Mobile

Nintendo’s Animal Crossing mobile game arrives next month

The long-awaited smartphone debut of the Animal Crossing series will finally arrive some time in late November. Nintendo confirmed the release window in last night’s Nintendo Direct. Also confirmed was its name – Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp. Visually the game will be very similar to anyone who has ever played …

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Wargaming opens new mobile studio in Moscow

Wargaming has opened a new mobile development studio in Moscow, the company has announced. Headed up by industry veteran Andrey Zimenko (pictured below), the studio will start developing "mid-core" titles for mobile platforms as soon as it has finished the hiring process for its new team.  Zimenko, who has 13 years …

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Niantic postpones Pokémon Go events in Europe

Niantic has decided to push back a couple of events planned in Europe this August, following the disaster of the first Pokmon Go Fest in Chicago last week. The developer had four ‘Safari Zone’ events scheduled for August 5th in Copenhagen and Prague, and on August 12th in Stockholm and …

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Zynga and MGM’s Words with Friends TV show is the ‘correct route’ for strengthening brand loyalty

Earlier this week, Zynga announced it was teaming up with MGM Television to create a new TV show based on the popular mobile hit Words with Friends. That might sound like a slightly strange concept for a TV show, but MIDiA Research’s Karol Severin has told MCV this is the …

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Mobile revenues overtook console and PC in 2016

The global worth of the mobile games market exceeded that of the console and PC games market for the first time in 2016. That’s according to a new report from DFC Intelligence, which says that overall mobile game revenues grew 32 per cent in 2016. Unsurprisingly the driver of this …

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