Entries in 'mobile' (145)

Konami: Our main platform will be mobiles

Konami: Our main platform will be mobiles

Fears that Konami may be eying a withdrawal from the console market appear to be accurate.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 14th 2015 at 1:48PM in News
Consoles will control less than half of the UK games market this year

Consoles will control less than half of the UK games market this year

The success of PS4 and Xbox One hasn’t managed to beat back mobile’s growing dominance of the games market, says research firm Newzoo.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 14th 2015 at 11:26AM in News
Crossy Road has more active players than Clash of Clans or Candy Crush, reports claims

Crossy Road has more active players than Clash of Clans or Candy Crush, reports claims

Hipster Whale’s Crossy Road is currently beating some of the biggest names in the mobile market in terms of active players.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 13th 2015 at 3:42PM in News
Gree shuts down its Vancouver studio

Gree shuts down its Vancouver studio

Japanese gaming firm Gree International has shut down its studio in Vancouver, Canada, laying off all staff and discontinuing development on all of the team’s projects.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on May 13th 2015 at 3:21PM in News

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D3Publisher of America rebrands as D3 Go!

D3Publisher of America rebrands as D3 Go!

Bandai Namco owned D3 Publisher has announced that its subsidiary D3Publisher of America is rebranding and shifting focus to digital and mobile.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 12th 2015 at 11:24AM in News
Mobile MOBA Vainglory strikes deal with Electronic Sports League

Mobile MOBA Vainglory strikes deal with Electronic Sports League

Developer Super Evil Megacorp has partnered with ESL on a new eSports deal for its mobile MOBA Vainglory.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 11th 2015 at 3:00AM in News
Nintendo will release five mobile games in the next two years

Nintendo will release five mobile games in the next two years

It looks as if Nintendo’s foray into smartphone gaming will be slow to bed in.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 8th 2015 at 10:56AM in News
Tamagotchi Classic for Apple Watch tops iPhone App Store charts

Tamagotchi Classic for Apple Watch tops iPhone App Store charts

The resurrection of ‘90s virtual pet simulator Tamagotchi in the form of an app for Apple Watch has seen it shoot to number one in the paid App Store charts.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 6th 2015 at 2:37PM in News

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Grim Fandango Remastered launches on mobile

Grim Fandango Remastered launches on mobile

The Remastered version of Tim Schafer’s classic adventure game Grim Fandango is out now for iOS and Android devices. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 6th 2015 at 10:04AM in News
Jurassic World: The Game stomps onto iOS

Jurassic World: The Game stomps onto iOS

Remember when every big summer movie would get an accompanying triple-A action console game? In the modern games industry, things are very different.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 1st 2015 at 10:33AM in News
Britney Spears signs with Glu for new mobile game

Britney Spears signs with Glu for new mobile game

Mobile games publisher Glu has signed on new celebrity partner Britney Spears to a five-year deal.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 1st 2015 at 6:54AM in News
Microsoft opens door for devs to port iOS and Android apps to Windows

Microsoft opens door for devs to port iOS and Android apps to Windows

Microsoft has extended an open invitation to mobile developers to port iOS and Android apps to Windows and sell them via the Windows Store.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 30th 2015 at 5:00AM in News

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Mobile success no longer exclusive to chart toppers, Warner says

Mobile success no longer exclusive to chart toppers, Warner says

The mobile market has grown to such an extent that revenues are trickling further down the charts.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 27th 2015 at 1:17PM in News
Free-to-play EA Sports UFC launches worldwide on iOS, Android

Free-to-play EA Sports UFC launches worldwide on iOS, Android

A mobile edition of EA Sports UFC is now available as a free-to-play offering on Android and iOS.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 24th 2015 at 3:20AM in News
Bandai Namco is making the Pixels mobile game

Bandai Namco is making the Pixels mobile game

Upcoming movie Pixel will be joined by an associated mobile game from Bandai Namco.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 17th 2015 at 12:44PM in News
WayForward's Watch Quest is the first adventure game coming to the Apple Watch

WayForward's Watch Quest is the first adventure game coming to the Apple Watch

The Apple Watch might not be out yet, but one developer already has an adventure game in line for launch on the tech timepiece.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Apr 16th 2015 at 11:19AM in News

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Influence of whales over F2P mobile game revenue on the rise - report

Influence of whales over F2P mobile game revenue on the rise - report

A new study on free-to-play mobile game revenue shows that big spenders, known as “whales,” still account for the majority of in-app sales. In fact, they're taking up more of ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 10th 2015 at 2:10AM in News
Angry Birds Go has shifted more copies than all Mario Kart games combined, Rovio boasts

Angry Birds Go has shifted more copies than all Mario Kart games combined, Rovio boasts

Rovio Stockholm’s general manager has revealed that 2013’s Angry Birds Go has been acquired by more consumers than every Mario kart game combined.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 9th 2015 at 4:19PM in News
Professor Layton 7 and Fantasy Life 2 ditch 3DS, head to smartphone

Professor Layton 7 and Fantasy Life 2 ditch 3DS, head to smartphone

Level-5 has announced that two of its big upcoming titles will be heading to smartphones instead of portable consoles.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 8th 2015 at 12:12PM in News
EA signs multi-title Minions deal

EA signs multi-title Minions deal

The Minions upcoming arrival at the cinema will now be accompanied by a multi-game deal.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 7th 2015 at 2:29PM in News
Ubisoft makes first episode of Valiant Hearts free on iOS

Ubisoft makes first episode of Valiant Hearts free on iOS

The first episode of Ubisoft Montpellier’s World War I adventure game Valiant Hearts: The Great War has been made free on iOS.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 3rd 2015 at 6:13AM in News
Nintendo mobile games could make $25m per month, DeNA hopes

Nintendo mobile games could make $25m per month, DeNA hopes

Mobile games firm DeNA wants its partnership with Nintendo to rake in more than $25m a month, the firm’s CEO has said.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Apr 1st 2015 at 2:53PM in News
Who is Nintendo's saviour DeNA?

Who is Nintendo's saviour DeNA?

On Tuesday March 17th, Nintendo president Satoru Iwata surprised a gathering of press with a major announcement about the future of its business.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 26th 2015 at 12:30PM in News
'Mobile can rescue Nintendo consoles'

'Mobile can rescue Nintendo consoles'

Smartphone experts say that Nintendo’s move into the mobile market will boost Wii U and 3DS sales, not harm them.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 19th 2015 at 10:10AM in News