile game

Crytek and DeNA team up for CryEngine-powered F2P mobile game

Crysis developer CryTek has announced a CryEngine-powered mobile game called The Collectables.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 12th 2013 at 2:30PM in News
Eutechnyx joins the Warhammer development party

Eutechnyx joins the Warhammer development party

A new partnership has been signed between Eutechnyx and Games Workshop that will see the former developer a new Warhammer title for PC and mobile platforms.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Dec 2nd 2013 at 2:46PM in News
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas mobile release arrives next month

Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas mobile release arrives next month

Rockstar's 2004 Grand Theft Auto release San Andreas is heading to mobile devices in December, the studio has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 27th 2013 at 8:00AM in News
Assassin's Creed Pirates coming to iOS, Android in December

Assassin's Creed Pirates coming to iOS, Android in December

Ubisoft has announced Assassin's Creed Pirates, a spin-off of Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag for tablets and phones, will launch for both iOS and Android platforms early next month.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 26th 2013 at 8:25AM in News
Amazon announces streaming mobile games service

Amazon announces streaming mobile games service

AppStream is the name of a brand new streaming mobile games service that is on the way from online retailer Amazon.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 18th 2013 at 4:11PM in News
Nintendo buys stake in mobile content firm, shares rocket

Nintendo buys stake in mobile content firm, shares rocket

Shares in Nintendo have jumped over five per cent after it emerged that the platform holder has acquired a stake on Japanese mobile content provider Dwango.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 18th 2013 at 2:55PM in News
Candy Crush Saga tops 500m downloads

Candy Crush Saga tops 500m downloads

Candy Crush Saga today celebrates its first anniversary with an impressive milestone.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Nov 15th 2013 at 11:12AM in News
Oculus Rift dedicated mobile version planned for Android

Oculus Rift dedicated mobile version planned for Android

Oculus Rift CEO Brendan Iribe has announced a dedicated mobile version of the VR headset will release exclusively for Android devices.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 30th 2013 at 10:21PM in News
iPad Air and new iPad Mini ship next month

iPad Air and new iPad Mini ship next month

Apple has unveiled the iPad Air, a redesigned full-size tablet launching worldwide on November 1st.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 23rd 2013 at 6:24AM in News