Entries in 'mobile' (134)

Niantic: 'It's important to design games specifically for mobile'

Niantic: 'It's important to design games specifically for mobile'

The chief marketing officer of Pokémon Go firm Niantic, Mike Quigley, has said it’s important for titles on mobile to be made precisely for the platform. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 10th 2016 at 10:21AM in News
Mobile firm Ketchapp acquired by Ubisoft

Mobile firm Ketchapp acquired by Ubisoft

Assassin’s Creed publisher Ubisoft has taken a larger stake in the mobile games market with the acquisition of Ketchapp.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 28th 2016 at 11:54AM in News
Premium mobile title Reigns passes 600,000 sales

Premium mobile title Reigns passes 600,000 sales

Reigns has sold more than 600,000 copies, primarily on iOS and Android.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 15th 2016 at 2:59PM in News
Pokemon Go's US paying users have dropped 79% since peak

Pokemon Go's US paying users have dropped 79% since peak

Two months on from its launch, Pokemon Go’s US revenue is down to a fraction of what it was at its peak.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 13th 2016 at 4:09PM in News

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Sony boss: Pokemon Go is a game-changer

Sony boss: Pokemon Go is a game-changer

PlayStation is to renew its focus on mobile gaming.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 5th 2016 at 9:33AM in News
Telltale launches Mr Robot game on mobile

Telltale launches Mr Robot game on mobile

A collaboration between Night School Games, Telltale Games and NBC has produced a new game based on the hit US TV show Mr Robot.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 18th 2016 at 3:22PM in News
Pokemon Go sets Tokyo stock record, gobbles up mobile revenue share

Pokemon Go sets Tokyo stock record, gobbles up mobile revenue share

The unexpected scale of the success of Pokemon Go has claimed another record.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 19th 2016 at 11:34AM in News
Warner launches free-to-play Batman: Arkham mobile game

Warner launches free-to-play Batman: Arkham mobile game

Publisher Warner Bros has released a new entry in the Batman: Arkham series.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 15th 2016 at 11:48AM in News

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90% of Google Play revenue since 2012 has come from games

90% of Google Play revenue since 2012 has come from games

The number of downloads on Google Play has increased by 3.8 times since 2012, while revenue has shot up 35.7 times, in the last four years.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 11th 2016 at 4:51PM in News
Animal Crossing and Fire Emblem will be free-to-play on smartphone

Animal Crossing and Fire Emblem will be free-to-play on smartphone

Nintendo has confirmed that its next two smartphone titles will be free-to-play.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 11th 2016 at 11:44AM in News
Clash Royale could be a billion dollar franchise for Supercell

Clash Royale could be a billion dollar franchise for Supercell

Clash of Clans creator Supercell has another hit on its hands.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 15th 2016 at 12:05PM in News

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Miitomo arrives in the UK this week

Miitomo arrives in the UK this week

Nintendo’s first foray into the world of smartphone gaming will be available in the UK this Thursday (March 31st).

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 29th 2016 at 3:47PM in News
Sony kicks off new PlayStation smartphone push

Sony kicks off new PlayStation smartphone push

PlayStation Mobile may be dead, but Sony has used its demise as a platform to kick off a brand new push to release content onto smartphones.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 24th 2016 at 12:41PM in News
Nearly half of all mobile game spend comes from just 0.19% of users

Nearly half of all mobile game spend comes from just 0.19% of users

Here’s a number that will send chills through the minds of mobile game makers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 23rd 2016 at 12:55PM in News
Plants vs Zombies card collecting spinoff incoming

Plants vs Zombies card collecting spinoff incoming

EA’s Plants vs Zombies series is branching out into a third genre.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 11th 2016 at 12:16PM in News

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Supercell's Clash Royale tops App Store charts

Supercell's Clash Royale tops App Store charts

Clash of Clans developer Supercell is once again at the top of the App Store charts with its new title Clash Royale.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 3rd 2016 at 10:26AM in News
DeNA closing mobile game Transformers: Battle Tactics

DeNA closing mobile game Transformers: Battle Tactics

Japanese mobile giant DeNA has announced it is closing down its Transformers title Battle Tactics this May

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Feb 26th 2016 at 10:49AM in News
Kim Kardashian's sisters sign up for new Glu game

Kim Kardashian's sisters sign up for new Glu game

Glu may be entering a period of struggle, but its faith in all things Kardashian is not to be shaken.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 18th 2016 at 3:56PM in News
Mobile graphics will overtake PS4 and Xbox One by next year, ARM claims

Mobile graphics will overtake PS4 and Xbox One by next year, ARM claims

Smartphone and tablet titles will be graphically superior to the current generation of consoles by the end of next year.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Feb 17th 2016 at 11:11AM in News
Blizzard's next 'big opportunity'? It's mobile, not VR

Blizzard's next 'big opportunity'? It's mobile, not VR

Blizzard believes that targeting mobile platforms, rather than virtual reality platforms, could be the best way to grow the company and its audience.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Feb 15th 2016 at 12:33PM in News
Taylor Swift and Glu team up for mobile title

Taylor Swift and Glu team up for mobile title

Glu Mobile has a celebrity title in the works featuring popular songstress Taylor Swift.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 4th 2016 at 9:50AM in News
Digital PC games outsold mobile titles last year

Digital PC games outsold mobile titles last year

The smartphone sector is king, consuming all other formats in its wake, right? Apparently not. Actually, the good ol' PC still rules the roost.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jan 27th 2016 at 11:05AM in News
Traplight closes second round of funding

Traplight closes second round of funding

Finland-based mobile studio Traplight Games has closed a recent round of funding totaling €1.3m.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 10th 2015 at 10:54PM in News
Mino Monsters 2 earns $1.7m in launch month

Mino Monsters 2 earns $1.7m in launch month

Mino Games has another mobile hit on its hands with Mino Monsters' sequel.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 2nd 2015 at 1:44AM in News